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The Christmas Wish (1998)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  6 December 1998 (USA)
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Returning to his home town after the death of the grandfather who raised him, slick and cynical Wall Street trader Will Martin (Neil Patrick Harris) feels decidedly out of place... See full synopsis »

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Jose Rivera
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Returning to his home town after the death of the grandfather who raised him, slick and cynical Wall Street trader Will Martin (Neil Patrick Harris) feels decidedly out of place... See full synopsis »

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Excellent film - entire family would enjoy.
26 December 2002 | by (Kingsport, TN) – See all my reviews

This movie is one of the very best Christmas movies around. It has a good mystery along with a good lesson to be learned regarding the important things in life. Also, the love between the grandparents and grandson is very moving. Highly recommend this movie.


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