• Christmas With the Kranks (2004)

Christmas With the Kranks

Release Date: November 24th, 2004

DVD Release Date: November 8th, 2005

PG |1 hr 38 min

Plot Summary

Finally alone for the holidays, Luther (Tim Allen) and Nora Krank (Jamie Lee Curtis) plan to eschew the Christmas traditions and take a cruise in the Caribbean instead. This doesn't sit well with their Christmas-obsessed neighbors Vic Frohmeyer (Dan Aykroyd) and Walt Scheel (M. Emmet Walsh), who are determined to win the annual "best decorated street" competition, and the Kranks soon find themselves social outcasts because of their lack of Christmas spirit.

Cast: Tim Allen, Jamie Lee Curtis, Dan Aykroyd, Erik Per Sullivan, Cheech Marin, Jake Busey, M. Emmet Walsh, Elizabeth Franz

Director: Joe Roth

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: 1492 Pictures, Revolution Studios

Distributors: Sony Pictures Entertainment

Keywords: Competition, Police officer, Daughter, 2000s, Husband, Rivalry, Lighthearted, Playful, Marriage, Office, Amusing, Wife

Ratings & Reviews

  • 38
    Allison BenediktChicago Tribune

    Phony, disingenuous family entertainment, suffocated by its green bean casserole approach to Middle America, spineless cardboard characters and paper-thin plot "twists." show more

  • 40
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    A Christmas comedy where laughs and even Christmas joy are in short supply. show more

  • 50
    James BerardinelliReelViews

    Not an abomination, although it is uninspired and insipid. As such, it's perfect television fare. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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