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A Christmas Horror Story (2015)

Not Rated | | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery | 2 October 2015 (USA)
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Interwoven stories that take place on Christmas Eve, as told by one festive radio host: A family brings home more than a Christmas tree, a student documentary becomes a living nightmare, a Christmas spirit terrorizes, Santa slays evil.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
William Shatner ... Dangerous Dan
George Buza ... Santa
Rob Archer ... Krampus
Zoé De Grand Maison ... Molly
Alex Ozerov ... Ben
Shannon Kook ... Dylan
Amy Forsyth ... Caprice Bauer
Jeff Clarke ... Taylor
Michelle Nolden ... Diane
Adrian Holmes ... Scott
Olunike Adeliyi ... Kim (as Oluniké Adeliyi)
Orion John ... Will
A.C. Peterson ... Big Earl (as Alan C. Peterson)
Percy Hynes White ... Duncan (as Percy Hynes-White)
Corinne Conley ... Aunt Edda
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Storyline

High school students investigate a mysterious homicide that occurred the prior holiday season, a couple notices their young son is acting strangely after a snowy forest trip to cut down a traditional tree and one family are stalked through a winter wonderland by Krampus, the Xmas demon. Meanwhile at the North Pole, Santa is fending off zombie elves. Written by Fernando Pascussi

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 October 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Holiday Horror Story See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (5.1)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Re-titled "A Holiday Horror Story" for sale at some U.S. Walmart stores, but the title change was only made for the outside slip cover of copies and not the actual print of the film. See more »

Goofs

The tree ornament that Will's father hangs on the tree is not the same ornament that Will picked out and handed to him. See more »

Quotes

Caprice Bauer: Merry Christmas, motherfucker!
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Crazy Credits

The last paragraph of the disclaimer block at the end of the credits reads, "No Elves were harmed in the making of this film." See more »

Connections

References The Shining (1980) See more »

Soundtracks

Opening Theme-It's Christmas Eve
Written by Alex Khaskin
Played during opening sequence
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Good, simple, mostly fun
19 December 2015 | by cheighleeSee all my reviews

You never know what are you getting yourself into with movies like this. Luckily, A Christmas Horror Story gets most of the beats right.

It's a mix of multiple intersected story lines movie, fun horror movie and Christmas movie. There are even few known names here, but generally all the cast does a good job. Cool stories, couple of cool twists here and there and pretty sweet FX makes this movie a fun watch.

Yeah, it's nothing original and over the top, but it's well made and not too long. I'm guessing this movie will get repeated Christmas viewings in the years to come. Recommended but keep you expectations real.


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