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Miracle on 34th Street (1994)

A lawyer and a little girl must prove that a man claiming to be Santa Claus is the real thing.

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A little girl discovers dreams do come true if you really believe. Six-year-old Susan has doubts about childhood's most enduring miracle - Santa Claus. Her mother told her the "secret" about Santa a long time ago, so Susan doesn't expect to receive the most important gifts on her Christmas list. But after meeting a special department store Santa who's convinced he's the real thing, Susan is given the most precious gift of all - something to believe in. Written by Robert Lynch <docrlynch@yahoo.com>

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Family | Fantasy

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Rated PG for some mild language | See all certifications »

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18 November 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Milagro en la calle 34  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£2,103,959 (UK) (9 December 1994)

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$17,193,886 (USA)
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Trivia

Robert Prosky and Mara Wilson previously starred in Mrs Doubtfire together but they don't have any scenes together See more »

Goofs

In the list of 'We believe' is Ironworkers Local 542 - there is no such branch in New York state. The other union reference (Teamsters Local 237) is correct. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Grandson: Ask him. Ask him. Look at him, Grandpa. Ask him.
Judge Henry Harper: Uh, I'm sorry. He, uh he thinks you're Santa Claus.
[Kris Kringle and Judge Harper laugh]
Kris Kringle: [quietly to Harper's grandson] I am.
[to Harper]
Kris Kringle: Merry Christmas.
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Connections

Referenced in Nostalgia Critic: Thomas and the Magic Railroad (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Santa Claus Is Back in Town
Performed by Elvis Presley
Written by Jerry Leiber / Mike Stoller
Courtesy of The RCA Records Label of BMG Music
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One magic movies full of hope and faith
14 November 2012 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Faith is believing when common sense tells you not to! This movie has always inspired me to believe, and I have grown up watching it time and time again. If... you can't believe, if you can't accept anything on faith, then you're doomed for a life dominated by doubt. Kris Kringle tells us this, and the movie tells us this. It shows us that Kris Kringle, Santa Clause, Saint Nicholas.. is a symbol. A symbol of faith, and a symbol of hope. Christmas is not for children, or for those who are young. Christmas is for all, and if you believe Christmas Miracles can come true. Hope is the greatest of the gifts you'll receive. Christmas and Santa Clause gives us hope.


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