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A Dad for Christmas (2006)

Me and Luke (original title)
TV-PG | | Drama | TV Movie 3 December 2006
Me and Luke is a family story about a young father and his newborn son. Matt, who is nineteen, goes to the hospital to see his baby. At the hospital, he discovers, his young girlfriend has ... See full summary »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Matt Blessing
Emma Taylor-Isherwood ...
Megan Eubanks
Jim Benson
Charlie Benson
Carolyn Dunn ...
Sean McCann ...
Judge Mease
Philip Akin ...
Young Father
Sarah Robichaud ...
Ward Nurse


Me and Luke is a family story about a young father and his newborn son. Matt, who is nineteen, goes to the hospital to see his baby. At the hospital, he discovers, his young girlfriend has already made arrangements for a couple to the adopt their baby boy. Matt has no family and when he sees Luke for the first time, like fathers everywhere, he falls in love with him. He finally has made the connection he's longed for. With the adoption imminent and no means to stop it - Matt takes Luke out of the hospital to his grandmother's house. The three form an off-kilter family unit. But can Matt and Luke win against the odds and stay together as a family...? Written by Shaftesbury

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3 December 2006 (USA)  »

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A Dad for Christmas  »

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Great Movie!
7 December 2006 | by See all my reviews

I loved it, I really loved it! I just got done watching it on my tape + now I have to clean up all the wet tissues from around me. Kristopher Turner was a good choice for the lead. Louise Fletcher was a seasoned "gramma" + went from hard-nosed to warm + caring during the movie. I'm a baby person, I love + watch anything that has to do with babies. I also thought at the end that I wish I had had a "Matt" for a father. So loving + caring. That baby will never miss love like so many of us have. Shame there aren't more Matt's in the world! He was a really good actor. I realized it especially when the social worker took Luke away. I thought Matt's heart was going to break just by the look on his face! I'll give it a 10!!

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