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Violent Night

December 2, 2022
1hr 49min
Status: released

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Violent Night Movie Details:

Movie NameViolent Night
Country United States
Language English
GenreAction, Comedy
Release DateOctober 7, 2022 (NYCC)
December 2, 2022 (United States)
Running Time1hr 49min
Age ratingR
CastDavid Harbour
John Leguizamo
Alex Hassell
Alexis Louder
Beverly D’Angelo
Directed by Tommy Wirkola
Written byPat Casey
Josh Miller
Produced byKelly McCormick
David Leitch
Guy Danella
Cinematography by Matthew Weston
Edited by Jim Page
Music byDominic Lewis
Production Company87North Productions
Distributor Universal Pictures
Budget$20 million
Box Office Collection$76.6 million

Violent Night Movie Cast and Characters:

  • David Harbour as Santa Claus
  • John Leguizamo as Scrooge
  • Alex Hassell as Jason
  • Alexis Louder as Linda
  • Edi Patterson as Alva
  • Cam Gigandet as Morgan Steel
  • Leah Brady as Trudy
  • Beverly D’Angelo as Gertrude
  • Ray Strachen as Al
  • André Eriksen as Gingerbread
  • Brendan Fletcher as Krampus
  • Mike Dopud as Commander Thorp
  • Alexander Elliot as Bert
  • Mitra Suri as Candy Cane
  • Can Aydin as Frosty
  • Phong Giang as Tinsel
  • Finn McCager Higgins as Jingle
  • Rawleigh Clements-Willis as Peppermint
  • Stephanie Sy as Sugarplum


When a team of mercenaries breaks into a wealthy family compound on Christmas Eve, taking everyone inside hostage, the team isn’t prepared for a surprise combatant: Santa Claus is on the grounds, and he’s about to show why this Nick is no saint.

About Violent Night Movie:

  • Filming began in January 2022 and was completed in March 2022.
  • Violent Night had its world premiere at the New York Comic Con on October 7, 2022. The film was theatrically released in the United States on December 2, 2022, by Universal Pictures.
  • The film received generally positive reviews from critics and grossed $76.6 million worldwide. A sequel is in development.
  • Violent Night was released on VOD on December 20, 2022. The film was added to Peacock on January 20, 2023. That same day, it became available for digital purchase, while the Blu-ray and DVD release followed on January 24.
  • Violent Night grossed $50.1 million in the United States and Canada, and $26.5 million in other territories, for a worldwide total of $76.6 million.
  • The film was projected to gross around $10 million from 3,682 theaters in its opening weekend. It made $4.9 million on its first day, including $1.1 million from Thursday night previews, and went on to debut to $13.5 million, finishing second behind holdover Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. The film fell 37% in its sophomore weekend to $8.7 million, remaining in second.