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On Strike for Christmas (2010)

TV-PG | | Comedy, Drama | TV Movie 5 December 2010
Joy Robertson goes "on strike for Christmas" because her husband and sons are wrapped up in their own pursuits and providing no help whatsoever with the many Christmas preparations.

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Joy Robertson
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Stephen Robertson
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Jeremy Robertson
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Mark Robertson
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Sharon
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Keith
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Erna
Eli Brooks ...
Jeremy (Age 10)
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Raymond E. Ziff
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Lewis
Jayden Burt ...
Jeremy (Age 6)
Nicholas Camacho ...
Mark (Age 14)
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Television Reporter
Stephen Dimopoulos ...
Mr. Gregory
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Debbie
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Joy Robertson's two sons will both be off to college next year, so she wants to make this "the best Christmas ever." Joy is feeling unappreciated, however, since her husband and sons are preoccupied with their own concerns, and providing no assistance with the many Christmas preparations, while still expecting Mom to handle all the arrangements for hubby's office party and parties for her sons' friends, as well. Inspired by a grocery workers' strike in town, Joy decides to follow suit, and goes "on strike for Christmas." Written by DVD-TCMjunkie

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Evan Williams second Christmas Movie. See more »

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Joy Robertson: Cookies and wine... the perfect holiday combination.
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Kept a Smile on my Face
25 March 2016 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

I gave this a 10 because it did what movies are supposed to do: make us feel good. Ignore the negative criticisms made by some reviewers and just enjoy. Even though the grandmother was obviously too young looking, it did not keep me from enjoying the movie. By the way, David Sutcliffe was about 41 when this was made, so he certainly was old enough to be the father of teen boys. I put this movie in the category of the Hallmark movies.

This is a wholesome movie and I had a big smile on my face the entire time. I love the more dramatic series such as Daredevil, but once in a while it is nice to take a break from murder and mayhem and watch a simple, clean movie. Teens would probably find this boring, but not this old lady and many others like me out there!


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