In this holiday comedy, Academy Award and Golden Globe-winner Reese Witherspoon ("Walk the Line," "Legally Blonde") stars with Vince Vaughn ("Wedding Crashers," "The Break-Up") as an upscale, happily unmarried San Francisco couple, Kate and Brad, who find themselves socked in by fog on Christmas morning and as a result, their exotic vacation plans morphed into the family-centric holiday they had, until now, gleefully avoided. Out of obligation an unable to escape they trudge to not one, not two, but four relative-choked festivities, increasingly mortified to find childhood fears raised, adolescent wounds reopened…and their very future together uncertain. As Brad counts the hours to when he can get away from their parents, step-parents, siblings and an assortment of nieces and nephews, Kate is starting to hear the ticking of a different kind of clock. And by the end of the day, she is beginning to wonder if their crazy families choices are not so crazy after all.

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Ratings and Reviews

3.5 out of 5

799 Ratings

799 Ratings

24% TOMATOMETER

  • Average 4.3/10
  • Fresh 35
  • Rotten 108

Critics Consensus: Despite a strong cast, this sour holiday comedy suffers from a hackneyed script.

14+ COMMON SENSE

Holiday romcom is amiable but centers on family dysfunction.

Information

Studio
New Line
Genre
Comedy
Released
Copyright
© TM & MMVIII New Line Productions, Inc. All rights reserved.

Languages

Primary
English (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.

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