Black Christmas (2006 movie)

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Black Christmas
Directed byGlen Morgan
Written byBased on Black Christmas by A. Roy Moore
Screenplay byGlen Morgan
Produced byMarty Adelstein
Steve Hoban
Glen Morgan
Dawn Parouse
Victor Solnicki
James Wong
StarringKatie Cassidy
Michelle Trachtenberg
Mary Elizabeth Winstead
Oliver Hudson
Lacey Chabert
Kristen Cloke
Andrea Martin
CinematographyRobert McLachlan
Edited byChris Willingham
Music byShirley Walker
Distributed byTVA Films
Release dates
December 15, 2006 (UK)
December 25, 2006 (U.S.)
Running time
84 minutes
92 minutes (unrated cut)
United States
Budget$9 million[1]
Box office$21,510,851[1]

Black Christmas (also abbreviated as Black X-Mas) is a 2006 Canadian-American slasher movie. It was directed by Glen Morgan and was produced by Marty Adelstein, Steve Hoban, Glen Morgan, Dawn Parouse, Victor Solnicki, and James Wong. Black Christmas was released on December 15, 2006 in the United Kingdom and on December 25, 2006 in the United States. The movie is loose remake of the 1974 movie with the same name.

In December 2006, before the movie's premiere, it gained some criticism from religious groups because of its graphic content in a holiday setting, and the distributor's choice to release the movie on Christmas Day in the United States.[2]

The movie gained negative reviews from critics and holds a 14% "rotten" rating on Rotten Tomatoes.[3] Sam Adams of the Los Angeles Times was quoted as saying "Like an ugly tie or a pair of slipper socks, Black Christmas is destined to be forgotten the instant it's unwrapped, gathering dust until the season rolls around again".[4]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Black Christmas". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 2014-12-14.
  2. "Christian groups fume over Black Christmas". Boston Herald. Archived from the original on 2014-10-31. Retrieved 2014-12-13.
  3. "Black Christmas". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved 2014-12-14.
  4. "'Black Christmas' is destined to be forgotten". Chicago Tribune. Archived from the original on 2015-10-02. Retrieved 2014-12-14.

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