Jingle All the Way Reviews

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September 7, 2011
December 18, 2006
In this formulaic star vehicle, Schwarzenegger gets to fly like Peter Pan, act like Superman--and fulfill all the fantasies kids may have about their fathers.
April 17, 2001
You'll need an awful lot of Christmas cheer to forgive Arnold Schwarzenegger for his fourth, and hopefully last, venture into comedy, a turkey that needs stuffing on the most inaccessible shelf of your local video store.
January 1, 2000
January 1, 2000
I liked a lot of the movie, which is genial and has a lot of energy, but I was sort of depressed by its relentlessly materialistic view of Christmas, and by the choice to go with action and (mild) violence over dialogue and plot.
January 1, 2000
December 29, 2018
Watching Arnold Schwarzenegger take a stab at light-hearted comedy is often like watching a whale try to maintain its balance on a gymnastics beam.
December 8, 2018
Regardless of how crazy it was, it is actually still entertaining. You can't help but laugh at some of the madness. Pure madness.
December 8, 2018
I have a soft spot for it, because I saw it so many times as a kid, but this is not a good movie.
November 27, 2017
The film is very loud, and festooned with the sort of comic violence far more disturbing than anything in an 18-rated movie.
December 18, 2010
Ahnold terminates the holiday spirit.
September 5, 2009
God forbid Arnold should have to shell out for one of those Spanish-speaking turbomen being hocked in the bad part of town.
November 3, 2007
still heartless and unfunny and as welcome a part of the holidays as traffic and fruit cake.
October 23, 2007
Home Alone, this is not, but for a family Christmas movie, it's surprisingly fun.
October 17, 2007
If only it had jingled all the way, instead of just hitting the right note at the end.
October 12, 2007
The 2007 DVD of this 1996 flick, billed as Family Fun Edition, includes 20 minutes of extra-footage; two set-up games, Christmas Rush and Guess the Gift; and several featurettes like Making of a Hero, Super Kids, and Turbo Man Behind the Mask.
July 21, 2006
The film is rescued by a strong third act, but getting there is torture.
September 29, 2005
September 14, 2005
If it weren't for the credits 'A Brian Levant Film' and 'Directed by Brian Levant,' one would be certain that the director was Chris Columbus.
August 12, 2005
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