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The Christmas Clause (2008)

The Mrs. Clause (original title)
A stressed out lawyer and mother of three gets her yuletide wish when she wishes to see what her life would be like if she had chosen to pursue her career in Law rather than marrying and becoming a working mother.

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A stressed out lawyer and mother of three gets her yuletide wish when she wishes to see what her life would be like if she had chosen to pursue her career in Law rather than marrying and becoming a working mother.

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24 November 2008 (Canada)  »

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CAD 110,000,000 (estimated)
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Right at the end of the film, "Dave" is cooking Christmas dinner and it sets on fire, he puts the fire out, by lifting the pan off the hob, that's not how extinguishing real fires tends to work. See more »

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Nothing Original Here
3 October 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Lea Thompsom stars as Sophie Kelly is a top-rated lawyer with three kids and a husband that take up all her time. All of her family and work stress comes to a chaotic halt at the shopping mall, days before Christmas, when she sees Santa and wishes for a different life. However, the grass is not always greener as a single, successful lawyer with her own firm and the most eligible bachelor vying for her attention. Freedom has its price as she realizes the sweet life is not so sweet and must race against time to find the true meaning of family and love before Christmas Day.

Now I could see why Sophie wanted a different life in this film. Her daughter are brats and her husband is unemployed. She has a boss that doesn't respect working mothers. I find hard to believe that she would want her old life back!

I highly doubt anybody would like this film.


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