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Deck the Halls

By Jane Boursaw, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 9+

Makes us miss those Home Alone days...

Movie PG 2006 99 minutes
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What you will—and won't—find in this movie.

Community Reviews

age 12+

Based on 11 parent reviews

age 13+


funny, but made for 13-14 year olds.
age 10+

Terrible Family movie

The Christmas movie is terrible and is not for families. It has many passionate kisses on the bed and off the bed, and a poster of a naked woman. Lots of rude humour and name calling is also in the film. The slapstick humour isn’t funny but otherwise…..ridiculous.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (11 ):
Kids say (12 ):

There's no doubt that Broderick and DeVito are formidable actors, but they aren't given much to work with here. The movie deteriorates into a farce of slapstick humor and crude humor, as Steve and Buddy's competitive nature comes to a head in a predictable finale about discovering the true meaning of Christmas, blah blah blah. On the "why bother?" holiday movie scale, it ranks right down there with Surviving Christmas.

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