Fatman

’Tis the season to get even.


Fatman
A rowdy, unorthodox Santa Claus is fighting to save his declining business. Meanwhile, a neglected and precocious 12 year old hires a hit man to kill Santa after receiving a lump of coal in his stocking.

100 minutes.
No persons under 16 (Language, Violence, Drug abuse).
Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Thriller.

Showtimes

You’ll never get me to talk...
You’ll never get me to talk...

Credits

Cast
Mel Gibson, Walton Goggins, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Chance Hurstfield, Susanne Sutchy, Robert Bockstael, Michael Dyson
Director
Eshom Nelms, Ian Nelms
ScreenplayIan Nelms, Eshom Nelms
MusicMondo Boys
CinematographyJohnny Derango
SA distributorEmpire Entertainment
Made in2020
Produced byCarte Blanche, Fortitude International, Ingenious, Mammoth Entertainment, RBL Studios, Sprockefeller Pictures, Windy Hill Pictures, Zed Filmworks

IMDB page | CommonSenseMedia Report
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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreAction, Comedy, fantasy
LanguageNone (sic)
NudityNone
SexNone
ViolenceNone (sic)
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone (sic)
Comments
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USA MPAA rating

R: RestrictedRated R for bloody violence, and language
Runtime100
USA version is usually but not always the same as South African release. Versions released on streaming or DVD, Blu-ray or Video may also differ.


CommonSenseMedia Report (USA)

Suggested age limit
16 +
Positive messages
1
Positive role models
1
Violence
5
Sex
3
Language
4
Consumerism
1
Drinking, drugs, smoking
2

Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Metacritic.com
33 critics
8
Rottentomatoes critics
82 critics
10
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconFatman takes a surprisingly serious approach to a potentially ludicrous twist on the Santa Claus legend, aiming for edgy but mostly missing the mark.
9
CommonSenseMedia
Jeffrey M. Anderson quote iconGibson's darkly funny Santa Claus movie is violent, profane.
10
ScreenIt
Jim Judy quote iconAlthough it’s not a cinematic lump of coal, it’s clearly not the sort of movie present you’ll cherish or want to revisit during the end of any given year.
9

What the People say

Metacritic.com users
11 users
14
Rottentomatoes users
24 users
15
Rottentomatoes popcornmeter
Popcornmeter
16
IMDB
3542 Netizens
12
The Movie DB
Community
12

Average .. 58%

12

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