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When Elf 1 breaks Santa out of jail, he attacks the officers with a water gun and Silly String cans. The officers shirts are wet and covered with string. But each time they are shown outside, their shirts are dry and pressed, but when shown inside they are wet and have silly string on them. See more »
BEWARE OF BOGUS REVIEWS. SOME REVIEWERS HAVE ONLY ONE REVIEW. WHEN ITS A POSITIVE REVIEW THAT TELLS ME THEY WERE INVOLVED WITH THE PRODUCTION. IF ITS A NEGATIVE REVIEW THEN THEY MIGHT HAVE A GRUDGE AGAINST THAT PRODUCTION. NOW I HAVE REVIEWED OVER 200 Christmas MOVIES. I HAVE NO AGENDA. I AM FARE ABOUT THESE FILMS.
Now if you are a grown adult and don't care much about Christmas then chances are you will hate this. If enjoyed Christmas as a child you will like this. If you have small children then watch this with them. The film would be great tool to use to openly talk about "Bullying" and yes "Having Faith".
This film is not made for adults who hate Christmas (If that's you then watch The Ref and Bad Santa")
I love the fact that this films characters embrace what its like to live in Southern California in December. You want to build a snowman and yet its hot enough to swim! I love the casting of this film because its is full of familiar faces of pro's. It is a nicely done!
In this film a newly transported family from Connecticut faces many challenges on Christmas Eve. When Santa Claus lands on their roof and later arrested the father sets out to free Santa and Christmas itself.
Again watch this with an open mind. Enjoy the film and just remember this when you judge a movie
1) What is the story 2) Is it well told 3) Did it succeed to the audience that it was interned for 4) Do you recommend it 5) Would you watch it again
And that is how I judge a movie. to me it is yes to all these questions
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