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The Most Wonderful Time of the Year (2008)

The overwhelming tasks that go along with Christmas have taken the joy out of the holidays for busy single mom Jennifer Cullen. Then her Uncle Ralph arrives at her home with the young, ... See full summary »

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The overwhelming tasks that go along with Christmas have taken the joy out of the holidays for busy single mom Jennifer Cullen. Then her Uncle Ralph arrives at her home with the young, handsome Morgan Derby. Morgan's love of Christmas, and life, is contagious and as Jennifer glumly navigates through the holidays, she soon realizes that what she needs most is right under her nose. Stars Henry Winkler, Brooke Burns and Warren Christie. Written by Anonymous

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13 December 2008 (USA)  »

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L'invité de Noël  »

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When Richard is showing his commercial to Jennifer, he says, "We start running them tomorrow," then says sales are up 30+ per cent because everyone wants to see the terrible man in the commercial, which he just said hasn't run yet. See more »

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Uncle Ralph: She's always been weird. As a little girl she had lists for everything.
Morgan Derby: What do you mean?
Uncle Ralph: Barbie's clothes, what I'm going to do next year, what I'm going to do 57 years from now.
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Happy Holidays
20 December 2008 | by (Fresno, CA) – See all my reviews

THIS is what a heart-warming Christmas movie is all about. The feeling that represents why many of us look forward, every year, to watching the Christmas season movies. A feel-good feeling that you can let spill over into your hustle-bustle season's rituals and calm your frenetic pace. I only wish I could give this a 12 rating! Joining "A Grandpa for Christmas" and "The Christmas Card", this movie enters into my top 5 picks for the seasonal specials. And what a pleasant surprise is Henry Winkler! He was wonderful and so believable. I never imagined this level of performance from "the Fonz". There are those who may think it too predictable, but that's what kept me attached, awaiting the ultimate prize ending. I only wish that the endings would not end so quickly. It could spill over for a longer effect if we could just put the best part on a lingering pause. And really give it more time to settle into our hearts. Hope you enjoy too!


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