November 2017 Ι 1h 40min Ι Sean Anders
Guess who’s back, it’s Buddy the Elf! Well, with a little less green, and not as Santa’s elf. Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg is back again with a Christmas special. In Daddy’s Home 2 we get to meet Brad and Dusty’s fathers and just like these two dads, they are the complete opposite. Brad and Dusty have to work hard to keep the peace they’ve managed to hold but will their fathers be naughty or nice?
Daddy’s Home was a hilarious movie and I really enjoyed it. So I had pretty high expectations for this movie, especially since I’m obsessed with Christmas as well. Unfortunately I have to say that Daddy’s Home 2 didn’t impress me very much. It almost felt like they tried to hard which made it less funny. I believe that the amount of extra characters also made it a little crowded and messy.
Although, I did find some scenes to be hilarious and very uplifting which was really nice. I also adore Will Ferrell and to me that’s a big bonus as well. I probably wouldn’t say this was his best performance but I would definitely say that he did a good job. The movie also had some mini twists and I really enjoyed that. These types of movies can very often be quite predictable so it’s fun to be surprised from time to time.
Overall I can’t say I have many opinions regarding this movie. It was neither bad nor good, just totally okay. They tried and that’s always something. Although, now I want a really funny and good Christmas movie for December 2018, preferably with Will Ferrell.
My rating: 5.5/10