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Matchmaker Santa (2012)

As a little girl, Melanie Hogan (Lacey Chabert) wished to find her own Prince Charming, just like her parents found true love. Now an adult, Melanie is running her own bakery and dating a ... See full summary »

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David S. Cass Sr.

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Joany Kane
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lacey Chabert ... Melanie
Florence Henderson ... Peggy
John Ratzenberger ... George
Lin Shaye ... Debbie
Donovan Scott ... Chris
Adam Mayfield ... Dean Ford
Thad Luckinbill ... Justin
Elizabeth Ann Bennett ... Blaire
Mary-Margaret Humes ... Katherine
Robert Pine ... Jack Tisdale
Victoria Gabrielle Platt ... Donna (as Victoria Platt)
Lorna Scott ... Sheriff Dispatcher
Nick Kiriazis ... Bill Hogan
Erica Shaffer ... Ruth Hogan
Nikki Hahn ... Young Melanie
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Storyline

As a little girl, Melanie Hogan (Lacey Chabert) wished to find her own Prince Charming, just like her parents found true love. Now an adult, Melanie is running her own bakery and dating a handsome CEO, Justin (Thad Luckinbill). Although things seem perfect when Justin asks Melanie to spend the holidays together at his beautiful lake house upstate, and meet his mother, Melanie finds herself spending more time with Justin's best friend and loyal assistant, Dean (Adam Mayfield), who just might be harboring a secret crush on her. When complications arise that throw Melanie and Dean together over the holiday, will the two realize they're meant to be? Written by www.hallmarkchannel.com

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 November 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Christmas Song See more »

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Sound Mix:

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Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Trivia

In one scene of the film, George Graves (John Ratzenberger) mentions to Melanie, Dean, and Chris that he is having pork chops for dinner. This is likely an amusing nod to Ratzenberger's role as the voice of Hamm the piggy bank, a.k.a. Evil Doctor Pork Chop, in the Toy Story film franchise. See more »

Goofs

While Melanie and Santa are chatting before takeoff, the captain announces that they are "number 3 for takeoff". However, the scenery outside of Melanie's window shows that the aircraft is still near structures and not on a taxiway. Nor is there any engine noise from other nearby aircraft taking off. See more »

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References The Wizard of Oz (1939) See more »

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Great movie until the last 5 minutes
14 December 2017 | by pumpkinmom-91723See all my reviews

This is a fun, sweet holiday movie that checks all the boxes. Of COURSE you see the end coming, I mean, Hallmark isn't going to pull a 6th Sense surprise on us, but the last 5 minutes are ridiculously concise... it's like they were suddenly told the theater was about to close and they had to wrap up a 30 min conclusion into 4 minutes like a cancelled tv series.

All of the characters were believable, the townspeople were charming and the heroine FINALLY wasn't acting like a spoiled victim. Lacy is a perfectly suited Christmas movie actress and I'm glad to see her in a role that doesn't demean her into being helpless.

A worth-while watch.


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