Bad Santa 2 Reviews

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October 3, 2019
Despite choice casting and returning core characters, this yuletide formula is missing the requisite spice to reach the same heights of comedic arousal.
June 4, 2019
Joyless and dour rather than savagely funny
December 6, 2018
Released 13 years after the darkly funny yet rather uplifting original, this sequel is a bad-tempered misery fest which laughs at the weaker or less privileged. Which, if I were more of a chin-stroker, I would suggest is much like society now.
November 13, 2018
Plot holes are glaring, even more noticeable thanks to the series of flat one-liners and any fleeting moments that do work are usually followed with long stretches that just lie on the screen like a fruitcake that gets re-gifted multiple times.
November 1, 2018
It's just a lazy attempt to cash in on that sweet, sweet nostalgia that's all the rage without the burden of originality.
October 25, 2018
Honestly, we all deserve better. Do yourself a favor this holiday season and give yourself the gift of self-worth, skip this Christmas brick and re-watch the original Bad Santa.
August 30, 2018
Billy Bob Thornton is once more perfect as the embittered Willie. He hasn't changed a bit and you can't help but love him for it.
June 28, 2018
If you're forced into close quarters with relatives you can't stand, you could do far worse than sneaking off to check out the boundary-pushing gags found here.
December 5, 2017
It's like Willie said when Thurman found Asprin in his advent calendar - "Well they can't all be winners".
October 17, 2017
Yes, a mere 13 years after the original, Billy Bob Thornton and Tony Cox are back with Bad Santa 2 and it's just as foul-mouthed and tasteless as ever.
September 20, 2017
Bad Santa 2 is not that terrible and is saved by its emotional ending. Just don't watch it if you are easily offended.

September 19, 2017
Ultimately, Bad Santa 2 proves to be the equivalent of a kid getting a board game for Christmas when they wanted a Xbox One.
August 24, 2017
When you remember how well the first Bad Santa drew its characters-with depth and cruelty and razor-sharp precision-the sequel is less "White Christmas" and more white elephant.
March 8, 2017
It's fitting that the star of "Misery" is here for the torture that follows.
March 1, 2017
Apart from the presumed financial incentive -- the original did pretty well in theaters and was a big hit on home video -- why was Bad Santa 2 even made in the first place?
January 27, 2017
Mark Waters (Mean Girls), knows how to frame the dialogue, but apart from a terrific gag involving an electric oven the movie lacks a corrupted physicality.
January 4, 2017
Bad Santa 2 is a poorly conceived cash-in that has fortunately backfired in every conceivable way.
January 4, 2017
[Bad Santa 2] seems to be more interested in spitting out dirty jokes instead of finding a real story to work with
January 1, 2017
Bad Santa 2's never-nice act wears thin this time around, seeming more shruggingly sneering, scowling, and sweary as it trudges along in its re-boots.
December 31, 2016
The really offensive thing about it is how lazy it is.
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