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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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Stu
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Harrison Lane (as Ken Danziger)
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Storyline

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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The house that they used for Holly's parents' house was also used in another Hallmark Channel movie "Meet the Santas" for Beth's mother's house. See more »

Goofs

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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Ryan Hughes: MVP: most valuable player.
Holly Grant: No, most valuable present.
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10 January 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I realize this TV movie is a few years old but I just saw it this past Holiday season. Like the comment I read posted on the main web page, I agree that the plot needed more complexity. However, I did think the story-line was charming and I liked the acting of all the main characters.

My main protest has to do with the outside settings. This is supposed to be December and all the deciduous trees are still in full foliage? Oh, please. If it's at a geographical location that's cold enough for winter wear and even snow on the ground then I can assure these Southern California movie producers that in December there are NO green leaves (nor even autumn-colored ones left, for that matter) anywhere except on evergreens. Even the grass was still green in this fantasy land.

For some reason I kept getting distracted from the "charming" story by these seasonal discrepancies. They provided a good laugh.


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