This Christmas (2007)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance  |  21 November 2007 (USA)
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A Christmastime drama centered around the Whitfield family's first holiday together in four years.

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A Christmastime drama centered around the Whitfield family's first holiday together in four years.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


You can't exchange family.


Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for comic sexual content and some violence | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

21 November 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Családi karácsony  »

Box Office


$13,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$17,958,183 (USA) (22 November 2007)


$49,121,934 (USA) (4 January 2008)

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2.35 : 1
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Release prints were delivered to theaters with the fake title 'Another Gathering'. See more »


In one of the first kitchen scenes, Baby's camera keeps appearing and disappearing from around his neck. See more »


Shirley Ann 'MaDere' Whitfield: [Noticing Sandi] Who is this?
Lisa Moore: That's your daughter-in-law.
Kelli Whitfield: Um, this is not funny.
Lisa Moore: No, it's not, but I'm going to keep drinking until it is.
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Crazy Credits

The opening Screen Gems logo is bright red and covered in Christmas tree lights. See more »


Featured in Siskel & Ebert: Episode dated 24 November 2007 (2007) See more »


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A movie that is worth watching over and over
30 November 2009 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

A movie that is worth watching over and over I went to see this movie twice last year! it was sooooo good! I had a feeling that they were going have it come out on DVD around the holidays this year, which is good to watch wit the family for the holiday season! its a lot of laughs and some tears! very good movie!

The movie is more than just excellent. It has an all star cast that not only delivers the story they live and are the entire story. This is already a classic in our home where it is watched on a regular basis. I love the growth of the entore family as they lived, loved, and fought around the holiday. Wow it is beginning to look a lot like Christmas.

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