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Christmas with the Andersons (2016)

Unrated | | Comedy, Family | 10 December 2016 (USA)
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Mike and Caroline Anderson have always gone all out with parties and gifts for Christmas with their 10-year-old twins Brendan and Julia. But when Michael loses his job just before the ... See full summary »

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Michael Feifer
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Cast

Credited cast:
George Stults ... Michael
Christy Carlson Romano ... Caroline
Savannah Judy ... Julia
Luke Judy ... Brendan
Ion Overman ... Patty
Dale Godboldo ... Ray
Julie Brown ... Katie
Caia Coley ... Gertrude
Barry Livingston ... Mr. Anderson
Kathleen Gati ... Anastasia
Kannon Kurowski ... Ashton
Rene Michelle Aranda ... Police Officer
Kelsy Sandoval ... Mary (as Kelsey Sandoval)
Calvin Zwicker Calvin Zwicker ... David
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Marjan Tareq Marjan Tareq ... Family Friend
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Mike and Caroline Anderson have always gone all out with parties and gifts for Christmas with their 10-year-old twins Brendan and Julia. But when Michael loses his job just before the holidays, it looks like Christmas is canceled -- until they receive a visit from wacky Aunt Katie, who helps them realize they can still pull off Christmas with no money, and rediscover what's most important.

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Comedy | Family

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 December 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Christmas in the Red See more »

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16:9 HD
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My Favorite Christmas
written by Brandon Jarrett, Joshua Daniel Hershfield, 'Taylor Fanto'
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The Christmas story that you want to avoid...
21 April 2017 | by Paul Magne HaakonsenSee all my reviews

When I sat down to watch "Christmas With the Anderssons" it was part of a Christmas movie marathon together the family. However, this movie turned out to be one of the least entertaining and it was quickly turned off again, because it was just absurdly inappropriate and ludicrous.

We managed to suffer maybe 20 minutes or so through the Christmas ordeal that is "Christmas With the Anderssons" before we threw the towel into the ring out of sheer boredom and lack of entertainment value from the result of director Michael Feifer.

The characters in the movie had the charisma and appeal of wet cardboard cut-out characters. They were essentially every bit as useless and pointless as the script and storyline turned out to be. And they were characters that you just didn't connect with on any level.

As for the jokes and situations in the movie, well they were every bit as rigid and mundane as the characters turned out to be.

Regarding the acting in "Christmas With the Anderssons", well I can't claim to remember a single of the people in the movie. And I believe it was not the acting talents themselves, but the fact that they had absolutely nothing to work with in terms of script, storyline and characters.

This is definitely not the stuff that Christmas classics are made of, and I have no intention to returning to this movie to finish it at any point in time. This movie just wasn't worth it in any possible way.


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