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Miracle on 34th Street (1994)

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A lawyer and a little girl must prove that a man claiming to be Santa Claus is the real thing.

Director:

Les Mayfield
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Attenborough ... Kris Kringle
Elizabeth Perkins ... Dorey Walker
Dylan McDermott ... Bryan Bedford
J.T. Walsh ... Ed Collins
James Remar ... Jack Duff
Jane Leeves ... Alberta Leonard
Simon Jones ... Donald Shellhammer
William Windom ... C.F. Cole
Mara Wilson ... Susan Walker
Robert Prosky ... Judge Henry Harper
Kathrine Narducci ... Mother
Mary McCormack ... Myrna Foy
Alvin Greenman ... The Doorman
Allison Janney ... Woman in Christmas Shop
Greg Noonan Greg Noonan ... Cmdr. Coulson
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Storyline

A little girl discovers dreams do come true if you really believe. Six-year-old Susan has doubts about childhood's most enduring miracle - Santa Claus. Her mother told her the "secret" about Santa a long time ago, so Susan doesn't expect to receive the most important gifts on her Christmas list. But after meeting a special department store Santa who's convinced he's the real thing, Susan is given the most precious gift of all - something to believe in. Written by Robert Lynch <docrlynch@yahoo.com>

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Experience the Miracle. See more »

Genres:

Family | Fantasy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some mild language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Release Date:

18 November 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Milagro en la calle 34 See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$17,193,886

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$46,138,104
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

In its original theatrical release, 20th Century Fox offered a full refund to any viewer who didn't enjoy the film. Approximately fifteen hundred tickets were returned to the studio. See more »

Goofs

While Bryan is giving his final statement, Susan is seen sitting away from her mother in one shot and cuddled up next to her seconds later. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Grandson: Ask him. Ask him. Look at him, Grandpa. Ask him.
Judge Henry Harper: Uh, I'm sorry. He, uh he thinks you're Santa Claus.
[Kris Kringle and Judge Harper laugh]
Kris Kringle: [quietly to Harper's grandson] I am.
[to Harper]
Kris Kringle: Merry Christmas.
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Connections

Featured in Biography: Santa Claus (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town
Performed by Ray Charles
Written by Haven Gillespie / J. Fred Coots
Produced by Jeremy Lubbock and Elliot Lurie
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Miracle on 34th Street
23 December 2006 | by Holly unknownSee all my reviews

I think that this movie is a perfect excuse to watch a Christmas film. The movie teaches us about religion and believing, and i see nothing wrong with that. Mara Wilson is fantastic as the young Susan Walker. I feel that even though she is the smallest of the cast members, she leads them perfectly. If Chritmas films do nothing for you, then show it to your kids, because i am positive that they will love and cherish it. While some disagree, i would say that this movie was a great remake of the 1934 film. If this movie wasn't re-made i don't think i would of even heard of the original. I think the movie was in much need of a re-vamping so that younger people, like myself, would be able to addapt the movie more and to understand it a little bit better. I felt Richard Attenborough was a great Santa who was believable. I would recommend this movie 100%.


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