The Christmas Secret (released outside the USA as Flight of the Reindeer) is a 2000 American made-for-television family fantasy-drama film starring Richard Thomas and Beau Bridges based on the speculative book Flight of the Reindeer written by Robert Sullivan. It premiered on CBS on December 17, 2000.

As of 2009, it was shown in the 25 Days of Christmas programming block on ABC Family, but it was not part of the block in 2010. It was shown as part of the Twelve Days of Christmas on The Inspiration Network (INSP) Channel in 2012.


A respected zoology professor (Richard Thomas) who is obsessed with proving that reindeer can actually fly meets up with the real Santa Claus (Beau Bridges).


Actor/Actress Character
Richard Thomas Jerry McNeil
Beau Bridges Nick
Maria Pitillo Debbie
Jan Rubeš Andree
John Franklin Morluv
Debbie Lee Carrington Gorah

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