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Secret of Giving (1999)

As Christmas approaches, a single mother (played by Reba McEntire) struggles to raise her son and keep up the payments on her Oregon ranch, which is difficult since she's heavily in debt. ... See full summary »

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As Christmas approaches, a single mother (played by Reba McEntire) struggles to raise her son and keep up the payments on her Oregon ranch, which is difficult since she's heavily in debt. But she's a tough cookie, and proves that a steadfast attitude and an open heart go a long way in surviving the cold hearts and greed of the Scrooges around her. Written by Anonymous

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Rated PG for mild language and violence
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25 November 1999 (USA)  »

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Christmas in Calico  »

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A fabulous and unique Christmas story.

This is one of the most unique and enjoyable Christmas movies I have seen. It is VERY well written and the cast is just perfect. This heart warming story is interesting from the very start and keeps you interested to the very end. Reba is outstanding in her role. Her acting is superb and makes her character extremely likable. Her son is just adorable. This holiday story has something for everyone: adventure, holiday music, friendships, loss, romance and a plot turn that warms the heart. The way this movie was filmed makes you feel like you are there with them. The town is just what you would expect to see in 1903. You will want to watch this fun movie more than once.


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