A Merry Friggin' Christmas
|A Merry Friggin' Christmas|
Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Tristram Shapeero|
|Produced by||Anthony Russo|
|Written by||Michael Brown|
|Music by||Ludwig Göransson|
|Edited by||Christian Kinnard|
|Distributed by||Phase 4 Films|
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A Merry Friggin' Christmas is a 2014 American black comedy film directed by Tristram Shapeero and written by Phil Johnston. The film stars an ensemble cast featuring Joel McHale, Lauren Graham, Clark Duke, Oliver Platt, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Tim Heidecker, Candice Bergen and Robin Williams. The film was released by Phase 4 Films on November 7, 2014.
Boyd Mitchler and his family must spend Christmas with his estranged family of misfits. Upon realizing that he left all his son's gifts at home, he hits the road with his dad in an attempt to make the 8-hour round trip before sunrise.
- Joel McHale as Boyd Mitchler
- Robin Williams as Mitch Mitchler
- Lauren Graham as Luann Mitchler
- Candice Bergen as Donna Mitchler
- Clark Duke as Nelson Mitchler
- Oliver Platt as Hobo Santa
- Wendi McLendon-Covey as Shauna
- Tim Heidecker as Dave
- Ryan Lee as Rance
- Pierce Gagnon as Douglas
- Amara Miller as Pam
- Bebe Wood as Vera Mitchler
- Amir Arison as Farhad
- Mark Proksch as Trooper Zblocki
- Gene Jones as Glen
- Jeffrey Tambor as Snow Globe Snowman (voice)
A Merry Friggin' Christmas received negative reviews from critics. On Rotten Tomatoes, the film has a rating of 15%, based on 20 reviews, with an average rating of 3.41/10. On Metacritic, the film has a score of 28 out of 100, based on reviews from 11 critics, indicating "generally unfavorable reviews".
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