Christmas with the Kranks Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 31860

Average Rating: 1.7/4

# of Ratings: 63

Theatrical Release Date: 11/24/2004

Language: English

Genre: Comedy, Family

MPAA Rating: PG

Director: Joe Roth

Actors: Tim Allen, Jamie Lee Curtis, Dan Aykroyd, M. Emmet Walsh, Elizabeth Franz, Erik Per Sullivan

Plot: Luther Krank, fed up with the usual commercial Christmas, decides to skip the holiday and take his wife on vacation while his daughter is away. But when she suddenly decides to join her parents over the holiday, he must somehow throw together a last-minute celebration. -- Chris Kavan

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Rating of
1/4

Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 06/14/2019

Submerged in recycled slapstick and mean-spirited characters, "Christmas with the Kranks" is a humbug of a holiday season comedy.

Rating of
1.5/4

SIngli6 - wrote on 12/28/2016

Tim Allen having botox is worth a laugh or two - and a sub-plot with M. Emmett Walsh and Elizabeth Franz concludes in a sincerely heartwarming manner - but this Christmas comedy is woefully inept at capitalising on the inherent satire of consumerism in the premise and instead tries to turn it's lead into a modern-day Scrooge. The results are maudlin and hollower than Donald Trump's head.

Rating of
0.5/4

dukeakasmudge - wrote on 10/02/2011

There were only 1 or 2 funny parts in this movie & I cant even remember what they were

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Rating of
3/4

Very funny, an awesome addition to holiday films

TheWolf - wrote on 08/03/2007

I saw this movie just after it had hit DVD. This was a very funny movie the first time I saw it I really got a laugh out of the back and fourth between Tim Allen and Jamie Lee Curtis. The story is The Kranks, Luther and Nora have had to say goodbye to their beloved Daughter Blaire as she moves on to the Peace Corp. Suddenly their empty nest syndrome kicks in and they realize their whole reason for having extravagant Christmas's is gone. Luther realizes that this is the perfect opportunity to leave it all behind and take his wife on a luxurious cruise of the Caribbean but in order to truly appreciate the Christmas cruise they will have to boycott Christmas altogether which sounds easy at first but they realize their Christmas happy neighbors, co-workers and town are not going to stand for …

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