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Almost Christmas

Almost Christmas is a movie starring Kimberly Elise, Omar Epps, and Danny Glover. A dysfunctional family gathers together for their first Christmas since their mom died.

Other Titles
Noël ou presque, Natal... Ou Quase!, A Meyers Christmas, A Meyers Thanksgiving, Almost Christmas - Vacanze in famiglia, Casi navidad, Prawie święta, Božić, samo što nije, 麥耶斯家的聖誕節, Giang Sinh Gan Ke, Um Natal Quase Perfeito, Noel Buluşması
Running Time
1 hours 51 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Comedy, Drama
Director
David E. Talbert
Writer
David E. Talbert
Actors
Omar Epps, Danny Glover, Kimberly Elise, Mo'Nique
Country
USA, China
Year
2016
Audio Languages
English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

A dysfunctional family gathers together for their first Christmas since their mom died.

Comments about comedy «Almost Christmas» (24)

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Peter McCoy

For the last ten years I have been a fan of Denis Villeneuve's work. For my money, his films seem to be mostly of a time period, and they work with it. There are two main reasons why I like him, and that is his attention to detail and the way he uses the dark cinematography. "12 Years A Slave" is a good example of that. I have seen this film twice, and I still have to watch it a second time to catch every little detail. Every shot has a purpose and makes sense. The director knows how to use the dark cinematography to the best of his ability. His attention to detail is what makes his films unique and works for the most part. This film follows the life of Solomon Northup, a man who was found as a child, chained in the woods. He grew up to be a slave, and eventually escaped, only to be caught and brought to the slave ship owned by the Free State. He is freed by a white man, and is given a chance to escape. Unfortunately, the Free State is not ready for a slave. There is resistance in the Free State and a revolt against the government. Northup sets out to seek his freedom, but ends up staying in prison for much longer. His story ends with him being transported to the Free State, and escapes. He is captured by another slave, and is forced to run for his life. That's the entire story. The movie is very, very well made, and Denis Villeneuve is a talented filmmaker. He knows how to use dark cinematography to great effect, and it has been a trend for him. The movie is very well shot and has a unique style. It is not for everyone, but it is still a great film that I enjoyed immensely. It has some great performances, and it is a great example of the dark cinematography. I give it an 8 out of 10.

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Dennis Watson

From the very first scene of the film we know we are not watching a Lifetime movie. The movie has a very natural feel to it. It is a very interesting story, as we go from one scene to the next with the characters. This is how the characters are: When he is working as a waiter, he can hardly eat. When he is making a film, he is overwhelmed by his work. When he is on vacation, he has a very hard time sleeping. When he is trying to build a relationship with his girlfriend, he is constantly interrupted by his friends. I liked this movie, but I think it is a bit too low budget and it was more like a documentary then a movie. If you can find this movie, watch it.

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Diana Lynch

To all who hate this movie, get over it. I thought it was a very clever movie, not as dark as other movies of it's kind, but well worth the time to watch it.

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Kelly

This is a small independent film, but it does not lack quality. There is a great cast, great performances, and a great story. The film starts out with a family from the small town of Longview, Texas. They move to a large city, Kansas City, where they have to adjust to life and new life. This film also shows the deterioration of marriage and the consequences of divorce. The film is beautifully photographed. There is a bit of humor, but mostly it's quite serious. The director, Matthew Asch, also wrote the script and co-produced the film with his brother. It is nice to see such a film that deals with real issues.

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Gary Robertson

I know I should be saying, "A new Christmas movie from the folks who made 'Grease' and 'Porky's.' But, this one is really good, actually a great one, and a good one at that. Great plot, a great story, great direction, a great cast, it's a real treat, and I recommend it to anyone who likes good movies and has been on the fence about seeing 'Christmas' for a while, I really think you'll enjoy it. The movie is a real gem, not only for the plot, but for the acting, and all the other elements. I will admit, I didn't know much about this movie before seeing it, but, after seeing it, I am truly amazed. A movie that touches your heart and makes you appreciate it, the magic of Christmas, and the movies you like to watch.

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Jose S.

Easily the best movie of 2011, This movie is one of the best I have seen this year. I was excited to see this movie because I knew it was written and directed by Aaron Spelling and I like his movies, but this movie is so good it is a surprise. This movie is a story of how America feels like they are the good guy and they want to make everything better for everyone and help everyone to live their dreams. I have seen this movie a few times and I still find new things in it. I recommend it to anyone who likes a good comedy. A must see!

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Austin Marshall

I saw this movie on the "Fringe" Saturday night and it was very intriguing. I thought the acting was great, and the story was very interesting. The movie doesn't have a lot of action, but it does have suspense and even a good ending. If you like these types of movies, you will probably enjoy this movie.

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Ashley C.

As I watched this, I got a good feeling that this movie is very close to being a true and good portrayal of a very important issue that is happening in today's society. I think it will make people feel that they are being heard by the whole society. I think it is very sad that our society seems to be changing because of the social media, or even worse, what is happening with cyber bullying. I think the actors did a very good job on making it believable and real. I think it is very hard to believe that what happens in this movie could really happen in today's society. I think that the director of this movie tried to show the whole situation and it was very realistic. This movie shows the bullying that some of the kids in our school have to face. I think this is a great movie to watch. I give this movie an 8/10.

