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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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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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Jack Frost's musical number "North Pole, North Pole" is a parody of Frank Sinatra's "New York, New York". The lyrics are as follows:

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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The amount of fire extinguisher spray on the back of Santa's pants changes between shots. See more »

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Mrs. Claus: Oh look tall people!
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Follows The Santa Clause 2 (2002) See more »

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White Christmas
Written by Irving Berlin
Performed by Andy Williams
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By Arrangement with SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT
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Better than I thought
5 November 2006 | by See all my reviews

I just got back from seeing this movie and I have to say it was pretty good. I didn't go to the theater with high hopes, however, so it was easy to meet my expectations. We loved the other 2 movies and had to finish the trilogy! This one could be titled Santa gets a midlife crisis--the plot is based on Scott's frustration over having so many responsibilities and not enough time with his family. There are some disappointments; of course, Bernard isn't in it and we all love him; just one line with no explanation tells us he must be gone. Also, Santa doesn't seem himself; yes, he's frustrated, but you don't see the excitement he had before. And,the plot gets resolved so close to the ending that you still haven't processed it, and the credits are rolling! But if you liked the other movies, go see this one; it's not as action packed, it's a little sappy, but it's clean fun and you'll laugh if you let yourself!

Just remember that it's not Shakespeare, it's just a Christmas movie. Go and have some fun! Enjoy the Canada subplot, eh?


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