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Christmas with the Andersons (2016) HD online
Language: English
Category: Movie / Comedy / Family
Original Title: Christmas with the Andersons
Director: Michael Feifer
Writers: Michael Feifer,Bonnie Hallman
Released: 2016
Duration: 1h 30min
Video type: Movie
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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Credited cast:
George Stults George Stults - Michael
Christy Carlson Romano Christy Carlson Romano - Caroline
Savannah Judy Savannah Judy - Julia
Luke Judy Luke Judy - Brendan
Ion Overman Ion Overman - Patty
Dale Godboldo Dale Godboldo - Ray
Julie Brown Julie Brown - Katie
Caia Coley Caia Coley - Gertrude
Barry Livingston Barry Livingston - Mr. Anderson
Kathleen Gati Kathleen Gati - Anastasia
Kannon Kurowski Kannon Kurowski - Ashton
Rene Michelle Aranda Rene Michelle Aranda - Police Officer
Kelsy Sandoval Kelsy Sandoval - Mary (as Kelsey Sandoval)
Calvin Zwicker Calvin Zwicker - David
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jillian Attiyah Jillian Attiyah - Child


Reviews: [5]

  • avatar

    Beardana

    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.
  • avatar

    Dorintrius

    This film is so unrealistic, it's impossible to "suspend disbelief".

    Michael appears to come from humble beginnings, yet his father runs a law firm.

    Michael is a partner at a law firm (and owns 49% of it), yet his father (who owns the other 51%?) simply fires him and leaves him without any income. (I'm not sure how partnerships in law firms work in the US, but I assume Michael would get some "dividend income" as he still owned 49% of the firm.)

    For a film like this to work, there really needs to be a sense of "we've just lost our income and we're over indebted, what on earth are we going to do?" Yet any problem that is thrown up (e.g. being sued for emotional distress caused by a product bought from Caroline's "Bubbles" store) is easily resolved.

    And Michael's character seems to be all over the place: from humble through jerk to compassionate.

    The only redeeming feature is Christy Carlson Romano's performance as Caroline.
  • avatar

    Ceroelyu

    This show provides an upbeat but realistic portrayal of a family undergoing financial hardship during the holidays. But unlike others, it does not become sappy or sink in a quagmire of despair before the expected upturn occurs.

    Beware that Grinches and Scrooges who hate Christmas may denigrate it. OK, it is not "The Third Man" or "Picnic" but it should keep you entertained.

    Two other more serious, but not depressing, movies that might interest adult viewers are "Midnight Clear", with Stephen Baldwin, and "Silent Night" with Linda Hamilton.

    For humor there is, of course, "A Christmas Story" and "Christmas Vacation". Like there is a single person on Earth who has not seen these two classics.
  • avatar

    Uylo

    The only reason I'm giving this a 5 and not a 1 is because of Rene Michelle Aranda's delivery (get it?) in the opening of the movie. It was all downhill from there. I believe all the actors did the best they could with this and deserve better.
  • avatar

    Malaris

    If you like a movie where the actors look like they're reading lines with huge bulging excited eyes, contrived situations (like twins that always appear together and smiling), soppy rubbish thrown in such as home made decorations (including one where a baby supposedly ate uncooked dried macaroni off it without choking), and like to hear the phrase "I love you" said constantly by an annoying family (said phrase even appearing on an inflatable Christmas decoration), then this is the rubbish for you.