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The Christmas Wish (1998)

Intent on fulfilling his grandma's Christmas wish, a man sets out to find the woman mentioned in his late grandfather's journals. He learns the secrets of his past and the true meaning of Christmas.

Director:

Ian Barry

Writers:

Richard Siddoway (book), Beth Polson (television story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Neil Patrick Harris ... Will Martin
Debbie Reynolds ... Ruth
Naomi Watts ... Renee
Alexandra Wilson ... Julia
Beverly Archer Beverly Archer ... Miss Enid Cook
Ian Meltzer Ian Meltzer ... Justin
Gary Bayer Gary Bayer ... Jimmy Hanning
James Greene ... Warren Martin
Jerry Douglas ... Mr. Askou
Michael Fairman ... Mr. Connor
Adilah Barnes ... Mary
Frank Birney ... Ray Spellman
Ismael 'East' Carlo ... Jose Rivera
Jan Hoag ... Mrs. Baker
Stuart Mitchell Stuart Mitchell ... Mr. Quinn
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Intent on fulfilling his grandma's Christmas wish, a man sets out to find the woman mentioned in his late grandfather's journals. He learns the secrets of his past and the true meaning of Christmas.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 December 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Un secret bien gardé See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

In one scene a character asks for an address. It was given as 7800 Beverly Blvd. In real life that is the address for CBS Television City in Hollywood CA. This film premiered on CBS Television. See more »

Goofs

At the restaurant, Will and Julia's ice cubes sit at the bottom of their water glasses. This reveals them to be prop ice cubes, as real ice floats in water. See more »

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Excellent film - entire family would enjoy.
26 December 2002 | by nyjets-1See all my reviews

This movie is one of the very best Christmas movies around. It has a good mystery along with a good lesson to be learned regarding the important things in life. Also, the love between the grandparents and grandson is very moving. Highly recommend this movie.


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