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Ernest Saves Christmas (1988)

Ernest helps Santa Claus as he searches for his successor.

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(as John Cherry)

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(story), (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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An obnoxious and bumbling but well-meaning man attempts to help Santa Claus find a successor. Failure wouild mean that there would be no Christmas. Written by K. Rose <rcs@texas.net>

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A holiday comedy unlike any other! See more »

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Comedy | Family | Fantasy

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

11 November 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Chaotische Weihnachten  »

Box Office

Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$28,202,109 (USA)
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Trivia

John Cherry the director of this movie and of most of the other Ernest movies said he thought this was the best of the Ernest movies. See more »

Goofs

When Ernest and the elves are orbiting the Earth in the sleigh, the picture of the Earth shows that it's daytime in the Western Hemisphere, but Ernest's sleigh ride took place at night. See more »

Quotes

Ernest's Boss: You're always pullin' this stuff, Ernest! Knockin' down the meters, giving free rides to every hobo you come across!
Ernest P. Worell: But Mr. Dillis, this wasn't just some hobo, this guy was different! Call it clairvoyance, call it extra-sensitory perspiration... I just had this hunch!
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Crazy Credits

(closing wishes) Merry Christmas to all, and to all a good night! KnoWhutImean? See more »

Connections

Followed by Ernest Scared Stupid (1991) See more »

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Good Christmas movie. You got to love Ernest
7 April 1999 | by (Austin Texas) – See all my reviews

Ernest rules! Ernest always can make a good movie for all seasons. I mean, you got....

1. Ernest Goes To Camp-Good Summer movie.

2. Ernest Saves Christmas-Good Christmas movie.

3. Ernest Scared Stupid-Good Halloween movie.

You got to love Ernest. Watch this movie. But it will get you into a Christmas mood. Nothing wrong with that.


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