"CHRISTMAS WITH THE CAMPBELLS" RINGS IN THE SEASON AS THE #1 ACQUISITION DRIVER OF ANY FILM ON AMC+ THIS YEAR
The film, which premiered in theaters and on AMC+ on Friday, December 2, was also among iTunes Top 10 movies in its premiere week and was a Top 20 title on all digital platforms.
A new spin on the traditional holiday rom-com from Vince Vaughn (Fred Claus), Peter Billingsley (A Christmas Story) and Dan Lagana (American Vandal), the film stars Britney Snow (Pitch Perfect), Justin Long (He's Not That Into You), Alex Moffat (Saturday Night Live), Joanna Garcia Swisher (Sweet Magnolias), Julia Duffy (Newhart, Designing Women), and George Wendt (Cheers). In CHRISTMAS WITH THE CAMPBELLS, when Jesse (Snow) gets dumped right before the holidays by her boyfriend Shawn (Moffat), his parents (Duffy and Wendt) convince her to still spend Christmas with them, and Shawn's handsome cousin (Long), while Shawn is away.
Said Vaughn: "Peter and I are glad audiences are enjoying this comedic and crazy twist on the genre. We are thrilled with its success. A huge thank you to our partners at AMC and the entire cast and crew."
CHRISTMAS WITH THE CAMPBELLS premiered as part of AMC Networks' "Best Christmas Ever," a month-long celebration featuring over 62 titles and more than 622 hours of holiday season programming running through December 25.
AMC+ is the company's new premium streaming bundle featuring an extensive lineup of popular and critically acclaimed original programming from AMC, BBC America, IFC, and SundanceTV and full access to targeted streaming services Shudder, Sundance Now and IFC Films Unlimited, which feature content such as A Discovery of Witches, Creepshow, and Boyhood. The service features a continually refreshed library of commercial-free content, including iconic series from the AMC Networks portfolio including Mad Men, Halt & Catch Fire, Hell on Wheels, Turn: Washington's Spies, Rectify, Portlandia, and series from The Walking Dead Universe, among many others. The service also offers a growing slate of original and exclusive series including Gangs of London, Kin, The North Water, That Dirty Black Bag, This is Going to Hurt, Moonhaven and the first two series in a new Anne Rice universe, Anne Rice's Interview with the Vampire and Anne Rice's Mayfair Witches. With new movies released every Friday, AMC+ is the newest destination for exclusive film premieres direct from theaters all year long. AMC+ recently launched in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, India, and Spain and is available in the U.S. through AMCPlus.com, the AMC+ app, and a number of digital and cable partners.