The Christmas Blessing (2005)

The Christmas Blessing (2005)

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Made for television, The Christmas Blessing is a sequel to the earlier CBS holiday offering The Christmas Shoes, with Rob Lowe briefly reprising his portrayal of Robert Layton, a lawyer whose life was forever changed by a pair of "enchanted" shoes. This time around, the shoes have passed into the hands of Tucker Bennett (Shaun Johnston), the son of a seriously ill youngster named Charlie (Angus T. Jones. As fate would have it, Charlie is a student of schoolteacher Meghan (Rebecca Gayheart), who is endeavoring to set up a day-care center for single moms in the small town where she lives. At the same time in the same town, young medical resident Nathan Andrews (Neil Patrick Harris), his self-confidence shattered by the death of a teenage patient on the operating table, has returned home to work in the garage owned by his dad Jack (Shaun Johnston). In due course, Nathan meets Meghan and Charlie, and becomes intimately involved in the trials and tribulations of both, leading to an emotional climax in which Nathan must decide whether or not to summon his dormant medical skills to save Charlie's life. Singers NewSong and Blake Shelton appear as themselves, respectively performing the title song and the new composition "Nobody But Me". The Christmas Blessing originally aired on December 18, 2005.
Rating:
NR
Genre:
Drama , Kids & Family , Television
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Written By:
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Runtime:
Studio:
Craig Anderson Productions

Cast

Neil Patrick Harris
as Nathan Andrews
Rebecca Gayheart
as Megan Sullivan
Angus T. Jones
as Charlie Bennett
Rob Lowe
as Robert Clayton
Shaun Johnston
as Tucker Bennett
Wanda Cannon
as Lydia Jones
Patricia Casey
as Doris Wilson
Robert Clinton
as Dr. Goetz
Jesse Lipscombe
as William Bradley
Carey Feehan
as Sean Addison
Newsong
as Themselves
Blake Shelton
as Himself
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Audience Reviews for The Christmas Blessing

Watched this with the fam and felt like Santa dropped some coal in my stocking. This is sentimental crap, and not in a good way! *spoiler alerts* Two of the three main characters are about to croak if they don't get an organ tranplant. How convenient that they need different organs. The Christmas Shoes make the whole thing even more ridiculous. Avoid.

Stacy Hensley
Stacy Hensley

In this sequel to Christmas Shoes, Nathan Andrews has grown up to take the form of Neil Patrick Harris. He's now dedicated to saving the sick after his mother's fate. This film, once again, tries too hard to be emotional. Thus, we now have TWO sick loved ones. You can imagine the amount of crying this film has. The subplots seem more relevant, and coincide with each other, better than in the previous film. For a TV movie, it's pretty darn good, and full of plenty of Christmas cheer.

Luke Baldock
Luke Baldock

Super Reviewer

Why would you let a little boy die in a movie about love and Christmas? This movie made me cry like a wee little baby. It was sad and happy at the same time and I don't know if I love it or if I hate it.

Heather Metzger
Heather Metzger

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