Christmas with the Kranks (2004)

Movie Summary

When their only daughter Blair leaves the family nest, Luther and Nora Krank decide to book an island cruise and skip Christmas. When Blair calls on Christmas Eve to announce a surprise visit, the Kranks have just twelve hours to pull themselves together to throw the best celebration ever.

Based on the book “Skipping Christmas” by John Grisham.

Christmas with the Kranks was originally released in theaters nationwide November 24, 2004.

Where can I watch Christmas with the Kranks online?

Christmas with the Kranks is available to stream from the following providers:

Stream on Amazon

Is Christmas with the Kranks available to buy on DVD?


When will Christmas with the Kranks air on TV in 2023?

12/23/23 – 11:15pm on AMC
12/24/23 – 5:00pm on AMC

This movie normally airs throughout the holiday season on AMC. For a complete schedule of dates and times, view the AMC Best Christmas Ever schedule.

Year Released


Cast Includes

Tim Allen (Luther Krank), Jamie Lee Curtis (Nora Krank), Dan Aykroyd (Vic Frohmeyer), M. Emmet Walsh (Walt Scheel), Erik Per Sullivan (Spike Frohmeyer), Cheech Marin (Officer Salino), Jack Busey (Officer Treen), Elizabeth Franz (Bev Scheel), Austin Pendleton (Marty), Julie Gonzalo (Blair Krank)

Rate Movie:

4.6/5 - (5 votes)

Christmas with the Kranks Movie Trailer

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One thought on “Christmas with the Kranks (2004)

  • October 30, 2019 at 4:19 PM

    Are y’all not going to put Christmas with the kranks in the Christmas lineup?

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