I'll Be Home for Christmas Reviews

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September 7, 2011
This family comedy finds unearned laughs in old women and dog flatulence.
January 1, 2011
Jon Taylor Thomas' yule tale charming for tweens.
December 24, 2010
An innocuously entertaining comedy...
December 19, 2008
Um filme natalino que advoga a eficcia da mentira e do egosmo como formas de ser bem sucedido.
April 16, 2008
It gets off to a grating start, but this slight comedy eventually finds its feet and delivers a holiday-themed package made up in equal parts of mild laughs and sweet-as-sweet-can-be sentiment.
April 16, 2008
Arrogance gives way to humility, making this an appropriate, if thoroughly cliched, Christmas morality tale that's sugar-coated with an attractive cast spouting sitcom-quality dialogue.
March 28, 2006
I'll Be Home for Christmas asks the impossible of us.
July 21, 2005
None of the cast comes off well, but they have little to work with, since the dialogue sounds like it was made up on the spot and performed without rehearsal.
July 17, 2005
May 20, 2003
It's the cinematic equivalent of a flavored rice cake -- palatable while you're chewing and completely forgotten 10 minutes later.
February 8, 2003
Hurrah -- let's teach our kids that if you look good and are skilled at making up convincing lies, everyone will love you.
October 8, 2002
March 19, 2002
A Christmas turkey.
February 14, 2001
Surprisingly engaging.
January 1, 2000
You aren't likely to build up much holiday cheer by forcing yourself to sit through this torturous ninety-minute debacle.
January 1, 2000
I'll Be Home for Christmas is like the tableau in a snow globe -- after all the whirling (and blatantly artificial) snow has settled, not a single figure has actually moved or changed.
January 1, 2000
Jonathan Taylor Thomas is completely out of his element as the smooth-talking operator.
January 1, 2000
Too sophisticated for thumb-suckers, but far too stupid for anyone else.
January 1, 2000
The Disney family flick is all sight gags and button-pushing to holiday tunes.
January 1, 2000
Like a big box of holiday chocolates: There's a lot of variety, and though the quality is a bit uneven, there's enough tasty tidbits to satisfy most everyone in the family.
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