Fatman Ending explained: plot and conclusion


Fatman is a 2020 dark comedy action film starring Mel Gibson as none other than Santa himself. Eshom Nelms and Ian Elms wrote and directed the film. David Gordon Green and Danny McBride are executive producers. Mondo Boys composed the music for the film. While Johnny Derango was in charge of the cinematography, Traton Lee was in charge of the editing of the film. It is a co-production between Fortitude International, Mammoth Entertainment, Rough House Pictures and Sprockfeller Pictures. Distributed by Saban Films, the film was released in theaters on November 13, 2020. The film stars Mel Gibson, Walton Goggins and Marianne Jean-Baptiste in lead roles. The plot of the film follows an unorthodox Santa Claus. When an avenging villainous child hires an assassin to kill him, Santa must fight him. The film received mixed reviews upon its release.

Mel Gibson stars in the film as the lead Chris Cringle. He lives with his wife Ruth in Alaska and runs his Christmas gift shop. The cast also includes Walton Goggins as Jonathan Miller, who is a hit man and works in a toy store. He has a personal grudge against Chris. Marianne Jean-Baptiste plays Chris’s wife, who chills him. Chance Hurstfield plays Billy Wenan, a notorious rich kid who hires Miller to kill Chris. Robert Bockstael plays Captain Jacobs, Commander of the US Army Guards. He is assigned to Chris’ workshop. Eric Woolfe plays Elf 7, Chris’s foreman, in his workshop. Susanne Sutchy plays the character of Sandy. She is a friend of Chris Cringle and a bartender in North Peak. Deborah Grover plays the role of Anne Marie. She is Billy’s rich grandmother. Billy steals his accounts to pay the murderer Miller.

Mel Gibson stars as Chris Cringle in Fatman (2020).

What is the movie about and how does it end?

Chris Cringle runs his Christmas gift shop in North Peak, Alaska with his wife, Ruth. As too many children become too vicious, his income decreases. The United States government retains a stake in Chris’ business. They send Captain Jacobs to offer Chris a two-month contract. The contract is to produce components for a new jet fighter for the US military. Liaison officers are threatening to withhold government grants, overcoming his fears. However, Ruth eventually manages to restore her spirits. On Christmas Eve, a spoiled rich kid named Billy Wenan receives a lump of coal from Chris for his selfishness. After that, he swears revenge and hires a personal hitman to kill Chris. He uses his grandmother’s accounts to hire the hitman, Jonathan Miller. Ultimately, Miller has had his vendetta against Chris since he was a child.

After a few unsuccessful attempts, Miller manages to find Chris’s address from letters he receives from children around the world. He follows Chris’s farm to North Peak. He then successfully infiltrates the compound and kills all U.S. Army guards. One of the elven workers finds him and raises the alarm. Before Miller blows up the store, Jacobs evacuates the workers, sacrificing himself in doing so. Chris then throws himself in with Miller, gaining the upper hand at first. However, Miller stabs Chris and then shoots him in the eye, killing him. However, Ruth intervenes and shoots Miller in her head. And since he is immortal, Chris is eventually recovering from his injuries. Chris and Ruth then trace Billy’s house and visit him. Chris warns Billy that he’ll keep an eye on him if he’s mean again. The film ends with Chris, Ruth, and the elves rebuilding the shop.

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Walton Goggins plays hitman Jonathan Miller.

Fatman ending explained

Chris is nearly killed by Jonathan Miller after wiping out the US Army Guards. At first, Chris and Miller fight with the former Dominant. However, Miller ultimately emerges as the winner as he pulls away, stabbing Chris and gouging out one of his eyes. Chris dies, well, in a way. After tweaking Chris, Miller gets his head blown up by Ruth. And Chris, well, he’s immortal, so he can’t really die. He eventually recovers from his injuries, and when he does, he visits Billy Wenan with Ruth. Billy had embezzled money from his grandmother’s accounts. And he was about to kill his grandmother before Chris and Ruth visited him. They then warn Billy that if he gets off the line in the future, he won’t get away with it. As Chris says, “The Fatman has his eye on you.”

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