• The Fitzgerald Family Christmas (2012)

The Fitzgerald Family Christmas

Release Date: December 7th, 2012

DVD Release Date: November 5th, 2013

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, Caitlin FitzGerald, Anita Gillette, Tom Guiry, Ed Lauter

Director: Edward Burns

Genres: Comedy drama

Ratings & Reviews

  • 70
    Frank ScheckThe 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

  • 75
    Peter TraversRolling 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

  • 70
    NPR

    The Fitzgerald Family Christmas is extremely perceptive about certain angles on life in a big family. show more

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