The Hebrew Hammer
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Mordechai Jefferson Carver, aka 'The Hebrew Hammer', is an Orthodox stud, who goes on a mission to save Hanukkah. When Santa Claus' evil son Damien is pushed over the edge by his father's liberal policies, he does away with the Christian patriarch. Subsequently stepping into his father's role, Damien launches a campaign to eradicate the Jewish Holiday. The Hammer joins forces with Esther, the gorgeous and dangerous daughter of the world's top Jewish leader, and his friend Mohammed, head of the Kwanzaa Liberation Front, to topple the evil Santa and save Hanukkah for… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 52%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Profane, shockingly un-PC and often laugh-out-loud hilarious, this is the sort of parody that the folks who made the Airplane and Naked Gun movies used to make -- funny."
‑ Roger Moore, Orlando Sentinel
"The movie hits as much as it misses, with enough witty observations to ensure that somewhere, Kesselman's mother is kvelling."
‑ Elizabeth Weitzman, New York Daily News
"Corny and crude at times, but effective in its single-minded pursuit of laughs."
‑ Robert Roten, Laramie Movie Scope
"A scattershot assortment of jokes that is funniest when it sticks to its neat premise."
‑ Chris Hewitt (St. Paul), St. Paul Pioneer Press
"Uneven, profane and occasionally flat-out hilarious."
‑ Maitland McDonagh, TV Guide's Movie Guide
"Kesselman keeps the movie crackling with the raucous energy absent since Mel Brooks' heyday."
‑ Colin Covert, Minneapolis Star Tribune
"Kesselman's thin script generally is funniest when it's riffing on Jewish stereotypes and goyish bigotry."
‑ David Rooney, Variety
"[E]nds up veering from ridiculous but pointed commentary into abusing and insulting those [the film] intends to champion..."
‑ MaryAnn Johanson, Flick Filosopher
"The movie starts out hilarious but like The Hammer's Jewish mother, it starts to nag at you after awhile."
‑ Cherryl Dawson and Leigh Ann Palone,
"plays like a lower (much, much lower) budgeted, Jewish version of Malcolm Lee's funnier Undercover Brother"
‑ Chris Barsanti,
"Desperation is the project's principal quality."
‑ Mark Jenkins, Washington Post
"An insubstantial but highly entertaining flick."
‑ Matt Weitz, Dallas Morning News
"Everybody needs a little burlesque fun with his digital reprogramming, and the politically incorrect good times barely let up in this story."
‑ Steve Schneider, Orlando Weekly
"Doesn't quite nail it, but it's not as bad as it sounds, either."
‑ , E! Online
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