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A Christmas Star is a 2017 British Christmas film featuring Pierce Brosnan and Liam Neeson.[1]

A Christmas Star
A Christmas Star poster.jpg
Directed byRichard Mark Elson
Produced byJoan Burney Keatings
Written byMaire Campbell
Richard Mark Elson
StarringPierce Brosnan
Liam Neeson
Music byMarita McBride
Orla O'Rourke
CinematographyRichard C. Bell
Ian Fox
Edited byHelen Sheridan
Distributed byITN Distribution
Signature Entertainment
Entertainment One Films
Release date
  • January 5, 2017 (2017-01-05)
Running time
82 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom





The film has a 43% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.[2] Grace Montgomery of Common Sense Media awarded A Christmas Star two stars out of five.[3] Trevor Johnston of Time Out gave A Christmas Star one star out of five.[4] Leslie Felperin of The Guardian awarded the film three stars out of five.[5] James Luxford of Radio Times gave the film three stars out of five.[6] Tara Brady of The Irish Times awarded it three stars out of five.[7]


  1. ^ "Liam Neeson and Pierce Brosnan to shoot A Christmas Star in Belfast later this year". Radio Times. 24 March 2014. Retrieved 6 October 2017.
  2. ^ "A Christmas Star". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved 5 October 2017.
  3. ^ Montgomery, Grace. "A Christmas Star". Common Sense Media. Retrieved 5 October 2017.
  4. ^ Johnston, Trevor (9 November 2015). "A Christmas Star". Time Out (magazine). Retrieved 5 October 2017.
  5. ^ Felperin, Leslie (12 November 2015). "A Christmas Star review – Kylie and Pierce in snow-globe sweet festive fare". The Guardian. Retrieved 5 October 2017.
  6. ^ Luxford, James. "A Christmas Star". Radio Times. Retrieved 5 October 2017.
  7. ^ Brady, Tara (13 November 2015). "A Christmas Star review: a charming Irish Yuletide movie made by kids for kids". The Irish Times. Retrieved 6 October 2017.

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