'Bad Santa' (2003) -- Hit

Championed as the signature foulmouthed holiday film of the ‘00s, Billy Bob Thornton plays a dastardly mall Santa with a penchant for hedonism and burglarizing department stores on Christmas Eve. Count it as one of the few Christmas movies people can actually remember seeing in the new millennium. The film totaled $60 million at the box office.
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