When their only daughter Blair leaves the family nest, Luther and Nora Krank (Tim Allen and Jamie Lee Curtis) decide to book an island cruise to beat the yuletide blues and just skip the holidays. But their decision to boycott tradition has the whole neighborhood in an uproar, and when Blair calls on Christmas Eve to announce a surprise visit with her new fiancée, the Kranks have just twelve hours to perform a miracle and pull themselves and their neighbors together to throw the best celebration ever! With fast-paced energy and support from Dan Aykroyd, Cheech Marin, Jake Busey and M. Emmet Walsh, this hilarious adaptation of John Grisham's best-selling novel, "Skipping Christmas" has become "an instant family classic!" (Gorman Woodfin, CBN)

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Christmas with the Kranks (2004)

PG

Family/Comedy · 1h 39m · 11/24/2004

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Their Christmas will turn the town upside down!

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When their only daughter Blair leaves the family nest, Luther and Nora Krank (Tim Allen and Jamie Lee Curtis) decide to book an island cruise to beat the yuletide blues and just skip the holidays. But their decision to boycott tradition has the whole neighborhood in an uproar, and when Blair calls on Christmas Eve to announce a surprise visit with her new fiancée, the Kranks have just twelve hours to perform a miracle and pull themselves and their neighbors together to throw the best celebration ever! With fast-paced energy and support from Dan Aykroyd, Cheech Marin, Jake Busey and M. Emmet Walsh, this hilarious adaptation of John Grisham's best-selling novel, "Skipping Christmas" has become "an instant family classic!" (Gorman Woodfin, CBN)

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Status

Released

Language

English

Country

United States

Production Companies

1492 Pictures, Revolution Studios

Budget

$60,000,000

Revenue

$96,500,000
Cast
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René Lavan

Enrique Decardenal
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Caroline Rhea

Candi
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Felicity Huffman

Merry
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John Short

Ned Becker
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Bonita Friedericy

Jude Becker
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David Hornsby

Randy Becker
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Kevin Chamberlin

Mr. Scanlon
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Lyndon Smith

Randy Scanlon
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Ryan Pfening

Gus Scanlon
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Mark Christopher Lawrence

Wes Trogden
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Julie Gonzalo

Blair Krank
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June Renee Santiano

Girl Who Screams at Stepped-on Cat (uncredited)
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Jamie Lee Curtis

Nora Krank
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Rachel L. Smith

Trish Trodgen
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Patrick Breen

Aubie
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Tim Allen

Luther Krank
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Kim Rhodes

Office Staff
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Patrick O'Connor

Office Staff
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Doug Cox

Neighbor #1
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Matt Walsh

Neighbor #2
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Andrew Daly

Husband
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Dawn Didawick

Shopper
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Cary Thompson

Manager
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Julia Roth

Cashier
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Taylor Block

Schoolgirl
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Eryn Nicole Gonsalves

Schoolgirl
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Paul Taylor

Fireman
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J.P. Romano

Mailman
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Nicole Andrews

Girl in Tanning Salon (uncredited)
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Victoria Chalaya

Neighbor (uncredited)
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Rose Colasanti

Wife (uncredited)
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Mark Correy

Co-Worker (uncredited)
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Laura Hall

Caroler (uncredited)
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Dava Hulsey

Amanda Frohmeyer (uncredited)
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Mitch Kalamian

TSA Security (uncredited)
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Cameron Lee

Christmas Shopper (uncredited)
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Jan Hoag

Choir Director
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Chelsea Broussard

Schoolgirl
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David L. Lander

Tanning Intruder
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Joe Guzaldo

Burglar
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Arden Myrin

Daisy
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Vernee Watson-Johnson

Dox (as Vernée Watson-Johnson)
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Dan Aykroyd

Vic Frohmeyer
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M. Emmet Walsh

Walt Scheel
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Elizabeth Franz

Bev Scheel
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Erik Per Sullivan

Spike Frohmeyer
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Cheech Marin

Officer Salino
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Jake Busey

Officer Treen
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Austin Pendleton

Umbrella Santa / Marty
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Sarah Loew

Waitress (uncredited)
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Tom Poston

Father Zabriskie
Crew
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Joe Roth

Director
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John Grisham

Writer
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Chris Columbus

Writer
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Disc Releases
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Christmas with the Kranks

(Blu-ray)

11/16/2021

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Christmas with the Kranks

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

11/8/2005

$8.55 -$1.44 (14%)

Disc Title Front Cover

Christmas with the Kranks

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

11/8/2005

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