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Santa Buddies (2009)

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The Buddies remind Santa Paws' feisty son, Puppy Paws, about the true meaning of Christmas.


Robert Vince


Kevin DiCicco (character "Air Bud"), Robert Vince | 3 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Craig Anton ... Bob
Andrew Astor ... Mikey
Charisse Baker ... Mural Painter
Danny Woodburn ... Eli
Tom Bosley ... Santa Paws (voice)
Field Cate ... Buddha (voice)
Tim Conway ... Sniffer (voice)
Chris Coppola ... Comet (voice)
Josh Flitter ... Budderball (voice)
Nico Ghisi Nico Ghisi ... Bartleby
Ben Giroux ... Clark
Skyler Gisondo ... B-Dawg (voice)
Zachary Gordon ... Puppy Paws (voice)
Ryan Grantham Ryan Grantham ... Sam
Ellie Harvie ... Pete's Mom (as Ellie Harvey)


At the North Pole, Santa Claus (Father Christmas) and his chief dog Santa Paws worry as the whole toy processing system is threatened by the weakening of its magical power source, the icicle drawing on Christmas spirit. When harshly rebuked Puppy Paws, wishing there was no Christmas, and he a regular dog, runs away to Fernfield and joins the five Buddies siblings, power falls beneath minimum. Chief Elf Eli finds his trace, and travels in an attempt to save his and the world's Christmas spirit, but the six puppies face misunderstandings, and the grim dog catcher Stan Cruge. Written by KGF Vissers

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The Buddies Are Coming To Town! See more »


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Danny Woodburns second Christmas Movie. See more »


Mudbud: Later, Dudenator!
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Followed by Spooky Buddies (2011) See more »


Season of Joy
Music and Lyrics by Brahm Wenger
Arranged by Gregory Prechel
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User Reviews

Like too much pudding,very very sickly!
5 November 2009 | by STEVE24BUSSee all my reviews

Trying to write a review as a six year old is not easy,because any body much over this age will almost despise this film.If you have seen the buddy films you will know what i mean but this takes sickly sweet to a new level,don't get me wrong ,im not a killjoy and its a wonderful life is one of my favourite films of all time but as an adult this really did make me cringe.Yes i know its a kids film but most kids today a a little more critical of what they see than we probably were as kids.Would rate this 5 for young children and 3 for everybody else,Watch out for the pup singing a Christmas song,the most cringe-worthy moment of all the Christmas films i have ever seen,I hope that is not considered a spoiler as it doesn't give anything away.

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