Christmas with the Coopers: John Goodman, Diane Keaton, Ed Helms, Marisa Tomei and Amanda Seyfried come together in this turbulent Christmas comedy.
The Christmas season has arrived and begin the contemplative holidays of course also for the Cooper family. In the circle of the dearest people, they want to leave the stressful rest of the year behind and relax. At least, this should be the goal. At the annual meeting of generations in the home of Cooper, but hardly the speech can be of relaxation, because all want to hide your own problems before the relatives not to spoil the mood.
Even the hosts of Charlotte are faced with this challenge (Diane Keaton) and Sam (John Goodman), who’s married although 40 years holds, is however on the HomeStretch. This their children to unaware but of course, which is why even the poker face must be kept at Christmas, before after the end of the most beautiful time of the year the truth can be communicated to all.
Her son Hank (Ed Helms) also has a secret, because he doesn’t want to know someone of those present of his recently received termination. He has already undergone a divorce and no job he could have easily as the loser of the family, what he would like to avoid.
His sister Eleanor (Olivia Wilde) in turn is in no mood to be asked why she’s still single again by all this year and therefore has a soldier Joe at the airport picked up (Jake Lacy), she gives out as her boyfriend.
The oldest Member of the family, Bucky (Alan Arkin), was meanwhile better somewhere else. For example, in his local pub, in the attractive waitress Ruby (Amanda Seyfried).
But then Charlotte’s sister Emma (Marisa Tomei) is arrested for shoplifting, begins to crumble the laboriously constructed facade.