Just Desserts

5.81 h 28 min2004G
Rated TV-G A talented pastry chef from the Bronx finds love with an upper-crust Chef from Connecticut when they team up to enter the National Dessert Competition.
Kevin Connor
Lauren HollyCostas MandylorBrenda Vaccaro
English [CC]
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David ProvalKevin Connor
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4.6 out of 5 stars

95 global ratings

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Uncle WickReviewed in the United States on February 10, 2021
4.0 out of 5 stars
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To correct the description this is the 2004 “Just Desserts”, it has an IMDB rating of 5.9. The reason I bring up the IMDB rating is that I am not normally a Lauren Holly fan, but this movie was very well acted by almost all actors, so I looked it up. Character development is a little underdeveloped, and in my opinion, a couple of the supporting roles should have gone to others. The overall quality of the movie is little affected, and for an evening in, you could do a lot worse.
Jean McNealReviewed in the United States on June 20, 2013
5.0 out of 5 stars
A great movie - grrrreat movie.
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This movie is soooo New York, everything from the corner bakery to the way people talk. One cannot help but fall in love Marco, the leading man. Here's a nice Italian boy who loves to bake, so much so he has no time to meet Miss Right. His desserts are exquisite. One day he approaches a well-known Manhattan chef and together they enter a contest where first prize is $250,000. The way Marco and Grace team together in the bake-off, the way Marco plays his cards with her ever-present boyfriend and gains Grace in the end is something every man should pay attention to. You will love this movie.
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Bob NReviewed in the United States on February 10, 2015
5.0 out of 5 stars
I have watched this a couple of times as a ...
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I have watched this a couple of times as a television broadcast and can now watch whenever I want. This is typical Hallmark romance where boy and girl can't stand each other, but by the time credits roll around everyone is together. Family fare that is very enjoyable.
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LeeReviewed in the United States on January 12, 2020
5.0 out of 5 stars
Great movie
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Love the movie!!
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Sandra HamiltonReviewed in the United States on January 23, 2020
5.0 out of 5 stars
Wishlist come true
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This has been on my wishlist. Love love love it
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P. NewonReviewed in the United States on January 28, 2013
5.0 out of 5 stars
Wrong Purchase but Loved It Anyway!!
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I wanted to purchase "Simply Irresistible" which stars Sarah Jessica Gehler which movie is about a magical dessert that she created, and got confused by the name of the movie "Just Desserts." However, I truly enjoyed this romantic and funny comedy!
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thomas w.Reviewed in the United States on October 3, 2017
5.0 out of 5 stars
Great movie
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Awesome movie , love it and recommend it
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EricaReviewed in the United States on April 4, 2011
3.0 out of 5 stars
Cute Movie
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It's a cute movie but a little corny at times. I think it could have been a better movie with a little tweaking of the storyline by making it a little more realistic. For instance, they could've expanded more on the struggles of working class immigrants, and they could've made the bake-off a little more realistic and not as corny. This is a stereotypical Hallmark/Lifetime movie. I watched it through NetFlix initially but decided to purchase it on Amazon.com to have as a part of my DVD collection.

Costas Mandylor, still handsome by today's standards. I am glad to finally see him in some more A-List movies (i.e. the Saw series) these days. Although, whoever encourages him to keep doing these Sci-Fi movies, he or she need to find a different direction for his career. I would love to see him in movies which are higher quality than Hyenas, etc.
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