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One Magic Christmas is about how a mother rediscovers the true meaning of Christmas. Ginny Grainger's family is going through some tough financial times and is set to be evicted from their home. She has taken a job as a store cashier to make ends meet, but the financial stress has gotten to Ginny and she has lost her holiday spirit.

Ginny's daughter Abbie attempts to mail a letter to Santa Claus and meets an angel named Gideon. Gideon has been watching over the Grainger family and advises Abbie to get her mother to mail the letter to help Ginny find her holiday spirit. Abbie follows Gideon's instructions, but Ginny decides not to mail the letter.

Circumstances continue to spiral downward for Ginny and her family. On Christmas Eve, Ginny is fired from her job, Ginny's husband is shot in a bank robbery and Ginny's kids are kidnapped. Ginny is left completely distraught. Thinking that her children have died, she is stunned when her children are found safe. Gideon has rescued the children from the kidnapper.

However, Ginny's husband dies from his gunshot wound, so Abbie asks Gideon to save him. Gideon tells her that only Santa Claus can save her dad, so he takes her to the North Pole to discuss the situation with Santa. In the meantime, Ginny realizes that Abbie has disappeared and frantically looks for her.

At the North Pole, Santa gives Gideon a letter to give to Ginny that can help revive her holiday spirit. When Gideon returns Abbie to her home, he hands the letter to Ginny. Ginny realizes that it is a letter she had written to Santa several years ago. She decides to make the best of her situation and to appreciate all of the things she does have.

On Christmas Day, she relives the events of the previous day and does so with a helpful, kind mindset. Things completely change for Ginny, and she is rewarded with the return of her husband.

One Magic Christmas is an Kids & Family, Fantasy movie that was released in 1985 and has a run time of 1 hr 29 min. It has received poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.5.

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| 1985 | 1 hr 29 min | 6.5/10
Mary Steenburgen, Gary Basaraba, Harry Dean Stanton, Arthur Hill
Silver Screen Partners II
Phillip Borsos