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Deck the Halls (2006)

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Two neighbors have it out after one of them decorates his house for the holidays so brightly that it can be seen from space.

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Optometrist Steve Finch loves those Christmas traditions he has set up with his family and his town. As such, he has a schedule of activities for his family starting on December 1st, and is the official unofficial consultant for anything Christmas related in his town of Cloverdale, Massachusetts. During the Christmas season, the Halls move in to the house across the street from the Finch's. The Halls in general are different in outlook and temperament than the Finches. Unlike Steve, Buddy Hall scams his way through life and never follows through with anything he starts. While Kelly Finch and Tia Hall - Steve's wife and Buddy's wife respectively - and their children begin friendships based largely on those differences, Steve and Buddy butt heads based on those differences. It begins with Buddy striving to have his house seen from outer space by decorating it as lavishly and brightly as possible. One of the results of Buddy's task his that he becomes the new go to guy for anything ... Written by Huggo

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The battle of the bulbs begins November 22nd. See more »

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Comedy | Family

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Rated PG for some crude and suggestive humor, and for language | See all certifications »

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22 November 2006 (USA)  »

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All Lit Up  »

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£600,047 (UK) (1 December 2006)

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$35,092,918 (USA) (2 February 2007)
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Was originally titled 'All Lit Up'. See more »

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When Steve takes out Buddies power with the snow ball all the lights go out. There should still be some lights as we know that Buddy is stealing part of his power via extension cord from Steve's house. See more »

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Tia Hall: Honey, the girls are having a great time showing everybody the lights. I pray to God that's the only thing they're showing.
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References One Piece (1999) See more »

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Brighter Lights
Written by Terence Yoshiaki, Mike Fratantuno, Brian Lapin, and Josef Lord
Performed by Transcenders featuring J7 D Star
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I was desperate for it to finish.
3 December 2011 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Shame on Matthew and Danny for making this awful film. However did the cool Ferris Bueller turn into this silly,unfunny character? It is bad in so many ways but the biggest sin is pinching most of its material from Lampoons Christmas Vacation. What an insult to Chevy and the gang, who's classic is a Christmas tradition. Did the makers not realise that true comedy must have a tiny shred of believability to be remotely funny? This was a blatant case of jumping on the bandwagon. Cramming in one situation after another without thought for continuity or subtlety. I only watched it through so as not to offend my wife who had suggested the film. But I was desperate for it to finish.


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