• Four Christmases (2008)

Four Christmases

Release Date: November 26th, 2008

DVD Release Date: November 24th, 2009

PG-13 |1 hr 28 min

Plot Summary

When their plans for an exotic vacation fall apart, unmarried couple Brad (Vince Vaughn) and Kate (Reese Witherspoon) must spend Christmas Day trudging around to a quartet of family get-togethers. While Brad counts the hours till he can escape the onslaught of crazy relatives, Kate begins to wonder about her own choices and ponders whether her family members are so crazy after all.

Cast: Vince Vaughn, Reese Witherspoon, Robert Duvall, Jon Favreau, Mary Steenburgen, Dwight Yoakam, Tim McGraw, Kristin Chenoweth

Director: Seth Gordon

Genres: Romantic comedy

Production Co: New Line Cinema, Spyglass Entertainment

Keywords: 2000s, Transformation, Mother, Marriage, Girlfriend, Relationships, Bar, Love, Offbeat, Endearing, Family, Amusing, Growing up, Father

Ratings & Reviews

  • 30
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    Bad enough to create one of the most joyless Christmas movies ever, but then to go for an unearned feel-good ending adds insult to injury. show more

  • 30
    Bob MondelloNPR

    Alas, there's scarcely a moment of ingenuity or surprise in this tale of the supremely smug, unmarried-but-made-for-each-other Brad and Kate. show more

  • 38
    Carrie RickeyPhiladelphia Inquirer

    A generic oven-stuffer that wants to be a stocking-stuffer, is a turkey, despite the foil wrapping and some artfully deployed tinsel. show more

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