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A Grandpa for Christmas (2007)

TV-PG | | Comedy, Drama | TV Movie 24 November 2007
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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24 November 2007 (USA)  »

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In the scene where Becca has on a pink vest, when she is talking to Bert her hair is clearly messy, the next scene at school it is neatly braided in two braids. See more »

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References The Wizard of Oz (1939) See more »

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Written By: Scott Nickoley, Jamie Dunlap, and Stephen Lang
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A Top Christmas Film with Legendary Actors and a Great Kid
19 January 2017 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

This movie so hit it out of the park. We have legendary actor Ernest Borgnine. Katherine Helmond from soap singing. A great 12 year old girl who was the little God girl on Joan of Arcadia (she probably plays a 9 or 10 yr old in this movie). She does some great singing (not sure if it is her voice or dubbed). These are precious scenes. A great version of Go Tell it on the Mountain that Jesus Christ is Born at the end.

With all this fun there is a story to be told with the happy long suffering grandpa as the hero. The movie is well done and memorable. This one is a treasure to be watched and enjoyed over and over again. I enjoyed the actress playing the mom in this movie as well- she is very familiar.


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