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Christmas With the Kranks (2004)  link to Christmas With the Kranks on IMDb  link to trailer on IMDb

Number: 286

poster Christmas With the Kranks

IMDb Rating:
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5.3/10 (37150 votes)

Country: USA, 99 minutes

Spoken Languages: English, Spanish

Genre(s): Comedy, Family

Director(s): Joe Roth

Storyline:
As strange as it may sound, the Kranks, the award-winning couple for their cheerful Christmas spirit, have decided for the first time, to skip this year's annual festivities when their daughter, Blair, departs for Peru, after joining the Peace Corps. With the intention to save the staggering amount of $6,000-plus spent on previous year's holiday season, the Kranks are determined to invest the money on a sun-drenched, 10-day Caribbean cruise, much to their friends and neighbours chagrin. However, that is easier said than done, and before long, menacing phone calls and angry protests on the snow-covered pavements will betray that there is definitely no easy way out for the traitorous couple who has turned its back on Christmas. And then, unexpectedly, Blair and her new fiancé are coming home, unbeknownst to them that the empty family nest is far from ready for the event. Can the Kranks "generate" Christmas out of nothing in less than a few hours?

Cast:

photo Tim Allen Tim Allen Luther Krank
photo Jamie Lee Curtis Jamie Lee Curtis Nora Krank
photo Dan Aykroyd Dan Aykroyd Vic Frohmeyer
photo M. Emmet Walsh M. Emmet Walsh Walt Scheel
photo Elizabeth Franz Elizabeth Franz Bev Scheel

Medium: Media file,

Location: [Seagate Expansion Drive]G:\Movies\C\Christmas With the Kranks (2005).avi

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 2.55:1