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The Most Wonderful Time of the Year (2008)

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Corporate analyst and single mom, Jen, tackles Christmas with a business-like approach until her uncle arrives with a handsome stranger in tow.

Director:

Michael Scott (as Michael M. Scott)

Writer:

Bruce Graham
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Brooke Burns ... Jennifer Cullen
Henry Winkler ... Uncle Ralph
Warren Christie ... Morgan Derby
Connor Christopher Levins ... Brian Cullen (as Connor Levins)
Woody Jeffreys ... Richard Windom
Serge Houde ... Stephen Windom
Rebecca Toolan ... Winnie Windom
Michael Roberds ... Chet Wojorski
Rukiya Bernard ... Denise
Jennifer Clement ... Rita
Vanesa Tomasino ... Wanda
Lauro David Chartrand-DelValle ... Mugger (as Lauro Chartrand)
Kathryn Kirkpatrick ... Supervisor
Sonya Anand Sonya Anand ... Attendant
Sian Sladen Sian Sladen ... Airline Employee
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Storyline

The overwhelming tasks that go along with Christmas have taken the joy out of the holidays for busy single mom Jennifer Cullen. Then her Uncle Ralph arrives at her home with the young, handsome Morgan Derby. Morgan's love of Christmas, and life, is contagious and as Jennifer glumly navigates through the holidays, she soon realizes that what she needs most is right under her nose. Stars Henry Winkler, Brooke Burns and Warren Christie. Written by Anonymous

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 December 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Época Mais Maravilhosa do Ano See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

On the DVD version of "The Most Wonderful Time of the Year" it is Full Screen and the audio is high-pitched. While the Digital version and Hallmark Channel showing is Widescreen and the audio is Normal pitched. Just like it is shown on Hallmark Channel. See more »

Goofs

When Jenny and Morgan are driving home from picking up the bike and sitting in the car in the driveway, she is not anymore wearing the same jacket and scarf she wore before, she wears the outfit from picking up Morgan from the Airport at the end at the movie. See more »

Quotes

Uncle Ralph: [Looking at a flight information board, he stops an airline employee] Excuse me, miss, I don't see Chicago. Can you help me?
Airline Employee: [as she walks away] No, I can't.
Uncle Ralph: And they pay you?
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Good King Wenceslas
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Written by John M. Neale and Thomas Helmore
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Lovely holiday film!
24 December 2008 | by kenmh101See all my reviews

Lovely film. Romantic in the holiday spirit. Characters show development in the film; lessons are learned and there is the happy ending that makes you feel really good!

Actors play their roles well and the storyline has a realistic feel even though it is in the "Christmas" genre. Look at how many flights have been canceled this Christmas -- there is nothing unrealistic in expecting this at this time of year when we inevitably have wintry weather over so much of the United States.

We need more positive, upbeat films like this. I would recommend "The Most Wonderful Time of the Year to all but the most jaded of viewers.


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