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Jingle All the Way 2 (2014)

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Larry's daughter wants only one thing for Christmas, a talking bear. His daughter's stepdad intends to make sure that Larry can't get one.

Director:

Alex Zamm

Writers:

Randy Kornfield (based on "Jingle All the Way" written by), Stephen Mazur (as Steve Mazur)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Larry the Cable Guy ... Larry
Brian Stepanek ... Victor
Anthony Carelli ... Claude (as Santino Marella)
Kennedi Clements ... Noel
Kirsten Robek ... Trish
Rachel Hayward ... Maggie
Matty Finochio ... Jeffrey
Eric Breker ... Welling
Brenda Crichlow ... TV Reporter - Margo (as Brenda M. Crichlow)
Reno Collier ... M.C.
Nicholas Harrison ... Eddie (as Nick Harrison)
Meredith McGeachie ... Janie
Lindsay Maxwell ... Attractive Employee
Jeff Gulka ... Elf
Joyce Robbins ... Rita
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Two desperate dads compete in a no-holds-barred battle to be the best father and make this the best Christmas ever. Fun-loving, laid-back dad Larry is having a bear of a time finding the perfect Christmas gift for his eight-year-old daughter, Noel. The season's hottest toy, The Harrison Bear, is all sold out, and Noel's new stepfather wants to keep it that way - so he can be the one to make her holiday wish come true. When Larry learns all Noel wants for Christmas is the bear, he'll stop at nothing to make his little girl happy and get her the toy of her dreams. Written by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment

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Two Dads. One Mission. Double the Holiday Fun!

Genres:

Comedy | Family

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Rated PG for mild rude humor | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 December 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Jingle All the Way 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

British Columbia, Canada See more »

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Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Anthony Carelli's first movie. See more »

Goofs

Larry gives the age of Noel 3 different times during the movie. The first time is 7 years old, the second time is 8 years old and the third time is 7 years old. See more »

Quotes

Santa: [Larry sits on Santa's lap] Whoa!
Larry: Santa Claus, I'm not leaving your lap until I get that Harrison Bear. Oh as a matter of fact I've had some Mexican food last night and it's starting to bubble up on me. Oh you've better give me that bear because if I explode on you, you're going to have to call rodo roodoo for some backup.
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References The Matrix (1999) See more »

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Christmas List
Written by Jeff Meegan, David Tobin, and Charley Harrison
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Not this season's must have
15 November 2015 | by Prismark10See all my reviews

Jingle all the Way 2 is a belated sequel to the 1996 film that starred Arnie and this has nothing to do with the first film apart from the basic plot line of going after the most sought after toy for Christmas.

Noel is an eight year old girl whose mum has just remarried to Victor who is wealthy and runs a successful business. Victor wants to be a good stepdad to Noel and wants her to love him as much as she loves her dad.

Larry is her dad, he is a little laid back, a little dim but well meaning who spends much of his time in the diner. Once he gets an inkling that Noel wants the season's hottest toy, The Harrison Bear he goes looking for it everywhere but Victor has sent his crony round to buy them all up first.

This is really a cheap looking and corny film but somehow I actually laughed and tittered several times to my surprise. I have sat through bigger budget and high concept comedies stone faced so at least the film got something right.

Larry just about keeps the film moving along with some slapstick as the well meaning dad who loves his daughter and prepared to put up with her new stepdad. Victor is the slimy one wanting to get one over Larry and wants the genuine love from Noel. Strangely the film makes a valid point about stepfathers feeling left out in this new family arrangements.

All I can say is that this pointless sequel is actually a lot better than expected.


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