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Love by Chance (2016)

TV-G | | Comedy, Romance | TV Movie 16 April 2016
Claire's mother is Claire's secret matchmaker.

Director:

Gary Harvey

Writers:

Brian L. Ross (teleplay), Karen Berger (teleplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Beau Garrett ... Claire Michaels
Benjamin Ayres ... Eric Carlton
Garwin Sanford ... Sam Michaels
John Cassini ... Marco
Brenda Strong ... Helen Michaels
Zahf Paroo ... Dr. Nate Hoover
Marci T. House ... Donna
Peter Graham-Gaudreau ... Arnie Michaels
Ellie Harvie ... Woman / Wandering Gourmet
Preston Vanderslice ... Peter Bloom
Anita Brown ... Dr. Dana Becker
Tristan Shire ... David
Benita Ha ... Museum Director
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Storyline

Claire, an ambitious pastry chef, is busy running her new restaurant, but her meddling mom is preoccupied with her lack of love life. Without her knowledge, Claire's mother finds her the perfect man, but when Claire finds out it wasn't fate that brought them together, it could ruin the relationship.

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Comedy | Romance

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TV-G
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 April 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Coup de foudre sur commande See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Filmed in Canada (like SO many other Hallmark productions), the closed-captioning uses Canadian-English spellings instead of American-English spellings (for example, "favourite" instead of "favorite"). See more »

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Stand by You
Written by Jack Antonoff, Jon Levine, Matt Morris, Rachel Platten, Joy Williams
Performed by Rachel Platten
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A Really Good Romcom
25 October 2016 | by rayanthony-1See all my reviews

I really enjoyed this movie. It definitely counts as one of Hallmark's better efforts. I haven't seen the movie referred to elsewhere - 'Because I Said So' - so this one was refreshingly original for me. The plot for the most part was very believable although I did find it hard to accept how easily Claire gave up on Eric when she found out that her mother had engineered the first meeting. The cast was well chosen and performed excellently. I particularly liked Brenda Strong's character Helen who, as far as I am concerned, was the best one in the movie and Brenda played her superbly. I hope to see more of Brenda's work. It is definitely worth watching again.


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