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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.

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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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Drama | Family | Romance

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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:

Color
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Trivia

Hugh Thompson reprised his role of Jack Andrews from The Christmas Shoes 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

Robert Layton: Who would've thought a pair of shoes could change people's lives?
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Connections

Follows The Christmas Shoes (2002) See more »

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Don't Trip Over The Christmas Shoes..
4 December 2017 | by kz917-1See all my reviews

Ack. When the most entertaining thing in the movie is (direct from Nashville) Blake Shelton sporting a mullet, the movie has serious problems.

Starring Neil Patrick Harris, Rebecca Gayheart, Rob Lowe (for a few scenes), and a little bitty Angus T. Jones this movie really should have been better!

NPH is a doctor returning to his hometown after losing someone on his operating table. He meets and falls for Gayheart who is the new teacher in town.

Too many people in this movie have life threatening medical conditions. The writers needed a does of reality and their conditions and the activities they were doing don't really compute.

Skip it - this one was a mess.


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