'Christmas Evil' Is Getting A Theatrical Re-Release For The Holidays

Rue Morgue Magazine has reported that John Waters favorite holiday horror film is coming to the big screen, but only for the holiday season! Originally titled YOU BETTER WATCH OUT and never given a proper theatrical release, CHRISTMAS EVIL has gained a cult following via various video editions over the years.

If you've never seen Christmas Evil, now's your chance! You'll see the film in a way that very, very few have ever seen! Check the dates below to see if it's playing in a city near you! While you're at it, gawk at the fantastic new poster for the event!

Red Suit Productions is handling the re-release, with the following venues/dates confirmed:

  • November 23-24: Plaza Theatre, Atlanta

  • November 25: St. Louis Video Society, St. Louis

  • December 1: Alamo Drafthouse, El Paso

  • December 2: Alamo Drafthouse, Omaha

  • December 8-10: Gateway Film Center, Columbus

  • December 8-9 and 13: Grand Illusion Cinema, Seattle

  • December 9: Hollywood Theater, Portland

  • December 9-10: Texas Theatre, Dallas

  • December 11: Alamo Littleton, Denver

  • December 13: Alamo Drafthouse, Yonkers, NY

  • December 15-16: Screenland Armour, Kansas City

  • December 15-16: Loft Cinema, Tucson

  • December 16: Capitol Theatre, Cleveland

  • December 18 and 23: Row House Cinema, Pittsburgh

  • December 19: Alamo Drafthouse, Brooklyn, NY

  • December 20: Film Scene, Iowa City

  • December 21: Roxy Stadium 13, Santa Rosa

  • December 21-22: Carolina Theater, Durham

  • December 21: Parkway Theatre, Minneapolis

  • December 21: PhilaMOCA, Philadelphia

  • December 22: Parkway Theater, Baltimore

  • December 22-23: Coolidge Corner Theatre, Boston

  • December 22: Frida Cinema, Santa Ana

  • December 23: Alamo Drafthouse, Houston

  • December 23: New Beverly Cinema, Los Angeles

  • December 23: Roxie Theatre, San Francisco


“A toy factory worker, mentally scarred as a child upon learning Santa Claus is not real, suffers a nervous breakdown after being belittled at work, and embarks on a Yuletide killing spree.”

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