The Christmas Switch

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  • 2014
  • 1 hr 29 min
  • 5.4  (428)

The Christmas Switch is a heartwarming family movie released in 2014. Directed by Paul Lynch, the movie stars Natasha Henstridge, Brian Krause, and Cedric Smith in lead roles. The story follows the lives of identical twin sisters that lead very different lives. Identical in every way, sisters Ava and Eve are poles apart. While Ava is a successful businesswoman, Eve struggles to make ends meet as a singer. Eve dreams of success, while Ava longs for a family. It’s an ironic twist that neither sees coming, but soon after a terrible car accident, Ava falls into a coma, and when she wakes up, she has no memory of the life she lived before.

Meanwhile, Eve is desperate for money since she needs to pay for medical expenses for their ill mother. She devises a plan that would change both their lives. While Ava lies comatosed in a hospital bed, Eve decides to switch places with her successful sister. With the help of her best friend, she tries to fill Ava’s shoes, hoping to present as her sister, and take over her life. She aims to impress the staff members of Ava’s company to secure a loan from Ava’s boss so she could pay for her mother’s medical bills.

But things do not go well for Eve, who has to balance her own passion for singing with her new role as a businesswoman. She struggles to adjust to the luxurious life Ava has been living and struggles to fit in at the company, but soon gains the support of some of Ava's colleagues. As Eve discovers more and more about Ava’s life and vice versa, she also starts to realize what she's been missing out on in her own life. The sisters, now switched, begin to care for each other’s lives and have to manage their respective personal and professional lives during the holiday season.

Throughout the movie, the sisters learn about the issues that they each face and the strengths that they have, providing a reflection that comes to light as the plot develops. The movie is centered on family, love, and the true essence of Christmas, which is not about the material things but about giving and receiving love.

However, the switch comes with many challenges that unfold throughout the duration of the movie. From learning how to ride Ava’s horse to signing important contracts with her clients, Eve struggles to keep up her charade. Ava’s colleagues, who are initially suspicious of her, eventually come together to help her pull off her role, leading to a heartwarming finale where they all come together to the benefit of both sisters. Ava realizes that she had been missing something truly special and finds the love she was searching for in the most unlikely place.

Overall, The Christmas Switch is an uplifting movie that stresses the importance of family and self-discovery during the holiday season. The performances of the main characters are excellent, and the plot is well-constructed, leading to a powerful emotional finale that any viewer can relate.

In conclusion, The Christmas Switch is highly recommended to those looking for a heartwarming Christmas movie that celebrates the festive spirit with a blend of drama, romance and humor.

The Christmas Switch is a 2014 kids & family movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 29 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.4.

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  • Runtime
    1 hr 29 min
  • IMDB Rating
    5.4  (428)