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Lucy's a producer on a home shopping channel. She hires the real Santa as Santa. He has to find his replacement as the real Santa in 4 weeks. Lucy is unknowingly the only candidate left.

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Lucy Cullins
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Nick
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Cameron
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Taylor
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Ralph
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Dwayne (as Frankie R. Faison)
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P.A.
Melody Garrett ...
Mama
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Teamster Santa
Jazmn ...
Iesha
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Himself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Nicholas Edwin Barb ...
Boy Onlooker (as Nicholas Barb)
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Telemarketer
Meredith Bird ...
Meredith (voice)
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Doorman
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Benson
Robert Jackson ...
Jeff
Michael Francis Kelly ...
Military Man (as Michael F. Kelly)
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Rabbi Rosenfarb
Alex Martin ...
Member of the Congregation (as Alex Dean)
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Brooding Santa
Masasa Moyo ...
Receptionist (as Masasa)
Steve Murphy ...
Elvis Santa
Carter Spohn ...
Charity Santa
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Young Lucy (as Tinashe Kachingwe)
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Barmaid
Grant Vaught ...
James
Frank Cohen ...
Benson's Assistant (uncredited)
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Garage Elf (uncredited)
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Minister (uncredited)
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Cameraman #1 (uncredited)

Directed by

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Peter Werner

Written by

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Paul Mooney ... (story) and
Sara Bernstein ... (story) &
Gregory Bernstein ... (story)
 
Sara Bernstein ... (teleplay) &
Gregory Bernstein ... (teleplay) and
Brian Bird ... (teleplay)

Produced by

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Jay Benson ... producer
Garth Brooks ... executive producer
Darren Frankel ... associate producer
Whoopi Goldberg ... executive producer
Tom Leonardis ... producer
Lisa Sanderson ... executive producer

Music by

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Grant Geissman
Van Dyke Parks

Cinematography by

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Neil Roach ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Benjamin A. Weissman

Editorial Department

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Amy Carey ... trailer editor (as Amy Linton)
George Carlston ... colorist
Harry Muller ... color timer
David Yoneshige ... post-production executive

Casting By

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Ferne Cassel

Production Design by

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Charles C. Bennett

Art Direction by

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Anthony Medina

Set Decoration by

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Barbara Haberecht

Costume Design by

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Francine Jamison-Tanchuck

Makeup Department

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Carol Collini ... key makeup artist
Michael Germain ... makeup artist: Whoopi Goldberg / makeup department head
Cathrine A. Marcotte ... key hair stylist (as Catherine Marcotte)

Production Management

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Larry Y. Albucher ... unit production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Juana Franklin ... second second assistant director
J.J. Linsalata ... second assistant director
Richard Peter Schroer ... first assistant director

Art Department

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Fred Apolito ... propmaker
Mariano Fernandez ... prop maker
Jason Dock Harrell ... propmaker
Robert 'Cass' McEntee ... construction coordinator
Kristie Moore ... painter decorator
John J. Passanante ... painting supervisor
Andrew L. Rael ... props
Glenn Rivers ... set designer
Keith Sale ... swing gang boss
Sharon Speller ... decorator painter
Thomas Traugott ... leadman

Sound Department

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Devin Joseph ... dialogue editor
Kerri Wilson ... supervising sound editor

Special Effects by

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Boyd Lacosse ... special effects supervisor

Visual Effects by

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Arlene Bogna ... digital compositor
Patrick Halm ... visual effects coordinator
Frank Lawas ... visual effects I/O supervisor
Dan Lazarow ... lead 3D artist
Victor Scalise ... digital compositor
Jaison Stritch ... 3D visual effects supervisor
Peter V. Ware ... visual effects producer

Stunts

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Kym Washington Longino ... stunt coordinator (as Kym Washington) / stunt double (as Kym Washington)

Camera and Electrical Department

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Marc Carter ... assistant camera
Steve Chase ... key grip
Dan Delgado ... gaffer
Adam Glick ... set lighting technician
Jay Laws ... lighting technician
Roger Redel ... rigging gaffer
Michael Stumpf ... steadicam operator
James Andrew Turpin ... best boy electric / rigging
Dan Zarlengo ... rigging electrician

Casting Department

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Chris Bustard ... extras casting
Karen Gilman ... casting associate
Kevin Goldson ... extras casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Ronald V. Barry ... costumer (as Ron Barry)

Location Management

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George McDowell Agnew ... location manager
Rebecca Milgrom ... assistant location manager

Music Department

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Mark Agostino ... music playback operator
Bruce Donnelly ... orchestrator
Sherry Whitfield ... music editor

Transportation Department

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Bo Ehrig ... transportation coordinator
Mel Langford ... transportation captain
Bob Wachs ... driver

Other crew

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Tommy Blatnik ... office production assistant
L. Chip Crosby Jr. ... assistant to producer
Jori Espinosa ... first assistant accountant
Pharaba Hacker-Witt ... assistant: Mr. Werner (as Pharaba Witt)
Shannon Herlihy ... assistant production coordinator
Alexandra Hisserich ... intern: art department
Tracy E. Maurer ... assistant production coordinator
Gregory J. Pawlik Jr. ... set production assistant
Wendy Price ... production accountant
Danis Regal-O'Connell ... production coordinator
Robert Schroer ... production assistant
Michael James 'Scotty' Scott ... production assistant
Lisa Womble ... production assistant

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

When Lucy Cullins, a successful but cranky producer at a home shopping network, hires an actor named Nick to play Santa Claus on the network she gets more than she bargained for. Nick really is Santa Claus, and he faces mandatory retirement after 200 years on the job. Nick must find his replacement by Christmas Eve or the world will face dire consequences and he has his sights set on Lucy. Written by Patrick Spreng

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Taglines If She's Going To Save Christmas, She's Got Some Big Shoes To Fill. See more »
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Also Known As
  • Appelez-moi le Père Noël! (France)
  • Nenn' mich einfach Nikolaus (Germany)
  • Llámame Santa Claus (Spain)
  • Баба и дядо Коледа (Bulgaria, Bulgarian title)
  • Babbo Natale cercasi (Italy)
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  • 90 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia Sir Nigel Hawthorne's last movie. See more »
Goofs When Lucy's niece is singing her solo with the choir she has her hair pinned back in a ponytail. In the next shot she has it down in the front with barettes and then up again later. See more »
Movie Connections References Hawaii Five-O (1968). See more »
Soundtracks Zat You Santa Claus See more »
Quotes Mama: That man looks like that Santa from years ago... no, can't be...No more eggnog for me.
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