6.2/10
658
10 user 2 critic

A Christmas Romance (1994)

A widowed mother with financial woes comes to the aid of a bill collector who crashes his car in a snowstorm.

Director:

Writers:

(novel), (teleplay)
Reviews

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

A Mom for Christmas (TV Movie 1990)
Fantasy | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A young girl who wants a mom for the Christmas holidays gets her wish when a department store mannequin comes to life.

Director: George Miller
Stars: Olivia Newton-John, Juliet Sorci, Doug Sheehan
Christmas Snow (TV Movie 1986)
Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

A shop owner who is being evicted at Christmas rescues her Scrooge-like landlord from an accident.

Director: Gus Trikonis
Stars: Katherine Helmond, Sid Caesar, Melissa Joan Hart
Snow (TV Movie 2004)
Comedy | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Set in San Ernesto, California with only three days before Christmas, Nick Snowden needs to rescue a young reindeer from a zoo.

Director: Alex Zamm
Stars: Tom Cavanagh, Ashley Williams, Patrick Fabian
Christmas Lodge (TV Movie 2011)
Comedy | Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Mary Tobin has wonderful memories of family gatherings at the Christmas Lodge. When she arrives for a weekend vacation, she quickly realizes that the lodge that she loves has fallen into ... See full summary »

Director: Terry Ingram
Stars: Erin Karpluk, Michael Shanks, Rukiya Bernard
Comedy | Family | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

This year, Santa's daughter (Maria Thayer) takes her first trip away from the North Pole during the Christmas season hoping to find adventure and love in sunny California. While Santa ... See full summary »

Director: Kevin Connor
Stars: Maria Thayer, Sam Page, Randy J. Goodwin
Silver Bells (TV Movie 2005)
Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Manhattanite Catherine O'Mara (Heche) bonds with a young man who has run away from his father. When the father returns to New York a year later to sell his Christmas trees, he and Catherine cross paths.

Director: Dick Lowry
Stars: Anne Heche, Tate Donovan, Michael Mitchell
A Boyfriend for Christmas (TV Movie 2004)
Romance | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

On Christmas Day, Santa brings two lonely people together. But can love overcome deception?

Director: Kevin Connor
Stars: Kelli Williams, Patrick Muldoon, Charles Durning
A Holiday for Love (TV Movie 1996)
Drama | Family | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A man is sent to a small town to assess which of the workers in the local factory that supplies the town with jobs should get the boot when the downsizing begins. He gets sidetracked when he falls in love with a local, a cute single mom.

Director: Jerry London
Stars: Tim Matheson, Melissa Gilbert, Michelle Trachtenberg
A Christmas Memory (TV Movie 1997)
Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A boy, Buddy, whose parents have split and whose mother is an actress in New York, has been dumped in the south at the small-town home of some older cousins, all of whom are unmarried. ... See full summary »

Director: Glenn Jordan
Stars: Patty Duke, Piper Laurie, Jeffrey DeMunn
Fir Crazy (TV Movie 2013)
Comedy | Family | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

To help those looking to purchase this movie, it is also known as "Oh Christmas Tree"

Director: Craig Pryce
Stars: Sarah Lancaster, Eric Johnson, Colin Mochrie
The Heart of Christmas (TV Movie 2011)
Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 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
Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A pastor who's suffered a personal loss accepts a position in a town that believes in a Christmas miracle candle, which he strives to abolish.

Director: John Stephenson
Stars: Hans Matheson, Samantha Barks, Lesley Manville
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
... Julia Stonecypher
... Brian Harding
... Deenie
... Emily Rose
... Mel Betsill
... Bert Betsill
... O.T. Betsill
Susan Astley ... Margie Peterson
... Mr. Macklin
... Old Woman
... Susan
Mel Ryane ... Felicity (as Melody Ryane)
Edit

Storyline

A widowed mother with financial woes comes to the aid of a bill collector who crashes his car in a snowstorm.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

A single mother who needs a chance. A banker who needs a change. See more »


Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

18 December 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La romance de Noël  »

Company Credits

Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Chloe Lattanzi who plays Deenie is actually Olivia Newton-John's real life daughter. See more »

Soundtracks

The Way of Love
Words and Music by Olivia Newton-John
Sung by Olivia Newton-John
From the Album "Gaia"
© 1994 ONJ Productions, USA.
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Olivia's best picture - definitely worth a higher rating
3 January 2006 | by See all my reviews

Olivia makes a tremendous leap in her acting abilities following a rather "wooden" (pun intended) performance as a mannequin in yet another Christmas television movie, "A Mom for Christmas." This wonderful movie co-stars Gregory Harrison, whom she would also act with in the AIDS-drama "It's My Party," and also marks the acting debut of her daughter, Chloe Rose Lattanzi, whom, much later, would become an international singing sensation in her own right.

The film centers on a widowed mother of two young girls who is struggling to make ends meet in order to save the bank from foreclosing on her mountainside home. Bleak stuff for Christmas, huh? Then, along comes mean mister bank man, played by Gregory Harrison, who must give Olivia the bad news that the bank has taken over her house and she must move. All this fun on Christmas Eve...

Well, along comes a storm and forces Harrison to stay with Olivia & girls , and romance ensues, but not without some trials (including a dying lamb)... It really seems bleak, but it all works out in the end, and Olivia turns in her strongest role yet.

It is unbelievable that this movie has yet to be released on DVD - it was a top 10 favorite the year it was made, and has been re-run on television throughout the years since. Also, with Olivia's (and now Chloe's) popularity, the movie would surely be a strong seller. Repeated viewings have proved just how strong this film is, and it definitely ranks up there with the seasonal holiday classics that are re-run every year. It's a beautiful film.


9 of 11 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 10 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending Movies With Prime Video

Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial