The Christmas Note


Action / Drama / Mystery

Rotten Tomatoes Critics - Rotten 45%
Rotten Tomatoes Audience - Spilled 45%
IMDb Rating 6.7/10 10 1528 1.5K


Top cast

Lochlyn Munro as Robert
Jamie-Lynn Sigler as Gretchen
Lynda Boyd as Vivian
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769.31 MB
English 2.0
25 fps
1 hr 23 min
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1 hr 23 min
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Movie Reviews

Reviewed by clarkrobertson-36881 8 / 10

A Hallmark Christmas movie that's not a romance

Nevertheless, a very sweet story. Unlike most Hallmark movies, I didn't know where this movie was headed until towards the end. I wish more Hallmark movies were this original.

Reviewed by kz917-1 7 / 10

Saw the ending a mile away

Based on a novel by Donna VanLiere, The Christmas Note focuses on two women who are neighbors each going through difficult times around the holidays. Gretchen (Jamie-Lynn Sigler) moves back to her hometown with her son to be closer to family as her husband was injured overseas and they don't when he will be able to return home. Leah (Melissa McCreary) has no family ties to speak of, but suddenly learns of her mother's passing and is regretful they never reconnected and unaware they were living in the same town. The women form a bond and help each other in ways they had previously unimagined.

Reviewed by Jackbv123 10 / 10

Friends and Family

Melissa says "You can cry in front of me." And sometimes that's the only thing you need to hear from your friend while she just let's you cry.

I loved the movie because it was about true friends and good family. For me this was a real tear-jerker because these are things that I really value. First we see Gretchen and then Melissa are going through things that you just shouldn't go through alone. Some people would not have the heart to help someone she doesn't even know when they have problems like this of their own, but Gretchen reaches out to support her brand new neighbor and becomes that kind of friend. Her son is remarkable also because he was the one that broke the ice.

This movie has a mystery and the new friends become detectives to seek out the identity of Melissa's sibling. There were good clues and false clues. If you guessed the identity, it wasn't from any clues the characters had because there was no way they could have known until the end. And the movie didn't even reveal all they knew until after the final truth was known.

But in general terms you usually know what you will get in a Hallmark movie and this one was no different.

The acting was good. We often talk about chemistry in the romance movies. Well this wasn't really a romance, but it was the two women, Leah Gibson and Jamie-Lynn Sigler, who had chemistry, extraordinary chemistry. Dylan Kingwell, as Ethan, was also prominent.

P.S. after the third time I've watched this. That's a good measure of how much you like a movie. And more than that. It was the Hallmark special July showing of Christmas movies, but this year I really wasn't into them. There were just a small few movies I noticed that I really did want to see again, and this was the one I looked forward to the most. And I had tears stinging my eyes almost all the way through it. It is even more poignant when you know what is going to happen.

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