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A Boyfriend for Christmas (2004)

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

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Kevin Connor

Writer:

Roger Schroeder
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kelli Williams ... Holly Grant
Patrick Muldoon ... Ryan Hughes
Charles Durning ... Santa Claus
Bruce Thomas ... Ted Powell
Shannon Wilcox ... Joanna Grant
Martin Mull ... Martin Grant
Bridget White ... Carol Grant (as Bridget Ann White)
David Starzyk ... Ian
Jordan Del Spina ... Noah Grant (as Jordan Orr)
Shane Baumel ... Neal Grant
Erica Gimpel ... Beth
Maeve Quinlan ... Diane
John Dybdahl John Dybdahl ... Stu
Kenneth Danziger ... Harrison Lane (as Ken Danziger)
Rodger Bumpass ... Russell Parker
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Storyline

Holly is not looking forward to Xmas. Her brother has a wife and kids to bring to their parents' house. She hasn't had a boyfriend since Ted. Holly loved Ted but he broke her heart when he chose to break up with her when he was transferred to an out of town newspaper owned by his family's publishing empire. Oh, and work is unrewarding--today the woman Holly was helping failed to regain custody of her kids when pro bono lawyer Ryan Hughes never showed up at the hearing. Knowing she will never meet Hughes, Holly has to settle for dictating a nasty letter to him. Holly's friend Diane tries to perk her up by promising to send her a great Xmas present. So when a handsome man with a Xmas tree knocks at her door, she realizes Douglas Firwood is her present and she can take him home to her parents for the day as a boyfriend she is serious about. Holly thinks the day is going perfectly--she and Doug are hitting it off, her family likes Doug, and her family believes every fact about Doug that ... Written by ccomly

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Some Wishes Do Come True...


Certificate:

TV-G
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Country:

Germany | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 November 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Chlopak na swieta See more »

Filming Locations:

Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

While visiting her parents at home, a touch football game between Holly's old boyfriend, Ted (Bruce Thomas) and her "pretend" boyfriend, Ryan aka Douglas Firwood (Patrick Muldoon) escalates into a ruckus as both men try to best the other. Patrick Muldoon played football for USC. See more »

Goofs

In the scene when Doug (Ryan) and Ted play football and fight, there are green leaves on the trees. That is supposed to be during the Christmas/new years season. All the leaves should have been gone. Also, later on in the movie, he is driving around in a convertible with the top down when there is snow all over. See more »

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Santa Claus: Don't let the moment escape you, Ryan, or you may regret it forever.
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"Three Thumbs Up"
15 December 2005 | by catgrl9See all my reviews

I loved this movie! It is great has great Christmas spirit and is my favorite Christmas movie. The movie is about a girl named Holly wishes for a boyfriend for her 13th Christmas. 20 years later, she has lost most of her Christmas spirit. But when a mysterious man named Doug Firwood shows up at her house as a "Christmas present", she is doubtful. Soon enough, he charms her family and they fall in love. A big misunderstanding breaks the relationship. Will Holly find her true love? You'll have to watch the movie.

This movie really shows what it is like to fall in love with a twist of comedy and Christmas. I have seen it 2 times this year, and loved every minute.


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