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The Christmas Card
The Christmas Card
Actors: Edward Asner, Brian Robinson (XV), John Newton (II), Alice Evans, Lois Nettleton
Genres: Drama, Television
NR     2007     1hr 24min

Once in a while, a movie comes along that reminds us how powerful love can be. In the midst of war in Afghanistan, Captain Cody Cullen (John Newton, "Desperate Housewives") is touched by lovely card sent by Faith Spelman ...  more »

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Actors: Edward Asner, Brian Robinson (XV), John Newton (II), Alice Evans, Lois Nettleton
Genres: Drama, Television
Sub-Genres: Love & Romance, Television
Studio: Rhi Entertainment
Format: DVD - Color,Widescreen
DVD Release Date: 10/23/2007
Original Release Date: 12/02/2006
Theatrical Release Date: 12/02/2006
Release Year: 2007
Run Time: 1hr 24min
Screens: Color,Widescreen
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 1
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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Member Movie Reviews

Dorothy M. from FEDERAL WAY, WA
Reviewed on 5/2/2014...
Great movie for a romance. It is well acted, not gushy and no four-letter words. What more can you ask for????
2 of 3 member(s) found this review helpful.
Reviewed on 5/28/2010...
This is a wonderful Christmas movie. The scenery is beautiful and the story is charming. There is a romantic triangle and you find yourself rooting for the soldier. If you want to watch a feel good movie this is it.
1 of 1 member(s) found this review helpful.
Kerry S. from FREDERICK, MD
Reviewed on 3/18/2010...
Wonderful holiday movie with a perfect love story to touch everyone. Love it all year long.
2 of 2 member(s) found this review helpful.
Karen A. from STRAFFORD, NH
Reviewed on 11/10/2009...
Nice, feel good, sentimental Christams story.
1 of 2 member(s) found this review helpful.

Movie Reviews

Beautiful story about the heart of Christmas
Kyra_Athena | Georgia USA | 10/20/2007
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I'm usually not so sappy when it comes to Christmas movies, but I loved this movie.

A beautiful woman sends Christmas cards to the troops, with pictures of her hometown. A sergeant receives one of these cards and after going on leave following a fellow soldier's death, he finds himself in Washington timber country. I loved the cute little scenes in the diner where they both find they love curly fries and the tasteful flirtations. The church scene was so nostalgic and made me want to head straight to church. The only disbelieving part was where she breaks up with her shallow fiance and he takes it so well and gentlemanly.

A Boyfriend for Christmas and Eve's Christmas are also movies I've seen recently that I'm also purchasing. Take a look at them as well."
The Christmas Card
V. H. Smith | Georgetown, SC | 08/13/2007
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I watched this movie in December 2006. The Christmas Card is the greatest movie that I have ever watched. Christmas is my favorite time of the year. This family attends church. No suggested dialogue, language, violence or sex. How much better can it get. A soldier in Iraq receives a Christmas Card from a stranger and it keeps him going. It is scheduled to air December 2nd at 9 and 11pm. Dec. 7th 9pm and Dec. 25th 7pm on Hallmark Channel."
Sweet and touching
Nikki S. | Texas | 09/17/2007
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This is a very sweet, clean, family-friendly movie. Its one of my favorites, right up there with Hallmark's Season For Miracles - it has the same tone and theme of welcoming strangers into a family.

Cody Cullen is a soldier overseas at Christmastime who receives a Christmas card from well-wishing stranger Faith. He is touched by the card and keeps it close. When a fellow soldier is killed in an attack, he returns to the States to notify and comfort the widow. While there, he also searches for and meets Faith, but never tells her how he knows her. Through a series of events he becomes like a member of Faith's family. When his time is up, he leaves the Christmas Card with a special gift for Faith's family and disappears without saying goodbye. Faith then realizes her feelings for him and tries to catch up with him. Naturally, it is a happily-ever-after fairytale story. :-)"