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Director:
Writers (WGA):
Larry Wilson (teleplay) and
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Release Date:
11 December 2006 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
Thoroughly disgruntled, Santa (Goodman) opts to take a year off from delivering presents, until a young man helps his rediscover the meaning of the holidays. | Add synopsis »
Awards:
2 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Boo...Humbug! See more (42 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

John Goodman ... Santa Claus

Chris Kattan ... Sparky

Ethan Suplee ... Jangle

Dylan Minnette ... Iggy Thistlewhite

Eddie Griffin ... Jingle

Delta Burke ... Mrs. Claus

Harvey Fierstein ... Heat Miser

Marcus Lyle Brown ... Officer Jefferson

Michael McKean ... Snow Miser

Aaron Beelner ... Ring Announcer

Jody Thompson ... Clop

Andrea Powell ... Julie Kadlubowski-Sanchez
Matthew Carroll ... Dog catcher

Carol Kane ... Mother Nature
Jack Watkins ... Boothe

Todd Terry ... Wilkes

Jack LaLanne ... Hercules
Eric Gipson ... Power Elf #1

Carson Kressley ... Elf Costumer

Tina Parker ... Artemis
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mitchel Baker

Hunter Ballard ... School Boy

David Blackwell ... Dr. Broadbeam

Dodie Brown ... Festival booth owner
Mellinda Craig ... Wife of Officer Varmit

Namaiya Cunningham ... Toddler at festival

John F. Daniel ... Christmas Festival Worker
Brooke Devenney ... Craft booth worker in festival
Laine Dubroc ... Festival Goer
Fred Ellis ... Drunk santa (as Fred E. Ellis)
Dustin Estis ... North Pole Elf
Dorcas Everette
Travis Fontenot ... Festival Goer

Chris Freihofer ... Sparky's Attorney

Lara Grice ... Rachel Thistlewhite
Holli Hicks ... Elf
Mya Holloway ... Toddler girl in snow at festival
Parker Holloway ... Boy with clown at festival
Rebecca Holloway ... Mom at arcade - Token Town
Denver Houghton ... Child in Gift Wrapping Booth
Pamela Houghton ... Gift wrap booth owner

Deborah R. Jones ... Journalist
Lori Knighton ... Festival visitor
Daniel Lachman ... Southtown Citizen

Amber Dawn Landrum ... Blonde Jingle Jangle Girl
Chelsea Lewis ... Girl at festival

Daniel Magill ... Elf
Jay Martin ... Christmas Festival Kid
Mike Martindale ... Festival / Restaurant Patron
John McConnell ... Dog catcher
Yolanda Mercadel ... John Goodmen / Eddie Grifin

Steven Miramontz ... Pinstripe Elf
Noelle Monteleone ... Gleam
Rebecca Newman ... Festival shopper
Desi Page ... Student
Ashley-Anne Parker ... Token Town Employee / Festival Patron
Laura Schlessinger
Raleigh L. Shelton II ... Teddy Bear Buyer
Kayla Shoemaker ... Girl at festival

Billy Slaughter ... Nerd Elf
Alexis Smith ... Festival Goer
Nicholas Smith ... Gift wrapper

Odessa Sykes ... Reporter

Robert C. Treveiler ... Mayor Thistlewhite

Lana Underwood ... Female tv reporter
Taylor Vosbury ... Girl Student

Tracey Walter ... Abominable Snowman
Maya Waterman ... Medusa
Amanda Smoak Weisner ... Heat Miser Boxing Fan (as Amanda Weisner)

Brent Weisner ... Snow Miser Boxing Fan

Cheryl Ariaz Wicker ... Elf
Austin Barton ... Boy in Gift Wrap Booth (uncredited)
Barry Barton ... Gift Wrap Booth Owner (uncredited)

Andrei Constantinescu ... Snow Miser Fan (uncredited)

Ren Heeralal ... Townsman (uncredited)

Tyler Krieg ... Extra (uncredited)

Cynthia Riser ... Reporter (uncredited)

Directed by
Ron Underwood 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Larry Wilson (teleplay) and
Tom Martin (teleplay)

Larry Wilson (television story) and
Tom Martin (television story)

Phyllis McGinley (book "The Year Without a Santa Claus")

Produced by
Gideon Amir .... producer
Robert J. Wilson .... producer
Mark Wolper .... executive producer
Mark Wolper .... producer
 
Original Music by
Deborah Lurie 
 
Cinematography by
Don E. FauntLeRoy 
 
Film Editing by
Tina Hirsch 
 
Casting by
Eric Dawson 
Robert J. Ulrich 
 
Production Design by
Craig Stearns 
 
Art Direction by
Eva Anna Andry 
 
Set Decoration by
Vera Mills 
 
Costume Design by
Sara Markowitz 
 
Makeup Department
E. Larry Day .... makeup department head
Stacey Herbert .... makeup artist (as Stacey L. Taniguchi)
Kimberley Kirkpatrick .... key makeup artist
Marie-Ange Ripka .... hair department head
Sue Sittko Schaefer .... wig designer
Susan Sittko Schaefer .... wig designer
Patrick Tantalo .... prosthetic designer
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jason Altieri .... key second assistant director
Scott August .... second second assistant director
Frank Capra III .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
A. Russell Amdal .... propmaker
Hannah Beachler .... on-set dresser
Gene Bowen .... construction foreman
Mary Kay Campbell .... lead scenic
Roberta Chapman .... paint gang boss
Gus Coto .... leadman
Ryan Martin Dwyer .... set dresser
Star Fields .... construction coordinator
Michelle Marchand II .... buyer
Leonard Marchand .... assistant property master (as Leonard Lavigueur)
Pat A. O'Connor .... set dresser
Dan Schaefer .... illustrator: pre-visualization for hair and makeup
Stephen Turner .... set dresser
 
