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Krampus (2015)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy | 4 December 2015 (USA)
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A boy who has a bad Christmas ends up accidentally summoning a festive demon to his family home.

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Michael Dougherty
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Emjay Anthony ... Max
Adam Scott ... Tom
Toni Collette ... Sarah
Stefania LaVie Owen ... Beth
Krista Stadler ... Omi
Conchata Ferrell ... Aunt Dorothy
Allison Tolman ... Linda
David Koechner ... Howard
Maverick Flack Maverick Flack ... Howie, Jr
Queenie Samuel Queenie Samuel ... Jordan
Lolo Owen Lolo Owen ... Stevie
Sage Hunefeld Sage Hunefeld ... Baby Chrissy
Leith Towers ... Derek
Curtis Vowell Curtis Vowell ... DHL Man
Luke Hawker ... Krampus
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Storyline

When his dysfunctional family clashes over the holidays, young Max (Emjay Anthony) is disillusioned and turns his back on Christmas. Little does he know, this lack of festive spirit has unleashed the wrath of Krampus: a demonic force of ancient evil intent on punishing non-believers. All hell breaks loose as beloved holiday icons take on a monstrous life of their own, laying siege to the fractured family's home and forcing them to fight for each other if they hope to survive.

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You don't want to be on his list. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sequences of horror violence/terror, language and some drug material | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | German

Release Date:

4 December 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cloven See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$16,293,325, 6 December 2015

Gross USA:

$42,725,475

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$61,548,707
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Color

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2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Michael Dougherty described the film as a darker version of a Christmas family film: "Christmas movies exist in their own little snow globe, where a clashing family, no matter how sick of each other, always manages to overcome their differences and live happily ever after. But what if the family's issues escalated, and then they sort of allow Krampus to seep into their reality?" See more »

Goofs

Tom's plan to use the snow plow is flawed. It has been sitting with its lights on for over 24 hours by the time they get to it. The battery would of been dead by then. See more »

Quotes

Howard: You're not thinking of going after that snowplow alone, are you?
Tom: Shepherd's gotta protect his flock.
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Crazy Credits

The closing credits feature a Christmas song, "Carol of the Bells", which is twisted to mention the Krampus and warn of his coming. See more »


Soundtracks

Auld Lang Syne
Traditional tune, lyrics by Robert Burns
[Incorrectly credited as written by Robert Burns]
Arranged and performed by Jon Kull
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Meeehhhh....
10 April 2016 | by 851222See all my reviews

Greetings from Lithuania.

"Krampus" (2015) is sometimes kinda pretty creepy, sometimes a little scary, sometimes a little funny movie that eventually gets boring by trying to be different and by doing that, it quickly becomes very average. It is not a bad movie by any means, but it's just so ... average. There is nothing in it that you would like to return for a second viewing and nothing that you would be glued to your screen during first viewing.

Overall, "Krampus" tries to be scary and kinda original Cristmas movie, and sometimes it succeeds, but mostly it doesn't by the end i didn't care what will happen to one or another two dimensional character. It is not a bad movie, but it's a quickly forgettable one.


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