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The Christmas Candle

Rated PG for mild thematic elements.

PG In Theaters 11/22/2013 , 100min.
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Viewer Score
78%
Viewer score based on 10 ratings
33%
Critic score based on 12 reviews

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December 25, 2013
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This was the best movie I have watched in years, it is 100% family! and shows the real meaning of Christmas . I can't wait until it comes out on DVD . I would go watch it again. I loved it. Need more movies like this!!!
December 17, 2013
dgwills
I loved this movie - beautifully filmed, beautifully acted - incredible message. I wish movies like this were in wider release so more people would be able to see them.
December 08, 2013
espranch
Time & money was well spent on this movie! We need more good movies like this one.
November 30, 2013
helenjohns
Now I'm in the Christmas Spirit!
November 27, 2013
rporter625
What a great movie. It's nice to be able to go to a movie that makes you feel good inside. They actually talked of Jesus & God, family values and chatracter. Something alien to the majority of the other offerings listed on the marque.

Critic Reviews powered by Metacritic ™

Total Film
There are star names in the cast – Sylvester McCoy, John Hannah, Samantha Barks – but ultimately the film rests on Boyle, who sadly has all the acting nuance of a Speak N’ Spell. Full Review
Frank Scheck
The Hollywood Reporter
Its hopelessly stodgy execution will test the patience of even the most enthusiastic audiences for faith-based films. Full Review
Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News
This odd Dickens-meets-Sunday-school movie is as artless as the setup is muddled. Full Review
Kyle Smith
New York Post
Ultimately, this throwback, made-for-TV-style film takes the easy way out in a cheesy climax, but its resolute quaintness may appeal to the kind of viewers who regard electricity as disturbingly newfangled. Full Review
Martin Tsai
Los Angeles Times
The Christmas Candle" seems destined to be a Hallmark movie of the week. But in spite of the hammy histrionics requisite for the genre, it is not at all a turkey. Full Review

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