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Santa with Muscles (1996)

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An evil millionaire (Hulk Hogan) gets amnesia and then belives that he is Santa Claus.

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Cast

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Clayton
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Elizabeth
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Helen Chu
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Hinkley
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Dr. Blight
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Ebner Frost
Kai Ephron ...
Dr. Vial
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Storyline

An evil millionaire (Hulk Hogan) gets amnesia and then belives that he is Santa Claus.

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Taglines:

He's naughty, He's nice, and He's coming to save Christmas. See more »

Genres:

Family | Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for action violence and brief mild language
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Release Date:

8 November 1996 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Agios Vasilis me... pontikia  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$120,932 (USA) (8 November 1996)

Gross:

$198,717 (USA) (15 November 1996)
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Trivia

The original author's draft was changed so much that he sued to have his writing credit removed. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Elizabeth: Dear Santa, how are you? I'm not doing so well. There's this really, really bad man, Ebner Frost, who lives up on the hill... He's got these weird people working for him and I think they're gonna do something really bad this Christmas.
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Maybe your Mother-In-Law will think twice before coming back to your house next Christmas after you show her this "movie"...
23 May 2003 | by (In a state of shock and confusion after viewing this "film&) – See all my reviews

Hollywood Hulk Hogan. A name synonymous with fake wrestling, baldness, and bad acting. Well, scratch the bad acting; Hulk's acting during a wrestling match is Anthony Hopkins-esque compared to the tripe in this "film", and notice I use the term VERY carefully.....

After a "plot" involving a rich guy hitting his head while putting on a Santa outfit while running from the police {Why didn't he just give up? The guy was supposed to have millions of dollars, you'd think he could spare a hundered for bail}, he wakes up imagining he is, indeed, Santa. As if he couldn't take one look in the mirror and realize Santa is neither balding nor a steroid junkie. Then, of course, there's the usual Stooge-style violence and a precocious Elven helper.

Unless you want to share the same fate as "Hollywood" Hulk Hogan's acting career, I suggest you skip this and watch Hulk's classic "Thunder in Paradise" instead.... wait, did I just say that? Better skip that one, too.


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