Watch Christmas Crush
- 1 hr 28 min
In the heartwarming romantic comedy "Christmas Crush," we follow twenty-something Bekka (Rachel Boston) as she returns home for the holidays to attend her best friend's wedding and reunite with her high school crush, former football star, Lucas (Jonathan Bennett). Bekka is a successful marketing executive in Los Angeles, but despite her professional achievements, she hasn't found personal happiness. She left her hometown several years ago, hoping to put her unrequited feelings for Lucas behind her, but she's never forgotten him.
Upon arriving in her hometown, Bekka is thrilled to discover that Lucas is also back in town, coaching the local high school football team. However, she's taken aback when she discovers that Lucas is now engaged to her high school nemesis, Caroline (Mariah Robinson).
Bekka tries to maintain a friendly facade, but can't help feeling jealous and resentful towards Caroline. Meanwhile, Lucas starts to take notice of Bekka, who has grown into a confident and beautiful woman. They have many moments of flirtation, but Bekka is hesitant to get involved with Lucas since he's engaged.
Things come to a head when Bekka has to fill in as the wedding planner for her best friend's wedding after the original planner falls ill. Caroline is the maid of honor and Bekka is the coordinator, leading to many clashes as Caroline tries to dictate the wedding plans.
Through all the chaos, Bekka finds support from her childhood friend, Jason (Jon Prescott), who has also returned home for the holidays. As they work together to pull off the perfect wedding, Bekka discovers that there might be someone who loves her for who she is, flaws and all.
The movie is full of holiday cheer and romance, as Bekka and Lucas navigate their complicated feelings while planning a wedding. Rachel Boston shines as the lead, bringing warmth and depth to her character. Jonathan Bennet, who is best known for his role in "Mean Girls," is charming as the handsome and conflicted Lucas. Jon Prescott provides a good dose of humor and levity as Bekka's friend and confidant.
The setting is also beautiful, capturing the small-town charm of a Christmas wedding in the Midwest. The movie perfectly captures the magic of the holiday season, complete with beautiful decorations, twinkling lights, and festive music.
Overall, "Christmas Crush" is a heartwarming and uplifting holiday movie that will leave you feeling warm and fuzzy inside. Its themes of love, forgiveness, and self-discovery are universal and relatable, making it a perfect watch for anyone looking for a feel-good holiday movie.
Christmas Crush is a 2012 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 28 minutes.