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Christmas with the Kranks
Directed by:
Joe Roth

"Christmas with the Kranks" (also known as "Verr├╝ckte Weihnachten", "John Grisham's Skipping Christmas", "Skipping the Holidays") is a Comedy/Family film directed by Joe Roth, and written by Chris Columbus (screenplay), released in the USA on November 24 of 2004 . Tim Allen and Jamie Lee Curtis are starring, alongside Dan Aykroyd, M. Emmet Walsh, Elizabeth Franz and Erik Per Sullivan.

Their Christmas will turn the town upside down!

Who directed "Christmas with the Kranks":

Christmas with the Kranks was directed by Joe Roth, an American producer, director, and actor.

Before making Christmas with the Kranks, Joe Roth had directed America's Sweethearts, released in 2001, Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise (1987), Streets of Gold (1986). Since, he directed Freedomland, released in 2006.

When was "Christmas with the Kranks" released:

Christmas with the Kranks was initially released on Wednesday, November 24, 2004, in the United States.. This was fifteen (15) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, December 03, 2004 in Spain; Wednesday, December 15, 2004 in France; Thursday, November 25, 2004 in Germany; Wednesday, January 05, 2005 in Italy and on Thursday, December 02, 2004 in Australia.

What is the cast of "Christmas with the Kranks":

At the casting of Christmas with the Kranks we find Tim Allen, previously seen in The Santa Clause 2 (2002) and Big Trouble (2002); Jamie Lee Curtis (Freaky Friday (2003), Halloween: Resurrection (2002)); Dan Aykroyd (Intern Academy (2004), The Devil and Daniel Webster (2004)) [ more... ]

  • M. Emmet Walsh and Tom Poston can be seen in Cold Turkey, released in 1971.
  • David Hornsby and Dan Aykroyd also appeared together in Pearl Harbor, released in 2001.
  • Jamie Lee Curtis and M. Emmet Walsh also appeared together in Grandview, U.S.A., released in 1984.
  • Patrick Breen and Tim Allen also appeared in Galaxy Quest, released in 1999.

What is the Storyline of "Christmas with the Kranks":

After Luther Krank (Tim Allen) and Nora Krank (Jamie Lee Curtis) see their daughter, Blair (Julie Gonzalo) depart for a Peace Corps assignment in Peru on the Sunday following Thanksgiving, empty nest syndrome sets in. Luther calculates the couple spent $6,132 during the previous year's holiday season and, not looking forward to celebrating Christmas without their daughter, he suggests they invest the money usually spent on decorations, gifts, and entertainment and treat themselves to a ten-day Caribbean [...]

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