Christmas Crime Story

Synopsis: A botched Christmas Eve robbery leads down a destructive path for a police officer reconnecting with his estranged mother, a coming-apart-at-the-seams amateur photographer, his vindictive and murderous fiancee, her secret lover and a strung-out mall they all converge in one explosive and deadly night.
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
96 min


Silent Night

Holy Night

All is calm

All is bright

Round yon virgin

Mother and child

Holy infant so tender and mild

Sleep in heavenly peace

Sleep in heavenly peace

- Merry Christmas.

- Merry Christmas.

- How's your day?

- Interesting.

- Ha.

- Where's Homicide?

- They're dragging ass as usual.

So, here's what we got:

Santa Claus there

is your trigger man,

his real name is

Randall Edwards.

The clerk is, was Heather

Harrington, she's DOA.

Ambulance is in route, there's

no sign of the money yet

and this one was a silent alarm.

- Just another

Christmas Eve, huh?

- Oh, yeah, and get this, Santa

Claus says he didn't do it.

- Of course he

didn't, how could he?

He's out delivering

all those toys, right?

- Huh, joker.

- Hey, you want a candy cane?

- No, man.

- Ah, come on.

- No, no, no.

- I'm going in.

- How's Julia?

- Oh, she loves Christmas.

- At least somebody does.

- What the hell are you

doing in my crime scene?

Shouldn't you be on the street

controlling the crowds, officer?

- Am I in uniform?

- Yeah, congratulations,

now step off.

Last thing I need

is a DA up my ass

'cause some dumb shit

trampled my scene, let's go.

- Pardon me, Serpico.

- What was that?

- Nothing.

- Yeah,

that's what I thought.

- It's Heather Harrington.

- What?

- Her name, just thought

you might wanna know.

My mistake.

- Get him the hell outta here.

- 'Cause, see, I

would wanna know.

Because tomorrow

somebody who knows her

is gonna have a very

unmerry Christmas.

- You done?

- Yeah, he's done.

He's done, come on.

- How do you just waltz

in these crime scenes?

You see a young girl murdered,

you don't feel a thing?

Is that part of the

job description?

The application say,

homicide detectives,

all must be

diagnosed sociopaths?

- Control, six Lincoln

20, code seven.

- Roger 20,

code seven approved.

Bring back something

tasty, okay, honey?

- Don't I always, Julia?

20 out.

Heads, I'll do it.

Best two out of three.

- Merry Christmas.

That's for the children.

- Merry Christmas.

And happy new year.

- Ugh!

- Whoa, whoa.

- Goddamn!

- You hurt?

You'll be all right.

Take it easy next time.

- There won't be a next time.

- You're too young for makeup.

- No, I know.

But I also saw this dog at

the pet store and I want it.

- Evening.

What can I get for you?


- Hey, Mom.

- What are you doing here?

- I just happened to

be in the neighborhood,

thought I would stop by.

- Ah, hmm, just happened today?

- I know, what are the odds?

- Remote.

- Probably.

- So, how are things with you?

- Never better.

- Last thing I pegged

you being was a cop.

- Hmm, yeah,

it makes two of us.

It's detective now.

- Ah, detective.

Well, I guess you didn't

stop by for the conversation,

did you?

- It's actually my dinner break,

so I thought I would kill

two birds with one stone.

- Same old?

- Mm-hmm, times two.

- I think your eyes are

bigger than your stomach.

- Second one is not for me.

- A girl?

Are you?

- Yeah.

- Mmm.

- In fact, I might

propose to her.

Maybe even tonight.

- Hmm, Christmas present.

- Something like that.

- Is that why you

stopped by, to tell me?

- No.

So, how's work?

- Never changes.

I had a couple of chuds

in here earlier, yeah,

same old kinda night.

- You don't get a lot of

customers on Christmas Eve, huh?

- No.

Not really.

- How are you holding up, Mom?

- I'm good.

Everything is fine.

- Saw those when I walked in.

- What?

Ah, yeah.

- Started smoking again, huh?

- Yeah, a few years ago.

- You said you'd quit.

- Couple of times.

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