Bad Santa (2003) 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… 2003-11-26 R PT91M Comedy Holiday Billy Bob Thornton Tony Cox Lauren Graham Bernie Mac Dimension Films
Movie Review

Bad Santa (2003)

MPAA Rating: R
EW's GRADE
D

Details Release Date: Nov 26, 2003; Rated: R; Length: 91 Minutes; Genres: Comedy, Holiday; With: Billy Bob Thornton; Distributor: Dimension Films

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.

Originally posted Dec 05, 2003 Published in issue #740 Dec 05, 2003 Order article reprints