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Daddy's Home 2 (2017)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 10 November 2017 (USA)
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Having finally gotten used to each other's existence, Brad and Dusty must now deal with their intrusive fathers during the holidays.

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Sean Anders
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Will Ferrell ... Brad
Mark Wahlberg ... Dusty
Mel Gibson ... Kurt
John Lithgow ... Don
Linda Cardellini ... Sara
Alessandra Ambrosio ... Karen
Owen Vaccaro ... Dylan (as Owen Wilder Vaccaro)
Scarlett Estevez ... Megan
Didi Costine ... Adrianna
Connor Wise Connor Wise ... Griffy
Daphne Wise Daphne Wise ... Griffy
Dylan Wise Dylan Wise ... Griffy
John Cena ... Roger
Andrea Anders ... Principal Hayes
Kyle Tristan ... Christmas Pageant Kid (as Kyle Tristan Wakefield)
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Storyline

After finally becoming friends at the end of the first film, Brad Whittaker (Will Ferrell) and Dusty Mayron (Mark Wahlberg) have a co-dad system where their two children, Megan (Scarlett Estevez) and Dylan (Owen Vaccaro), take turns at each father's house. Dusty has also remarried, this time to Karen (Alessandra Ambrosio), a writer, and is stepdad to Adrianna (Didi Costine), Karen's daughter. Brad and his wife, Sara (Linda Cardellini), along with Dusty and Karen, attend a school play for Megan, where she announces to the whole audience that she doesn't like the fact that she has to go back and forth to different houses all the time. Back at the house, after the play, Brad and Dusty decide to do away with having two separate Christmases and instead do one "together Christmas". Dusty, however, finds out his tough fighter pilot/astronaut father Kurt (Mel Gibson) is coming for Christmas..

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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They thought they had Christmas all wrapped up... See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for suggestive material and some language | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

10 November 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Daddy's Home 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

Boston, Massachusetts, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$69,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$29,651,193, 12 November 2017

Gross USA:

$104,029,443

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$180,613,180
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Will Ferrell, Mel Gibson, and John Lithgow did voice work at DreamWorks Animation, with Ferrell in Megamind (2010) as the title character, Gibson in Chicken Run (2000) as Rocky the Rhode Island Red, and Lithgow in Shrek (2001) as Lord Farquad. See more »

Goofs

The power is out in the movie theater, but when they are in the lobby afterwards the Christmas decorations and snack stands are lit up. See more »

Quotes

Kurt: [to Dusty; referring to Brad] His total lack of masculinity, I mean his weak chin and soft underbelly bothers you not a bit?
Brad: [after camera zooms out, to show him sitting in a chair next to Kurt and Dusty ] You know, I'm just getting the feeling maybe you guys would like some privacy.
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Crazy Credits

The onscreen title reads: Daddy's Home Two See more »

Connections

Featured in Football Focus: Episode dated 18 November 2017 (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Silent Night
Written by John Freeman Young & Franz Xaver Gruber
Arranged by Stan Reynolds
Courtesy of Extreme Music
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User Reviews

 
If you don't like Will Ferrell just don't watch this movie and stop whining about it
10 March 2018 | by deloudelouvainSee all my reviews

Why the haters would even start watching this movie is a mystery to me. If you don't like Will Ferrell then just don't watch this movie because it is the same humor as in all the other movies he's been in. I love Will Ferrell and his stupid humor with his nerdy face, so to me this is a good movie. I thought it was even better then the first one. This time John Lidgow is also in the cast and that's another comedian that makes me laugh all the time. They couldn't have found a better guy to play the father of Will Ferrell. Mel Gibson as the father of Mark Whalberg was also a good match. The story might be a bit dorky but I didn't expect anything else. It's all about the silly humor, and if you're not into that, just skip this movie instead of wasting your time twice by watching it and writing a bad review about it. If you do love that kind of humor I'm sure you will have a couple of good laughs.


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