8-Bit Christmas Movie

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A humorous and heartfelt look back at the adventures of childhood.

Who's Involved:

Jonathan Sadowski, Winslow Fegley, Allan Madelbaum, Neil Patrick Harris, Steve Zahn, June Diane Raphael, Michael Dowse, Trevor White, Tim White, Kevin Jakubowski, Nick Nantell

rude humor and some mild violence, language and suggestive references
Runtime: N/A
Language: English

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Plot: What's the story about?

Set in suburban Chicago in the late 1980s, the story centers on ten-year-old Jake Doyle’s (Fegley) herculean quest to get the latest and greatest video game system for Christmas.

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Who stars in 8-Bit Christmas: Cast List

Rio, Anita  

Nightbooks, The Naughty Nine  

Am I OK?, Unfinished Business  

LaRoy, Your Place Or Mine  

Who's making 8-Bit Christmas: Crew List

A look at the 8-Bit Christmas behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Michael Dowse last directed Coffee & Kareem and Stuber. The film's writer Kevin Jakubowski last wrote Assassination of a High School President and Einstein Theory.


Kevin Jakubowski


Allan Madelbaum
Nick Nantell
Jonathan Sadowski
Tim White
Trevor White

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Production: What we know about 8-Bit Christmas?

Key Facts

  1. Exclusively on HBO Max where available on November 24 (11/5/2021).
  2. Based on a debut novel by Kevin Jakubowski.

Filming Timeline

  1. 2021 - August: The film was set to Completed  status.
  2. 2021 - March: The film was set to Production  status.

    In production in Toronto.

8-Bit Christmas Release Date: When was the film released?

8-Bit Christmas was a MAX release in 2021 on Wednesday, November 24, 2021. There were 9 other movies released on the same date, including House of Gucci, Encanto and Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City.

8-Bit Christmas DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: When was the film released?

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8-Bit Christmas was released on DVD & Blu-ray on Tuesday, October 18, 2022 .

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