A Grandpa for Christmas

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  • TV-PG
  • 2007
  • 1 hr 30 min
  • 6.8  (1,301)

A Grandpa for Christmas is a heartwarming family comedy movie that was released in 2007. The movie stars Ernest Borgnine as Bert O'Riley, a widower who has just discovered that he has a granddaughter he never knew he had. Katherine Helmond plays Sue, Bert's daughter-in-law, who has been estranged from him for many years. The story begins when Bert's son, Jim, and his wife die in a car accident, leaving behind their young daughter Becca (Juliette Goglia). Becca's only living relative is her maternal grandmother, whom she has never met. However, when the grandmother is unable to take care of Becca, Sue reluctantly agrees to take her in.

Sue, who has always been bitter towards Bert, decides to take Becca to Bert's house for Christmas. Bert is surprised to learn that he has a granddaughter but is happy to take her in. However, he is not exactly kid-friendly, and it takes some time for him to warm up to Becca.

As Becca settles into Bert's house, she discovers that he used to be a famous magician called "The Great Rondini". She is fascinated by his magic tricks and begins to convince him to perform again. Bert initially refuses, but as he spends more time with Becca, he realizes that he misses performing and agrees to do a magic show for the local kids.

Meanwhile, Sue is having a hard time dealing with the loss of her husband and the responsibility of taking care of Becca. She slowly begins to reconnect with Bert and realizes that he is not as bad as she thought he was. She also meets a man named Tom, who helps her to move on from her husband's death.

As Christmas approaches, Bert and Becca begin to work on their magic show, and Sue starts to patch things up with Bert. However, when Becca's maternal grandmother shows up and demands custody of her, the family is forced to come together to fight for Becca's custody.

A Grandpa for Christmas is a heartwarming movie that explores the themes of family, loss, and forgiveness. The movie is filled with charming performances from its cast, especially Ernest Borgnine, who brings a warmth and humanity to the character of Bert. The movie is perfect for families looking for a feel-good Christmas movie that will leave them with a smile on their faces.

A Grandpa for Christmas is a 2007 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 30 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.8.

A Grandpa for Christmas
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  • Runtime
    1 hr 30 min
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  • IMDB Rating
    6.8  (1,301)