The Hebrew Hammer
The Hebrew Hammer (2003)

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… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: November 16, 2004
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Critic Score: 52% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel

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.

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Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News

The movie hits as much as it misses, with enough witty observations to ensure that somewhere, Kesselman's mother is kvelling.

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Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope

Corny and crude at times, but effective in its single-minded pursuit of laughs.

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Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune

Kesselman keeps the movie crackling with the raucous energy absent since Mel Brooks' heyday.

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David Rooney
Variety

Kesselman's thin script generally is funniest when it's riffing on Jewish stereotypes and goyish bigotry.

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MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher

[E]nds up veering from ridiculous but pointed commentary into abusing and insulting those [the film] intends to champion...

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Mark Jenkins
Washington Post

Desperation is the project's principal quality.

Matt Weitz
Dallas Morning News

An insubstantial but highly entertaining flick.

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Steve Schneider
Orlando Weekly

Everybody needs a little burlesque fun with his digital reprogramming, and the politically incorrect good times barely let up in this story.

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Flixster Audience Score: 63% Flixster User Reviews
Chris Weber
Made as a production for Comedy Central, this is writer/director Jonathan Kesselman's take on the detective/spoof film. Expanded from a short Kesselman… More
Walter M.
[font=Century Gothic][font=Book Antiqua]In "Hebrew Hammer", Santa Claus is killed by his son, Damian(Andy Dick) who now wants to get rid[/font] of… More
Alex roy
The Hebrew Hammer is a very funny film and has a pretty unique story to make it an entertaining comedy from start to finish. Considering that this film has Andy… More
Stephen Earnest
Great low-budget film that is one of the best examples of modern exploitation. Hilarious take on Christmas and the whole private-eye range of films, such as… More
Aaron Neuwirth
The first "Jewsploitation" movie. Essentially it's a jewish version of Shaft. Of course, this is a pure comedy that's all about its setups… More
Stephen Earnest
Great low-budget film that is one of the best examples of modern exploitation. Hilarious take on Christmas and the whole private-eye range of films, such as… More