Max is the main protagonist of the chistmas horror comedy film Krampus. He is one of the kids who summons Krampus. He is a cheerful, and tradition-protective kid. He just wanted to continue his family's Christmas traditio, but he loses his Christmas spirit which summons Krampus, his helpers and the mighty thunder/ snow storm. He is the son of Tom and Sarah Engel.
Max was simply a kid fighting to hold on to the belief in Santa and the true meaning of Christmas. But the realities of his family's personalities and true harshness of the world caused him to become disillusioned and he lost all faith. This Summoned Krampus.
Max claims that he hates his family because they don't do stuff with him
- Beth - Max hates his older sister because she is so bratty towards him and filmed him having a fight with a kid but she does tries telling their cousins to stop reading his letter to Santa, despite telling not to start anything.