Four Christmases looks like your standard holiday romantic comedy, but I’m still holding out hope considering the film reteams Vince Vaughn with Swingers/Made co-star Jon Favreau, and is directed by Seth Gordon, the filmmaker behind King of Kong: A Fist Full of Quarters. It was also filmed in my city, San Francisco, which seems to be a reoccurring shooting location for Reese Witherspoon. I wonder if it is in her contract.
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When upscale, happily unmarried San Francisco couple Kate and Brad find themselves socked in by fog on Christmas morning, their exotic vacation plans morph into the family-centric holiday they had, until now, gleefully avoided. Out of obligation—and unable to escape—they trudge to not one, not two, but four relative-choked festivities, increasingly mortified to find childhood fears raised, adolescent wounds reopened…and their very future together uncertain. As Brad counts the hours to when he can get away from their parents, step-parents, siblings and an assortment of nieces and nephews, Kate is starting to hear the ticking of a different kind of clock. And by the end of the day, she is beginning to wonder if their crazy families’ choices are not so crazy after all.
Watch the trailer in High Definition on Yahoo Movies. Four Christmases hits theaters on November 26th 2008.