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A Christmas Wish (2011)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Family | TV Movie 20 November 2011
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MARTHA EVANS has been abandoned by her ne'er-do-well husband, who took all their cash and left her homeless and virtually destitute with her two daughters and stepson. Martha leaves town in... See full summary »

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Craig Clyde

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Craig Clyde
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kristy Swanson ... Martha Evans
Edward Herrmann ... Les McCallum
K.C. Clyde ... Joe Hopkins
Tess Harper ... Trudy Willis
Kevin Herring III Kevin Herring III ... Miles Evans (as Kevin Lee Herring III)
Kirstin Dorn Kirstin Dorn ... Mel Evans
Mike Hagerty ... Owen Bullington
Page Petrucka Page Petrucka ... Lola Metcalf
Star Herrmann Star Herrmann ... Carol Ann Bullington
Danielle C. Ryan ... Jeanie Bullington (as Danielle Chuchran)
Bart Johnson ... Cal Evans
Claudia Mejia Claudia Mejia ... Carmelita Carnes
Kent Richards Kent Richards ... Jim Carnes
Shawn Nottingham Shawn Nottingham ... Frank Rasmussen
Lilee Clyde Lilee Clyde ... Lilee Evans
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MARTHA EVANS has been abandoned by her ne'er-do-well husband, who took all their cash and left her homeless and virtually destitute with her two daughters and stepson. Martha leaves town in hopes of finding a job and a place to stay, she finally finds a job at a sleepy rural diner, formerly famous for its home-made root beer. But with her car broken down and the bills piling up, it looks like it's going to be a bleak Christmas for the Evans family. However, there are warm hearts working behind the scenes that ultimately make this the happiest holiday of Martha's life -- a real answer to her prayers... Written by Bryce Fillmore

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 November 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Root Beer Christmas See more »

Filming Locations:

15 N 1600 W, Mapleton, UT, USA See more »

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Color (HD)| Color

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16:9 HD
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Kristy Swanson (Martha) played Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and Edward Hermann (Les, the cranky customer that Martha wins over) was the head vampire in The Lost Boys, both were iconic Vampire movies for Gen X'ers. See more »

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Joe Hopkins: Gotta help heathens once in a while, or he wouldn't have a congregation.
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A beautiful tearjerker!
9 December 2014 | by neenerlily85See all my reviews

I saw this movie for the first time a few years back. I love watching all those made for TV Christmas movies but this one just made my heart swell. It has such a wonderful story of one Woman's struggle to make ends meet and when all seems truly lost, when she is truly broken and realizes she cannot do it on her own, she does the only thing she can do.... Gives it to God... It is also about Angels... Not the ones with wings and a halo, real life Angels who come together and surround you with love and Friendship. Sometimes, the support of those around you can make all the difference in you life.... If you need a good (and happy) cry, this is the movie for you... This movie will truly lift your spirits!!


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