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This Christmas

This Christmas all the Whitfields are planning to come home to share the holiday. But the celebration begins to unravel when some of the kin unwrap deep secrets, forcing the clan to determine whether or not family ties are strong enough to keep them bound together. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C+
Violence: C+
Sexual Content: C
Language: C-
Drugs/Alcohol: C
Theater Release: 20 Nov 2007
Video Release: 10 Nov 2008
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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This Christmas is rated PG-13: for comic sexual content and some violence.

Cast: Delroy Lindo, Idris Elba, Loretta Devine, Chris Brown, Columbus Short.
Studio: 2007 Sony Screen Gems

Detailed Review

The Christmas season usually involves a few surprises hidden beneath the tree, however it seems the Whitfield family is overstocked with undisclosed secrets.

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Why Is This Christmas Rated PG-13?

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