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Happiest Season (2020)

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A holiday romantic comedy that captures the range of emotions tied to wanting your family's acceptance, being true to yourself, and trying not to ruin Christmas.

Director:

Clea DuVall

Writers:

Clea DuVall (story by), Clea DuVall (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kristen Stewart ... Abby
Mackenzie Davis ... Harper
Mary Steenburgen ... Tipper
Victor Garber ... Ted
Alison Brie ... Sloane
Mary Holland ... Jane
Dan Levy ... John (as Daniel Levy)
Burl Moseley ... Eric
Aubrey Plaza ... Riley Johnson
Sarayu Blue ... Carolyn McCoy
Jake McDorman ... Connor
Ana Gasteyer ... Harry Levin
Caroline Harris ... Kelly
Jenny Gulley ... Ashley
Dominique Lawson ... Levi
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Storyline

Meeting your girlfriend's family for the first time can be tough. Planning to propose at her family's annual Christmas dinner - until you realize that they don't even know she's gay - is even harder. When Abby (Kristen Stewart) learns that Harper (Mackenzie Davis) has kept their relationship a secret from her family, she begins to question the girlfriend she thought she knew.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

This holiday, come out and meet the family. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

In Harper's old room there's a poster of Josh Hartnett. The film's director, Clea DuVall, co-starred with Hartnett in The Faculty (1998). See more »

Goofs

Despite being set in Pittsburgh, the main characters mispronounce "Carnegie." They emphasize the first syllable ("CAR-ne-gie"), but the people from Pittsburgh and Scotland (where Andrew Carnegie is from) pronounce it with emphasis on the second syllable ("car-NEH-gie"). See more »

Quotes

Abby: Oh! You're room's in the basement?
Jane: Oh, yeah. I had night terrors. They put me down here so I wouldn't wake everyone up.
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Soundtracks

O Christmas Tree
Traditional
Arranged by Patrick Tuzzolino and Julius Robinson
Performed by Patrick Tuzzolino
Courtesy of Glow Music Group
By arrangement with Music Supervisor, Inc.
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Really quite great!
26 November 2020 | by alicianoraSee all my reviews

I was impressed with this film considering all of the big name actors/actresses in it. The production is strong and beautifully shot. The styling is also great. Kristen Stewart shines in this role. The storyline is heartfelt and entertaining. But also, representation matters & Happiest Season is a movie everyone can relate to, LGBTQ or not.


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Official Sites:

Hulu

Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 November 2020 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Happiest Season See more »

Filming Locations:

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,110,618
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