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The Sweetest Christmas

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The Sweetest Christmas tagline: 

"Hallmark Channel is serving up the perfect holiday treat. Now she'll need a little help to make her sweetest dreams come true."


Hallmark Holiday Movie Checklist:
A flirty Christmas tree decorating sceneA flirty snowball fightA handsome/beautiful single father/mother who runs their family business due to personal tragedyA small town Christmas tradition/festival/competition that is the biggest event of the year (THE American Gingerbread Competition, bitches!) 
Synopsis:
Kylie, who gave up her dream of becoming a chef for reasons that don't make much sense, works for her not-quite-right-for-her boyfriend's company Hockey Homes. Over a romantic dinner at her ex-boyfriend Nick's restaurant, Alex decides to ask Kylie to be his... office manager. Confused? Yeah, we were too. Because it's totally normal to blindfold someone, make them walk over rose petals and lead them to a romantic dinner just to ask them to be your office manager.…

Christmas Festival of Ice

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Christmas Festival of Ice tagline: 

"The law may be her calling but it's ice sculpting that truly melts her heart."


Hallmark Holiday Movie Checklist:
A character whose parents showed her/him the meaning of true love and he/she won't settle for anything lessA handsome/beautiful, single man or woman who runs their family Christmas tree lot and/or farmA small town Christmas tradition/festival/competition that is the biggest event of the year (The Westford Ice Sculpting Competition!) 
Synopsis:
Emma just got out of law school, which she was pretty meh about, and is a terrible employee at her mom's law office in the small town of Westford. When the town's ice sculpting competition is threatened by a disappearing town budget and an incompetent councilman, the lure of shaving ice into a reindeer head becomes too strong for Emma and she is whipped into a chipping fever! Enter kindly, handsome single Christmas tree lot owner Nick, who fans the flames of Emma's ice scu…

Marry Me At Christmas

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Marry Me at Christmas Tagline: 

"Hollywood star Johnny Blake thought he had it all. Until he met the perfect small town sweetheart."

Hallmark Holiday Movie Checklist:
Family or independently owned business hemorrhaging moneyA character whose parents showed her/him the meaning of true love and he/she won't settle for anything lessFlirty Christmas tree decorating sceneFlirty snowball fightHuge mega star comes to small town for the purpose of "getting away from it all" (See also Christmas in Homestead
Synopsis:
Mega famous actor Johnny Blake, star of the wildly popular Fire's Edge franchise (or so the giant, dilapidated billboard in the beginning of the movie would have us believe), comes to the small town of Fool's Gold to get his little sister, Ginger, married to a creeper named Oliver and to light up the heart of the failing bridal boutique's owner, Maddie Krug. Yes, you've read that correctly. The quaint, charming town in this tale of love and C…

Christmas in Homestead

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Hallmark Holiday Movie Checklist:
Workaholic woman (famous actress this time!) who no longer believes in the magic of ChristmasTragic widower with a young daughter and a heart of goldAn uber romantic horse drawn carriage ride through the city/townFeatures a charming little inn or B&B that is one of the centerpieces of the town and/or is named after some Christmas derivative A small town whose sole purpose is to celebrate Christmas and/or is named after some Christmas derivative A flirty ice-skating scene

Synopsis:
Jessica McEllis, the biggest actress in, like, all of the world has approximately two days to film what is presumably a low budget Hallmark Christmas movie in a small town that no one has ever heard of but is really super at doing Christmas. But, guys, HUGE foil! Matt, disgruntled, yet handsome widower/ local inn proprietor/mayor with a heart of gold and a precocious, adorable daughter, is totally against the giant movie company coming in and pumping his town full of reven…

Broadcasting Christmas

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Hallmark Holiday Movie Checklist:
A workaholic woman who just doesn't have time for a relationshipA playful snowball fight that turns strangely deep and flirtyA Christmas music montage with characters doing christmas-y thingsA gingerbread house or cookie decorating scene

Synopsis:
Two extremely boring newscasters and ex lovers compete to become Jack√©e Harry's co-anchor. And guys, they have competed for the same job BEFORE!  Emily Morgan has a total meltdown on her Connecticut local news channel and somehow the act qualifies her for a shot at co-hosting Rise and Shine. Because being able to publicly meltdown is a quality EVERY good reporter needs. Her much more experienced daddy-issue-laden ex, Charlie Fisher, is disgruntled and handsome and, gosh darn it, will try and foil Emily's job if it's the last thing he does!

In between competing for ornament decorating segments and heartwarming stories about 100 year old fruitcake, will these two crazy kids cast off their morning…

December Bride

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Hallmark Holiday Movie Checklist:
Tragic dead parent who was the embodiment of the holiday spiritA flirty/romantic cookie or gingerbread decorating sceneA flirty/romantic tree decorating sceneA classic "you have dirt on your face let me wipe it off" momentA charming little town Christmas tradition/festival/event that is the biggest event of the year (Holiday Tour of Homes Charity Event)A Christmas proposal or wedding


Synopsis:
Interior decorator and obsessed-with-becoming-a-December bride Layla irrationally blames Seth for the fact that her bitchy cousin stole her fiancee at some weird work function because he was, like, there when they met? Layla's ex-fiancee and cousin apparently speed to the alter and she is scolded by Judgey McJudgerson Aunt Lorraine for not wanting to go to the wedding so Seth magically reappears and offers to be her date so she doesn't feel like a total loser. He escalates things quickly at the ceremony by proposing to her in front of everyone an…

Christmas Cookies

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Hallmark Holiday Movie Checklist:
Workaholic woman who no longer believes in the magic of Christmas who has a workaholic, stuffy boyfriendBig looming corporate company that is a threat to small town life and/or will be closing down a local business and/or factoryAn uber romantic horse drawn carriage ride through the cityFeatures a charming little inn or B&B that is one of the centerpieces of the town and/or is named after some Christmas derivative (Gingerbread Inn)A small town whose sole purpose is to celebrate Christmas and/or is named after some Christmas derivative (Cookie Jar)A gingerbread house or cookie decorating sceneA small town contest, Christmas based, that's the biggest event of the year


Synopsis:
An evil corporation without a soul, National Foods, is desperate to buy Aunt Sally's Cookie company so they send a bahumbug workaholic single woman to close the deal with the charming, handsome small town factory owner by Christmas Eve. In between negotiating the contra…