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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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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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What's Christmas Fun without some Reindeer Games? See more »

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Comedy | Family | Fantasy

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Box Office

Budget:

$65,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$29,008,696, 3 November 2002, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$139,236,327

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$172,855,065
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Trivia

A very early teaser trailer reveals that at one point, this movie had the subtitle "The Escape Clause" and was scheduled for release in November 2001. Ironically, this would later be used as the subtitle for the third film. See more »

Goofs

When Abby, an elf, is about to tell Santa that Charlie is on the naughty list, she says something about "Brazilian cocoa beans", but her lips say something else. See more »

Quotes

Bernard: Don't Listen to him! He's not the real Santa! He has a rubber face and a plastic tushie!
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Crazy Credits

As the opening credits roll, the elves hammer some into alignment. Other credits are set through the toys in 3D effect. See more »

Connections

References Toy Story (1995) See more »

Soundtracks

Everybody Loves Christmas
Written by Eddie Money and Curt Cuomo
Published by Embassy Music Corp.
Performed by Eddie Money & Ronnie Spector
Courtesy of Sanctuary Records Group
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Better than the first. Surprisingly entertaining.
30 December 2002 | by See all my reviews

OK so I admit I thought this was going to be a dud. The first one was sorta clever but a sequel... oh dear. I ended up going to watch it anyway, not entirely by choice.

Well, actually it was pretty good. There were several intertwining plot lines, lots of laughs that weren't all about Tim Allen being fat and falling down, and the kids in the theatre seemed to enjoy it too. So, for what it is (clean family entertainment), it's actually pretty good.


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