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The Christmas Blessing (2005)

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A young doctor encounters romance and deals with his past when he returns to his hometown during the holidays.

Director:

Karen Arthur

Writers:

Wesley Bishop (teleplay), Donna Van Liere (book)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Neil Patrick Harris ... Nathan Andrews
Rebecca Gayheart ... Meghan Sullivan
Angus T. Jones ... Charlie Bennett
Hugh Thompson ... Jack Andrews
Shaun Johnston ... Tucker Bennett
Rob Lowe ... Robert Layton
Robert Clinton ... Dr. Goetz
Wanda Cannon ... Lydia Jones
Patricia Casey Patricia Casey ... Doris Wilson
Jesse Lipscombe ... William Bradley
Jay D. Sodergren Jay D. Sodergren ... Buddy
Margherita Donato Margherita Donato ... Rita
Carey Feehan ... Sean Addison
Rick Ash ... Bartender
Kate Ryan Kate Ryan ... Aide
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Storyline

Nathan Andrews, a medical resident, goes back home to his small town after he loses a teenager on the operating table. He joins his dad and his mechanic's business and becomes a basketball coach to some youths. Here he meets Charlie and Meghan. This is based on a novel by Donna VanLiere and a continuation of "The Christmas Shoes." Meghan is trying to start up a day care business for single, working mothers and Charlie is ill. All their lives are connected and Nathan meets someone from his past. Written by soccer_player7

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Genres:

Drama | Family | Romance

Certificate:

TV-G | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

CBS [United States]

Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 December 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Miracle of the Heart See more »

Filming Locations:

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

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Color
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Trivia

Neil Patrick Harris also played a doctor in Doogie Houser M.D. See more »

Goofs

At about 1:15 into this movie (with commercials), Charlie's dad, Jack, is at the bar talking with Nathan's father, when he finishes his drink, which is a light color, and you can hear the ice clink in the glass. Then he takes another drink, which is now a dark color. Nobody filled up the glass. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Nathan Andrews: I've been reading my mother's letters. She said one day, I would meet a girl. And my heart would skip a beat when she smiled at me. And then, the day would come when I realized I couldn't live without her. Well, she was right.
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Connections

Followed by The Christmas Hope (2009) See more »

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Sad But Well Made
29 March 2018 | by Christmas-ReviewerSee all my reviews

Review Date 3/29/2018

When a Doctor Nathan (Neil Patrick Harris),, loses a patient , he decides that being a doctor isn't meant for him, and he wants to give it up. He decides to take a vacation to his hometown, and stay with his father (Hugh Thompson).

To tell you more would be wrong. However this film is sad but is also a lesson about life and how we deal with "Bad Things" and realizing your own mortality and how you want to live your life.


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