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PG-13| 1 hr. 42 min.

Plot Summary
Rifts emerge among family members when their long-estranged patriarch decides to come home for the holidays.

Cast: Kerry Bishé , Edward Burns , Heather Burns , Marsha Dietlein Bennett , Caitlin Fitzgerald , Anita Gillette , Tom Guiry , Ed Lauter

Director: Edward Burns

Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: Tribeca Film

The Fitzgerald Family Christmas (2012)

Release Date: December 7th, 2012|1 hr. 42 min.

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  • 75
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    As an actor, Burns has worked the Hollywood game from "Saving Private Ryan" to "Alex Cross." But his core passion is for making indie movies without studio interference, guerilla style. Because he takes his films personally, so do we. The Fitzgerald Family Christmas is one of his best. show more

  • 60
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    Burns has assembled such a fine cast that we leave feeling satisfied, as if we didn't get the iPad mini we wanted, but a pretty good novel instead. show more

  • 70
    Frank Scheck The Hollywood Reporter

    This tale of a dysfunctional family whose members experience enough personal crises to fuel a dozen films is a virtual compendium of clichés, but the star's sheer likeability makes it go down as easily as a cup of eggnog. show more

  • November 14, 2013 ev00000000171316
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    Wonderful film. The Fitzgerald Family Christmas truly depicts real life for a real-life family. Nothing sugar-coated here, which, in my opinion, is what makes it so great.

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Ed Burns Returns To His Roots For 'The Fitzgerald Family Christmas'

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Rick Mele on Dec 6th, 2012 3:05PM

For many, the holidays are all about returning home -- and for Ed Burns, his new film "The Fitzgerald Family Christmas" sees the writer, director, and actor going back to his roots in more ways than...

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