Deck the Halls

Deck the Halls
Deck the Halls
  • PG
  • 1h 33m
  • 2006
Rotten6%
Common Sense Media Iconage 9+
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Matthew Broderick and Danny DeVito star in this hilarious holiday comedy as two competitive neighbors who try to put the "win" in "winter!" Determined to unseat Steve Finch (Broderick) as the town's holiday season king, Buddy Hall (DeVito) plasters his house with so many decorative lights that it'll be visible from space! When their wives (Kristin Davis and Kristin Chenoweth) bond, and their kids follow suit, the two men only escalate their rivalry, and their decorating. It's anybody's guess whether the holidays will wind up jolly or jostled in this wild laugh-fest the whole family will love!
© 2006 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All rights reserved.

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

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Rotten6%
Critics Consensus: Relying on flat humor and a preposterous plot, Deck the Halls is an unnecessarily mean-spirited holiday movie that does little to put viewers in a holiday mood.
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Time Out
Joshua Land
Rotten

Laden with false climaxes, the overstuffed plot leaves you exhausted well before the movie ends, a...

June 21, 2017
BBC.com
Neil Smith
Rotten

'My stupidity astounds me!' chortles Danny DeVito in Deck the Halls, a line that pretty much sums...

June 21, 2017
Chicago Reader
J. R. Jones
Rotten

This one follows the depressing pattern of Surviving Christmas and Christmas With the Kranks: enfo...

June 21, 2017
AV Club
Nathan Rabin
Rotten

[Deck the Halls] wants to be both naughty and nice, but just ends up feeling deeply confused.

June 21, 2017
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Common Sense Media

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Common Sense Says
Makes us miss those Home Alone days...

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that kids may actually be the only ones interested in seeing this predictable, mean-spirited, slapstick-heavy Christmas movie. It's filled with sexual innuendo, bad behavior, and grown-ups acting like kids (worse than kids, actually). With so many other, better options out there, don't bother.

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Additional Info

  • Genre:Family, Comedy
  • Release Date:November 22, 2006
  • Languages:English
  • Captions:English, Spanish
  • Audio Format:
    5.1
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