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A Boyfriend for Christmas (2004)

On Christmas Day, Santa brings two lonely people together. But can love overcome deception?

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Kevin Connor

Writer:

Roger Schroeder
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kelli Williams ... Holly Grant
Patrick Muldoon ... Ryan Hughes
Charles Durning ... Santa Claus
Bruce Thomas ... Ted Powell
Shannon Wilcox ... Joanna Grant
Martin Mull ... Martin Grant
Bridget White ... Carol Grant (as Bridget Ann White)
David Starzyk ... Ian
Jordan Del Spina ... Noah Grant (as Jordan Orr)
Shane Baumel ... Neal Grant
Erica Gimpel ... Beth
Maeve Quinlan ... Diane
John Dybdahl John Dybdahl ... Stu
Kenneth Danziger ... Harrison Lane (as Ken Danziger)
Rodger Bumpass ... Russell Parker
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Storyline

Holly is not looking forward to Xmas. Her brother has a wife and kids to bring to their parents' house. She hasn't had a boyfriend since Ted. Holly loved Ted but he broke her heart when he chose to break up with her when he was transferred to an out of town newspaper owned by his family's publishing empire. Oh, and work is unrewarding--today the woman Holly was helping failed to regain custody of her kids when pro bono lawyer Ryan Hughes never showed up at the hearing. Knowing she will never meet Hughes, Holly has to settle for dictating a nasty letter to him. Holly's friend Diane tries to perk her up by promising to send her a great Xmas present. So when a handsome man with a Xmas tree knocks at her door, she realizes Douglas Firwood is her present and she can take him home to her parents for the day as a boyfriend she is serious about. Holly thinks the day is going perfectly--she and Doug are hitting it off, her family likes Doug, and her family believes every fact about Doug that ... Written by ccomly

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Certificate:

TV-G
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Country:

Germany | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 November 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Chlopak na swieta See more »

Filming Locations:

Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Filmed in Whittier, CA: Whittwood Mall, Whittier Courthouse Filmed in Los Angeles, CA: Ice Skating Rink at Pershing Square See more »

Goofs

The establishing shot of young Holly's house on Christmas morning, show lush and leafy trees, which should have been barren at this time of year. See more »

Quotes

Ted Powell: Beth.
Beth: Ted.
[Ted exits]
Beth: Still bathing in cologne, I smell.
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Nice, simple film!
11 December 2011 | by nicole_wardSee all my reviews

A simple, romantic Christmas film. I enjoyed it and know that many others would if it was given the chance. People don't seem to want to watch films that aren't box office hits anymore. I search the internet for such unknown films (like this one) and I am always much more impressed with them. This film is really nice; I would have liked a little bit more emphasis on the Christmas theme over the romantic theme .. but it was still enjoyable. It had Santa so that was good enough ha!

I think it's a bit slow at first, but after this it picks up and turns out to be great overall. Just get past that slow part and you will most likely enjoy it as much as I did. Yeah, it wasn't the best film (or Christmas film) I have seen, but it is still good and I am glad I found it!


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