The Christmas Contract

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  • TV-PG
  • 2018
  • 6.8  (2,870)

The Christmas Contract is a heartwarming holiday movie released in 2018. The story revolves around the lives of main characters Jolie (Hilarie Burton), Jack (Robert Buckley), and Naomi (Danneel Ackles) who are all friends since childhood. They reunite in their hometown called Lafayette, Louisiana for Christmas. The movie starts with Jolie receiving a wedding invitation from her ex-boyfriend Foster (Hunter Burke).

Jolie’s mother (Teri Wyble) suggests that Jolie employs her best friend’s brother named Jack to be her fake boyfriend to avoid any awkward instances with Foster at the wedding. Jolie is hesitant but then decides to hire Jack because she wants to make Foster jealous. Jack, on the other hand, also needs a distraction from his own personal struggles after his recent breakup from his ex-girlfriend.

The two main characters are then seen with a Christmas Contract that lists down rules and conditions about their fake relationship. They both work through their differences and start bonding as they spend more time together. While making this happen, they explore the charming town of Lafayette and visit local markets and other attractions. During their adventure, their friends Naomi, Ted (Jordan L. Jones), and Abby (Cheryl Ladd) come along to ensure that everything goes according to plan.

Jolie and Jack’s characters have great chemistry that is visible on screen. There is a lighthearted banter between them that is enjoyable to watch, and the actors’ performances are on point. They have that classic will-they-won’t-they type of relationship that makes Rom-Coms so enjoyable. Another noticeable thing about the film is the cast’s impressive performance, particularly by Danneel Ackles, who plays the part of Jolie’s best friend Naomi. Her acting is subtle yet powerful, and viewers can easily feel a connection to her character. The portrayal of strong relationships between friends is one of the things that makes this movie special.

The movie also features several Christmas carols and holiday songs that add to the festive feel of the film, making it the perfect feel-good movie for the holiday season. The film explores themes of love, friendship, and forgiveness in a light-hearted way, which is a great way to get viewers into the festive spirit. Some viewers may find the ending somewhat predictable, but considering the point of these types of movies is to provide a warm and fuzzy feeling, it is quite fitting.

Another exciting thing about this movie is the production quality. The set designs, costumes, and cinematography are impeccable, making viewers feel as if they were in Lafayette themselves. The Christmas contract has great lighting, and the scenes are shot so impeccably that it fills the whole ambiance proving that the makers invested a lot of effort to make it feel authentic and festive.

Overall, The Christmas Contract is a great holiday movie to watch with loved ones. With its witty and heartwarming storyline, well-executed performances, great location, and music, this movie will surely leave viewers feeling jolly this Christmas season. Regardless of its predictable ending, its message is profound and uplifting, which is essential for the holidays. So whether you’re snuggled on the couch with friends or family, or just enjoying a cozy night in, put The Christmas Contract on your holiday movie list, and it won’t disappoint.

The Christmas Contract is a 2018 romance movie. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.8.

The Christmas Contract
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    6.8  (2,870)