The Road to Christmas

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  • TV-PG
  • 2006
  • 1 hr 28 min
  • 6.3  (1,441)

The Road to Christmas is a heartwarming holiday movie directed by Mark Jean and released in 2006. The movie stars Jennifer Grey, Megan Park, and Clark Gregg in lead roles. The story revolves around the character of Claire Jameson, played by Grey. Claire is a successful businesswoman and a workaholic who is fully dedicated to her job. She has no plans to celebrate Christmas and is instead looking forward to closing a big business deal.

However, her plans change when her mother, played by Valerie Harper, decides to host a big family Christmas celebration at her farmhouse in Vermont. Despite her initial reluctance, Claire agrees to travel to Vermont with her loyal assistant, Andrew (Gregg), and her young niece, Lily (Park).

Their journey from Chicago to Vermont is full of mishaps and challenges. They miss their connecting flight from New York to Vermont and are forced to take a long road trip through snowy and treacherous terrain. Along the way, they encounter a group of orphans who are also traveling to Vermont to attend a Christmas party.

Claire, being the kind-hearted person she is, takes pity on the orphans and decides to give them a ride to Vermont. However, this presents a new set of challenges as the orphans are mischievous and difficult to handle. Meanwhile, Claire and Andrew, who have had a platonic working relationship until now, begin to develop feelings for each other.

As they continue on their journey, they encounter a series of setbacks and hurdles, but still manage to reach Vermont just in time for the Christmas celebration. The movie ends with a heartwarming scene of Claire and Andrew finally confessing their love for each other and joining their family for a joyous Christmas celebration.

The Road to Christmas is a classic holiday movie that captures the spirit of the season. The movie's themes of love, family, and the importance of kindness and generosity are woven into a heartwarming and entertaining narrative.

The road trip aspect of the movie adds an extra layer of adventure to the story, as the characters deal with unexpected obstacles and learn to adapt to changing circumstances. The scenic views of the snowy countryside and charming towns also add to the movie's overall cozy and festive atmosphere.

The cast of the movie delivers strong performances, particularly Jennifer Grey, who is believable and relatable as the initially cold and pragmatic Claire. Gregg also shines in his role as Andrew, providing a perfect balance of charm and humor.

Megan Park, who plays the role of Lily, is a standout in the movie, with her natural acting and adorable demeanor. The young actors who play the orphans are also impressive, providing a good mix of humor and heart.

Overall, The Road to Christmas is a feel-good holiday movie that will leave viewers with a warm and fuzzy feeling. It is a perfect pick for families looking for a wholesome and entertaining movie to watch during the holiday season.

The Road to Christmas is a 2006 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 28 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.3.

The Road to Christmas
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    1 hr 28 min
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  • IMDB Rating
    6.3  (1,441)