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One Hell of a Christmas (2002)

R  |   |  Action, Comedy, Crime  |  10 December 2002 (USA)
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"One Hell of a Christmas" is a dark and action packed comedy that takes place in a modern city as well as in a fearful underworld. When Carlitos is released after doing 2 years of "hard ... See full summary »



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"One Hell of a Christmas" is a dark and action packed comedy that takes place in a modern city as well as in a fearful underworld. When Carlitos is released after doing 2 years of "hard time", he attempts to redeem himself and sets an example for his 5 year-old son. However, when a friend confronts him with a very dark and horrifying scam for some quick dough and good times, he declines, but never the less he soon finds himself entangled in a web of sex, drugs and Christmas carols. Written by Marcella Lindstad <>

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Rated R for violence/gore, language, sexuality and some drug content | See all certifications »





Release Date:

10 December 2002 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Claw  »

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$400,000 (estimated)

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1.78 : 1
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Surprisingly Good for a Bad Movie
3 January 2003 | by (Houston, TX) – See all my reviews

I rented this movie expecting to hate it and/or to fall asleep during it. I was pleasantly surprised by the actors (altho a couple of the voices were annoying) who I felt did a very good job considering the material they had to work with. Can me wierd, but I found Mike (Thure Lindhardt) strangely sexy despite his bad teeth. Hmmmm, what does that say about ME?

The storyline was, of course, fairly predictable but enjoyable nonetheless.

All in all, I give it a 2.5 on the Leonard Maltin 'Bomb to 4-Star' rating.

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