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Billy Bob Thornton
Tony Cox
Brett Kelly
Lauren Graham
Bernie Mac
John Ritter
Terry Zwigoff
Glenn Ficarra
John Requa
Running Time
92 minutes

Bad Santa
Empire decrees: ALL Christmas movies should be like this.

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Alcoholic safe-breaker Willie (Billy Bob Thornton) uses his cover as a department store Santa to rob the very same stores. But his living is thrown into jeopardy by a corrupt shop detective (Mac) and a dimwitted small boy (Kelly).

Topping off a year of above-average American comedies - Dodgeball and Anchorman being the obvious highlights - Bad Santa is a delightfully obscene alternative to the usual Christmas tosh.

Reviewed by Adam Smith

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