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The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (2006)

Santa, aka Scott Calvin, is faced with double-duty: how to keep his new family happy, and how to stop Jack Frost from taking over Christmas.

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Now that Santa/Scott Calvin and Mrs. Claus/Carol Calvin have the North Pole running smoothly, the Counsel of Legendary Figures has called an emergency meeting on Christmas Eve! The evil Jack Frost has been making trouble, looking to take over the holiday! So he launches a plan to sabotage the toy factory and compel Scott to invoke the little-known Escape Clause and wish he'd never become Santa! Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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His time at the North Pole is about to go South. See more »


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3 November 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Djed Božićnjak 3: Odbjegli djedica  »

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$12,000,000 (estimated)

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$19,504,038 (USA) (3 November 2006)

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$84,497,876 (USA) (2 February 2007)
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This is Tim Allen's and Martin Short's second time in a film together. They previously co-starred in Disney's Jungle 2 Jungle (1997), which was directed by John Pasquin, the director of the original The Santa Clause (1994). See more »

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When Scott Calvin goes to visit his ex-wife and son, Lucy's hair is sleek and smooth in one shot, but it's messed up before she puts her head in the bag. See more »

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Jack Frost: [to Scott] You get the Coca-Cola cans, you get the TV specials and what do I get? A few runny noses and some dead citrus.
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During the start of the end credits various outtakes from filming are shown. See more »

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New York, New York
Written by Fred Ebb and John Kander
Performed by Martin Short
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Major let down :(
4 November 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I had great hopes for this movie...none of which were fulfilled. My family and I enjoyed the first two Santa Clause movies, but this was a major let down. Sad, too, because it had great potential. I enjoy Martin Short, and think he was well cast in the role of Jack Frost. However, the writing and editing were so disjointed, and it seemed like there were too many subplots going on for any one story line or character to get any substantial development.

Unless you have kids who are dying to see this, I would skip it altogether or wait for it to come out on DVD. I definitely wouldn't spend another $20 to go see it.


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