We're starting to get into the holiday movie season (which feels nuts considering Halloween was like 30 seconds ago) but so goes the whims of Hollywood. It kicks off with two dad's competing over Christmas and a classic novel coming to the big screen. We've got Daddy's Home 2 and Murder on the Orient Express.

Just remember, I'm not reviewing these movies, but rather predicting where they'll end up on the Tomatometer. Let's take a look at what This Rotten Week has to offer.

Rotten Watch Prediction

I don't have any desire to see this movie, though I have to hand it to the casting folks here. Seeing John Lithgow and Will Ferrell mouth kiss as dad and son seemed completely believable. And it's likely the only highlight of a movie that looks, from the trailer, like a canned-laugh mess. Though it was a critical flop, the first Daddy's Home hit it big at the box office, pulling in around $250 million, so it was a near certainty that we'd see a sequel. Now we get the father / stepfather duo of Ferrell and Wahlberg combining forces to give the family a great Christmas while dealing with their respective fathers (Lithgow and cool dad Mel Gibson) and all the "hijinks" in between.

Sean Anders directed the first Daddy's Home _(31%) to little fanfare, but whenever you can attach a Christmas holiday theme to a sequel with some big names attached then I guess you have to do it. Anders' other directing work include _Horrible Bosses 2 _(33%) and _That's My Boy (22%), so we can't really expect too much from this one. It looks like a money grab that will likely get there again at the box office, but a brainless comedy nonetheless.

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