This 1935 British film version of Charles Dickens’ holiday classic stars Sir Seymour Hicks as the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge, who scoffs at the yuletide spirit around him. But on Christmas Eve, he embarks on a journey led by three spirits who convince him to mend his ways and embrace the joys of Christmas.
Upon being sent to live with her aunt in the small town of Doverville, 12-year-old Emma O Conner finds herself in the middle of a dog-fight with the Mayor and town dogcatcher. In order to strike down their no-dogs law, Emma must bring together a group of schoolmates, grown-ups and adorable dogs of all shapes and sizes in a spectacular holiday pageant. The 12 Dogs of Christmas is a fun, heartwarming story featuring a diverse canine cast of over 101 pooches, perfect for all those who love dogs, kids and Christmas.
"The Christmas Choir," based on a true story, examines the life of Peter Andrews who is a workaholic accountant with no interest in the holidays. He has shut out everyone from his life, including his fiance Jill who decides she can't go through with the marriage. Peter soon finds his calling in helping the less fortunate when he meets a homeless man named Bob, who inspires Peter to start a choir at the homeless shelter. With the help of Sister Agatha and the men at the shelter, Peter turns his life around, making the choir's success his main priority.
Sparks fly during the holidays when Postman Matt (A.J. Buckley) meets mysterious new co-worker Kristi (Ashley Scott). As an official "Santa Writer", Kristi is buried in children's letters to Santa. Their petty boss is suspicious of this new employee and enlists a reluctant Matt to spy on her. The more Matt gets to know Kristi, the more he falls for her. Even before he knows she is Santa's daughter.
Julia is a widow with two young daughters who loses her job just days before Christmas. When a banker comes to inform her that she is about to lose her home, he crashes his car in a snowstorm and she allows him into her home to wait out the storm. Starring Olivia Newton-John and Gregory Harrison.
Single-mom Martha Evans is praying for a miracle to help her family this Christmas. Little does she know that her neighbors have been working behind the scenes to make her season bright. Starring Kristy Swanson, Edward Herrmann and Tess Harper.
Anne Heche stars as a recently divorced mom who wants her two kids’ first Christmas without dad to be perfect. An entertaining but unfortunate series of Christmas Eve mishaps ensures that won’t happen—unless perfect means the family has its most memorable and heartwarming Christmas ever.(CC)
It's the Christmas season, but Christy Byrne hasn't felt much joy since his wife died. When business brings him and his two children from Nova Scotia to New York City, his all-work attitude causes a fallout. Meanwhile, Catherine O'Meara is finding her "Look Up" project for a Manhattan art museum personally challenging. The project urges New Yorkers to look upward and experience the holidays in a new way—a difficult notion for a woman struggling through her third Christmas since losing her husband to cancer. (CC)
In the spirit of The Blind Side comes this inspiring true story of family, faith and football. Aidan Quinn and Andie MacDowell deliver emotionally stirring performances as the mother and father of Jon Abbate, a rising football star at Wake Forest University. Their lives are suddenly shattered when the family's youngest son, Luke, is killed in a tragic accident. Inspired by Luke's memory, Jon courageously leads the Wake Forest team to a series of last-minute victories leading to a thrilling climax that will make you stand up and cheer!
If teenaged Ethan and his younger sister Hallie put every toy in Macy's on their Christmas list, it still wouldn't include what they want most. They want a miracle—they want their divorced parents back together. With lots of humor, heart, and yuletide sparkle, All I Want For Christmas is all you could want in a family film treat.
Avonlea Christmas, a Road to Avonlea movie, pays tribute to the indomitable Hetty King. Always the focal point of town opinion as well as the town's leading educator, Hetty collapses with an unexpected health crisis during the holiday season. When she is hospitalized, feeling homesick and alone, she begins to reevaluate her relationships and her accomplishments in life. Avonlea Christmas touches on the frailty of life and the importance of relationships. It deals with the age-old dilemma of following one's heart or adhering to tradition.
Cancel Christmas — Imagine Santa s surprise when the Christmas Board of Directors issues an ultimatum: In 30 days or less, make Christmas less commercial and material, or lose it forever. Christmas Magic — Carrie Bishop lives for her successful career as an event planner in New York City, but her life changes in an instant after a car accident in a snowstorm.
Ashley takes a job as an assistant to Nick, a sort of "Secret Santa" who helps others anonymously, and agrees to keep it a secret. But then she meets Will, a magazine writer who uncovers what she is doing. As Ashley and Nick help people in need, Ashley tries to protect Nick’s secret, and her own heart. This Dove-approved holiday film is sure to be a Christmas classic cherished for generations. Starring Bruce Davison, KC Clyde, and Kari Hawker. Widescreen.
This Christmas, Olivia Mead has one wish: that her single mom would find someone that she can call "Dad". She and her classmates soon discover that the answer to all their wishes lies inside a mysterious abandoned house. Within the house they discover Elsie Waybright, the Christmas Angel. Elsie tries to teach Olivia that some requests must be left to God. As Christmas day approaches, Olivia receives an unwelcomed answer, the suspicious Dr. Nathan Davis. This Christmas, will Elsie be able to teach Olivia and her friends to trust in God? Starring Teri Polo, Della Reese, and Kevin Sorbo.
Deep in the heart of the English countryside lies the enchanting village of Gladbury. Legend has it every 25 years an angel visits the village candlemaker and touches a single candle. Whoever lights this candle receives a miracle on Christmas Eve. But in 1890, at the dawn of the electric age, this centuries old legend may come to an end.
Daniel Burton (Billy Ray Cyrus) learns to love again when he meets Briony Adair (Gina Holden), the rehabilitation specialist treating his son, and invites her to spend Christmas with his family.
America is in the midst of the Great Depression, and the Kamp family is struggling to get by. The older children do their best to take care of the family, but it’s the younger children who struggle most. Now, the Kamp siblings fully expect a Christmas without presents. But when William scrapes together a dollar in coins to use for Christmas gifts, everything begins to change.
Gary runs an honest business and has a good relationship with his customers. Everything is running smoothly for him until he hears of a new, bigger store opening up across the street from him. This owner, Jim, is a ruthless businessman who will stop at nothing to grow his business and eliminate his competition. Since his most immediate competition happens to be Gary’s store, he sets his target on him. As the story unfolds, it becomes very clear that God is at work in the lives of these two men, and God’s grace and providence work out in ways neither one of them could have imagined.
When lives intertwine during Christmas, hope is the only unifying gift. Family comes in many forms. It's through the love of one little girl that the lives of many are brought together during what turns out to be a most joyful time of the year.