Tag Archives: widower

Christmas Trade (2015) Rated NR

A week before Christmas, a workaholic widower and his 11-year-old son get a wish come true. Starring William Baldwin, Denise Richards, and Michael Campion. This is another film that does the switch between parent and child. It’s definitely a “been … Continue reading

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The Andy Griffith Show (CBS) Rated TV-G

Widower Sheriff Andy Griffith and his son live with his Aunt Bee in Mayberry, North Carolina, where the crime is low enough for him to spend his days with his son. Starring Andy Griffith, Ron Howard, and Frances Bavier. This … Continue reading

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The Reading Room (2005) Rated PG

Making good on a promise for his wife, a widower, opens a reading room for people to learn to read, but problems in the neighborhood threaten the room. Starring James Earl Jones, Joanna Cassidy, and Douglas Spain. This is a great … Continue reading

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Catch a Christmas Star (2013) Rated TV-G

Two kids bring their father and his high school sweetheart together even though she is a pop star now. Starring Shannon Elizabeth, Steve Byers, and Julia Lalonde. This is one of those Hallmark Christmas films that could’ve been so much better. … Continue reading

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Full House (ABC) Rated TV-G

 A recently widowed father enlists the help of his brother-in-law and best friend to help raise his three daughters. Starring John Stamos, Dave Coulier, Candace Cameron Bure, Jodie Sweetin, Mary-Kate Olsen, Ashley Olsen. This is a classic family comedy that is so fun to … Continue reading

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Wish Upon a Christmas (2015) Rated PG-13

A corporate actuary heads back to her home town to shut down a factory run by an ex-boyfriend. Starring Larisa Oleynik, Aaron Ashmore, Linda Darlow, Alan Thicke. This film hits all the right notes for a holiday TV movie. There is the widower … Continue reading

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Safe Haven (2013) Rated PG-13

 A young woman with a past comes to Southport, North Carolina where she bonds with a widower. Based on the book by Nicholas Sparks. Starring Julianne Hough, Irene Ziegler, Jon Kohler, Josh Duhamel, Cobie Smulders. Although I have always been a fan of Nicholas … Continue reading

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Sleepless in Seattle (1993) Rated PG

A widower’s son calls into a radio station to find a wife for his dad. Starring Tom Hanks, Ross Malinger, Rita Wilson, Victor Garber, Meg Ryan, Bill Pullman, David Hyde Pierce, Frances Conroy, Rosie O’Donnell, Rob Reiner. It may surprise … Continue reading

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Our First Christmas (2008) Rated PG

When widower Tom Baer marries widow Cindy Noll, each brings their own children to the family. Everyone gets along until the holidays when everyone wants to hold onto their own family traditions. Starring Dixie Carter, Julie Warner, John Ratzenberger, Kat … Continue reading

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Debbie Macomber’s Mrs. Miracle (2009) Rated NR

A widower is looking for a housekeeper to help him with his twin sons. Enter Mrs. Miracle to the rescue, who not only takes the reins but does a little matchmaking on the side. Based on the book by Debbie … Continue reading

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