The Christmas Wish

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  • 1998
  • 1 hr 18 min
  • 6.8  (762)

The Christmas Wish from 1998 is a heartwarming movie that stars the talented Neil Patrick Harris, Debbie Reynolds, and Naomi Watts. Directed by Ian Barry, the film tells the story of a young girl named Martha Evans who lives in a small town in Iowa. Martha is a bright and cheerful girl whose biggest wish is to have a mother. Her father died when she was young, and now she lives with her grandmother, played by Debbie Reynolds. Martha helps her grandmother run the family store, but she feels like something is missing in her life.

One day, Martha is walking home from school when she comes across a stranger who is lost. The stranger is a woman named Nicky, played by Naomi Watts. Nicky is looking for a place to stay for the night and Martha, being the kind-hearted girl that she is, offers to let Nicky stay at her grandmother's house.

Martha and Nicky quickly become friends, and Nicky begins to help Martha with her Christmas preparations. Martha is determined to make this Christmas special, and Nicky helps her to decorate the store, bake Christmas cookies, and write letters to Santa Claus.

While they are busy with their Christmas preparations, a rich businessman named Edward is visiting the town. Edward is played by Harris, and he is looking for the perfect Christmas tree for his daughter. Martha shows him where to find the best trees, and they strike up a conversation.

As Martha and Edward get to know each other, Martha begins to realize that Edward is the answer to her Christmas wish. She starts to hope that Edward will fall in love with her grandmother and become her new mother.

However, things are not as simple as they seem. Edward is engaged to a woman named Ellen, and he struggles with his feelings for Martha's grandmother. Martha also has to deal with the fact that Nicky is hiding a secret.

The Christmas Wish is a heartwarming movie that captures the spirit of Christmas. It is a story about love, family, and the magic of Christmas. The performances of Neil Patrick Harris, Debbie Reynolds, and Naomi Watts are excellent, and they bring the characters to life in a way that is both charming and emotional.

The film is visually stunning, with beautiful shots of the small town and the winter countryside. The soundtrack is also fantastic, with classic Christmas songs that add to the festive atmosphere.

In summary, The Christmas Wish is a must-watch movie for anyone who loves Christmas movies. It is a touching story that will make you laugh, cry, and feel warm inside. The performances are excellent, and the production values are top-notch. It is a perfect movie to watch with your family during the holiday season.

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Description
  • Release Date
    1998
  • Runtime
    1 hr 18 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.8  (762)