Once Upon a Holiday

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  • NR
  • 2015
  • 1 hr 24 min
  • 6.2  (3,555)

Once Upon a Holiday, a 2015 romantic comedy film, follows the story of Katie, a lonely princess who longs for an escape from her royal duties. She decides to take a leap and venture out to New York City for a Christmas vacation, hoping to feel some normality in her life. Katie's plan is to travel incognito, without being recognized as a royal. Landing in the crowded city, she quickly realizes that this may be harder than she thought.

Once she reaches her destination, Katie meets Jack, a down-to-earth guy who shows her the ropes of New York City. Jack is an accomplished artist, but he has gone through a rough patch and is currently struggling to make ends meet. They quickly form a bond and spend the day exploring the city. Katie starts to feel like a normal person for the first time in her life.

As they spend more time together, Jack begins to guess who Katie really is, but he doesn't let her know. She enjoys spending time with Jack and loves the way he treats her. As Christmas draws closer, they both realize that they have fallen in love with each other. However, the reality of their different lifestyles starts to set in. Jack comes from a simple life, while Katie is a princess. They both wonder if there can be a happy ending for them.

Meanwhile, Katie's family is in a state of panic as they realize that the princess has gone missing. In a twist of fate, Jack gets to meet the two guards who are actively searching for Katie, and things get a little complicated. However, Jack and Katie eventually reveal their true feelings for each other, and Katie must make the tough decision to either stay in New York City with Jack or go back to her royal life.

Once Upon a Holiday is a heartwarming tale of love, self-discovery, and the courage to make tough decisions. The movie is directed by James Head and written by David Golden. The chemistry between Briana Evigan and Paul Campbell, who play Katie and Jack, respectively, is palpable and leaves you rooting for them. The movie is also remarkable for Greg Evigan's credible portrayal of the king, who longs to have his daughter back, but eventually recognizes the importance of her happiness.

The film's production design is also captivating, capturing the holiday spirit of New York City during winter, with its bustling streets and decorations. The outfits worn by Katie, especially her princess dresses, are stunning, and the sets for locations such as the ice-skating rink are enchanting. The movie's soundtrack also leaves a great impression, featuring holiday classics, which further adds to the romance and coziness of the story.

Overall, Once Upon a Holiday is a movie that leaves you feeling warm and fuzzy inside. The chemistry between the characters is palpable, the sets are enchanting, and the storyline is heartwarming, making it a perfect rom-com to watch during the holiday season. The movie also teaches us the importance of accepting people for who they are and following our hearts, even when it means making tough decisions.

Once Upon a Holiday is a 2015 kids & 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.

Once Upon a Holiday
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    6.2  (3,555)