• Publication date: June 14, 2012

This Christmas

The Whitfield family is reuniting for the holidays, and everyone has a secret to tell.

  • Publication date: June 14, 2012

This Christmas

Program data

Duration: 120

Production Year: 2007

MBC 2:

February 23, 2014 07:30 (KSA) ~ February 23, 2014 06:30 (CLT)

It's Christmas time and Ma'Dere (Loretta Devine) is anxious for her five children to return home.  Each child has a secret to reveal and so does Ma'Dere, who has been shacking up with the church deacon Joseph (DelroyLindo).

Chris Brown portrays Baby, the matriarch's youngest son who secretly aspires to become a singer.  Another son, Quentin (Idris Elba) owes a loan shark big bucks; meanwhile his brother, Claude (Columbus Short) reveals that he is married to a white woman.  Lastly, daughters Lisa (Regina King) and Kelli (Sharon Leal) are struggling with an abusive and non-existent relationship respectively.

This Christmas was nominated for an MTV Movie Award and a BET Award.  The picture garnered $50 million at theaters worldwide,four times its $13 million budget.


  • DelroyLindo
  • Idris Elba
  • Loretta Devine
  • Chris Brown
  • Keith Robinson
  • MekhiPhifer
  • Regina King
  • David Banner

Directed by: Preston A. Whitmore II

Rating: Rated PG-13 for comic sexual content and some violence.