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The Most Wonderful Time of the Year (2008)

TV Movie  -   -  Comedy | Drama | Romance  -  13 December 2008 (USA)
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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, ... See full summary »

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Connor Christopher Levins ...
Brian Cullen (as Connor Levins)
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Richard Windom
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Stephen Windom
Rebecca Toolan ...
Winnie Windom
Michael Roberds ...
Chet Wojorski
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Denise
Jennifer Clement ...
Rita
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Wanda
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Sian Sladen ...
Airline Employee
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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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L'invité de Noël  »

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When Morgan is hanging from the roof, the sheet of cloth "snow" pulls away from the shingles. See more »

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Uncle Ralph: One of the first things I learned as a beat cop: never trust a man who wears $800 shoes.
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Lovely holiday film!
24 December 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Lovely film. Romantic in the holiday spirit. Characters show development in the film; lessons are learned and there is the happy ending that makes you feel really good!

Actors play their roles well and the storyline has a realistic feel even though it is in the "Christmas" genre. Look at how many flights have been canceled this Christmas -- there is nothing unrealistic in expecting this at this time of year when we inevitably have wintry weather over so much of the United States.

We need more positive, upbeat films like this. I would recommend "The Most Wonderful Time of the Year to all but the most jaded of viewers.


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