“Change of Plans” movie review

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Synopsis-
Walmart and P&G present- “Change of Plans” a Family Movie Night. Tune into Fox, January 8th at 8/7c.
“Up to this point, Sally Danville’s life has played out just as she hoped it would. A beautiful and free-spirited musician, she and her fighter-pilot husband, Jason, live life on the go, free of domestic responsibilities. But with a single phone call from Child & Family Services case worker, Dorothy (Phylicia Rashad, The Cosby Show), she learns that things don’t always go according to plan. Sally (Brooke White, American Idol) is met with the news that her best friend from college has died in a tragic accident on a Peace Corps mission and has named Sally the legal guardian of her four kids – 3 of them adopted from third-world countries. Now Sally and Jason (Joe Flanigan, Stargate Atlantis) must quickly learn to parent this instant family and help the kids deal with the culture clash of life in America. The story is both humorous and heartwarming, revealing how fulfilling life can be when you look beyond your own plans and invest in the lives of others.”

My Thoughts-
I wrote a preview post about this a few weeks ago and now I have had a chance to watch it and want to share with you my thoughts/feelings.
I am so glad there are so many great movies coming out for Family Movie Nights. This movie is great, may not have a totally realistic ending but it’s nice when things end happy, especially with the world being so sad/gloomy.
A couple just celebrated their 5th anniversary when they get a call that Sally’s best friend & husband had passed and left them their 4 kids. Sally and her husband didn’t even know what to do or think. They never planned for kids in their lives. Sally(played by American Idol contestant, Brook White) has a music career she is wanting to have take off and her husband, Jason, is happily working with fighter-planes.
At first taking the kids was to be temporary but soon after opening their homes, their hearts opened up too. We see through the movie how this couple’s hearts open and their life changes to fit with kids in it. We also see the children go from having their feelings closed to opening up to Sally & Jason.
The movie ends with them living as a happy family. The acting was really good and the kids were so cute too. making it even more enjoyable.
I enjoyed “Change of Plans” and plan on watching it again when it airs on Fox, January 8rd, 2011 at 8/7c.

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disclaimer- I was not compensated for this post, I will be given a chance to watch this movie prior to it’s air date to review it it for you guys.