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The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (2006)

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Santa, aka Scott Calvin, is faced with double-duty: how to keep his new family happy, and how to stop Jack Frost from taking over Christmas.

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Now that Santa/Scott Calvin and Mrs. Claus/Carol Calvin have the North Pole running smoothly, the Counsel of Legendary Figures has called an emergency meeting on Christmas Eve! The evil Jack Frost has been making trouble, looking to take over the holiday! So he launches a plan to sabotage the toy factory and compel Scott to invoke the little-known Escape Clause and wish he'd never become Santa! Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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3 November 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Djed Božićnjak 3: Odbjegli djedica  »

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Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$19,504,038, 5 November 2006, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$84,500,122

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$110,768,122
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This is the only "Santa Clause" movie where Santa's head elf Bernard doesn't make an appearance. David Krumholtz wasn't available since his NumBers schedule conflicted with the filming. This leaves the returning character Curtis the new head elf. See more »

Goofs

When Lucy catches Jack Frost having Santa's snow globe, after she says, "I'm going for help," Jack says, "I wouldn't do that," but his mouth is not moving. See more »

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Sandman: [snoring]
Mother Nature: Sandman!
[slams fist on table]
Sandman: [wakes up suddenly] I'm up. I'm up.
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Music by Calixa Lavallée
French lyrics by Adolphe-Basile Routhier
English lyrics by Robert Stanley Weir
Arranged and Performed by Otto Jensen and Julien Desabrais
Courtesy of 5 Alarm Music
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Not great, but good for families and people who like warm fuzzies.
3 November 2006 | by See all my reviews

We just saw this movie tonight. I was surprised to see it out so far ahead of Christmas, but looked forward to it having seen the first two and enjoyed them. The special effects are as good as before and it was a treat seeing all the actors back. Didn't really miss Bernard until it was over when it suddenly hit me he wasn't in this movie. I was getting kinda irritated with the negative in-laws and thinking I didn't like the whole film until the end which had me laughing and really enjoying myself. Know I'm a sap, but I LIKED the warm fuzzy feeling of family and friends coming together. Martin Short was pretty good as Jack Frost. Tim Allen was perfect as Santa and Mrs. Santa is lovely. If you enjoy seeing movies just for light entertainment, I think you might enjoy this movie.


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