A ne er-do-well thirty-something attempts to appease her family by kidnapping herself an attractive boyfriend for the family Christmas. Despite unlikely odds and dysfunctional family moments, the two fall in love and share a magical Christmas.

  1. Ron Underwood


  2. Sara Endsley


Top Billed Cast

  1. Melissa Joan Hart

    Melissa Joan Hart

    Gertrude 'Trudie' Chandler

  2. Mario López

    Mario López

    David Martin

  3. Markie Post

    Markie Post

    Mom Chandler

  4. June Lockhart

    June Lockhart


  5. Timothy Bottoms

    Timothy Bottoms

    Dad Chandler

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Holiday in Handcuffs
Holiday in Handcuffs



Status Released

Release Information

  • December 9, 2007


Original Language English

Runtime 2h 0m

Budget -

Revenue -



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