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Best Christmas Party Ever (2014)

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Jennie Stanton (Torrey DeVitto) throws the best Christmas parties every year for her company, Petra's Parties. Things are a little different this year, as Petra is retiring and looks to the... See full summary »

Director:

John Bradshaw

Writers:

Lewis Chesler (story), Fariba Cain (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Torrey DeVitto ... Jennie Stanton
Steve Lund ... Nick Forbes
Linda Thorson ... Petra
Kalinka Petrie ... Kim
Harmon Walsh ... Todd Perry
Emily Coutts ... Natalie
Sean McCann ... Arthur Tyrell
Michael Gordin Shore ... John Mitchell
Halle Nunes ... Young Jennie
Kathy Imrie Kathy Imrie ... Bridget
Nick Baillie ... Jennie's Father
Danielle Watling Danielle Watling ... Server
Jason R. Stroud Jason R. Stroud ... Waiter
Richie Lawrence ... George
Shannon Stevens Shannon Stevens ... Ballerina #1
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Jennie Stanton (Torrey DeVitto) throws the best Christmas parties every year for her company, Petra's Parties. Things are a little different this year, as Petra is retiring and looks to the next generation to take over. Jennie thinks she has her new job in the bag, until Petra's charismatic nephew, Nick (Steve Lund), shows up as "seasonal help" and his natural talent and confidence clashes with Jennie's stern work ethic and traditional values. The pair battle it out for the top job with unmistakable chemistry and symmetry, but when the new owners of the legendary Tyrell's Toys put the bottom line before Christmas spirit, threatening to pull the plug on Tyrell's Toys' annual Christmas party for the community, Jennie and Nick are forced to work together to throw the greatest Christmas party ever. Written by st. nick

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Drama | Family | Romance

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TV-G | See all certifications »
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When Nick is hanging the lighted garland over the bar the number of hooks keeps changing. See more »

Quotes

Nick: I was just trying to help you throw a party.
Jennie Stanton: You throw a baseball, you plan a party!
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References The Lion King (1994) See more »

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As far as Christmas movies go, this is as good as they get.
13 December 2014 | by tedphxSee all my reviews

Here's what I really liked about Best Christmas Party Ever - everybody looked great, and I mean everybody, there were no "bad guy" caricatures, and the plot was coherent, reasonably believable, and the ending made it all a satisfying fairytale.

The only Christmas movie I can recall liking better than this is Crazy For Christmas starring the magnificent Andrea Roth, but I could easily come to regard this one as an equal and Torrey DeVitto as magnificent as well.

If you think It's A Wonderful Life rates a 10, Best Christmas Party Ever is at least a 20.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | French | Hawaiian

Release Date:

13 December 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

La mejor fiesta de nuestra vida See more »

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16:9 HD
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