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Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Year:
Duration:
USA:180 min
Genres:
Family | Music
IMDB rate:
7.7
Director:
Gary Halvorson
Awards:
2 wins & 2 nominations
Details
Country: USA
Release Date: 2008-11-27
Filming Locations: New York City, New York, USA
Cast
Actor
Character
Trace Adkins
Himself
David Archuleta
Himself
Ashanti
Herself
Rick Astley
Himself
Lori Barber
Rockette
Tony Bennett
Himself
Selma Blair
Herself
Stephen Bogardus
Himself
Sierra Boggess
Herself
Justin Bruening
Himself
Cedric the Entertainer
Himself
Charice
Herself
Kristin Chenoweth
Herself
Kevin Clash
Elmo
Harry Connick Jr.
Himself
Miranda Cosgrove
Herself
Kristine Covillo
Herself - Rockette
Miley Cyrus
Herself
Brian D'Addario
Flounder - The Little Mermaid
Jeffry Denman
Himself
Jacquelyn Dowsett
Rockette
Kate Flannery
Herself
Michael Flatley
Himself
Gail Golden
Mrs. Santa Claus
Victor Hawks
Stewpot - South Pacific / Himself
Faith Hill
Herself
Melody Hollis
Herself - Performer
Chris Jackson
Himself / Performer (as Christopher Neal Jackson)
The Jonas Brothers
Themselves
Joe Jonas
Himself
Kevin Jonas
Himself
Nick Jonas
Himself
Beyoncé Knowles
Herself
Joe Komara
Himself - with Grease
Lang Lang
Himself
Ali Larter
Herself
Matt Lauer
Himself
John Leguizamo
Himself
Nathaniel 'Big Easy' Lofton
Himself
Michelle Loucadoux
Herself (as Michelle Lookadoo)
The Marching Royal Dukes
Themselves
Idina Menzel
Herself
Lin-Manuel Miranda
Himself
Oscar Nuñez
Himself
Kerry O'Malley
Herself
Meredith Patterson
Herself
The Radio City Rockettes
Themselves
Al Roker
Himself - Host
Darius Rucker
Himself
David Rudman
Cookie Monster
Shontelle
Herself
Caroll Spinney
Big Bird
James Taylor
Himself - Performer
Meredith Vieira
Herself
Steve Whitmire
Kermit the Frog
Andy Williams
Himself - Performer
Did you know?
Trivia
The surprise inclusion of Rick Astley is a reference to the phenomenon of "Rick-rolling", in which Astley's music videos are sprung upon unsuspecting people.
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The Marching Royal Dukes from James Madison University in Harrisonburg Virginia, are the largest band to ever play in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. They numbered 475 at the time of the parade and were composed of students from 43 states and 13 countries.
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Goofs
Vocals for Ashanti's performance were heard before the artist even began "singing".
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Pianist Lang Lang was supposed to be playing the piano, but the piano was clearly not a real one, and music was playing even when he wasn't touching the keys.
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