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Carol May

I have seen a lot of bad reviews of this film. I have not seen any that have expressed much interest in the film and a great deal of indifference. I had a great time with this film. It is not a mainstream piece, but it is a film about the ins and outs of the new-age movement in America and the lifestyle of its followers. It is not a drama, it is a movie about how to be a guru, or how to treat your followers, and how to live a life of dignity. It is a drama about what it means to be a guru, and how to be a disciple. The acting was very good, it was certainly not a low budget film. The music was very good, it fit perfectly. I really liked the lighting and the music was certainly appropriate. I loved the fact that they chose to go from the beginning to the end in reverse chronological order, a method that is very well executed. The use of a lot of music was great, especially the jazz music, it just fits so well. I loved the sound effects in the movie, very good, and in the beginning of the film it was very interesting to hear them. The two and a half hours that this movie took to watch were an absolute pleasure, a very interesting movie. It is a very good movie, and I hope to see it again.

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Roger Berry

After a few weeks of nagging from a friend I decided to watch this movie. I was pleasantly surprised. The opening scene had me intrigued. I had the sense that the movie would be a slow burn but it actually turned out to be a very slow burn. The first act was very slow and subdued. But then we were introduced to the characters and the movie really took off. The second act was what you'd expect. It was slow and sometimes a little depressing but it did add a bit of life to the story. There was one aspect in the movie that I thought was a little out of place. A character named Lizzy. When she was introduced to the viewer, she looked very much like one of my characters from "The Leftovers" who had a breakdown and was a complete recluse. And they had the same hairstyle. Now if you were to see one of my characters from the show and said "Hey, I'm left behind!" then they would look very much like the same person. I found that the movie was able to mix many different types of movies together. It was one of the best movies I've seen in 2017. I would recommend this movie to anyone who enjoys a good slow burn.

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Bobby Reynolds

After the movie i had a choice to do three things: watch it or no one else, watch it alone or with someone or no one. This is one of the best, i liked it, but i have to say that the more i watched the more i was interested in something else. The less i watched the more i thought about it. The ending is kind of ambiguous, i like that. If you want to watch it, it is great, if you don't, then there is no reason to watch it.

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Anthony

This movie was so fun and I love the entire cast. I would definitely watch this again, even if I was the only person who saw it. I didn't like the song because it was pretty out of place, but all in all, this movie is great.

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Andrea W.

This movie was a hit with me. I saw it at my local AMC theater, and it was the only movie that they showed. I am a fan of A&E. I don't see any other movies they show. I like seeing movies that aren't on TV. I have no idea what this movie was about, but I do know it was a cult classic. I like the ending, but the rest of the movie was weird. I liked it, but it was strange. I didn't find it very funny, and I didn't find it very interesting. It was very strange and not very funny. It wasn't much like most people expected. I liked it, but I think the best part is that it is a cult classic. It is one of the best cult movies I have ever seen.

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Eugene

I went into this movie expecting a comedy and found myself laughing through the whole thing. I could relate to this movie so much, the way it portrayed the highs and lows of family life. The acting was great. I really thought the dad was soooooooo mean, but then I thought about it and I realized he was actually trying to bring the family back together and help them have a good Christmas together. He was trying to do what's right and was acting very honestly. I'm not sure why there are so many bad reviews, it was actually very entertaining, if you enjoy being a viewer for a few hours, and have a good time with it. I think this movie is great for family, kids, teens, and adults. It's a very unique story and it's soooooooo good.

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Jean Walsh

The very first scene of the film reminded me of the plot of "The Quiet Earth", with the snow being the ground for the dead and the spaceships the remaining living, and that was quite a contrast to the wonderful main character (Leah Remini) who was mute, however, she is very strong, and that is the key for me, the biggest strength of the film, is that it shows how a young girl who is almost killed by a jealous boyfriend, but who is saved by the appearance of a very beautiful father who was that same boyfriend, but by the end of the film that is the end of their relationship and this new relationship that is important for the story. This is one of those films that will remain in your mind for a very long time, it has a great message and one that has a special meaning for me, that is that I never have a reason to feel sad for the people I know. The film is about a guy who is about to get married and is in love with his fiancee, and the reason why he was so shy is because he was in love with her. And this is the only problem he has with her, and this is the only reason why he is so afraid to get close to her. All the people in his life support him, and he is the only one that can keep him safe from the people that he loves. But then he meets a very beautiful girl, a very strong girl, who is also very strong, and when she says she doesn't know anything about love, he will be in love with her. And that is the same reason why he is shy, because he is in love with her, but he is afraid to have any contact with her, because he knows that she loves him. So that is the only problem that he has with her. The relationship between these two girls is very good, and they support each other in their problems, and that is the key for me, because that is what I like, and that is what I find important about the film. The strength of the film is in the relationship between these two girls, because they are a perfect example for the people I know, and it shows the power of love. There is a special bond that each of them has with the other, and that is what makes them strong. I will give this film a perfect 10, because it is one of those films that I will never forget.

