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A Boyfriend for Christmas (2004)

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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Filmed in Whittier, CA: Whittwood Mall, Whittier Courthouse Filmed in Los Angeles, CA: Ice Skating Rink at Pershing Square 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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Santa Claus: Don't let the moment escape you, Ryan, or you may regret it forever.
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Our New Holiday Tradition
22 November 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I know this movie isn't very old. But it has become one of my daughter's and my favorite traditions. We both love the romance of it all. We can't wait for it to be on every Christmas season. The acting is better than most in a "made for TV" movies. We have already set our DVR to make sure we catch this years showing. We recommend it to all our friends and family. It is enjoyable for all ages. My daughter got hooked on this movie when she was about ten years old. And it is still enjoyable to us over 30 romantics, as well.

It is a feel good movie with a happy ending. What more can you ask for at holiday time?


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