8-Bit Christmas (2021) - Rotten Tomatoes

8-Bit Christmas (2021)




Critic Consensus: For viewers seeking an undemanding and sweetly nostalgic ode to yuletide seasons past, 8-Bit Christmas boots up without a glitch.

Movie Info

A humorous and heartfelt look back at the adventures of childhood. Set in suburban Chicago in the late 1980s, the story centers on ten-year-old Jake Doyle's (Winslow Fegley) herculean quest to get the latest and greatest video game system for Christmas.


Critic Reviews for 8-Bit Christmas

All Critics (28) | Top Critics (4)

June Diane Raphael has impeccable comic timing as Jake's mom, Kathy.

December 3, 2021 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…

8-Bit Christmas may have a more grounded approach to gamer culture than you'd expect, but it's constantly beat by its own limited imagination.

November 24, 2021 | Rating: 1.5/4 | Full Review…

When it isn't fawning over roller rinks, "Goonies" posters, and Casio watches, "8 Bit Christmas" is a warm and refreshingly earnest holiday comedy.

November 24, 2021 | Full Review…

This is a very well-made film.

November 24, 2021 | Full Review…

The formulaic family comedy 8-Bit Christmas is elevated by a watchable and occasionally amusing performance by Winslow Fegley ... [It's] ultimately a film that's enjoyable without demanding too much intelligence or emotional investment from viewers.

December 26, 2021 | Full Review…

A hit of pure Gen-X nostalgia.

December 22, 2021 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

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