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Our First Christmas (2008)

Christmas plans are destined to be ruined when two families come together.

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Armand Mastroianni

Writer:

Edithe Swensen
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Credited cast:
Dixie Carter ... Evie Baer
Julie Warner ... Cindy Baer-Neil
John Ratzenberger ... Joe Noll
Steven Eckholdt ... Tom Baer-Neil
Grace Fulton ... Lily
Cassi Thomson ... Tory
Maxim Knight ... Jacob
Richard Riehle ... Santa
Kat Graham ... Assistant Bernie (as Katerina Graham)
Carly Bondar Carly Bondar ... Mean Girl #1
Lewis Smith ... Pastor Brown
Chris LoPrete Chris LoPrete ... Singer
Eric Seppala Eric Seppala ... Singer
Lisa Donahey ... Singer
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
María Antonieta Vázquez María Antonieta Vázquez ... Barista
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Storyline

Widower Tom Neil, a school counselor, recently married school coach Cindy Baer, a widow. Their respective offspring gets along fairly well, despite different parenting styles, but as their first Christmas with all step-siblings approaches, each set is desperate to respect their own seasonal traditions, reminiscent of their late parents. Tom's father, retired preacher Joe Neil, and Cindy's mother-in-law (from her deceased husband, Dave), Evie, a businesswoman, each liked by both, hoped to bridge the gap, but when that fails, she returns home alone. Just that gets the kids reconsidering their pouting pact. Written by KGF Vissers

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Dixie Carter and Julie Warner worked together previously on Family Law (1999). See more »

Goofs

Mom's mixing bowl changes repeatedly between metal and ceramic in the scene where Tory needs help with quadratic equations. See more »

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A Great Film. Where Nobody is the Bad Guy
7 August 2016 | by Christmas-ReviewerSee all my reviews

I HAVE REVIEWED OVER 400 (C H R I S T M A S ) MOVIES AND SPECIALS.

BEWARE OF BOGUS REVIEWS. SOME REVIEWERS HAVE ONLY ONE REVIEW. WHEN ITS A POSITIVE REVIEW THERE IS A GOOD CHANCE THEY WERE INVOLVED WITH THE PRODUCTION. NOW I HAVE NO AGENDA! I AM HONEST! I REVIEW MOVIES & SPECIALS AS A WAY TO KEEP TRACK OF WHAT I HAVE SEEN!

"Our First Christmas".

In this film: After a whirlwind romance, widowers Cindy and Tom and their children are spending their first Christmas together. Planning and hoping for the perfect holiday, the couple finds themselves in a dilemma. Both sets of children are determined to keep their traditions of the past, even if it means spending the holiday apart.

The film has many familiar faces including "Dixie Carter" and John Ratzenberger.

What I like the most about this film was the fact "NOBODY" comes across as a bad person at anytime during the film. From the Children to the eldest adult! Everyone's point of view is herd! Nobody is ever called "Stupid" for feeling or wanting certain things.

The writer of this film did a great job. She did not take the easy approach on certain subject matter.

This film might not be for everyone especially if you recently lost someone you love. Please if you LOVE Christmas you will love this film. The film is about what is important in life and how we should all treat one another. A Huge Winner!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

19 December 2008 (USA) See more »

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$2,500,000 (estimated)
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1.78 : 1
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