Christmas is nearly here and fans can’t seem to get enough of Dolly Parton this holiday season. From her Christmas movies such as Coat of Many Colors and the follow-up Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love, Parton is in high demand. She has made recent appearances on The Voice, Christmas at Rockefeller Center, and in the NBC musical event A Pentatonix Christmas Special. Now, fans who want to watch more of Dolly Parton’s Christmas movies but don’t have access to a subscription-based television service such as cable, satellite, Netflix, Hulu, or more, can watch Dolly Parton movies online for free. If you missed Dolly Parton’s Christmas of Many Colors when it aired on NBC, you can watch it for free, online in the video player below. Check out the videos above for more information on this popular Christmas movie.
Dolly Parton’s Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love explores the true meaning of Christmas and reflects upon a time in Dolly Parton’s life where she may have met an angel in disguise. The Parton family lived in the Smoky Mountains, and eventually, the Parton’s rounded out their family with six sons and six daughters. Times were hard and they often made personal sacrifices for the sake of the family. Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love, like Coat of Many Colors, reminds people during the holiday season that the importance of Christmas is found in family and faith.
Dolly Parton’s Christmas movies have become successful fan favorites. Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love currently has an 8.3 IMDB rating. The prequel, Coat of Many Colors has an 8.1 IMDB rating. At this point, it’s unknown whether NBC will team up with Parton for a 2017 Christmas movie. With the high ratings and warm reception the movies have received it wouldn’t be a bad idea. Both Coat of Many Colors and Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love focused on real experiences from Parton’s past. The movies also featured the songs “Coat of Many Colors” and “Circle of Love.” You can see videos for both songs below. Dolly Parton plays both songs in each movie as well.
Dolly Parton performed both songs on The Voice. Here is a video of Dolly Parton performing Coat of Many Colors followed by her live performance of Circle of Love with Jennifer Nettles.
Both Coat of Many Colors and Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love featured the same cast in main roles. The cast is as follows.
- Jennifer Nettles as Avie Lee Parton
- Ricky Schroder as Robert Lee Parton
- Gerald McRaney as Rev. Jake Owens
- Alyvia Alyn Lind as young Dolly Parton
- Kelli Berglund as Willadeene Parton, Dolly’s oldest sister (Carson Meyer played this role in Coat of Many Colors)
- Hannah Nordberg as Judy Ogle
- Mary Lane Haskell as Miss Moody
- Stella Parton as Corla Bass (Stella Parton is Dolly Parton’s sister)
- Dolly Parton is the Narrator and Painted Lady
- Jane McNeill as Aunt Estelle
- Cameron Jones as Uncle Billy
Check out this article and learn more about Dolly Parton’s real family including her parents and siblings.
Dolly Parton fans can also watch her movie Unlikely Angel for free streaming online through Yahoo Voice. Unlikely Angel is another made-for-television movie released for the holiday season. Parton starred in the movie that premiered on CBS on Dec. 17, 1996.
In Unlikely Angel, Dolly Parton portrays a country singer named Ruby Diamond with a terrible personality. Diamond suddenly dies and has one last chance at earning her angel wings. Dimond must bring healing and unity to the Bartilson family and only if she successfully completes her mission will she spend eternity in heaven. If she fails, it will be an eternity spent in torment.
The cast for Unlikely Angel is as follows. Click the video link above to watch Unlikely Angel streaming online fro free.
- Dolly Parton as Ruby Diamond
- Roddy McDowall as Saint Peter
- Brian Kerwin as Ben Bartilson
- Maria Del Mar as Allison
- Allison Mack as Sarah Bartilson
- Eli Marienthal as Matthew Bartilson
- Gary Sandy as Charlie
Are you going to watch these Dolly Parton movies this Christmas season? Do you have a favorite Parton movie?
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