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The Best Hallmark Channel Original Movies of 2018

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Comforting and familiar, Hallmark Channel movies follow the seasons with fresh (or fresh enough) stories of love and family. This list of Hallmark movies for 2018 lets you know what to look forward to and what you might have missed.

Hallmark Channel produces more movies every year, with about a third just about Christmas and winter holidays. They have a dedicated, rotating stable of actors and know exactly how to keep us watching. And we can't blame them for it. Good Hallmark movies are a wonderful escape from the stresses of every day life.

If you want romantic movies with a "happily ever after" (or even just a "happy for now"), films like My Secret Valentine from the Countdown to Valentine's Day lineup and Royal Matchmaker will deliver. There are even two Wedding March films that premiered in 2018, expanding already an already favorite franchise series.

What is going to be the best Hallmark Movie in 2018? Vote up the films you can't wait to watch or watch again. Then, see check out the 2019 Hallmark movies.

  • 1

    Pearl In Paradise

    Jill Wagner, Kristoffer Polaha

    Alex (Jill Wagner), a photographer for a travel magazine, and Colin (Kristoffer Polaha), a best-selling author, team up to find an elusive Fijian “pearl.” As both of their careers hang in the balance, their treasure hunt in a Fijian valley might lead them to find the only treasure that really matters.

  • 2

    Christmas In Evergreen: Letters To Santa

    Jill Wagner, Mark Deklin

    When professional retail designer Lisa (Jill Wagner) visits her hometown of Evergreen, she finds that the historic general store has been closed. Charming a local contractor named Kevin (Mark Deklin) into working with her, the pair find themselves facing one surprise after another as they restore the store to its former glory.

  • 3

    Jingle Around The Clock

    Brooke Nevin, Michael Cassidy

    When Elle Bennet (Brooke Nevin) decides to reunite her college friends for a special Christmas celebration, her plans are thwarted by an opportunity at work she can’t pass up. Much to her surprise, she’s forced to team up with advertising campaign 'fixer' Max (Michael Cassidy), who has a completely different take on the holidays.

  • 4

    Yes, I Do

    Jen Lilley, Marcus Rosner

    Busy chocolatier Charlotte (Jen Lilley) has left helicopter mechanic James at the altar two times, and now she needs to prove to him that she really does want to marry him.

  • 5

    Christmas At The Palace

    Merritt Patterson, Andrew Cooper

    Katie, a former professional ice skater (Merritt Patterson), is hired by the king of San Senova, Alexander, to help his daughter in a Christmas ice skating performance. As Katie spends time in the castle and with the king, she and Alex begin to develop feelings for each other and ultimately fall in love.

  • 6

    One Winter Weekend

    Taylor Cole, Jack Turner

    A women’s magazine writer (Taylor Cole) gets burned by her boyfriend on New Years’ Eve and decides to go on a dating detox. Challenged by her employer to write about it, she hopes a spontaneous ski getaway will spark inspiration. But they’ve double booked their chalet with two eligible men.

  • 7

    Royal Matchmaker

    Bethany Joy Lenz, Will Kemp

    A struggling matchmaker (Bethany Joy Lenz) is hired by a king to find his son (Will Kemp) a suitable wife in time for a national celebration. As the clock ticks toward the deadline, the matchmaker finds him the perfect wife -- only to realize that she's fallen in love with him.

  • 8

    Christmas At Pemberley Manor

    Jessica Lowndes, Michael Rady

    Elizabeth Bennet, a party planner, meets William Darcy when she is hired to decorate Pemberley Manor for the Christmas Festival of Lambton. Elizabeth decorates the manor and reintroduces William to the joys of Christmas.

  • 9

    Season For Love

    Autumn Reeser, Marc Blucas

    Tyler (Autumn Reeser) and Corey (Marc Blucas), long-separated high school sweethearts are now back in Red Rock, Texas, competing in the Annual BBQ Cook-off. Coming from different places in their lives, they still feel the same about being back home and cooking great BBQ. It could just be the heat of the cooking competition, but sparks definitely begin flying between these two. Right up until the final moment of the cook-off, no one knows who will claim victory, and it might just be the people of this All-American town who will come out the winners.

  • 10

    Mingle All The Way

    Jen Lilley, Brant Daugherty

    Mingle All the Way is a new networking app designed to pair busy professionals together for upcoming events, without long-term romance. Molly (Jen Lilley), founder of the app, is determined to prove to her family that it is a success. Therefore, she joins the app, and meets another busy professional, Jeff (Brant Daugherty). When Molly and Jeff are matched, they are both horrified to realize they’ve already had not one, but two disastrous previous encounters.

  • 11

    Frozen In Love

    Rachael Leigh Cook, Niall Matter

    When struggling bookstore owner Mary (Rachael Leigh Cook) and Adam (Niall Matter), a bad boy of professional hockey, are teamed together to help facilitate an image makeover for the other, they soon realize that opposites attract, and they find themselves unexpectedly frozen in love.

  • 12

    Love On the Slopes

    Katrina Bowden, Thomas Beaudoin

    NYC-based copy editor, Alex (Katrina Bowden), is sent to Ridgeline Resort, an extreme sports outpost, to write a story for a travel writing competition. At first, she fails at everything – much to the chagrin of Cole (Thomas Beaudoin), an extreme sports enthusiast who thinks this city girl should head back to New York. But when Alex offers to assist Cole with his local arts festival, he reluctantly obliges to be her guide as she faces her fears doing one extreme sport after the next.

