A Boyfriend for Christmas (2004)

TV Movie  |  TV-G  |   |  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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Holly Grant
Ryan Hughes
Ted Powell
Joanna Grant
Martin Grant
Carol Grant (as Bridget Ann White)
Noah Grant (as Jordan Orr)
Neal Grant
John Dybdahl ...
Kenneth Danziger ...
Harrison Lane (as Ken Danziger)


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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Did You Know?


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 »


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 »


Santa Claus: Don't let the moment escape you, Ryan, or you may regret it forever.
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Hallmark movie done good
25 November 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I've never found myself much of a fan of Hallmark productions. They call their works original but are more and more just spins/homages to classic movies. Nonetheless, while this movie followed the lines of the average Holiday Romance movie, it was quite good. Kelli Williams was beautiful and mostly believable as her part. The whole story was, while nothing ground breaking, still a wonderful movie that I actually sat through and thoroughly enjoyed. Surprisingly enough, Kelli's young double, another Kelli, was believable as well to be her younger self. All in all, a movie I plan to consider buying on DVD, especially if it has some interesting outtakes and actor interviews.

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