Watch Catch a Christmas Star
- 1 hr 24 min
Catch a Christmas Star is a 2013 holiday movie that follows the story of Nikki Crandon (Shannon Elizabeth) and Chris Stafford (Steve Byers), two high school sweethearts who reunite after many years. Nikki was a popular teenage pop star, who chose to leave behind her fame to live a normal life with her husband and daughter. Meanwhile, Chris left town to pursue his dreams of becoming a successful businessman, but his job has resulted in him feeling lonely and unfulfilled.
The movie begins with Nikki and her family in their hometown, where they are helping to organize the annual Christmas festival. Nikki is excited to perform at the festival, but is thrown off when she learns that her ex-boyfriend, Chris, is back in town. Chris is now a successful businessman who has returned to his hometown to purchase land for a new development. He is surprised to see Nikki again and realizes that he still has feelings for her.
As the festival preparations continue, Nikki and Chris begin to reconnect, and the sparks between them are evident. Nikki's daughter, Kelsey (Julia Lalonde), is thrilled to meet Chris and joins in their adventures. Kelsey is an aspiring singer, and Chris offers to help her record a demo to launch her career. As they work together, Chris discovers that he still loves Nikki, and she feels the same way. The two start to rekindle their relationship, but soon after, Chris's work commitments threaten to ruin everything.
During the festival, Nikki is scheduled to perform a song written by her husband, but he falls ill and is unable to attend. Nikki is devastated, but Chris steps in and offers to write a new song for her to perform instead. Together, they come up with a beautiful song that touches the hearts of the entire town. The performance is a huge success, and Nikki realizes that she still loves Chris.
However, Chris's job still poses a threat, and Nikki must decide whether to pursue her dreams or stay with her family. In the end, Nikki chooses to prioritize her family and stay in her hometown, while Chris decides to stay as well and pursue a new job opportunity that allows him to stay close to Nikki and Kelsey.
The movie ends with Nikki and Chris reunited and Kelsey's dream of becoming a singer on the right track. The story is heartwarming and reminds us of the importance of family, love, and following our dreams. The chemistry between Shannon Elizabeth and Steve Byers is palpable, and their performances are convincing. This holiday movie is perfect for families and anyone looking for a feel-good romantic comedy with a heartwarming message.
Catch a Christmas Star is a 2013 family movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 24 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.2.