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America is in the midst of the Depression, and the Kamp family is struggling to get by, especially after Mrs. Kamp s untimely death. Now little Ruthie, with her mother gone and her father overwhelmed by doctor bills resulting from her brother's polio, expects another Christmas without presents or festivities. But when her father brings home one dollar in change and lets the children use it to buy special gifts for each other, the Kamps come to find that money isn't what fills Christmas with joy, love, and miracles. As each member of the family comes up with a special gift to be given to one another that costs little or no money, the Kamps soon begin to see many of their dearest wishes come true. Small miracles teach the true meaning of Christmas giving. Perhaps a boy who struggles to walk can become a real cowboy after all.
“...a masterful mix of humor and meaning...each character is very deep and believable.”
Box Office Revolution
Starring: Brian Krause (Charmed),
Nancy Stafford (Matlock, Christmas with a Capital C),
Danielle Chuchran (Storm Rider),
Heather Beers (Charly),
introducing Jacob Buster
Christmas for a Dollar - Trailer from Mission Pictures International on Vimeo.
“What a delightful film where you feel great afterward and want to do random acts of kindness! Highly recommend this one!”
- ChristianFilmDatabase review
"You always need a good story to make a good movie and “Christmas for a Dollar” has both. The acting is excellent, the camera work is solid and the production is well done in every area.”
- DoveFoundation review
“The strong, positive, uplifting message…makes "Christmas for a Dollar” worthwhile family viewing”
- MovieGuide review