• Deck the Halls (2006)

Deck the Halls

Release Date: November 22nd, 2006

DVD Release Date: November 6th, 2007

PG |1 hr 35 min

Plot Summary

Steve (Matthew Broderick), suburban dad and Christmas enthusiast, finds a wrinkle in his well-ordered existence with the arrival of his new neighbor Danny (Danny DeVito). Danny has big dreams and plans to illuminate his house with enough holiday lights to make it visible from space. Not to be outdone, Steve declares a war of one-upmanship with Danny that threatens to drag the Christmas spirit through the slush.

Cast: Danny DeVito, Matthew Broderick, Kristin Chenoweth, Kristin Davis, Alia Shawkat, Ryan Devlin, Jorge Garcia, Lochlyn Munro

Director: John Whitesell

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: 20th Century Fox, New Regency Pictures

Distributors: 20th Century Fox

Keywords: Doctor, Competition, Son, Small town, Wife, Family, Daughter, Endearing, Rivalry, Charming, 2000s, Quest, Relationships

Ratings & Reviews

  • 20
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    The sheer nastiness of the jealous one-upmanship and angry sabotage puts a damper on the yuletide comedy. You're much better off watching a DVD of "Bad Santa." show more

  • 63
    Kyle SmithNew York Post

    It is a better option than the third "Santa Clause." show more

  • 63
    Jennie PunterThe Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    Isn't exactly what you'd call fresh. But although it borrows ingredients from many familiar Christmas flicks, it's got a sly twinkle of its own. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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