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A Madea Christmas
Madea's back with loads of sass and some holiday spirit, and she's taking all of it to the country to help a friend reconnect with her daughter. Tyler Perry, Chad Michael Murray, Tika Sumpter, and Larry the Cable Guy star; Perry directs.
The holidays are upon us! The snow is piling up, the days to Christmas are counting down. So get yourself a glass of cocoa (I'll have my with peppermint schnapps!) and curl up with some comedies of family holidays gone delightfully awry. These hilarious features cover every holiday travesty--from frustrations of decorating and unwelcomed guests, to the perils of last minute shopping and the tricky etiquette of office holiday parties--to remind us why it's for the best Christmas comes only once a year.
National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (1989) This contemporary classic stars Chevy Chase as the ever-flustered Clark Griswold, a family man whose been working hard to create the perfect Christmas for his wife and kids. Too bad everyone from his neighbors to his boss, extended family and nature itself seems to be against him. Beverly D'Angelo, Juliette Lewis, and Johnny Galecki co-star; Jeremiah S. Chechik directs.
Jingle All the Way (1996) You don't know the true insanity of the holiday shopping season until you've had to search for a "must have" toy in its midst. This is the central plot of this Arnold Schwarzenegger vehicle that has him playing a dedicated dad who will do anything to get his son the hot toy of the season Turbo Man. Unfortunately for him, he's crossed paths with an insane mailman (Sinbad), a lecherous neighbor (Phil Hartman), and an army of opportunistic mall santas. Brian Levant directs.
Love Actually (2003) This London-set romance shares the highs and lows of love and the holiday season through ten interweaving tales about friends, family, lovers, crushes, and the crushed. Hugh Grant, Emma Thompson, Colin Firth, Liam Neeson, Laura Linney, Alan Rickman, Keira Knightley, Rowan Atkinson, Martine McCutcheon, and Bill Nighy star; Richard Curtis directs.
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