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A Bride for Christmas is a Hallmark Channel original movie that premiered on December 1, 2012, as part of the channel's third annual Countdown to Christmas event.


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San Francisco. It's four weeks before Christmas. Jessie Patterston, who operates an interior decorating business with her sister and roommate Vivian Patterston out of their apartment, has just broken up with her latest boyfriend, Mike. As he - after Owen and Trent - is the third fiancé with who she has ultimately had permanent cold feet, Jessie believes she is not destined to be married and as such has sworn off men and serious commitments. Aiden MacTiernan, a personal investment advisor, is a love 'em and leave 'em kind of guy. Matt Harper, Aiden's friend and business associate, says women can smell the non-commitment off of Aiden. As Aiden dismisses this assertion about him, Matt bets Aiden that he cannot get a woman to say yes to his marriage proposal by Christmas. Aiden accepts the bet on the caveat that he gets to pick the target. Meeting at an art function of one of Matt and Aiden's clients, Matt encourages Aiden to go after Jessie as Matt knows Jessie's new vow of non-commitment having just been turned down by her. Not knowing this piece of information, Aiden, just thinking that she's cute, does choose Jessie as his target. Although Jessie believes Aiden's request for her business card is just a pickup line, Vivian offers it to him as a client is a client for their struggling business. As Jessie and Aiden begin to spend time together in she redecorating his condo, they begin truly to fall for each other. There are several obstacles to a Jessie and Aiden happily ever after: Mike is still around and will do anything to show up Aiden in front of Jessie; despite their attraction to each other, Jessie and Aiden consider the other damaged goods - Aiden who had an unhappy childhood coming from a broken home - and may not be willing to take a long term chance on the other; they may not be willing to take a chance on themselves to change what has been their own unsuccessful histories in this department; and the bet coming to light to Jessie which could permanently taint her view of Aiden.


Actress(es)/actor(s) Character(s)
Arielle Kebbel Jessie Patterson
Andrew Walker Aiden MacTiernan (adult)
Ethan Fowler Aiden MacTiernan (young)
Kimberly Sustad Vivian Patterson
Sage Brocklebank Mike
Karen Kruper Susan Patterston
Eric Keenleyside Hank Patterston
Peter Benson Matt Harper
Michael St. John Smith Reverend Macey
Chris Cochrane Charlie
Jordana Largy Marcie
Kyle Cassie Owen
Catherine Haggquist Rhonda
Julian Bailey Oliver
Matt Bellefleur Trent
Chad Krowchuk Stu
Chelsey Reist Patty
Janet Mary Gigliotti
Christopher King
Shelley Hunt
Stefan Winfield
Duffy (Dog) Jake
Ann Parry (uncredited) Jessie's Friend

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