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A Boyfriend for Christmas (2004)

TV Movie  |   |  Romance, Comedy, Drama  |  27 November 2004 (USA)
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On Christmas Day, Santa brings two lonely people together. But can love overcome deception?

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Holly Grant
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Ryan Hughes
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Ted Powell
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Joanna Grant
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Martin Grant
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Carol Grant (as Bridget Ann White)
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Ian
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Noah Grant (as Jordan Orr)
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Neal Grant
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Beth
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Harrison Lane (as Ken Danziger)
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Holly is not looking forward to Xmas. Her brother has a wife and kids to bring to their parents' house. She hasn't had a boyfriend since Ted. Holly loved Ted but he broke her heart when he chose to break up with her when he was transferred to an out of town newspaper owned by his family's publishing empire. Oh, and work is unrewarding--today the woman Holly was helping failed to regain custody of her kids when pro bono lawyer Ryan Hughes never showed up at the hearing. Knowing she will never meet Hughes, Holly has to settle for dictating a nasty letter to him. Holly's friend Diane tries to perk her up by promising to send her a great Xmas present. So when a handsome man with a Xmas tree knocks at her door, she realizes Douglas Firwood is her present and she can take him home to her parents for the day as a boyfriend she is serious about. Holly thinks the day is going perfectly--she and Doug are hitting it off, her family likes Doug, and her family believes every fact about Doug that ... Written by ccomly

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Shannon Wilcox is Kelli Williams mother in real life as well. See more »

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In the scene when Doug (Ryan) and Ted play football and fight, there are green leaves on the trees. That is supposed to be during the Christmas/new years season. All the leaves should have been gone. Also, later on in the movie, he is driving around in a convertible with the top down when there is snow all over. See more »

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Young Holly Grant: [reading] A promised gift will come, my dear,
Young Holly Grant: A love that's true and steady,
Young Holly Grant: Between now and the end of the twentieth year,
Young Holly Grant: When two hearts are ready.
Young Holly Grant: [stops reading] Twenty years!
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Nice, simple film!
11 December 2011 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

A simple, romantic Christmas film. I enjoyed it and know that many others would if it was given the chance. People don't seem to want to watch films that aren't box office hits anymore. I search the internet for such unknown films (like this one) and I am always much more impressed with them. This film is really nice; I would have liked a little bit more emphasis on the Christmas theme over the romantic theme .. but it was still enjoyable. It had Santa so that was good enough ha!

I think it's a bit slow at first, but after this it picks up and turns out to be great overall. Just get past that slow part and you will most likely enjoy it as much as I did. Yeah, it wasn't the best film (or Christmas film) I have seen, but it is still good and I am glad I found it!


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