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El Camino Christmas (2017)

TV-MA | | Comedy, Crime | 8 December 2017 (USA)
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The project, scripted by Melfi and writer Chris Wehner, is about a young man (Grimes) who seeks out a father he has never met and, through no fault of his own, ends up barricaded in a ... See full summary »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Dax Shepard ... Deputy Billy Calhoun
Kurtwood Smith ... Sheriff Bob Fuller
Luke Grimes ... Eric Roth
Emilio Rivera ... Vicente Santos
Kimberly Quinn ... Jewels
Cooper Thornton ... Stan the Weather Man
Sharon Madden Sharon Madden ... Edna
Michelle Mylett ... Kate Daniels
Vincent D'Onofrio ... Carl Hooker
John Posey ... Old Farmer
Ashton Essex Bright ... Seth (as Ashton Bright)
Margarita Franco ... Dr. Kamjen
Jessica Alba ... Beth Flowers
Jimmy O. Yang ... Mike the Cameraman
Pam Cook ... Waitress Annie


The project, scripted by Melfi and writer Chris Wehner, is about a young man (Grimes) who seeks out a father he has never met and, through no fault of his own, ends up barricaded in a liquor store with five other people on Christmas Eve. The story takes place in the fictitious town of El Camino, NV. Written by Peter White

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Bullets, beer, holiday cheer.


Comedy | Crime


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Release Date:

8 December 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Jul i El Camino See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA See more »

Company Credits

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Goldenlight Films,Brother See more »
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Did You Know?


When Tim Allen's character refers to the policeman (Kurtwood Smith) shooting at the store he references Robocop. Kurtwood was one of the antagonists from that movie. See more »


A reference to a lemon flavored Bud Light doesn't exist. It may supposed to have been the lime version. See more »


Eric Roth: I'm just gonna tell the truth.
Larry Michael Roth: The truth is a tricky son of a bitch.
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References RoboCop (1987) See more »


Dónde Está Santa Claus
Written by Alvin Greiner, Rod Parker & George Scheck
Performed by Cruz Martin
Background vocals by Holly Sedillos, Baraka May and Fletcher Sheridan
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Dishevelled mayhem and one joke
8 December 2017 | by chumgriffinSee all my reviews

I was expecting this movie to be a comedy and I think the movie did try a joke that worked about the halfway mark. Then it drifted into drama of a sort mixed with action of a sort. A really woeful sort it turns out. This movie script would not be greenlit by anyone with an ounce of insight and foresight . It is very apparent that product placement paid for this movie. Shame on you ben and jerrys. This film did affect me emotionally on one level, I actually felt sorry for Tim Allen, so that's the only plus really. Finally, The Christmas in the title is probably in the title because the film is released around Christmas and the film makers want you to think,, Oh,, a Christmas film! Nothing to cheer you up here at all. Avoid watching and clean your toilets instead,, more pleasure to be had I reckon.

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