Directed by Lewis Jackson.
Starring Brandon Maggart, Jeffrey DeMunn, Dianne Hull and Andy Fenwick.
After being mentally scarred by the realisation that Santa Claus doesn’t exist, toy factory worker Harry strives to take on the role of St Nicholas himself keeping an eye on the local neighbourhood children and noting who is naughty and nice. After having had enough of his co-workers’ belittlement and exploitation of him, Harry suffers a mental breakdown and eventually coming to believe that he really is Santa Claus, he embarks on a campaign of gift giving for the nice and brutal punishment for the naughty.
After the excellent gift of Black Christmas in yesterday’s review, we now move into the 1980s for our first “killer Santa” film of this series. However, those expecting a gory festive slasher will be in for a surprise, for Christmas Evil (sometimes titled You Better Watch Out