A wealthy and successful career woman gets a second chance in life when a magical wish transports her back in time eight years to when she walked away from her fiance to lead a business life in New York.
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MARTHA EVANS has been abandoned by her ne'er-do-well husband, who took all their cash and left her homeless and virtually destitute with her two daughters and stepson. Martha leaves town in... See full summary »
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Candace Cameron Bure,
Sara Vancamp ('Eva LaRue') is a busy mom with no Christmas spirit. Christine (Summer Glau), an elf from Santa's village who wonders if there could be more to life than making toys in the ... See full summary »
Nick's plan to let fate bring his wife to him must be altered because he must replace his father as Santa Claus on December 26. Ernst, the right-hand man to several generations of Santas, ... See full summary »
Dominic Scott Kay
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Greta Kaine (Katrina Law) is always in search of juicy gossip. As a tabloid reporter of gossip in Los Angeles, it's her job to expose the rich and famous. So when word gets out that the ... See full summary »
No one celebrates the holidays like Emily Merkle - or Mrs. Miracle as she is known by some - who is back to ensure that this Christmas is the most magical and meaningful of all. When Mrs. ... See full summary »
It's Christmas Eve, 2004. Eve Simon is a wealthy and successful advertising executive with Bernstein & Barlow on Madison Avenue, but her personal life is less than satisfying. Beyond her assistant Mandy who has been her best friend since grammar school, her married boss and lover, Neil Barlow, is the only other significant person in her personal life. She has not been home to Eastborough, Oregon since she left eight years ago, and rarely speaks to her loving and supportive family there. When Neil tells Eve that he will be spending Christmas with his wife and kids instead of her as was originally planned leaving her alone for Christmas, Eve reflects on her life, most specifically the decision she made eight years ago not to marry her then fiancé and love, Scott Gustafson, who she has not seen or heard of since, but rather accept the internship with Bernstein & Barlow that began the day after Christmas. Christmas was to be the day of her wedding. That decision not to get married was in ... Written by
When the Eve picks up the newspaper at her front door to look for the advert for the bookstore, the paper clearly shows an advert for a Boxing Day Sale. Boxing Day is not celebrated in the US, so the local paper is obviously from Canada where Boxing Day is celebrated. See more »
Perhaps I should have continued watching but deleted the recording after about 20 minutes. The character of Eve completely over-emoted her role to the point of ridiculous. Whining, hyper, unbelievable character. I'd steer a wide swath around someone like that. I have enjoyed any number of Hallmark's Christmas movies this year but just couldn't stomach this one for more than 20 minutes. Movies are a personal thing. Like art, music, etc. So there will be those who truly enjoyed the movie (as many did in this review section). Unfortunately, I wasn't one of them. This movie grated rather than entertained. That said, I recorded the movie because I liked the premise of taking our present-day wisdom and experience back to our past. Though, if I hadn't made the mistakes I made, I would have made other ones.
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