The Dog Who Saved Christmas Vacation
|The Dog Who Saved Christmas Vacation|
|Directed by||Michael Feifer|
|Produced by||Michael Feifer |
|Written by||Michael Ciminera |
|Music by||Andres Boulton|
|Distributed by||Anchor Bay Entertainment|
|November 28, 2010|
The Dog Who Saved Christmas Vacation is a 2010 sequel to the ABC Family 2009 movie The Dog Who Saved Christmas. The movie stars Paris Hilton (in her first voice role) and Mario Lopez. It premiered on ABC Family on November 28, 2010 during the Countdown to 25 Days of Christmas programming block and was written by Michael Ciminera and Richard Gnolfo.
The Bannister family and their dog Zeus, go to a ski lodge in Colorado for their Christmas vacation. When they get to their condo, they find Belinda's brother and his son staying in the same condo. Along with the boys is a poodle named Bella, and Zeus immediately has a crush on her. Despite the surprised guests there, George tries to have the best Christmas ever.
Meanwhile, Ted and Stewey are after London James's necklace, so they steal it, but they accidentally leave it at the gift shop, where George lets Zeus buy it (thinking it's a $5 dog collar.) for Bella. Ted and Stewey kidnap Bella, so Zeus goes after her. Zeus follows the two crooks to their hotel room. Ted and Stewey go to get Chinese food as Zeus goes into the house to save Bella. Zeus starts to set up booby traps. Stewey and Ted come back and end up encountering with Zeus again chasing him through the house and going through booby traps. Zeus frees Bella and the two try to escape but get caught by the two robbers. Zeus and Bella escape with the help of Trooper, a help dog who had a crush on Bella and used to bully Zeus helps them. Zeus and Bella end up getting chased back to the village by Ted and Stewey. Zeus then, finishes them off by tackling them by knocking down a tower of Christmas presents. The family finds the dogs at the village. London James gets her necklace back, Ted and Stewey are arrested, and Zeus and Bella become a couple.
- Mario Lopez as Zeus
- Paris Hilton as Bella
- Elisa Donovan as Belinda Bannister
- Gary Valentine as George Bannister
- Dean Cain as Ted Stein
- Joey Diaz as Stewey McMann
- Brennan Bailey as Ben Bannister
- Michael Healey as Trooper/rescue dog
- "ABC Family and Starz Media Join Holiday Forces Again with "The Dog Who Saved Christmas Vacation" - to Premiere During the Network's "Countdown to 25 Days of Christmas" Programming Event". Burbank, CA. 2010-10-01. Retrieved 2011-12-15.
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