The Christmas Wish (1998)
Adapted from a novel by Richard Siddoway, THE CHRISTMAS WISH stars Neil Patrick Harris as an orphan who returns to his grandparents’ home after the death of his grandfather. He and his grandmother (played by Debbie Reynolds) begin to uncover some mysteries about the man’s life that lead them both to a fresh understanding of the Christmas season.
First shown on TV, Will Martin’s grandfather has passed away and Will comes to help out with the family business. His Grandmother has an unusual Christmas wish for him to find out answers as to who this mysterious woman is in his grandfather’s will. This takes Will on a journey that connects him to the insurance company his grandfather started.Will finds out a great deal about his grandfather, father, employees that worked for these men and about some things in his own life. As the film moves along you get wrapped into the personal stories of the other characters along with wanting to know who this secret woman really is. It is a movie of compassion and forgiveness and will be entertaining for all. We award this movie our Dove “Family Approved” Seal.