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Jordan Turner

I am in awe of the acting abilities of the three young actors, and the entire cast of young actors. The parents portrayed were so wonderful, and so emotional to watch. One of my favorite parts of this movie was the ending, and what it implies about what we do and how we feel about the decisions we make in life. I highly recommend this film to anyone who likes to be challenged. I found it to be more of a watchable and informative movie than a "teen" movie, but if you are in the mood for a movie that you can feel, but not necessarily see a lot of, this is it. It's one of those movies that you can watch over and over again and still feel good about.

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Pamela H.

This movie is extremely entertaining and engaging, for a variety of reasons. The characters are all extremely compelling and the dialogue is excellent. There is a lot of humor in this movie that I absolutely love. It is an extremely clever film that should be seen by all ages. I highly recommend this movie to anyone who likes a good time and wants to see something that is very entertaining.

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Mark Rose

This is a very interesting film about the influence of pop culture on the lives of four high school students. The filmmakers seem to have put a lot of work into the research that went into this film. I was extremely impressed by the fact that the film was very true to life and that the research was extremely well done. The character development is also excellent. They really let the audience know who they were and what their lives were like, and that's what's important to the audience. I also enjoyed how they made it seem like there were many layers to each character. It really made the film seem a lot more complex than it actually is. The film is about a group of kids that go to a music school. They find that they have no interest in studying music. The people in their lives are always more important to them than the music. I thought that the film did a great job of explaining the importance of their lives. I really enjoyed how the film was able to stay very true to the facts. I thought that the acting was excellent, but the real star of the film is the story. I think that the story was very good, but the acting and the development of the characters were just wonderful. I really liked how the story went into a lot of detail about the way that the kids reacted to their surroundings. The film really helped me understand the characters. It also made the film seem a lot more interesting. I really enjoyed the fact that they focused a lot on the four kids and their family dynamics, and their friends, because it really helped me understand the people that these kids were. This film is very interesting, very real, and very good. I think that the film is very good, but the acting and the development of the characters was just wonderful.

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Janet

I was expecting a poor rehash of the The Christmas Story, with a few more T&A sprinkled on. But it was actually far more original than I had anticipated. This was the first time I have seen the original film, and although it is a very successful film, the book is much more entertaining and more memorable. So, if you don't like the Christmas story, you should probably avoid this movie. I was pleasantly surprised.

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Kenneth B.

I am just about to watch "Friday Night Lights" and find this movie on DVD and I found it to be so nice. I think it is one of the best movies that I have seen. I would say that the acting was great and the story was very good. It was a very cute movie and I think it was very special. I like this movie very much and I recommend it to everyone. It has a good story and I would recommend that everyone to see it.

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Justin Snyder

In the main story, Kevin (James Woods) is the ever-enigmatic author of the novel "Christmas: A Life in Three Gospels." The main reason to see this film is the ability to see the author of this book - the one who uses his pen to tell his tale - at the center of his life. Kevin's interior life, his relationships, his family and his religious beliefs all help to form the "life" in which the novel is told. But this isn't just the story of a man who wrote a novel. This is a reflection of the author's own life, and in doing so, it is a fascinating and insightful film. This is a truly good film, though I would not recommend it for the faint of heart.

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Jane

I must confess that I was not expecting too much from this movie. I had the impression that I would be bored watching this movie. However, it did not take that long for me to realize that this movie was worth the watch. The story is about a woman named Sarah (played by Danika) who is divorced and lonely. Her husband dies and she moves back home to live with her mom. Sarah has always been a pretty good cook, but she is a virgin. She is very stubborn and doesn't want to have sex. Her friends suggest that she try sex to get herself out of the rut she is in. Sarah finds a man named Gwen (played by Charlize Theron) who works in a local restaurant. They make out and the guys are horny. The movie is kind of predictable, but you still should be able to follow the story. This movie was great. Danika Theron did a great job playing the character of Sarah. I was glad to see a lot of her in this movie, but Charlize Theron was my favorite character. I think that she should be nominated for a Golden Globe for this movie. I give this movie an 8 out of 10.

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Tiffany Smith

A quintessential 80's story. The only one I've seen that is less of a movie, and more a short film that follows the main characters through their early days of living in a homeless shelter in Santa Monica. Unlike some of the other reviews of this film, I didn't mind the graphic scenes of death (but I do agree with most of them when it comes to the use of the violence, as it was very realistic in what it was). The main characters are really quite real and the ending makes it all worthwhile. I highly recommend this film, and if you are able to find it, I highly recommend watching it.

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Jose Payne

A friend of mine told me about this movie and I thought it was going to be boring and silly, but I was wrong. It was actually a good movie and it was different. The story was well written and I loved it. The characters were interesting and they all had their own problems and issues. It was not predictable or boring at all, and the ending was awesome. I don't think I've ever laughed this much in a movie. I just had so much fun watching it. It's definitely not for the average movie goer, but it is definitely worth it. It was also very touching. I recommend this movie to anyone who likes an interesting story and nice characters. It's good and different, and it's one of my all-time favorites.