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Dear Secret Santa (2013)

Beverly Hills banker/workaholic JENNIFER comes home to her small Northern California town just before Christmas when her dad, TED , takes a bad fall while putting up decorations. While home... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tatyana Ali ... Jennifer
Bill Cobbs ... Ted
Jordin Sparks ... Abby
Ernie Hudson ... Pastor Avery
Della Reese ... Linda
Lamorne Morris ... Jack
Jay Ellis ... Brad
Benjamin Patterson ... Bennett
Elimu Nelson ... Chris
Levi Fiehler ... Kelvin
Denise Boutte ... Gayle
Ping Wu ... Executive
Billy Snow ... David
Parker Logan Sullivan Parker Logan Sullivan ... Parker
Brook'Lynn Sanders ... Young Jennifer
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Storyline

Beverly Hills banker/workaholic JENNIFER comes home to her small Northern California town just before Christmas when her dad, TED , takes a bad fall while putting up decorations. While home, Jenny begins getting romantic Christmas cards from an unknown admirer, who turns out to be her old neighbor and the unrealized love of her life, JACK. There's just one problem- Jack died in a car accident three years ago. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Comedy | Family | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for mild thematic elements

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 November 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dear Secret Santa See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Hybrid, HFD Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Storyline with the mailbox and ending is completely lifted from The Lake House (2006). See more »

Soundtracks

It Feels Like Christmas
Written by Jamie Dunlap/David Feldstein
Performed by Rehya Stevens
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Nice Film
14 May 2017 | by Christmas-ReviewerSee all my reviews

BEWARE OF FALSE REVIEWS & REVIEWERS. SOME REVIEWERS HAVE ONLY ONE REVIEW TO THEIR NAME. NOW WHEN ITS A POSITIVE REVIEW THAT TELLS ME THEY WERE INVOLVED WITH THE MOVIE. IF ITS A NEGATIVE REVIEW THEN THEY MIGHT HAVE A GRUDGE AGAINST THE FILM . I HAVE REVIEWED 400 FILMS WITH NO AGENDA!

Now I did not see "The Lake House" and I never will. I saw this film because I am a sucker for a "Christmas Film" and just like Santa this film delivers. I went into this film not knowing what is was about. After I was done I saw people said this is a rip-off of "The Lake House" (and it could well be) however this film it least has a cast that can act. (The Lake House Not SO Much)

In this film a young woman returns home because her father lives alone and just took a tumble putting up Christmas lights. The woman who is single makes a "Christmas Wish" to find true love a Christmas and she does.

To tell you much more would be a crime. However a bigger crime would be for Hallmark Channel to bypass Tatiana Ali when they make their new round of Christmas movies! She is a delight! She carried the film with ease! I look forward to see what she does next.


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