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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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Storyline

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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son | santa claus | toy | christmas | magic | See All (56) »

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Santa Claus is coming to town, November 1 See more »

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Comedy | Family | Fantasy

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1 November 2002 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$259,000 (Spain) (20 December 2002)

Gross:

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

Scott Calvin starts talking about cars and engines while talking to Carol Newman, and while walking through the toyshop, Santa picks up and tries on a tool belt. These reference to Tim Taylor, Tim Allen's character on Home Improvement (1991). See more »

Goofs

When Lucy gives Comet a candy bar, the close up shows her wearing blue glitter nail polish. But when the camera shows her full, you can see that she is wearing no nail polish. See more »

Quotes

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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Featured in Shameful Sequels: The Santa Clause 2 (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

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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Very pleased
26 October 2004 | by (Owensboro, Kentucky) – See all my reviews

This is a great family film/clean fun. Good to see with others. Fun to watch with children or as an adult. The focus of the film(plot) is clear. The characters/actors were well chosen. It wasn't too long, and it kept ones suspense. This is the type of film, I feel, that helps people better appreciate the holiday season. The film had no explicit scenes, so it could be watched with children.

The focus of the film was to make one laugh and to apply the romantic need for togetherness. Excellently done...


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