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Saving Santa (2013)

Not Rated | | Animation, Adventure, Comedy | Video 5 November 2013
A lowly stable elf finds that he is the only one who can stop an invasion of the North Pole by using the secret of Santa's Sleigh, a TimeGlobe, to travel back in time to Save Santa - twice.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Snowy (voice)
Vera Baddington (voice)
Santa (voice)
Mercenary #1 (voice)
Minty / Reporter (voice)
Moosie Drier ...
Tin Soldier #1 / Old Man Elf (voice)
Mrs. Claus (voice)
Bernard D. Elf (voice)
Jackie Gonneau ...
Female Santech Elf with Glasses (voice)
Blitzen / Shortbread (voice) (as Nick Guest)
Orange Haired Elf / Chestnut (voice) (as Richard Horvitz)
Shiny (voice)
Tin Soldier #2 / Mercenary #3 (voice)


With dreams of being an inventor, opportunist and eccentric elf Bernard D. Elf is made to feel a fool yet again when his innovative creation to bring back people's favourite Christmas memories back to life fails miserably. However he is then presented with the perfect opportunity to prove his worth, when Santa is kidnapped by the evil Neville Baddington, and his demanding mother Vera, who have their heart set on discovering Santa's big secret: how he delivers presents across the world in just one night. However Bernard knows how he does it, using a time travelling device to ensure all children wake up on Christmas morning with their presents under the tree. The elf decides to use this to his advantage, as he plans on going back in time and preventing the abduction from ever happening, and save Santa - and Christmas - for the entire world. Written by press release

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Adventures of a time-traveling elf


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Release Date:

5 November 2013 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Mikulás-mentőakció  »

Box Office


$7,500,000 (estimated)

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throughoit the film, you will find all of the twelve days of Christmas, these include images of the drummers drumming on the side of the wagon, murals on the wall in the pancake palace and the music in the elevator See more »


An Elf Like Me
Music & Lyrics by Grant Olding
Performed by Martin Freeman
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Cute movie
28 November 2013 | by (Florida) – See all my reviews

The kids love it and that is the target. I don't like Christmas movies much but this one has a story line out of the normal Christmas sap! Plus the kids love it! SO as long as they don't learn some gory lesson and learn a sweat lesson I am all for it. They are the ones who count anyway. My grandchildren are 9 and 6 and they can not get enough of this movie! The grandson gets the biggest kick out of watching the elf. He loves him! The granddaughter just enjoys the whole movie. So if they like it I am all for it. The animation looks pretty good to me and even though it might not be as sharp as the other kids movie producers out there I think they have a hit here.

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