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Secret Santa (2003)

TV Movie | 100 min | Drama, Family

Newspaper reporter Rebecca Chandler, who feels she got no fair chance to prove her worth in her three years career, looks forward to a Hawaian holiday with her fiancé Ryan, but instead of a ring he brings her- walking orders, he found ...See moreNewspaper reporter Rebecca Chandler, who feels she got no fair chance to prove her worth in her three years career, looks forward to a Hawaian holiday with her fiancé Ryan, but instead of a ring he brings her- walking orders, he found better. So she accepts again to be the bachelor on duty in the Christmas season, and write the annual romantic non-news feel good-story, once more about the elusive Secret Santa in small-town Hamden, where the Christmas spirit it said to last all year. Bad luck follows her from Indianapolis: her car breaks down, she can only get lodgings in a home for the elderly without Internet, and nobody wants to help her unmask the secret Santa. Soon she guesses it must be the only rich philanthropist, but the popular Mr. John Martin Carter doesn't grant her an interview and isn't tricked either, in fact meets her at the worst repeatedly without her knowing him, until he arranges to be presented at the mayor's Christmas party, then invites her for dinner and proves a charming widower, yet denies being secret Santa, causing her boss to panic and explode. After more bad news and another red herring she is resigned to return defeated... Written by KGF Vissers See less
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18 cast members
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Jennie Garth
Rebecca Chandler Rebecca Chandler   See fewer
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Steven Eckholdt
John Martin Carter John Martin Carter   See fewer
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Charles Robinson
Russell (as Charlie Robinson) Russell (as Charlie Robinson)   See fewer
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Kathryn Joosten
Winifred Winifred   See fewer
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Sam Anderson
Mr. Gibson Mr. Gibson   See fewer
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Barbara Billingsley
Miss Ruthie Miss Ruthie   See fewer
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Fiona Hale
Beatrice Beatrice   See fewer
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Nick Pietropaolo
The maitre'd The maitre'd   See fewer
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John A. Keim
Santa Claus (as John Keim) Santa Claus (as John Keim)   See fewer
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Rory Knox Johnston
Nathan (as Rory Johnston) Nathan (as Rory Johnston)   See fewer
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Christin Taylor-Antonio
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Jessica Anne Bogart
Christmas Guest (uncredited) Christmas Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.1 / 10 | 568 votes