The Mistle-Tones (2012)

TV Movie  |  TV-PG  |   |  Comedy, Family, Music  |  9 December 2012 (USA)
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A talented singer forms a musical group and challenges her rivals to a competition on Christmas Eve.


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Airs Tue. Dec. 08, 12:00 AM on ABCF

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Holly (as Tia Mowry)
Holly's Dad
Melanie Lewis ...
Barb (as Melanie Lewis-Yribar)
Tanisha Lang ...
Sydney T. Sorenson ...
Amber (as Sydney Sorenson)
Jason Tatom ...
Mall Manager
Devin Losser ...


Holly, blessed with an amazing singing voice, is all set to audition for the newly vacated spot in a legendary local Christmas group which was founded by her late mother years ago. Shocked and upset when the slot goes to the barely talented best friend of the group's leader, Marci, Holly sets out to create her own musical group, The Mistle-Tones. After challenging their rivals to a sing-off on Christmas Eve, Holly finds herself on a journey to the real meaning of Christmas with some new friends and a new love thrown in for good measure. Written by ABC Family

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Ring in the rivalry.


Comedy | Family | Music






Release Date:

9 December 2012 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Afinados pro Natal  »

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Did You Know?


While designing her dress the name mistle-tones is written on top of the poster board above the dress, however later the group is seen in the bar trying to come up with names See more »


When Holly is shown sketching out costumes for the performance, the top of the sketch paper says "Mistletone's" when the name for the group is not decided until later in the film, at the bar after a rehearsal. See more »


Featured in Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.186 (2012) See more »


All I Want for Christmas
Written by Mariah Carey (uncredited) and Walter Afanasieff (uncredited)
Produced by Smidi (as Michael Smidi Smith)
Performed by Tori Spelling (uncredited), Britani Bateman (uncredited), Melanie Lewis (uncredited), Tanisha Lang (uncredited) and Sydney T. Sorenson (uncredited)
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Two thumbs up - Sort of
25 October 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Tia is great in this. The story line is "cute". The music is wonderful. Would buy the soundtrack, if I could find it. The "relationship" between Holly and Nick is believable. They have great chemistry. And that works. It is a little funny, that there are so many people with costumes, and choreography, who want to sing at a mall on Christmas Eve. They just happened to have sequin clothes at home, waiting for a chance to sing somewhere? LOL The thumbs down part? Tori Spelling. The girl cannot act. And, it's obvious that SHE isn't actually singing. It would have been much better, with someone else in that part. If you can get past that, you will love the movie.

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