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Deck the Halls

The perfect, peaceful holiday season pictured by Steve Finch (Matthew Broderick) is altered forever when Buddy Hall (Danny DeVito) and his family move in across the street and start decking their house with an excessive number of Christmas lights. Viewers may also find their holiday spirit dampened because the movie has been adorned with unnecessary sexual innuendo and dysfunctional-family antics. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C
Violence: B-
Sexual Content: C+
Language: B-
Drugs/Alcohol: C+
Run Time: 93
Theater Release: 21 Nov 2006
Video Release: 06 Nov 2007
MPAA Rating: PG
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Deck the Halls is rated PG: for some crude and suggestive humor, and for language.

Cast: Matthew Broderick, Danny DeVito.
Studio: 2006 Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment

Detailed Review

Christmas traditions are important to many people, but to Steve Finch (Matthew Broderick) they are the holiday season. The optometrist blames his obsession on his childhood full of frequent relocations… 
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Why Is Deck the Halls Rated PG?

Although it’s rated for family audiences, parents may be surprised by the sexual humor and… 
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Can Christmas traditions sometimes become too demanding? Do you think people are expecting more or… 
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