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8 Terrible Santas in Christmas Movies

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Explore Christmas movie history's worst Santas, from violent store Santas to drug-dealing Kris Kringles.

Santa's Dark Twist

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A red-suited mall Santa resorts to booting kids in the face, tarnishing the holiday spirit.

Store Santa Claus - A Christmas Story

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A mall Santa goes off-script, selling more than Christmas cheer from the trunk of his car.

Pot-Dealer Santa 

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Hulk Hogan's unorthodox Santa is far from the jolly, cookie-loving stereotype, introducing unexpected toughness.

Blake - Santa with Muscles

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In a Christmas scheme gone wrong, Winthorpe frames and spirals into chaos, challenging holiday norms.

Louis Winthorpe III - Trading Places

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Skeleton Santa's attempt to take over Christmas results in spooky presents, highlighting the downside of a skeletal Saint Nick.

Jack Skellington - The Nightmare Before Christmas

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Meet a drunk, thieving mall Santa who beats props, exposing the darker side of holiday characters.

Willie Stokes - Bad Santa

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Corruption infiltrates Christmas as a mall Santa profits from knock-off toys, mocking the holiday spirit.

Jim Belushi as Corrupt Mall Santa - Jingle All The Way

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A killer Santa takes punishment to the extreme, contrasting with the traditional coal-in-the-stocking approach.

Charles Dierkop as Killer Santa - Silent Night, Deadly Night

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These Santas challenge festive norms, revealing the dark side of the holiday season.

Twisted Christmas Characters

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Explore how these terrible Santas contribute to the unconventional charm of Christmas movies.

Impact on Christmas Movie Culture

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Unveil the complexity of portraying Santas who defy expectations, adding a unique layer to holiday films.

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