Sound Department
Jimmy 'Coach' Armstrong .... boom operator
Timothy A. Cleveland .... sound effects editor
Paul J. Diller .... sound effects editor
Jamey Osborne .... sound utility
Richard Schexnayder .... sound mixer
Louis Williams .... sound recording engineer
Ross Wissbaum .... adr recordist
 
Special Effects by
Joey Gbur .... special effects assistant
Bernadette Gonzales .... special effects assistant
Michael J. Hudson .... special effects technician
Jack Lynch .... special effects technician
Matt Mehring .... special effects assistant
Doug Scaramuzzo .... special effects assistant
Patrick Tantalo .... special effects technician
Kathleen Tonkin .... special effects foreman
Robert Vazquez .... special effects supervisor
 
Visual Effects by
Patrik Bergman .... digital effects artist
Jan Bubenícek .... lead animator
Ales Dlabac .... 3D artist
Jiri Forejt .... digital compositor
Miro Gal .... Flame artist
Lukas Herrmann .... digital matte paint artist
Jan Heusler .... digital compositor
Tomas Kalhous .... digital compositor: UPP
Maros Kesjar .... digital effects artist
Vít Komrzý .... visual effects producer
Jirí Linhart .... digital effects artist
Petr Masek .... digital compositor
Tomas Munzar .... digital compositor
Peter Nemec .... Flame artist
Viktor Plch .... special visual effects
Jiri Stamfest .... digital matte artist
Frantisek Stepanek .... visual effects
Petr Vcelicka .... digital compositor
Jan Vseticek .... visual effects coordinator
David Vána .... visual effects supervisor
Kim Wiseman .... digital compositor
 
Stunts
Allison Caetano .... stunts
Trace Cheramie .... stunts
Hiro Koda .... stunt coordinator
Steve Upton .... utility stunts
David Wald .... stunts
Thom Williams .... stunt double: Ethan Suplee
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Michael Applebaum .... camera operator: "a" camera
Jay Mack Arnette II .... camera operator: second unit
Bob Bates .... best boy electric
Amanda Bruce Parker .... additional second assistant camera (as Amanda G. Bruce)
Brown Cooper .... director of photography: second unit
Ferdinand Duplantier Jr. .... best boy rigging electric
David C. Edwards .... second assustant camera: "a" camera
Robert Foster .... camera operator: "b" camera
Robert Foster .... director of photography: second unit
Kevin Gazdik .... electrician
Charles 'Tom' Hinson .... grip
Joe Iverson .... electrician
Vic Keatley .... rigging gaffer
Bill Matlock .... still photographer
Paul Olinde .... gaffer
Jonathan E. Robinson .... film loader
Peter D. Roome .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Wells A. Smith .... key rigging grip
Eric A. Tuxen .... set still photographer
Eric A. Tuxen .... videographer
Tedd Underwood .... set lighting technician
Jeremy Webre .... grip
 
Casting Department
Elizabeth Coulon .... extras casting coordinator
Ryan Glorioso .... extras casting associate
Sibby Kirchgessner .... casting associate
David Zimmerman .... extras casting: Mythopolis (as David S. Zimmerman)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Linda Gardar .... costume supervisor
S. Aimee Helms .... key set costumer
Julia Schklair .... assistant costume designer
 
Editorial Department
Randy Beveridge .... final colorist
Shawn Wagoner .... post-production assistant
 
Music Department
George Doering .... musician
Ron Finn .... music editor
Joe Fischer .... music manager
Damon Intrabartolo .... conductor
Jenny Leite .... assistant music editor
Chris McGeary .... music editor
Kevin McKeever .... music mixer
Gregory Sweeney .... music coordinator
James Thatcher .... musician: french horn
 
Transportation Department
Dale Combs .... driver: honeywagon
Connie Herring .... driver
Aaron D. Moore .... driver: set dressing
Doug Wilson .... driver
Terry Woodcock .... driver
 
Other crew
Kent Jude Bernard .... production assistant
Sean M. Blanchard .... stand-in: Iggy
Lynne Braggs .... assistant production office coordinator
Hope Gilmore .... production assistant
Julie Gueydan .... production assistant
Lindsay Holman Atkins .... production assistant (as Lindsay Holman)
James Jereza .... set medic
Matthew Keim .... production assistant
Charles Landers .... assistant to the producers
Robert Larriviere .... production assistant
Diego J. Martinez .... key office assistant
Jason Pickering .... assistant location manager
Ian Price .... stand-in
Kyle Register .... elf
Jason Reppert .... key locations assistant
Samuel W. Sullivan .... script supervisor
Michelle Tonjes .... stand-in (as Michelle Lott)
Lauren Underwood .... set department assistant
Sandy Underwood .... assistant to director
Lauren Von Huene .... location assistant
Greg Washington .... production assistant
John M. White .... key set production assistant
Van White .... production assistant
Steven E. Williams .... stand-in
Hyesu Yang .... midi programmer
 

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85 min
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
'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 »
Movie Connections:
References "Mission: Impossible" (1966)See more »
Soundtrack:
The Snow Miser SongSee more »

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15 out of 19 people found the following review useful.
Boo...Humbug!, 13 December 2006
Author: erslade from United States

It's too bad that this couldn't have been a year without "The Year Without a Santa Claus" remake.

I'll have a blue Christmas (since I've seen you.) This belongs on the Island of Misfit Remakes. Where's the Burgermeister when you need something burned? Rankin/Bass are probably spinning like the original Snow Miser after this. I let my six-year-old stay up for this...how do I justify letting him stay up past his bedtime for a waste of two hours of his young life. Whoever was approached with this idea should have told the instigator to put one foot in front of the other and walk right out the door.

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