Almost Christmas

Synopsis: A dysfunctional family gathers together for their first Christmas since their mom died.
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Director(s): David E. Talbert
Production: Will Packer Productions
  3 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
111 min

about over there?

Will you help me with the bags?

Here's a little

early Christmas gift.

Could be worth a lot

of money on eBay.

But let it marinate.

Okay. Okay?


Did you bring those damn cards?


Your face.




Oh, man.

I'm trying.

May Devaroux, Johnson, Davis...

Shit, there was a lot of them.

I am here. And how's my

favorite brother-in-law doing?

May, I'm your only


Well, lucky you!

Damn, I forgot how old you are.

Come on, give it to me.

How you doing, baby?

It's coming.

It's coming.

You holding on?

I'm holding on.

You holding on, baby.

Yeah, I was expecting you

in a day, or two, or three...

If I'd have known,

I would have...

Dusted. Damn, Walter!

Changed the locks.

Your ass is old, so I'm

gonna let that one slide.

Now, I just thought my brother-in-law

could use a little extra help

so I said, what the hell.

And Stevie Wonder blind ass

done canceled the tour

because they gave him

the schedule.

Who gonna give his blind ass

the schedule? Damn!

Messing with my money, baby.

But such is the life

of a background singer.

Now, listen, my bags are in the driveway

so be a dear and go get them for me.

And I'ma whip

a little something up

so the kids have something

to eat when they get here.

Perfect. As long as

I don't have to eat it.

Walter Meyers, you can kiss

all my ass, okay?

You know the shit I cook is

good shit. Don't do that now.

You've been eating that bad shit.

That's why your ass looks so frail.

Look at yourself.

Knees knocking and shit.

And where's the liquor, Walter?

And I hope it ain't

that dark liquor, damn it.

Because that dark liquor

make a bitch wanna fight!


We made it!

Hi, Grandpa!


You're even prettier

than I last saw you.

Yeah! How do you do that?

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David E. Talbert

David E. Talbert (born February 10, 1966) is an American playwright, author, and filmmaker. He is a graduate of Morgan State University and attended the New York University film program. Talbert has won numerous NAACP awards for his work The Fabric of a Man, and a New York Literary Award in 2007 for his musical, Love in the Nick of Tyme. Talbert has also produced a television reality show, Black Stage, in which actors and singers compete to win a part in one of his plays. Talbert's first film, First Sunday, was released in 2008. The film stars Ice Cube, Tracy Morgan and Katt Williams. more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018


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