I'll Be Home for Christmas Reviews

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January 1, 2000
The results are only slightly better than coal in your stocking.
January 1, 2000
The most awkward aspect of the movie is the dialog.
January 1, 2000
Funny only in your dreams!
January 1, 2000
While Disney has a rich tradition in animated family entertainment, but its track record in live-action film is, to put it mildly, less than stellar.
Top Critic
January 1, 2000
Adequate in every way and oddly subversive in spots, but that's about it.
January 1, 2000
Inane Christmas film has little going for it in script and character.
January 1, 2000
Director Sanford struggles in vain to put a shiny new wrapper on this secondhand offering.
January 1, 2000
Next to this, 'Santa Claus Conquers the Martians' looks like a work of depth and brilliance.
January 1, 2000
The film equivalent of easy listening.
January 1, 2000
I'll Be Home For Christmas is entertainment for the whole family only if your whole family is incredibly bored.
January 1, 2000
Despite a couple of amusing scenes, I'll be Home for Christmas is ultimately a star vehicle for Thomas and little more.
January 1, 2000
I'll Be Home for Christmas will appeal to people who fail to care if nothing good happens in a movie.
January 1, 2000
If not for the movie's heart being in the right place, this lame teen road picture might be truly insufferable.
January 1, 2000
It's mixture of smiles and sentiment is good enough for the film to qualify as a mildly pleasant diversion, but lacks that special magic necessary for it to rise above average.
January 1, 2000
The ultimate insult to a film-goer!
January 1, 2000
Nothing that occurred in it was earthshaking or shocking or particularly inventive, but it was well-done, all the same, and I really did like it.
Top Critic
January 1, 2000
Silly, light and ever so slightly hip, Christmas movie's a delight!
January 1, 2000
A consistent source of chuckles.
January 1, 2000
Thomas has a natural screen presence and he never sheds the instinctual wit that made him a household name.
January 1, 2000
If you've never had the urge to kick Santa Claus, this might be just the irksome misadventure into comedy that will drive you over the edge.
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