Nativity 2
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An uptight grade school teacher (David Tennant) leads his mischievous classroom assistant and their spirited underdog students on a quest to find the elusive "Christmas Castle", and take the top prize in a national Christmas song competition in this holiday comedy for the whole family.

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 36%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"'Nativity 2' offers roughly as many laughs as the Queen's speech."
‑ Tom Huddleston, Time Out
"After 2009's inane comedy Nativity, no one was clamouring for a sequel, but at least this one tips the scales into sublime silliness."
‑ Rich Cline,
"The earlier, fairly crummy picture now seems like FW Murnau's Sunrise when set beside the blitzkrieg of awfulness that is Nativity 2: Danger in the Manger!"
‑ Tara Brady, Irish Times
"The first Nativity was a corny, amateurish shambles, but it had that hard-to-define quality of likeability. Its sequel has none."
‑ Christopher Tookey, Daily Mail [UK]
"Danger in the Manger! never has its heart anywhere other than in the right place ..."
‑ Graham Young, Birmingham Post
"Adorable misfits on zany Xmas adventure; some potty humor."
‑ Andrea Beach, Common Sense Media
"The only laughs come from the film's title and Jessica Hynes as a ridiculously pretentious TV hostess."
‑ Philip French, Observer [UK]
"Slack and savvy in equal measure, and a guaranteed hit."
‑ Charlotte O'Sullivan, This is London
"Overlong and idiotic it raises a few chuckles thanks to the game cast."
‑ Henry Fitzherbert, Daily Express
"It hurts to remember."
‑ Sophie Monks Kaufman, Little White Lies
"It might actually be funnier if you haven't seen the first film, but I'm not in a position to say--only that it's disappointingly similar to the original, and suffers from the comparison."
‑ James Plath, Movie Metropolis
"How often, on the big screen, will your nippers ever be able to watch fellow children in familiar blue uniforms just being allowed to be themselves?"
‑ Graham Young, Birmingham Mail
"Offers little in the way of festive fun."
‑ Alex Zane, Sun Online
"Silly, goofy and pretty groanworthy. But it is unpretentious and is, after all, aimed at very young children."
‑ Peter Bradshaw, Guardian
"Despite some decent songs and a supporting cast full of likeable scene-stealing moppets, this remains a dismal, poorly structured comedy sequel that's depressingly low on laughs."
‑ Matthew Turner, ViewLondon
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