Arkansas furniture maker Grins Jenkins is a cheerful man and loving father to his five kids, as well as the life of every party in their small town. When his wife Sharon, who used to be the... See full summary »

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Grins Jenkins
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Alvin Jenkins
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Sharon Jenkins
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Dori "Grammy" Jenkins
Jenny-Lynn Hutcheson ...
Hannah-Rose Jenkins
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Becca Jenkins
Kirsten Bishop ...
Jessica
Brandon James Olson ...
John Neal Jenkins
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Jimmy Lee
Pamela Johnson ...
Ethel
Marty Antonini ...
Reggie
Tim Koetting ...
Ludlow Sr.
Terry King ...
Cobb Webb
Sean Easton ...
Ludlow Jr.
Valerie Ann Pearson ...
Reverend's Wife
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Arkansas furniture maker Grins Jenkins is a cheerful man and loving father to his five kids, as well as the life of every party in their small town. When his wife Sharon, who used to be the 'bad cop', slowly dies of TBC, so does Grins' sense of fun. The kids refuse to keep mourning forever, but dad practically retires from the world and turns his back, opposing them enjoying life again. Then Christmastide arrives, and son Alvin refuses to let his kid brother's dream be spoiled. Written by KGF Vissers

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At Christmas time, Grins Jenkins children prove to him that faith lives... and miracles happen.

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Rated PG for thematic elements and mild language | See all certifications »
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3 December 2000 (USA)  »

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Adieu soleil  »

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Dori "Grammy" Jenkins: [talking to Sharon] The only part of his father's hand that Grins knew, was the back of it. Your love for Grins, went farther than mine could ever have gone.
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Papa's Angels
Written by Scott Bakula
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Two movies in one
1 November 2005 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

First we see the happy, carefree family. They are a bunch of old-south hillbillies. They might not be too easy on the eyes, but they have big hearts. They are simple, decent, loving people.

Then we see the family in sorrow with the loss of their mother. The father starts losing it and goes crazy. But the mother has left many wonderful kids, and they help him realize not all is lost.

There is good banjo music, nice scenery, laughs, tears, drama, a quaint wood cabin with a specially designed glass room, and other highlights...

Hooray for papa's angels!


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