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El Camino Christmas (2017)

TV-MA | | Comedy, Crime, Western | 8 December 2017 (USA)
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Eric comes to El Camino looking for his unknown dad. He's harassed, hit and jailed by a drunk local cop, who later shoots at a liquor mart with Eric +4 inside. The sheriff and deputy then shoot up the place, answering each other's fire.

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David E. Talbert
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dax Shepard ... Deputy Billy Calhoun
Kurtwood Smith ... Sheriff Bob Fuller
Luke Grimes ... Eric Norris
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
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Storyline

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

Taglines:

Bullets, beer, holiday cheer.

Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Western

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Trivia

On the contrary of a statement above, Tim Allen was 16 in 1969 having been born in 1953. See more »

Goofs

You can't use Draino to unclog toilets. See more »

Quotes

Larry Michael Roth: The life of man, solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short.
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Connections

References Die Hard (1988) See more »

Soundtracks

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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A hit and a miss
11 December 2017 | by mako_reactorSee all my reviews

I only watched this movie because of the awesome cast and they're all really great here. My biggest problem is the tone of the movie. It starts off really good with some great humour, the characters are likable and all and you think this is how the movie will continue until out of nowhere it just goes off the rails and becomes some kind of drama / sort of action movie. It totally destroyed any potential the movie had. If anyone watched Tim Allen's 'Big Trouble' (2002) would know what I'm talking about. That movie is a great comedy and it stays that way from start to finish even though there's guns and action involved. Now this one really missed the target big time, unfortunately. It could've been a great comedy movie with such a great cast but I think they messed up hard, with their ideas all over the place so the movie doesn't know if it's a comedy or a drama or an action flick. Overall, it's watchable as a time waster but not something I would recommend readily for everyone.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 December 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El Camino Christmas See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA See more »

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