  • 13

    Entertaining Christmas

    Jodie Sweetin, Brendan Fehr

    Claire is a cookbook author, crafting expert, and television personality whose name is synonymous with perfection. As she contemplates retirement, her daughter Kara (Jodie Sweetin) is poised to become the new face of the Livingston brand. The only trouble is, Kara can’t cook. Or sew. Or do any of the signature things her mother is known for. When Kara is sent in her mother's place in an effort to prove herself a worthy successor to the board of director, she gets more than she bargained for when she enocounters a reporter for the local paper, looking for his next story.

  • 14

    My Secret Valentine

    Lacey Chabert, Andrew W. Walker

    A young woman (Lacey Chabert) takes advice from the chalkboard notes that her mysterious house rental tenant leaves when a slick sales rep arrives with plans to buy her family’s prized winery.

  • 15

    Christmas Wonderland

    Emily Osment, Ryan Rottman

    Heidi (Emily Osment), who initially left her small town of Pleasant Valley with the dream of one day becoming a successful painter, has put her own art on hold to excel as an art gallery curator. She comes face to face with her high school love, Chris (Ryan Rottman), now a teacher, who is in over his head after he must find a new last-minute location for the Christmas dance. With Christmas fast approaching, Heidi soon becomes torn between the life she built in the city and the life she is surprisingly charmed by back in Pleasant Valley, embracing her true passion.

  • 16

    Love At First Dance

    Becca Tobin, Niall Matter

    Hope (Becca Tobin) is tasked with teaching Manhattan's former "Most Eligible Bachelor" how to dance for his extravagant, society wedding. But as the dance lessons progress, complications ensue when feelings begin to develop between student and instructor.

  • 17

    Love On Safari

    Lacey Chabert, Jon Cor

    After Kira (Lacey Chabert) inherits a wildlife reserve in South Africa, she travels there to meet the no-nonsense head ranger, Tom. When she learns the reserve is in financial jeopardy and she may have to sell it to her uncle's competitor, Tom urges her to save it by taking her on a safari in hopes that she will fall in love with the land, the animals, and hopefully him

  • 18

    Falling For You

    Taylor Cole, Tyler Hynes

    While planning a fundraising event, a small New England town’s radio station manager (Taylor Cole) meets her match in a visiting businessman who can’t seem to see beyond the screen of his laptop computer, until she ropes him into participating in her bachelor bake-off to help save the station.

  • 19

    Under The Autumn Moon

    Lindy Booth, Wes Brown

    While visiting a dude ranch that is a potential acquisition for the outdoor adventure company she works for, Alex, (Lindy Booth) an eager candidate for a big promotion discovers what matters most when she reignites her passion for the great outdoors; and becomes smitten with the ranch’s owner in the process.

  • 20

    The Sweetest Heart

    Julie Gonzalo, Chris McNally

    Maddie (Julie Gonzalo) is doing everything she can to save her cupcake business. With the help of a handsome investment banker, Maddie’s luck begins to turn around in all aspects of her life. However, when her first love Nate unexpectedly returns home after 14 years, she will have to choose between a new romance and the man she never stopped loving.

  • 21

    Love, Of Course

    Cameron Mathison, Kelly Rutherford

    Amy (Cameron Mathison) has spent most of her adult life “helicoptering” around her daughter, Cara especially since her husband died six years earlier. With reluctance, Amy is helping Cara head off to college in another city. She then “conveniently” lands a job at Cara's college, much to Cara's dismay. When Amy meets Noah, a charismatic, well-traveled professor, she learns more about herself and discovers a new life of her own, filled with romance.

  • 22

    Christmas In Love

    Brooke D'Orsay, Daniel Lissing

    An aspiring crafter working in her small town’s bakery making famous Christmas Kringles, Ellie Hartman (Brooke D’Orsay) teaches new, big-city CEO Nick Carlingson (Daniel Lissing) how to make a Kringle, determined to show him it’s the people who make the business a success, not machines. When Nick finally tells the employees his future ideas for the company, Ellie must decide if she should trust him, but more importantly, whether to take a leap of faith in making her own dreams come true.

  • 23

    Christmas Joy

    Danielle Panabaker, Matt Long

    Joy (Danielle Panabaker) is a corporate market researcher gunning for a promotion. Just as the CEO takes notice, Joy finds out her Aunt Ruby has broken her ankle and will be undergoing surgery. Despite the less than opportune timing, Joy makes her way back home to Crystal Falls, NC and encounters her former crush, Ben Andrews, while at the hospital.

  • 24

    Cooking With Love

    Ali Liebert, Brett Dalton

    Optimistic and cheerful TV producer Kelly (Ali Liebert) doesn't have time for love. Bad boy celebrity chef Stephen (Brett Dalton) doesn't have time for anything besides cooking. Fun with a side of love ensues as Kelly and Stephen are paired on a children's cooking show.

  • 25

    A Shoe Addict's Christmas

    Candace Cameron-Bure, Luke Macfarlane

    As Christmas approaches, Noelle (Candace Cameron-Bure) is at a crossroads in her life. When she stays late at her job in a department store on a snowy Christmas Eve, she accidentally gets locked in after closing and encounters her guardian angel. Revisiting Christmases past, present, and future, will she realize the only thing standing in her way of leading a fulfilling life is herself, will the love she has longed for all her life be the best surprise gift of all?