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The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (2006)

G  |   |  Adventure, Comedy, Family  |  3 November 2006 (USA)
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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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His time at the North Pole is about to go South. See more »


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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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The "parodied words" to Jack Frost's "final number" in the film:

Start spreading the news, by jet or by sleigh You wanna be a part of it, North Pole, North Pole You snooze and you lose, so come here to play Here at the very heart of it, North Pole North Pole Come see the snowman, up where no man's without a treat And watch this king of the chill --- HA! --- turn up the heat Those summertime blues are melting away Although it's 55 below at Polar North You'll zip your parka tight Sugar plum trees late at night It's all for you, North Pole, North Pole. Start spreading the news, by jet or by sleigh You wanna be a part of it, North Pole, North Pole You snooze and you lose, so come here to play Here at the very heart of it, North Pole, North Pole You'll wanna wake up in the resort that never sleeps And watch this king of the chill, inventive control, doing his thing at the top of the pole Those summertime blues are melting away Although it's 55 below at Polar North If you can make it here, the world's all Christmas cheer Holiday gold, North Pole, North Pole. See more »

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When the characters of Neil and Laura Miller unfreeze, Laura's zipper is undone on her pants. If you watch closely, as she unfreezes, her hands move in front of her pants and when she moves them again you can clearly see her pants are unzipped and then zipped again in the next frame. See more »

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Scott Calvin: Hahaha-hohohoho! The answer is in the question; How are we going to do this, my Dad thinks you're a toy maker in Canada.
Curtis: Canada?
Scott Calvin: Canada! It's North, in North America, Eh! Vinegar on their French fries, they sit on their Chesterfield to watch the hockey game, shoot the puck Daddy-o!
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Referenced in Shameful Sequels: The Santa Clause 2 (2011) See more »

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I'm the Real Santa
Music and Lyrics by Joakim Arnell
Performed by The Refreshments
Courtesy of Darrow Entertainment AB
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Tis the season to be jolly ! ! !
19 November 2006 | by (Sydney, Australia) – See all my reviews

Look, I recommend that everybody just take a chill pill and relax for a second. This movie is not trying to be anything more than a fitting finale to what has proved to be a great trilogy of films. Too many people are being too critical and expecting too much from this film. The story is fine, a nice pleasant easy to follow plot with help from some nice additions to the cast, especially Alan Arkin as Santa's father-in-law.

Tim Allen continues to impress as the big man himself and Martin Short is great as Jack Frost. I strongly recommend this one as a holiday pleaser and whilst a number of adults will sigh at the films relatively corny ending I strongly recommend staying around for the bloopers during the final credits.

Overall I would definitely say that this is a movie worth seeing, ignore the critics and make your own mind up on this one, you wont be disappointed.


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