While mourning the loss of her husband and daughter, recently widowed Ellie King (Natalie Hall) visits her brother Aaron Davis (Greg Vaughan) and his children for Christmas. Ellie does her ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

, (based on the "Love Comes Softly" book series by)
Reviews
Popularity
4,785 ( 614)
2 wins. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Love's Resounding Courage (TV Movie 2011)
Drama | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

In the early west, a young husband's trials in raising his child after his wife's unexpected death.

Director: Bradford May
Stars: Wes Brown, Cheryl Ladd, Bruce Boxleitner
Drama | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

The continued Westward journey of settlers Missie and Willie Lahaye. Their roots now firmly planted as they set up homestead in the far West, Missie begins to realize her passion for ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Landon Jr.
Stars: Erin Cottrell, Dale Midkiff, Logan Bartholomew
Love Takes Wing (TV Movie 2009)
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

This is a Christian film from Janette Oke's Love Comes Softly series. Belinda Simpson is recovering from the loss of her husband. She arrives in a small Missouri town to become the local ... See full summary »

Director: Lou Diamond Phillips
Stars: Sarah Jones, Haylie Duff, Jordan Bridges
Love's Long Journey (TV Movie 2005)
Drama | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Missie's surprise pregnancy sets her on a new course that is both thrilling and terrifying. After all the planning and dreaming, she and her husband, Willie, have headed west in a covered ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Landon Jr.
Stars: Erin Cottrell, Logan Bartholomew, William Morgan Sheppard
Love's Enduring Promise (TV Movie 2004)
Drama | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Devout, wild west farmer, Clark Davis, works his tail off to provide for his wife, sons Aaron and Arnie, and daughter Missie. When his doted upon, equally devoted oldest son Aaron is ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Landon Jr.
Stars: January Jones, Logan Bartholomew, Dale Midkiff
Love Comes Softly (TV Movie 2003)
Romance | Western | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A young woman on her way to a new life in the 1800's suddenly finds herself a widow. Now she must live with a recently widowed young man and his daughter. Can any of them find love again?

Director: Michael Landon Jr.
Stars: Katherine Heigl, Dale Midkiff, Corbin Bernsen
A Grandpa for Christmas (TV Movie 2007)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Bert is an old-time movie-star singer/ hoofer, who's retired from showbiz and estranged from his daughter and 9-year-old granddaughter, Becca. Bert, about to sell his house and move into a ... See full summary »

Director: Harvey Frost
Stars: Ernest Borgnine, Katherine Helmond, Juliette Goglia
The Christmas Spirit (TV Movie 2013)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A women lands in a coma but realizes her spirit is awake, so she tries to communicate with people in her town and convinces them to change their minds about pending real-estate development in their community.

Director: Jack Angelo
Stars: Nicollette Sheridan, Sammi Hanratty, Bart Johnson
Straight from the Heart (TV Movie 2003)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Jordan Donavan, a photographer in New York, is so disappointed when after five years of going steady Edward Morgan offers her not marriage but just to move in with him, that she accepts the... See full summary »

Director: David S. Cass Sr.
Stars: Teri Polo, Andrew McCarthy, Patricia Kalember
Matchmaker Santa (TV Movie 2012)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

As a little girl, Melanie Hogan (Lacey Chabert) wished to find her own prince charming just like her parents found true love. Now an adult, Melanie is running her own bakery and dating a ... See full summary »

Director: David S. Cass Sr.
Stars: Lacey Chabert, Florence Henderson, John Ratzenberger
Second Chances (TV Movie 2013)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

The mother Jenny is not widowed but divorced. The children's father left to run an errand and never returned.

Director: Ernie Barbarash
Stars: Alison Sweeney, Greg Vaughan, Edward Asner
Accidentally in Love (TV Movie 2011)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Eddie Avedon's shot at a prestigious movie part, his ticket out of playing Mulligan the bunny in a children's TV show, is ruined after a car accident with single mother Annie Benchley, ... See full summary »

Director: David Burton Morris
Stars: Jennie Garth, Ethan Erickson, Fred Willard
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
Mrs. Beatrice Thompson (as Jobeth Williams in opening credits)
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
Annabelle (as Jada Mae Facer)
...
...
...
Dannika Liddell ...
...
...
Mr. Cunningham (as Stephen W. Bridgewater)
Edit

Storyline

While mourning the loss of her husband and daughter, recently widowed Ellie King (Natalie Hall) visits her brother Aaron Davis (Greg Vaughan) and his children for Christmas. Ellie does her best to enjoy the holidays, making new friends with Mrs. Thompson (JoBeth Williams), a local shop keeper, and handsome admirer Deputy Strode (Dylan Bruce). When Aaron travels out of town to purchase land, Ellie agrees to watch his children, but the season's festivities are threatened when Aaron goes missing. Written by Hallmark

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Let the spirit of the season find you.

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

5 November 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Liebe trotzt dem Sturm  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

|

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Follows Love's Resounding Courage (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
(uncredited)
Music by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
Lyrics by Charles Wesley
Performed by Natalie Hall
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Another addition to the, Love comes softly series...
16 December 2012 | by See all my reviews

This movie, although I am sure was made with good intentions, turned out to be a huge fail. With a great storyline.. and what could have been a wonderful cast, the acting, and direction turned out to be an epic failure. I find it hard to believe that the director was... satisfied with the portrayal or the characters. I found the Christian values worth while, and the "message" had a target of going directly to heart but, with the poor delivery, and acting.. the movie bored me to sleep. It was all I could do to force myself to stay awake. I always feel badly about writing a low review however, in this case... someone had too. I will not hold this movie against the past movies..


4 of 11 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
my problem with the series timeline thorg23
A new sister bbpset0093
Need help bumblebee-13
Dvd release? dblackman70
Dr. Quinn Set? melissar86
A 94-year-old Ernest Borgnine was wonderful in this made for TV movie. cleargraphics
Discuss Love's Christmas Journey (2011) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page