The Knight Before Christmas

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The Knight Before Christmas
The Knight Before Christmas poster.jpg
Directed by
  • Monika Mitchell
Produced by
Written by
  • Cara J. Russell
Music byRoger Bellon
CinematographyGreg Gardiner
Edited byLara Mazur
Brad Krevoy Productions
Distributed byNetflix
Release date
‹See TfM›
  • November 21, 2019 (2019-11-21)
Running time
92 minutes
CountryUnited States

The Knight Before Christmas is a 2019 Christmas comedy film directed by Monika Mitchell and written by Cara J. Russell.[1] It was released on November 21, 2019.[2]

Filming for the film took place in Orillia and Bracebridge in Ontario, Canada between April and May 2019, with Norwich castle scenes featuring Charleville Castle in Tullamore, Ireland.[3]


Brooke is a woman that has lost hope of finding her "happily ever after" and comes across Cole, a knight who has traveled from the 14th century. Cole has been sent into the future by an old crone to fulfill his destiny of being a true knight. After accidentally hitting him with her car, Brooke thinks that he is suffering from amnesia as he tells her that he is a knight. She wants to protect Cole so she takes him in to help him until he regains his memory. What she doesn't realize is that he is the knight in shining armor that she's been wishing for all her life.



The Knight Before Christmas was released on November 21, 2019.[2]


On review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds an approval rating of 70% based on 20 reviews, and an average rating of 6.06/10. The website's critics consensus reads: "While its plot borders on the absurd, The Knight Before Christmas is endearing and charming enough to make it a worthy addition to the holiday rom-com genre."[4]


  1. ^ "Vanessa Hudgens To Star & Executive Produce 'The Knight Before Christmas' For Netflix". Deadline Hollywood. March 20, 2019. Archived from the original on March 21, 2019. Retrieved March 20, 2019./
  2. ^ a b "It's Beginning to Look a lot like Netflix | Holidays 2019 | Netflix". YouTube. October 15, 2019.
  3. ^ "'The Knight Before Christmas': Netflix Release Date, Plot, Cast & Trailer". What's on Netflix. November 7, 2019.
  4. ^ "The Knight Before Christmas (2019)". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved November 22, 2019.

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