When his dysfunctional family clashes over the holidays, young Max (Emjay Anthony) is disillusioned and turns his back on Christmas. Little does he know, this lack of festive spirit has unleashed the wrath of Krampus: a demonic force of ancient evil intent on punishing non-believers. All hell breaks loose as beloved holiday icons take on a monstrous life of their own, laying siege to the fractured family's home and forcing them to fight for each other if they hope to survive.
Max's mother had the Santa family pictures taken, made and framed all that same night at Mucho Mart where Max's store play was on the Friday before Christmas which would have been the following Monday. In the pictures they are all wearing the same clothes they entered their house that night as can be seen when she hangs the newest framed picture on the wall after getting home. See more »
Tom is shown by the fireplace checking the ammunition in the revolver, which seems to be loaded with large caliber cartridges like .357 Magnum. Later when he's in the attic pointing the same revolver toward the viewer, the muzzle is small in diameter as it would if it were able to fire .22 rimfire or .25 caliber. See more »
So what kind of godforsaken concoction are you whipping up now? You know how this fancy food clogs my pipes
Well how about we go to your trailer for Christmas next year, hm? And after you spending weeks decorating and cooking and cleaning, I might just waddle in and start bitching and moaning about everything you worked so hard on!
Oh Sarah, you know I...
No, Aunt Dorothy, please! For your sake, just... stay the hell out of my kitchen!
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A vast number of photos and Christmas cards can be seen together with the end credits. See more »
I really Enjoyed the Movie so sorry if i don't really have much negative to say.
-Scary scenes are actually scary. (suspence build up pretty well, i liked seeing the "Monster" which I usually dislike in other Horror Movies)
-Krampus is pretty accurate. (And Scary)
-Additions to the old myth are either working well or are too funny to not include.
-Brings the world closer to the real old Christmas we "enjoy" in central Europe.
-Funny half of the movie working well.
-Scary half works perfectly fine.
-Overall pretty good contrast to the rest of the commercial holiday.
-Maybe a little slow on the start.
-Maybe overall a bit too harsh for some viewers. (but no blood or overuse of the F Word, but still pretty scary but the closer the end the more serious it gets with less comedy)
The cinema was pretty much enjoying it some people hated it i guess. But i felt it was quite good and had a good evening.
I would say overall if i wanted to watch Krampus in the very beginning, which i didn't intend to, i would be happy with the actual Movie.
It Keeps its Promises and does very well what it intends to do. Don't expect something like Tucker and Dale, Shawn of the Dead or Braindead more a mix of Jeepers Kreepers and and regular Christmas Comedy, but does this much better. (i disliked jeepers creepers and all this Christmas comedy but liked this)
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