Christmas wishes made before a long-abandoned house that start coming true lead an elementary schoolgirl to discover a reclusive woman living inside.

Director:

Reviews
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Heart of Christmas (TV Movie 2011)
Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

The Locke family are devastated when they learn their 2-year-old son, Dax, has leukemia.

Director: Gary Wheeler
Stars: Candace Cameron Bure, Jeanne Neilson, Christopher Shone
The Mistle-Tones (TV Movie 2012)
Comedy | Family | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A talented singer forms a musical group and challenges her rivals to a competition on Christmas Eve.

Director: Paul Hoen
Stars: Tia Mowry-Hardrict, Jonathan Patrick Moore, Andy Gala
Help for the Holidays (TV Movie 2012)
Family | Fantasy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Sara Vancamp ('Eva LaRue') is a busy mom with no Christmas spirit. Christine (Summer Glau), an elf from Santa's village who wonders if there could be more to life than making toys in the ... See full summary »

Director: Bradford May
Stars: Summer Glau, Eva LaRue, John Brotherton
Angels and Ornaments (TV Movie 2014)
Family | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Three suitors pursue a hopeless romantic after she makes a wish to find true love before Christmas

Director: Alan Goluboff
Stars: Jessalyn Gilsig, Sergio Di Zio, Graham Abbey
A Christmas Wish (TV Movie 2011)
Comedy | Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

MARTHA EVANS has been abandoned by her ne'er-do-well husband, who took all their cash and left her homeless and virtually destitute with her two daughters and stepson. Martha leaves town in... See full summary »

Director: Craig Clyde
Stars: Kristy Swanson, Edward Herrmann, K.C. Clyde
One Starry Christmas (TV Movie 2014)
Family | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Aspiring astronomy professor and Christmas enthusiast Holly is crushed when her longtime boyfriend Adam schedules a business trip and leaves her alone over the holidays. When she decides to... See full summary »

Director: John Bradshaw
Stars: Sarah Carter, Damon Runyan, Paul Popowich
Best Christmas Party Ever (TV Movie 2014)
Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Jennie Stanton (Torrey DeVitto) throws the best Christmas parties every year for her company, Petra's Parties. Things are a little different this year, as Petra is retiring and looks to the... See full summary »

Director: John Bradshaw
Stars: Torrey DeVitto, Steve Lund, Linda Thorson
One Christmas Eve (TV Movie 2014)
Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A series of mishaps threaten a recently divorced mom's attempts to make her two kids' first Christmas "without dad" perfect.

Director: Jay Russell
Stars: Anne Heche, Kevin Daniels, Carlos Gómez
Mistletoe Over Manhattan (TV Movie 2011)
Drama | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

After sensing her husband is losing his Christmas spirit, Mrs. Claus travels to a place where she knows the spirit of Christmas still exists: New York City.

Director: John Bradshaw
Stars: Tricia Helfer, Greg Bryk, Tedde Moore
Eve's Christmas (TV Movie 2004)
Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A wealthy and successful career woman gets a second chance in life when a magical wish transports her back in time eight years to when she walked away from her fiance to lead a business life in New York.

Director: Timothy Bond
Stars: Elisa Donovan, Sebastian Spence, Cheryl Ladd
All I Want for Christmas (TV Movie 2007)
Family | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Anxious to help his struggling, widowed mom SARA, 10 year old JESSIE enters a national video contest. But Jessie's winning entry, "All I Want for Christmas is a Husband for my Mom," has ... See full summary »

Director: Harvey Frost
Stars: Gail O'Grady, Greg Germann, Robert Mailhouse
Snowglobe (TV Movie 2007)
Comedy | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A young woman discovers a Christmas-themed dreamworld inside a magical snowglobe.

Director: Ron Lagomarsino
Stars: Christina Milian, Erin Karpluk, Hilda Doherty
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Elsie Waybright
...
Melinda Davis
...
Daphney Conroy
...
Nathan Davis
...
Olivia Mead
...
Lucas Conroy
...
Jeb Conroy
...
Mr. Brennan
Brock Patrick Kaufman ...
Joey Becker
William D. Wells ...
Orphan Ricky Sanchez (as William Wells)
Elizabeth Wynne ...
Mary Margaret
...
Mrs. Bell
...
Steve Dalt
Michael Scott ...
Big Joe Becker
Naydja Cojoe ...
Malia Waybright
Edit

Storyline

From grade school class oral reports on one's most improbable Christmas wish, student Olivia begins to notice a few coming true. She and friend Lucas believe it's the long-abandoned house next door to her that grants the wishes (if made while throwing a rock at it). Olivia soon meets a reclusive old woman living inside and, together, they begin reviewing the wishes left at the gate (in a wish box built in front to stop folks from damaging the property). As Olivia wishes a new husband for her single mom, the landlord of the abandoned house (a doctor) comes into their lives, but Olivia would rather her mom had the peppy new substitute teacher. Some things must be left in God's hands. Written by statmanjeff

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Family

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

24 November 2012 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Angel at Christmas  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The mother wears an LSU Tigers shirt while she mentions wanting to watch the Auburn Tigers game against Alabama Crimson Tide. See more »

Quotes

Lucas Conroy: [sharing is father's advice] "Do not get up in the business of dragons, for you are crunchy and good with catsup."
See more »

Soundtracks

Silent Night
Written by Franz Gruber and Joseph Mohr
Performed by Greg Miller
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Beautiful and Heartwarming
31 October 2015 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

The girl Olivia Mead (Izabela Vidovic) is raised by her mother Melinda Davis (Teri Polo) alone. Her best friend is the boy Lucas (Tyler Humphrey), who is the son of Daphney (Tamera Mowry-Housley) and Jeb Conroy (Jaiden Kaine) that work with Melinda in a bakery of their own. Near Christmas, Olivia's class has to present each Christmas wish and Olivia and Lucas believe that the abandoned house next door to Melinda's house grants the wishes provided they throw a rock at it. Soon the owner Dr. Nathan Davis (Kevin Sorbo) wants to stop the children from throwing rocks at his house and the snoopy Olivia discovers that he is the landlord of an old lady that lives in the house. Her further investigation shows that the neighbor is Elsie Waybright (Della Reese), a successful jazz singer that interrupted her career and vanished. When a couple of Olivia's schoolmates fulfill their Christmas wishes, the girl believes that Elsie is an angel and she wishes a husband for her lonely mother. Meanwhile Dr. Davis gets close to Melinda, but Olivia prefers her substitute school teacher for her mother while she gets close to Elsie. What will happen until Christmas Eve?

"Christmas Angel" is a beautiful and heartwarming TV movie, with a pleasant history of family, love, faith, sympathy and other values that are at least neglected or forgotten in the present days. The lack of chemistry between the gorgeous Teri Polo and Kevin Sorbo is impressive. The girl Izabela Vidovic steals the show with her performance. My vote is six.

Title (Brazil): "O Anjo Mora ao Lado" ("The Angel Lives on the Next Door")


5 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Christmas angel listed wrong actress iamlainie
this is wrong galvatron44
Nice movie Tom444
Mistake in the credits and character's name lebellue
Show stealer cynthiad
Discuss Christmas Angel (2012) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?