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The Santa Clause 2 (2002)

G  |   |  Comedy, Family, Fantasy  |  1 November 2002 (USA)
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Scott Calvin has been a humble Santa Claus for nearly ten years, but it might come to an end if he doesn't find a Mrs. Claus.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Santa Claus / Scott Calvin / Toy Santa
Danielle Woodman ...
Christopher Attadia ...
Engineer Elf #1


Scott Calvin has been Santa Claus for the past eight years, and his loyal elves consider him the best Santa ever. But Santa's got problems (he's even mysteriously losing weight) and things quickly go south when he finds out that his son, Charlie, has landed on this year's "naughty" list. Desperate to help his son, Scott heads back home, leaving a substitute Claus to watch over things at the Pole. But when the substitute institutes some strange redefinitions of naughty and nice, putting Christmas at risk, it's up to Scott to return with a new bag of magic to try to save Christmas. Written by Walt Disney Pictures

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Release Date:

1 November 2002 (USA)  »

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SC2  »

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$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$29,008,696 (USA) (1 November 2002)


$139,225,854 (USA) (31 January 2003)

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Did You Know?


Hilary Duff who sings down Santa Claus lane at the end of the film also starred with Liliana Mumy in Cheaper by the Dozen 1 and Cheaper By the Dozen 2 See more »


When Scott Calvin (Santa) lures the tooth fairy into Lucy's bedroom, and he is climbing in through the window, you can see the two rods going up his back which make his wings flap. See more »


Curtis, the Experimental Elf: Well, I think he's learning at an excellent rate!
Bernard: Oh really? This morning, he ate a bowl of wax fruit.
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Crazy Credits

As the opening credits roll, the elves hammer some into alignment. Other credits are set through the toys in 3D effect. See more »


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Everybody Loves Christmas
Written by Eddie Money and Curt Cuomo
Published by Embassy Music Corp.
Performed by Eddie Money & Ronnie Spector
Courtesy of Sanctuary Records Group
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I thought it was very funny, and the Elves were REALLY CUTE!
18 January 2003 | by (Texas) – See all my reviews

It was an entertaining and enjoyable movie. I laughed a lot. The elves were really cute and adorable, I wanted to adopt all of them and take them home with me. I saw it at the dollar-movie theater & it was definitely worth more than $1. If you want a funny, enjoyable, cute, movie the entire family can go see, even your young kids, then I highly recommend this film.

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