Bad Santa parents guide

Bad Santa

Never judge a man by his clothes.

Release date November 26, 2003

Willy (Billy Bob Thornton) may be a two-bit crook, but he has come up with a million dollar idea. If he dresses up like Santa, he and his little friend (Tony Cox) can sneak into department stores unnoticed on Christmas Eve and rob them of their holiday cash.

Why is Bad Santa rated R? The MPAA rated Bad Santa R for pervasive language, strong sexual content and some violence.

Bad Santa
Rating & Content Info

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Why is Bad Santa rated R? Bad Santa is rated R by the MPAA for pervasive language, strong sexual content and some violence.

- Infrequent gun and automobile violence, with some blood.

Sexual Content:
- Detailed sexual language and insults.
- Portrayal of sexual activity with no nudity.

- Pervasive use of the sexual expletive, sometimes in a sexual context.
- Scatological slang and profanity.

Alcohol / Drug Use:
- Pervasive alcohol abuse.

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Bad Santa
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 18A Frequent Coarse Language, Sexually Suggestive Scenes
Alberta 18A Crude Sexual Content Throughout, Not Recommended For Children
Manitoba 18A Coarse Language, Substance Abuse.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Sexual Content, Substance Abuse.
Quebec 13+ Vulgar Language.
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video

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News About "Bad Santa"

Cast and Crew

Bad Santa is directed by Terry Zwigoff and stars Billy Bob Thornton, Bernie Mac, Lauren Graham .

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Bad Santa movie is April 26, 2011. Here are some details…

Bad Santa releases to home video (Blu-ray or DVD) in an Unrated “The Director’s Cut” on April 26, 2011.

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This movie is getting a sequel: Bad Santa 2.