Merry Friggin' Christmas Movie

Merry Friggin' Christmas movie poster

Who's Involved:

Anthony Russo, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Joe Russo, Joel McHale, Tristram Shapeero, Robin Williams, Oliver Platt, Lauren Graham, Phil Johnston, Candice Bergen, Holly Bario, Matt Jones, Pierce Gagnon, Bebe Wood

Release Date:

Friday, November 14, 2014 (Limited)


Runtime: 1 hr, 28 m
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

Follows Boyd Mitchler (Joel McHale) and his wife Luann (Lauren Graham) as they spend a dreaded Christmas with Boyd’s father Mitch (Robin Williams) and his family of misfits. Upon realizing that he has left all of his son’s gifts at home, Boyd hits the road with his father and younger brother in an attempt to make the eight-hour round trip before sunrise.

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Who stars in Merry Friggin' Christmas: Cast List

... Boyd Mitchler

"Happily" , "Blended"  

... Luann

"Max" , "Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life"  

... Mitch

"Happy Feet Two" , "Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian"  

... Douglas



... Shauna

"Long Weekend" , "Blended"  

... Hobo Santa

"Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return" , "Lucky Them"  

... Cowboy Dick

"BrightBurn" , "El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie"  

... Donna

"Home Again" , "Book Club"  

Who's making Merry Friggin' Christmas: Crew List

A look at the Merry Friggin' Christmas behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's writer Phil Johnston last wrote Ralph Breaks the Internet and The Brothers Grimsby.


Phil Johnston


Anthony Russo
Joe Russo


Phase 4 Films


Production Companies

Imagine Entertainment (Former)

Sycamore Pictures

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Production: What we know about Merry Friggin' Christmas?

Filming Timeline

  1. August 2014: The film was in Completed status.
  2. February 2013: The film was in Production status.
  3. Production is set to begin late March 2013 in Atlanta.

Merry Friggin' Christmas Release Date: When was the film released?

Merry Friggin' Christmas was released in 2014 on Friday, November 14, 2014 (Limited release). There were 10 other movies released on the same date, including Dumb and Dumber To, Beyond the Lights and Rosewater.

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