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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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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 (55) »

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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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SC2  »

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Box Office

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

In the restaurant scene, you can hear extras in the background repeatedly saying the same thing, such as "Oh my God", "I'll drink to that", and "Cheers". See more »

Goofs

When the "Toy Santa" is reading the rule book and the girl elf (Abby) gives him hot cocoa, the magnifying glass on the rule book disappears and reappears between shots. See more »

Quotes

Scott Calvin/Santa Claus: Hey party animal, you wanna play?
Principal Carol Newman: [wondering how toys like Toss Across have magically appeared] I just can't figure it out.
Scott Calvin/Santa Claus: It's tic-tac-toe with beanbags.
Principal Carol Newman: No, I mean the Secret Santa thing. Someone tracked down and bought all those wonderful antique toys.
Scott Calvin/Santa Claus: Probably someone that knows his way around eBay.
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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 »

Connections

Spoofed in The Easter Bunny: Spoof of The Santa Clause (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Santa Claus Lane
Written by Bridget Benenate, Matthew Gerrard, Jay Landers, and Charlie Midnight
Published by Walt Disney Music Company (ASCAP), and Music of Windswept Pacific o/b/o Five Card Music and Friends of Seagulls Music Publishing
Shahasu Music and WB Music Corp. o/b/o Itself & G Matt Music
Performed by Hilary Duff
Courtesy of Buena Vista Records
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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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