The National Tree (2009)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama  |  28 November 2009 (USA)
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A teenager has his Sitka Spruce tree chosen to be planted outside the White House as the new national Christmas Tree.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Corey Burdock
Rock Burdock
Craig Eldridge ...
Vas Saranga ...
Ash (as Vasantha Saranga)
Ming (as Amanda Joy Lim)
Jean Daigle ...
B.J. McQueen ...
Trucker (as B.J McQueen)
Bubba ...
Dc Police Officer
Joanne Reece ...
Secretary (as Joanne Reese)


A teenager has his Sitka Spruce tree chosen to be planted outside the White House as the new national Christmas Tree.

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15 December 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I thought it was a very touching movie, and the Teen character Rock was very likable. 2 Thumbs up for a loving Christmas Movie! Good job. A little different in the normal holiday theme, but it wouldn't be memorable if it followed the same old theme. It was great seeing Actor Andrew McCarthy in a movie again, even if he was a little hard to like in the beginning. I do recommend this film for family viewing, and it is perfect on the Hallmark channel. I've been very impressed with the holiday movies this year. Also for those of you interested in watching Hallmark Movies, may I also suggest ABC Family's 25 Days of Christmas and Lifetime's FaLaLaLa Lifetime.

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