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Daddy's Home 2 (2017)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 10 November 2017 (USA)
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Having finally gotten used to each other's existence, Brad and Dusty must now deal with their intrusive fathers during the holidays.

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Sean Anders
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Will Ferrell ... Brad
Mark Wahlberg ... Dusty
Mel Gibson ... Kurt
John Lithgow ... Don
Linda Cardellini ... Sara
Alessandra Ambrosio ... Karen
Owen Vaccaro ... Dylan (as Owen Wilder Vaccaro)
Scarlett Estevez ... Megan
Didi Costine ... Adrianna
Connor Wise Connor Wise ... Griffy
Daphne Wise Daphne Wise ... Griffy
Dylan Wise Dylan Wise ... Griffy
John Cena ... Roger
Andrea Anders ... Principal Hayes
Kyle Tristan ... Christmas Pageant Kid (as Kyle Tristan Wakefield)
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Storyline

After burying the hatchet in Daddy's Home (2015), the stepfather with a heart of gold, Brad, and the kids' biological dad with the perfect six-pack, Dusty, are now proud co-dads, working in unison to care for Megan and Dylan. This year, with Christmas just around the corner, the once-incompatible parents and their families decide to spend the holidays together; however, things will take a turn for the unexpected when Dusty's alpha-dad, Kurt, and Brad's touchy-feely father, Don, decide to pay a visit. Now--as the merry holidaymakers end up in a snow-capped cabin for a week--it seems that there's no escape from an impending Yuletide disaster unless the two pairs of fathers learn how to coexist and work together for the sake of the kids. Will things work out in the end? Can the four daddies save Christmas? Written by Nick Riganas

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More daddies. More mayhem. See more »

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Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for suggestive material and some language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

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Goofs

When Megan fires the shotgun, she holds it with the stock under her arm instead of resting against her shoulder. Firing it this way would cause severe injury. See more »

Quotes

Megan: [Pulling her t-shirt up to make into a midriff] I want my shirt like Adrianna's.
Sara: Uh, no, no, no, no, honey, we're not doing that, okay?
[she pulls her shirt down]
Sara: put that back in, look like a nice kid.
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Crazy Credits

After the credits, there is a scene with Don at a nativity scene. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Good Morning Britain: Episode dated 17 November 2017 (2017) See more »

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The Only Gift I Need
Written by Tara Chinn, Dominic Marsh & Andy Powell
Performed by Vivian Nouri
Courtesy of APM Music
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Cheap Gags, but Enjoyable None the Less
15 November 2017 | by fletcherc21See all my reviews

Daddy's Home 2 is very similar to its predecessor. If you liked the first one, you'll probably like the second. There are a ton of cheap gags and Will Ferrell gets in situations that should have left him hospitalized constantly. The introduction of Mel Gibson and John Lithgow as the grandfathers just takes the opposite dads concept to the extreme as they are even farther out versions of the Mark Wahlberg and Will Ferrell characters. Most of the jokes weren't worth more than a chuckle, with the exception of an extremely relatable thermostat bit. The ending was stretching the limits of believably, even for a ridiculous comedy, but all in all it was solid ideal entertainment.

Mel Gibson brought the best comedic moments, largely because he character was really playing into the Mel Gibson tough guy persona and it felt more natural than the other characters. Linda Cardellini was able to do more with her character as she was given a couple scenes alongside Alessandra Ambrosio, whose cameo was expanded into a full fledged role. Ambrosio was successfully hidden in her scenes to avoid exposing the fact that she is a model, not an actress. John Cena was also credited as returning in his cameo role as well, but I never saw him, though the other characters acted as though he was there.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

10 November 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Daddy's Home 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

Boston, Massachusetts, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$69,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$29,651,193, 12 November 2017

Gross USA:

$104,029,443

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$180,613,180
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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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