El Camino Christmas

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El Camino Christmas
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Film poster
Directed by David E. Talbert
Produced by Kimberly Quinn
Theodore Melfi
Written by Chris Wehner
Theodore Melfi
Music by Christopher Lennertz
Cinematography Tim Suhrstedt
Edited by Troy Takaki
Goldenlight Films
Distributed by Netflix
Release date
  • December 8, 2017 (2017-12-08)
Country United States
Language English

El Camino Christmas is a 2017 American black comedy film directed by David E. Talbert and written by Theodore Melfi and Christopher Wehner. The film stars Luke Grimes, Vincent D'Onofrio, Dax Shepard, Kurtwood Smith, Michelle Mylett, Emilio Rivera, Kimberly Quinn, Jessica Alba, and Tim Allen. The film was released on Netflix on December 8, 2017.


A young man (Luke Grimes) seeks out a father (Larry Roth, played by Tim Allen) he has never met and ends up barricaded in a liquor store with five other people on Christmas Eve.



According to screenwriter Theodore Melfi, the project had been in development for ten years before principal photography began on May 1, 2017 in Los Angeles.[1]


The film was released on Netflix on December 8, 2017.[3]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g Busch, Anita (2017-04-25). "'Hidden Figures' Filmmaker Ted Melfi Lines Up Strong Ensemble Cast For 'El Camino Christmas' At Netflix". Deadline. Retrieved 2017-11-21.
  2. ^ a b c d Busch, Anita (2017-05-11). "Jessica Alba, Kurtwood Smith Others Join Cast Of 'El Camino Christmas'". Deadline. Retrieved 2017-11-21.
  3. ^ "What's New on Netflix: December 2017". ComingSoon.net. 2017-11-20.

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