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Saving Santa (2013)

Not Rated | | Animation, Adventure, Comedy | Video 5 November 2013
A lowly stable elf finds that he is the only one who can stop an invasion of the North Pole by using the secret of Santa's Sleigh, a TimeGlobe, to travel back in time to Save Santa - twice.

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Tony Nottage (story) (as Antony Nottage), Ricky Roxburgh (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Newell Alexander ... Butterscotch / Mercenary #4 (voice)
Noel Clarke ... Snowy (voice)
Joan Collins ... Vera Baddington (voice)
Tim Conway ... Santa (voice)
David Cowgill ... Mercenary #1 (voice)
Tim Curry ... Neville Baddington (voice)
Holly Dorff ... Minty / Reporter (voice)
Moosie Drier Moosie Drier ... Tin Soldier #1 / Old Man Elf (voice)
Pam Ferris ... Mrs. Claus (voice)
Martin Freeman ... Bernard D. Elf (voice)
Jackie Gonneau Jackie Gonneau ... Female Santech Elf with Glasses (voice)
Nicholas Guest ... Blitzen / Shortbread (voice) (as Nick Guest)
Richard Steven Horvitz ... Orange Haired Elf / Chestnut (voice) (as Richard Horvitz)
Ashley Tisdale ... Shiny (voice)
David Zyler ... Tin Soldier #2 / Mercenary #3 (voice)
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Storyline

With dreams of being an inventor, opportunist and eccentric elf Bernard D. Elf is made to feel a fool yet again when his innovative creation to bring back people's favourite Christmas memories back to life fails miserably. However he is then presented with the perfect opportunity to prove his worth, when Santa is kidnapped by the evil Neville Baddington, and his demanding mother Vera, who have their heart set on discovering Santa's big secret: how he delivers presents across the world in just one night. However Bernard knows how he does it, using a time travelling device to ensure all children wake up on Christmas morning with their presents under the tree. The elf decides to use this to his advantage, as he plans on going back in time and preventing the abduction from ever happening, and save Santa - and Christmas - for the entire world. Written by press release

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Adventures of a time-traveling elf


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Country:

UK | USA | India

Language:

English | Mongolian

Release Date:

5 November 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Budget:

$7,500,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Throughout the film, you will find all of the twelve days of Christmas, these include images of the drummers drumming on the side of the wagon, murals on the wall in the pancake palace, and the music in the elevator. See more »

Soundtracks

A Christmas Wish
Music & Lyrics by Grant Olding
Performed by Benjy Norman
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nice
17 December 2013 | by VincentiuSee all my reviews

nice animation, lovely characters, a plot not really new but , in same measure, not bad. a holiday animation, perfect for Christmas season, a little too complicated for children, not a revelation for adults, mixture not always decent by music and past travels but nice. as lesson about possibilities of a poor character, for adventures, for the nuances to old ingredients and for the fresh atmosphere who makes all a little different by well known movies about theme. Vera Bannington can be a version of Cruela and Neville Baddington another Captain Hook but the adorable Bernard and his fundamental change, the Santa who has virtue to not be only a classical image , the voices - Tim Curry is important part from long chain of convincing bad guy in animation remembering George Sanders as Shere Khan - makes this film nice and almost convincing pillar for the spirit of an unique event of year.


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