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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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Early in the school concert a girl dressed as an elf is on stage singing to a piano accompaniment, however Roxy the pianist is sitting at the piano but not playing it. See more »

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Fantastic movie. Best new one in 2007
20 December 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is one of the best Christmas movies I have ever seen. Of course, Earnest Borgnine and Jamie Farr are two of my very favorite actors. I can hardly wait until this comes out on DVD for home purchase!!! The story line of this movie is excellent. A man who "lost" his daughter to very difficult circumstances and was made to look as a "bad" person by his x-wife who actually ran away from him but who took care of his daughter without any credit all her life. Thankfully a friend told her and they were able to make up their differences and become a family. Borgnine may be 90 years old but it doesn't show one bit. He is excellent in every scene and carries a wonderful story to an excellent conclusion.


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