Buddy was a baby in an orphanage who stowed away in Santa's sack and ended up at the North Pole. Later, as an adult human who happened to be raised by elves, Santa allows him to go to New York City to find his birth father, Walter Hobbs. Hobbs, on Santa's naughty list for being a heartless jerk, had no idea that Buddy was even born. Buddy, meanwhile, experiences the delights of New York City (and human culture) as only an elf can. When Walter's relationship with Buddy interferes with his job, he is forced to reevaluate his priorities. Written by
Ken Miller <email@example.com>
This holiday, discover your inner elf.
7 November 2003 (USA)
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Opening Weekend: $620,875
(12 December 2003)
(27 February 2004)
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?
The cotton balls Buddy eats while in the Doctors office were actually Cotton Candy that had not been dyed. See more
When Buddy chases Michael down the street from the school, a crew member in a yellow hat can be seen trying to duck back behind a doorway of a house on the street. See more
Oh, hello. You're, uh, you're probably here about the story.
[the pages flip to show Papa Elf talking to the camera
Elves love to tell stories. I-I'll bet you didn't know that about elves. There's, uh, probably a lot of things you didn't know about elves. Another, another interesting, uh, elfism, uh, there are only three jobs available to an elf. The first is making shoes at night while, you know, while the old cobbler sleeps.
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Santa Claus Party
Written by Eddie Pola
and George Wyle
Performed by Les Baxter
Courtesy of Capitol Records
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music See more