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Christmas with the Kranks Movie

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Summary:
After faithfully and happily celebrating Christmas their entire lives, and with their daughter Blair in Peru to serve a stint in the Peace Corps, Luther and Nora Krank are facing the prospect of a very lonely holiday. One blustery Chicago night, Luther glances longingly at an alluring poster in a travel agency window and pictures himself and Nora basking in the glow of the sun on a Caribbean cruise. Though Nora is at first reluctant about going away for the holidays, she soon warms up to the idea. But when their neighbors find out, they are aghast, especially local busybody Vic Frohmeyer. To make matters worse, Luther refuses to put his illuminated Frosty the Snowman on his rooftop. Hemlock Street is famous for it and has won numerous contests sponsored by the local newspaper. The battle of wits between the Kranks and their neighbors quickly escalates, threatening the harmony of the community and, yes, the spirit of Christmas itself. Then, without warning, Luther and Nora get a call from Blair. She is coming home for Christmas afterall and now the Kranks have less than twenty-four hours to get themselves and all the families on Hemlock Street back in the proper Christmas spirit.

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Cast:
Jordan Alec (as Spike's Posse )
Tim Allen (as Luther Krank )
Dan Aykroyd (as Vic Frohmeyer )
Raymond Braun (as Spike's Posse )
Dillon Case (as Spike's Posse )
Kevin Chamberlin (as Mr. Scanlon )
Jamie Lee Curtis (as Nora Krank )
Andrew Daly (as Husband )
Julie Gonzalo (as Blair Krank )
David Hornsby (as Randy Becker )
René Lavan (as Enrique De Cardenal )
Mark Christopher Lawrence (as Wes Trogden )
Tom Poston (as Father Zabrinsky )
Erik Per Sullivan (as Spike Frohmeyer )
Troy Treyes (as Spike's Posse )

Directed By: Joe Roth
Written By: Chris Columbus
Produced By: Revolution Studios

Release Date (US): November 24th, 2004

Length of Movie: 1h 34min

MPAA Rating: Rated PG for brief language and suggestive content

Budget: $60,000,000

Opening Weekend: $22,700,000

Christmas with the Kranks Soundtrack

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1. Merry Christmas (I Don't Want to Fight Tongiht) - The Ramones
2. Frosty the Snowman - The Charms
3. Christmas Song - The Raveonettes
4. White Christmas
5. Merry Christmas to All the World - Jean Beauvoir
6. Navidad
7. Feliz Navidad - Davie Allan
8. Hey Santa Clause - Chesterfield Kings
9. Jingle Bell Rock - Brenda Lee
10. Joy to the World
11. Nutcracker Suite - Brian Setzer Orchestra
12. Blue Christmas - Elvis Presley

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