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Bad Santa 2 (2016)

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Fueled by cheap whiskey, greed and hatred, Willie teams up once again with his angry little sidekick, Marcus, to knock off a Chicago charity on Christmas Eve.

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Mark Waters
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Billy Bob Thornton ... Willie Soke
Kathy Bates ... Sunny Soke
Tony Cox ... Marcus Skidmore
Christina Hendricks ... Diane Hastings
Brett Kelly ... Thurman Merman
Ryan Hansen ... Regent Hastings
Jenny Zigrino ... Gina De Luca
Jeff Skowron ... Dorfman
Cristina Rosato ... Alice
Mike Starr ... Jolly Santa
Octavia Spencer ... Opal
Ranee Lee Ranee Lee ... Choirmaster
Selah Victor ... Breast Feeding Mom
Lombardo Boyar ... Valet Boss
Dean Hagopian Dean Hagopian ... Costume Greeter
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Storyline

It's the most wonderful time of the year again, and the not-in-the-slightest reformed safe-cracker Willie Soke is breathing the air of freedom once more, failing miserably to keep himself afloat thirteen whole years after his last achievements. Still addicted to alcohol and at the end of his tether, Soke will reluctantly accept his former sidekick Marcus' truce and his daring plan for another Yuletide caper--this time targeting a Chicago charity on Christmas Eve. However, as Willie slips back into his Santa's red suit again, much to his disappointment, he will discover that another partner in crime is also eager to join in the heist: his desperate for cash estranged mother, Sunny. Can Willie work around his mummy issues, especially now that the closest thing to family, Thurman Merman, comes to town for a visit? Written by Nick Riganas

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New Crew. New Job. New Low. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for crude sexual content and language throughout, and some graphic nudity | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 November 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bad Santa 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

Montréal, Québec, Canada See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$26,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,176,680, 27 November 2016

Gross USA:

$17,782,178

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$24,079,268
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (unrated)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color (ACES)| Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Willie claims to have been born in Little Rock, Arkansas, which is where Billy Bob Thornton is from. See more »

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Quotes

Willie: I traveled all the way across the country to rob a Goddamn charity?
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Connections

References Call of Duty: Black Ops III (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

(There's No Place Like) Home For The Holidays
Written by Robert Allen and Al Stillman
Produced by John Alagia and Oliver Kraus
Performed by Joy Williams
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Horrible
17 November 2016 | by nachoking03See all my reviews

I have to admit that I might not be the target audience as I was hoping that my Sneak Preview ticket would land me in a showing of Arrival. But instead it was Bad Santa 2.

As I hadn't watched the first one, I had no expectations coming into this one. What I saw though was a horrible piece of comedy and wanna be edgy screen writers with a clichéd main stream comedy approach.

Skip this if you like good movies. You might enjoy this if the funniest thing you saw this year was naked Sasha Baron Cohen taken from behind by an elephant while sitting in another elephants vagina. And even that movie was much funnier than what Bad Santa 2 tried to do here.

Garbage/10


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