Grandpa Jim is scheduled to make a guest appearance in a special Christmas program in Branson, Missouri. Backstage at the program , it is chaos--the children are out of control, and the director is out of patience. To make matters worse, Grandpa Jim's truck breaks down on the way to the performance.
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.
Grace McQueen (Jessica Tandy) has a gift for storytelling that brings a troubled family together during Christmastime and envelops them in a world of imagination. When Grace is offered her own TV show she must decide between becoming a celebrity or staying true to herself. The Christmas Story Lady is a heart-warming tale about the importance of being true to yourself and spending time with your family much in the spirit of the classic film Miracle on 34th Street.
With the children’s constant bickering, pretty packages and a sweet-smelling tree don’t come close to filling the McDonald home with the true spirit of the first Christmas. Then Mom remembers an old tradition of building a soft bed for Baby Jesus one straw at a time. Each time someone secretly does something nice for another family member, he or she gets to add a single straw to the manger. Soon the children's quarreling and negative feelings subside and the homemade crib is overflowing. But for one family member, a required act of kindness becomes more than he can take.
This live-action feature, based on one of America's most loved children's books, is now a must-see family movie experience. Oscar nominee Tom Berenger stars as a recluse with a secret past until a widowed mother (Joely Richardson) and her young son move into town and commission the ill-tempered woodcarver to create a replica of a nativity set given to the boy by his father. A story of love, redemption and above all, hope, makes The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey a holiday classic for years to come.