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The Year Without a Santa Claus (2006)

Thoroughly disgruntled, Santa (Goodman) opts to take a year off from delivering presents, until a young man helps him rediscover the meaning of the holidays.

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Thoroughly disgruntled, Santa (Goodman) opts to take a year off from delivering presents, until a young man helps him rediscover the meaning of the holidays.

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'John Goodman' has also played Santa on "Futurama (1999)" and in the Animated remake of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. He would also play him in the 2012 "SpongeBob SquarePants" Christmas Special, 'It's a SpongeBob Christmas'. See more »

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Features Mortal Kombat: Armageddon (2006) See more »

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The Heat Miser Song
Performed by Harvey Fierstein
Original Music Composed by Maury Laws
Original Lyrics by Jules Bass
From the 1974 TV special, The Year Without a Santa Claus (1974)
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Couldn't even finish it!
12 December 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

When a "Christmas movie" contains the line "Santa, you suck" and M-rated video game carnage in the first half-hour, you know it's time to check out.

Cheap, tacky sets and costumes, atrocious "in-jokes" about other Xmas specials, and no observable comedy anywhere in sight. When you add in the really inappropriate language and visuals, as well as a complete lack of fun, well even my 4-year-old lost interest very quickly.

Besides, Chris Kattan's disgusting pinkeye infection was making it hard to pay attention to anything else but how inflamed his eye was! Seriously, in HD, you could almost feel the burn yourself!


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