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A Dog Named Christmas (2009)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama, Family  |  29 November 2009 (USA)
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A developmentally challenged young man with a penchant for caring for animals in need sets out to convince his family - and their whole rural community - to participate in a local shelter's... See full summary »

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A developmentally challenged young man with a penchant for caring for animals in need sets out to convince his family - and their whole rural community - to participate in a local shelter's inaugural "Adopt a Dog for Christmas Program." Written by CBS Publicity

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Hallmark Hall of Fame: A Dog Named Christmas (#59.1)  »

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Bruce Greenwood wrote and sings the song "My Best Friend" over the closing credits. See more »

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Edited into Hallmark Hall of Fame (1951) See more »

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16 November 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

One of the most heartwarming beautiful movies I've ever watched. It is on my watch list every year for Christmas. Finally I managed to record it so I can watch it any time I want. I love animals and I love the way that boy never gave up on the idea to not only save and have one but help more dogs find a home during the most beautiful time of the year.

And the boy who played the mentally challenged kid did a wonderful job. Watch it during the holidays and you will feel the same way. Of course I am a sucker for Hallmark and Lifetime movies, but really, you gotta watch this one :-) I don't own a dog, just a cat, but if anything ever happens to me, I hope someone takes my sweetheart in like this boy did with Christmas


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