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Bad Santa

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Bad Santa

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
91 minutes
Wide Release Date:
11/26/03
performer:
Billy Bob Thornton, Tony Cox, Lauren Graham, Bernie Mac
director:
Terry Zwigoff
distributor:
Dimension Films
author:
Glenn Ficarra
genre:
Holiday, Comedy

We gave it a D

Thornton plays a boozy, short-fused lout who scowls his way through jobs as a department-store Santa. Terry Zwigoff’s comedy isn’t up to much besides pretending that swearwords and snotty insults are — big joke! — incorrect.