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A few innocent women experience a nightmare before Christmas in this bloody thriller. Billy Lenz, a severely maladjusted child, finally snaps under years of brutal treatment by his family, killing and eating them in an explosion of violence on Christmas Eve. For years, the Lenz house stands vacant, but in time it's purchased and renovated as the new home for a college sorority. A few days before Christmas, a handful of sorority sisters -- Dana (Lacey Chabert), Melissa (Michelle Trachtenberg), Kelli (Katie Cassidy), and Heather (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) -- are enjoying a quiet evening with their house mother, Barbara MacHenry (Andrea Martin), exchanging gifts and swapping stories before heading home for holiday break. While Barbara remembers the story of Billy's crimes, the atmosphere is peaceful until the young women receive the first in a series of disturbing telephone calls. Before long, they learn that Billy has escaped after years in a mental institution, and has come back to the house where he grew up to once again spill blood for the Christmas season. Black Christmas is a remake of the 1974 horror film of the same name by director Bob Clark, who later made a less-threatening film about the Yuletide season, A Christmas Story; Andrea Martin, who plays the house mother, also appeared in the 1974 film as one of the sorority girls. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

  • Release date:December 25, 2006

Cast

Katie Cassidy
as Kelli
Michelle Trachtenberg
as Melissa
Mary Elizabeth Winstead
as Heather
Oliver Hudson
as Kyle
Lacey Chabert
as Dana
Kristen Cloke
as Leigh
Andrea Martin
as Ms. Mac
Crystal Lowe
as Lauren
Jessica Harmon
as Megan Helms
Leela Savasta
as Clair Crosby
Kathleen Kole
as Eve
Karin Konoval
as Billy's Mother
Peter Wilds
as Billy's Father
Howard Siegel
as Lover (Stepfather)
Cainan Wiebe
as Billy (5 & 12 Years)
Aaron Pearl
as Bludworth
Christina Crivici
as Agnes (8 Years)
Peter New
as Sanitarium Orderly
Michael D. Adamthwaite
as Santa
Christian Sloan
as Patient in Robe
Ronald Selmour
as Security Guard
Alycia Purrott
as Candy Stripper
Evan Adams
as Doctor
Jerry Wasserman
as Medical Examiner
Derek McIver
as Hospital Orderly
Anne Marie De Luise
as Kelli's Mother
Greg Kean
as Kelli's Father
Jody Racicot
as Morgue Attendant
Kent Kubena
as Reindeer

Crew

Glen Morgan
Director
Glen Morgan
Producer
Victor Solnicki
Producer
Steven Hoban
Producer
Marc Butan
Producer
Marty Adelstein
Producer
Dawn Parouse
Producer
James Wong
Producer
Glen Morgan
Screenwriter
Robert McLachlan
Cinematographer
Dave Jordan
Musical Direction/Supervision
Shirley Walker
Composer (Music Score)
Jojo Villanueva
Musical Direction/Supervision
Chris Willingham
Editor
Mark Freeborn
Production Designer
Tony Wohlgemuth
Art Director
Mike Upton
Co-producer
Ogden Gavanski
Co-producer
Satsuki Mitchell
Co-producer
Todd Wagner
Executive Producer
Mark Cuban
Executive Producer
Marc Butan
Executive Producer
Noah Segal
Executive Producer
Scott Nemes
Executive Producer
Bob Clark
Executive Producer
Gregory Mah
Costume Designer
Tim Walston
Sound/Sound Designer
Patrick Ramsay
Sound/Sound Designer
Jack Hardy
First Assistant Director
Michael Wrinch
Camera Operator
John Papsidera
Casting
Wendy O'Brien
Casting
Dawn Shindle
Casting
Gillian Andrew
Production Accountant
Danny McWilliams
Location Manager
Dave Hospes
Stunts Coordinator
Brad Jubenvill
Second Second Assistant Director
Helga Ungurait
Script Supervisor
James Tichenor
Visual Effects Supervisor
Jennifer Metcalf
Production Coordinator
JoAnn Fowler
Key Make-up
Mike Rennison
Construction Coordinator
Penny Gibbs
Unit Production Manager
Philip Linzey
Additional Cinematography
Rory Cutler
Special Effects Coordinator
Toby Lindala
Makeup Special Effects
Dave McMoyler
Supervising Sound Editor
Melissa Hoffman
Re-Recording Mixer
Roger Scott Russell
Second Assistant Director
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