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
In the scene where Scott is trying to overtake the sleigh being flown by the plastic Santa, the plastic Santa says "You are a sad, strange man." This very line was used by Tim Allen in his voice role as Buzz Lightyear in Pixar's Toy Story. See more »
Lipstick disappears then reappears on Scott's cheek after Carol kisses him under the mistletoe. See more »
Wait a minute, I got it. I got it. I got it. How about this: The Molintator.
The Molinator. I like it. Thank you, Santa. Can we vote right now on The Molinator?
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As the opening credits roll, the elves hammer some into alignment. Other credits are set through the toys in 3D effect. See more »
OK so I admit I thought this was going to be a dud. The first one was sorta clever but a sequel... oh dear. I ended up going to watch it anyway, not entirely by choice.
Well, actually it was pretty good. There were several intertwining plot lines, lots of laughs that weren't all about Tim Allen being fat and falling down, and the kids in the theatre seemed to enjoy it too. So, for what it is (clean family entertainment), it's actually pretty good.
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