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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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Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$19,504,038, 5 November 2006, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$84,500,122

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$110,768,122
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Trivia

The "Red Deer" energy drink vending machines are not only a Santa-related parody on the well-known soft drink brand, but they also are a tongue-in-cheek reference to Rudolph's red nose. During the first part of the movie, the North Pole is disguised as "Canada". There is a city called Red Deer in Alberta, Canada. See more »

Goofs

At the end of the movie, Charlie is visible behind Lucy even though he was not previously shown at the North Pole. In fact, only Santa, Sylvia, Bud, Neil, Laura, and Lucy are shown riding the sleigh when they arrive. See more »

Quotes

[Neil, Laura, and Lucy walks into the workshop]
Laura Miller: Magnificent
Neil Miller: It's amazing
Lucy Miller: Killer
Curtis: [Curtis runs in after them] Now, please remember... you're welcome to observe, but don't touch anything or otherwise interfere with the toy making process
Neil Miller: I'll make sure she doesn't get into anything
Lucy Miller: Look! Colby the hat and accessories
[runs down into the workshop]
Neil Miller: Lucy, come back here... Whoa... trains
[runs down into the workshop]
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Crazy Credits

The Disney logo is inside a snow globe. See more »

Connections

Follows The Santa Clause (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

Santa Drives a Hot Rod
Written by Brian Setzer
Performed by The Brian Setzer Orchestra
Courtesy of Surfdog Records
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User Reviews

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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