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The Christmas Wish

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Director  Ian Barry
Initial DVD release  September 15, 2002
7/10 IMDb

Initial release  December 6, 1998
Running time  1h 18m
Genre  Drama
The Christmas Wish (film) movie poster
Writer  Richard Siddoway (book), Beth Polson (television story), Greg Taylor (teleplay)
Cast  Neil Patrick Harris (Wil Martin), Debbie Reynolds (Ruth), Naomi Watts (Renee), Alexandra Wilson (Julia), Beverly Archer (Miss Enid Cook)
Similar movies  The Nightmare Before Christmas, A Christmas Tree Miracle, Yes, Virginia, Raggedy Ann & Andy: The Great Santa Claus Caper, The Santa Clause, Harry Potter and the Philosopher\'s Stone

The Christmas Wish is a 1998 American made-for-television Christmas drama film starring Neil Patrick Harris and Debbie Reynolds. It premiered on CBS on December 6, 1998 and it was based on a novel by Richard Siddoway.

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Plot

A businessman Will Martin tries to uncover a family secret for his grandmother Ruth Martin after he returns to a small town to modernize his family's real-estate company. During thanksgiving dinner his grandmother Ruth tells him she has discovered a woman named Lillian in her husbands Warren's journals. He had visited her every Christmas Eve since shortly after the death of their son and Daughter in Law in a car accident. The search takes him on a journey through his grandfathers life and helps him to understand the true meaning of love and forgiveness.

Cast

  • Neil Patrick Harris as Will Martin
  • Debbie Reynolds as Ruth
  • Naomi Watts as Renee
  • Alexandra Wilson as Julia
  • Beverly Archer as Miss Enid Cook
  • Ian Meltzer as Justin
  • Gary Bayer as Jimmy Hanning
  • James Greene as Warren Martin
  • Jerry Douglas as Mr. Askou
  • References

    The Christmas Wish Wikipedia


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