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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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dreaming of life being different can change you Xmas wishes
29 November 2015 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

so we see Sophia played by a good lea Thompson from back to the future playing a stressed out mother who is a lawyer she does so much there is never time for herself and she goes shopping with her children she so worked up she wishes she had a new life for some mysterious the Santa thats there gives this woman a look into her shows what life would be like with out her family and how she would become if she done things different this film is a great reminder of who is in your life and not take them for granted But these same characterizations help you bond with Ms. Thompson and her predicaments, ala George Bailey. The actors are all cliché'd here, in much the same way, and there are plot points and character holes that never get resolved. But if you take it all "on the cuff" and assume a happy outcome for all, you'll never miss those things. Picture this as a "It's a Wonderful Life" remake and twisted slightly.this film has its good and bad points with a stalking Santa giving her glimpses of her new life but this sappy Xmas movie whats not love about this while under the Xmas lights 6/10 film its not that bad acting is OK but its the small things that matter


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