"The Christmas Chronicles" is a 2018 American Christmas comedy film directed by Clay Kaytis.
The starring cast includes Kurt Russell as Santa Claus, Judah Lewis as Teddy Pierce, Darby Camp as Kate Pierce, Lamorne Morris as Officer Mikey Jameson, Kimberly Williams-Paisley as Claire Pierce, Oliver Hudson as Doug Pierce, Jesse Gervasi as 3 Year Old Teddy, David Kohlsmith as 5 Year Old Teddy, Jack Bona as 8, Vella Lovell as Wendy and others.
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Netflix on Thursday, November 01, 2018 released the trailer for "The Christmas Chronicles" you can watch here:
The Christmas Chronicles | Official Trailer | Netflix.
Here is a short review of "The Christmas Chronicles" movie plot summary.
In Lowell, Massachusetts, near Christmas 2018 (Jack Bona), widowed mother Claire Pierce (Kimberly Williams-Paisley) struggles to hold her family together after the death of her firefighter husband Doug (Oliver Hudson), who had perished in a fire after running into it to save several citizens. Her son Teddy (Judah Lewis) has lost his Christmas spirit and engages in malicious activities such as stealing cars. His younger sister Kate (Darby Camp) nevertheless is trying to keep the Christmas spirit alive while keeping a strong belief in Santa Claus (Kurt Russell). Kate catches Teddy stealing a car from a parking lot and films it, threatening to show the tape to Claire, but changes her mind and tells Claire that Teddy had broken a picture frame instead.
On Christmas Eve, Claire is called away to fill in for a coworker, leaving Teddy to look after Kate. While watching old family Christmas videos, Kate notices a strange arm appear out of the fireplace. Kate believes this is Santa and convinces Teddy to help her by promising to destroy the tape of Teddy committing the felony. The two set up a makeshift tripwire and a hidden camera. Kate is later woken up and sees Santa in the living room. However, he escapes to the roof and the two children follow. Kate decides to hide in his sleigh to get a closer look, and Teddy reluctantly follows her. Santa rides off with the kids in tow. When Kate decides to make her presence known, Santa and the reindeer are startled and he loses control of the sleigh. After teleporting to Chicago, Illinois, the sleigh breaks down, causing the reindeer to scatter and Santa's hat and a bag of presents to be lost.
Here is the full cast and characters of "The Christmas Chronicles" movie. Actors and actresses are sorted mostly in credits order.
"The Christmas Chronicles" movie release date was scheduled to be in 2018 distributing by Netflix.
The duration of the film is 103 minutes.
Principal photography began in January 2018 in Toronto, Ontario.
"The Christmas Chronicles" movie got high rating from critics. IMDB rating is 7/10. Rotten Tomatoes rating is 67/100. The audience also likes the film.
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