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Miracle on 34th Street (1994)

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


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Cast overview, first billed only:
C.F. Cole
Myrna Foy
Alvin Greenman ...
The Doorman
Woman in Christmas Shop
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Cmdr. Coulson


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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some mild language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

18 November 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Milagro en la calle 34  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£2,103,959 (UK) (9 December 1994)


$17,193,886 (USA)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


There is a department store chain in the United States called Kohl's, pronounced the same as this movie's fictional Cole's. They were founded in 1962, well after the original movie, and are the second largest department story by retail sales after Macy's, the store of the original film. See more »


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 »


[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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Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Performed by Kenny G
Written by Hugh Martin / Ralph Blane
Produced by Kenny G
Courtesy of Arista Records, Inc.
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Imbodies Christmas
5 December 2006 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

There are some movies in which one watches in life which has no real intention but to make a person feel good about not only themselves but for the collective people. Miracle on 34th Street does this for me. Not only does the performance of all the cast make this memorable but the there is no real person which you end up hating, except maybe 2. This is a must movie for all Christmas lovers out there who just want a tale told to them which will make them as warm as that eggnog they drink that night, (unless you drink it cold like in Australia). Brilliant movie which I watch every Christmas. In conclusion, it is a movie which once watching it and allowing one's self to be captivated by its charm, one finally feels like a kid again. And anyway which is worse? 'A lie that brings a smile, or a truth which draws a tear' Best Santa I have seen

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