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A Grandpa for Christmas (2007)

TV Movie  |  TV-PG  |   |  Comedy, Drama  |  24 November 2007 (USA)
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Bert is an old-time movie-star singer/ hoofer, who's retired from showbiz and estranged from his daughter and 9-year-old granddaughter, Becca. Bert, about to sell his house and move into a ... See full summary »

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Bert is an old-time movie-star singer/ hoofer, who's retired from showbiz and estranged from his daughter and 9-year-old granddaughter, Becca. Bert, about to sell his house and move into a retirement home, suddenly finds himself caring for Becca when her mom is hospitalized - and the bond between the two of them grows (Bert takes Becca to school everyday; she meets his old show-biz friends). Written by Anonymous

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Grandpa for Christmas- Another Good One for Strong Family Values ***1/2
26 November 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

At the age of 90, Ernest Borgnine turns in a wonderful performance as a grandfather discovering that he has a granddaughter. Problem is that he has been estranged from his daughter for many years. The daughter sided with her mother in a messy breakup between her parents. It is only after the daughter becomes injured in an accident that the grandfather takes temporary custody of his grandchild.

Even the granddaughter has been brainwashed into thinking that grandpa is an ogre. That all changes when Borgnine shows tender loving care and takes charge in her life.

It's a wonderful story again emphasizing strong family traditions. It is most appropriate for the holiday season.


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