#123movies #fmovies #putlocker #gomovies #solarmovie #soap2day Watch Full Movie Online Free – It’s the Christmas season. Wealthy Chicago ad executive Drew Latham has long avoided the family traditions of Christmas, but has dreaded being alone on the actual day. So when his tropical Christmas vacation with girlfriend Missy Vangilder falls through with Missy breaking up with him in the process, Drew, in going through some self-therapy, decides what he really needs is to relive the memorable Christmases from his childhood, which includes spending time with his parents and younger brother. As that is not possible, he decides to rent a family, namely ones he’s never met before, the Valcos – husband and wife Tom and Christine and their teenaged son Brian – who now live in Drew’s childhood home in suburban Chicago. Tom initially wants nothing to do with Drew until an exorbitant sum of money is involved, all written in a contract which expires at the end of Christmas day. What Drew is initially unaware of, or what he chooses to remain ignorant about, is that the Valcos are going through their own family problems, which are only exacerbated by Drew’s presence. For the Valcos, the questions become whether they can endure Drew’s stay until the end of Christmas day, and if they can if the money will solve their family problems. In the process, Drew may come to an admission to himself of what he wants in life and perhaps how best to achieve it. The achieving it may be difficult if he doesn’t fully know that life, and as external forces come into play to complicate matters.
Plot: Drew Latham is an executive leading an empty, shallow life with only wealth on his side. Facing another lonely Christmas ahead, he revisit his old childhood home in the hope of reliving some old holiday memories – but he finds that the house in which he was raised is no longer the home in which he grew up.
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A joyful Christmas movie
Its a good thing I rented the movie before seeing the viewer rating from this site. It was a wonderful movie that I will be adding to my Christmas selection. The cast was wonderfully chosen and Ben Affleck plays a good leading role. I would tell viewers who have not seen the movie to go ahead and buy it. I rate it right up there with Christmas vacation. The movie was very funny and well written and Ben plays the eccentric rich executive very well. The things he says and does is just how I would imagine a person with too much money to act. The movie is much funnier than The Santa Claus and Christmas With The Kranks. Plus it has a good story line and teaches the true meaning of Christmas which is you can’t buy love with money.
The Squeaky Stair!
I don’t know why this movie fairs so badly. Maybe it’s because Ben Affleck was playing somewhat of a grown up version of Kevin McCallister and airing out his grievances to his “mom” Catherine O’Hara. Perhaps I like this film so much because it’s a Christmas film but also has a ton of heart and great message.
Original Language en
Runtime 1 hr 31 min (91 min)
Genre Comedy, Romance
Director Mike Mitchell
Writer Deborah Kaplan (story), Harry Elfont (story), Deborah Kaplan (screenplay), Harry Elfont (screenplay), Jennifer Ventimilia (screenplay), Joshua Sternin (screenplay)
Actors Ben Affleck, James Gandolfini, Christina Applegate, Catherine O’Hara
Awards 2 wins & 5 nominations.
Production Company DreamWorks SKG
Sound Mix DTS, Dolby Digital, SDDS
Aspect Ratio 1.85 : 1
Camera Panavision Cameras and Lenses
Laboratory Technicolor, Hollywood (CA), USA (prints)
Film Length N/A
Negative Format 35 mm (Kodak)
Cinematographic Process Spherical
Printed Film Format 35 mm (Kodak Vision 2383)