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The Santa Clause 2 (2002)

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Scott Calvin has been a humble Santa Claus for nearly ten years, but it might come to an end if he doesn't find a Mrs. Claus.

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Michael Lembeck

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Don Rhymer (screenplay), Cinco Paul (screenplay) | 7 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tim Allen ... Scott Calvin / Santa / Toy Santa
Elizabeth Mitchell ... Carol
David Krumholtz ... Bernard
Eric Lloyd ... Charlie Calvin
Judge Reinhold ... Neil Miller
Wendy Crewson ... Laura Miller
Spencer Breslin ... Curtis
Liliana Mumy ... Lucy Miller
Danielle Woodman Danielle Woodman ... Abby
Art LaFleur ... Tooth Fairy (as Art Lafleur)
Aisha Tyler ... Mother Nature
Kevin Pollak ... Cupid
Jay Thomas ... Easter Bunny
Michael Dorn ... Sandman
Christopher Attadia Christopher Attadia ... Engineer Elf #1
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Storyline

Scott Calvin has been Santa Claus for the past eight years, and his loyal elves consider him the best Santa ever. But Santa's got problems (he's even mysteriously losing weight) and things quickly go south when he finds out that his son, Charlie, has landed on this year's "naughty" list. Desperate to help his son, Scott heads back home, leaving a substitute Claus to watch over things at the Pole. But when the substitute institutes some strange redefinitions of naughty and nice, putting Christmas at risk, it's up to Scott to return with a new bag of magic to try to save Christmas. Written by Walt Disney Pictures

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Santa Claus is coming to town, November 1 See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Family | Fantasy

Certificate:

G | See all certifications »

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Details

Official Sites:

Disney's official site

Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 November 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Santa Clause 2: The Escape Clause See more »

Filming Locations:

British Columbia, Canada See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$65,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$29,008,696, 3 November 2002

Gross USA:

$139,236,327

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$172,855,065
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Peter Boyle, who played Father Time in this, previously played Mr. Whittle (Calvin's Boss) in The Santa Clause (1994). See more »

Goofs

Comet lowers his head when Scott says reindeer are stupid. In the next shot, his head is higher up. See more »

Quotes

Scott Calvin/Santa Claus: Hey party animal, you wanna play?
Principal Carol Newman: [wondering how toys like Toss Across have magically appeared] I just can't figure it out.
Scott Calvin/Santa Claus: It's tic-tac-toe with beanbags.
Principal Carol Newman: No, I mean the Secret Santa thing. Someone tracked down and bought all those wonderful antique toys.
Scott Calvin/Santa Claus: Probably someone that knows his way around eBay.
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Crazy Credits

About 30 seconds after the credits begin to roll they begin to show a scene where Carol has transformed into Mrs. Claus and the puppets are dancing to the music playing over the credits. See more »

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Jingle Bells
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Written by James Pierpont
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User Reviews

 
Not as good as the original, but still entertaining
12 November 2002 | by duce122See all my reviews

The Santa Clause 2 (2002) D: Michael Lembeck. Tim Allen, Judge Reinhold, Wendy Crewson, Eric Lloyd, David Krumholtz, Elizabeth Mitchell, Peter Boyle, Michael Dorn. 8 years after Scott Calvin became Santa Claus, his son Charlie has appeared on the infamous `naughty list,' prompting Scott to go back home to take care of the situation. He leaves a toy clone of himself in charge of the North Pole, which leads to mayhem when the clone becomes a dictator. Also, Scott has to get married or Christmas will be lost forever and he will cease to be Santa Claus. Got this so far? Too many plots for a kids film, and not as good as the original, but still entertaining. Reinhold and Crewson are wasted with very little screen time. RATING: 6 out of 10. Rated G.


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