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Release Date: November 23rd, 2016

DVD Release Date: February 21st, 2017

R|1 hr 32 min

Plot Summary
Fueled by cheap whiskey, greed and hatred, Willie Soke (Billy Bob Thornton) teams up with his angry little sidekick, Marcus, to knock off a Chicago charity on Christmas Eve. Along for the ride is chubby and cheery Thurman Merman, a 250-pound ray of sunshine who brings out Willie's sliver of humanity. Mommy issues arise when the pair are joined by Willie's horror story of a mother, Sunny Soke, who raises the bar for the gang's ambitions, while somehow lowering the standards of criminal behavior.

Cast: Billy Bob Thornton, Kathy Bates, Tony Cox, Christina Hendricks, Brett Kelly, Ryan Hansen, Jenny Zigrino, Jeff Skowron

Director: Mark Waters

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Miramax, Broad Green Pictures, Media Talent Group

Distributors: Broad Green Pictures

Keywords: Hotel, Cool, Friendship, Hilarious, Quest, Car, 2010s, Mother, Bar, Friend, Cheeky

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  • An agonisingly strained attempt at misanthropic comedy, Bad Santa 2 is puerile when it should be shocking, calculating when it should be transgressive, and listless when it should be liberating. show more

  • Even more inappropriate physical gags, foul-mouthed dialogue and outrageous situations all contribute to raising the stakes, as Waters pushes the cast to amiably outdo the original. show more

  • Bates notwithstanding, Bad Santa 2’s supporting cast just isn’t up to snuff. show more

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