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The Night Before: The end of an annual Christmas Eve tradition

Published:Tuesday | November 24, 2015 | 12:00 AM
Three friends annual Christmas Eve tradition comes to an end in ‘The Night Before’.

Ethan, Isaac and Chris have been friends since childhood, and for a decade, their yearly Christmas Eve reunion has been an annual night of debauchery and hilarity. Now that they're entering adulthood, the tradition is coming to an end, and to make it as memorable as possible, they set out to find the Nutcracka Ball - the Holy Grail of Christmas parties.

The Night Before is a 2015 American Christmas comedy directed by Jonathan Levine, written by Levine, Evan Goldberg, Kyle Hunter, and Ariel Shaffir, and produced by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg. The film stars Rogen (Knocked Up), Joseph Gordon-Levitt (Inception), and Anthony Mackie (Our Brand is Crisis).