• Almost Christmas (2016)

Almost Christmas

Release Date: November 11th, 2016

DVD Release Date: February 7th, 2017

PG-13 |1 hr 52 min

Plot Summary

Walter Meyer (Danny Glover) is a retired mechanic who lost the love of his life one year earlier. Now that the holiday season is here, he invites daughters Rachel (Gabrielle Union) and Cheryl (Kimberly Elise) and sons Christian (Romany Malco) and Evan (Jessie T. Usher) to his house for a traditional celebration. Poor Walter soon realizes that if his bickering children and the rest of the family can spend five days together under the same roof, it will truly be a Christmas miracle.

Cast: Danny Glover, Gabrielle Union, Mo'Nique , Kimberly Elise, Romany Malco, J.B. Smoove, Jessie Usher, John Michael Higgins

Director: David E. Talbert

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Universal Pictures, Perfect World Pictures, Will Packer Productions

Distributors: Universal Pictures

Keywords: Daughter, Love, 2010s, Love interest, House, Cheeky, Quest, Son, Car, Creative

Ratings & Reviews

  • 78
    Alonso DuraldeTheWrap

    If you love Christmas movies for all the reasons that make them Christmas movies, Almost Christmas is a Christmas movie for you. show more

  • 30
    Frank ScheckThe Hollywood Reporter

    Attempting to mix emotional pathos with broad farce, the film fails on both levels. show more

  • 50
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    The film’s energy can be relentless, but the feelings are real, and they’re wrapped in a dysfunctional-family package that’s so venerable and endearing as to seem a little bit new. show more

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