Kindergarten Cop aside, Arnold Schwarzenegger characters have never been bastions of lawfulness. Whether he’s dropkicking bears in the face as Hercules in New York, streaking through dive bars in Terminator, or bazooka-ing bad guys into helicopters in True Lies, Arnie’s muscle-bound men only care about one thing: getting the job done.
But of all the utterly violent movies that the Austrian Oak has starred in, one sticks out as the most lawless, reckless and totally unforgivable: 1996 Christmas comedy romp Jingle All The Way.
A little background: Arnold Schwarzenegger plays a workaholic dad who needs to buy his son a hella popular action figure for Christmas – Turbo-Man. Problem is, he’s left it too late, and the doll has sold out EVERYWHERE. Cue a citywide Turbo-Man hunt, where Arnie embarks on a crime spree the size of which has never been seen before in cinema.
Here is that crime spree…