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The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (2006)

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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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3 November 2006 (USA)  »

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Djed Božićnjak 3: Odbjegli djedica  »

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$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£1,274,774 (UK) (24 November 2006)

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$84,497,876 (USA) (2 February 2007)
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This is the only "Santa Clause" movie where Santa's head elf Bernard doesn't make an appearance. This leaves the returning character Curtis the new head elf. See more »

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When Lucy goes into the Snow Globe Hall, she does a different code than Santa does. See more »

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Scott Calvin: You HIT me with a shovel!
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Follows The Santa Clause 2 (2002) See more »

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It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year
Written by Edward Pola and George Wyle
Performed by Andy Williams
Courtesy of Columbia Recorsd
By Arrangement with SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT
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I liked the first one.
26 December 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

My girlfriend talked me into seeing this movie because she loves Christmas movies. I don't generally mind them either, so I went. I was bored. I'm not often bored, especially at the movies, but maybe that's because I'm careful about what I pay ten bucks to see. I was truly disappointed in the lack of comedy, writing, or anything else that usually goes into making a movie. Tim Allen wasn't funny, Martin Short was REALLY annoying as usual, and the head elf this time around is a little nervous guy with a lisp. Who the filmmakers ride as if it's a stroke of comedic brilliance. The only thing this film had going for it was that it has Santa Claus in it and was released at Christmas time. Boo, Hollywood. Shame on you. But I guess I fell for it, and maybe kids who marvel at shiny things and bright lights liked it.


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