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The Christmas Chronicles (2018)

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The story of sister and brother, Kate and Teddy Pierce, whose Christmas Eve plan to catch Santa Claus on camera turns into an unexpected journey that most kids could only dream about.

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Clay Kaytis

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Matt Lieberman (screenplay by), David Guggenheim (story by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Oliver Hudson ... Doug
Kimberly Williams-Paisley ... Claire
Jesse Gervasi ... 3 Year Old Teddy
David Kohlsmith ... 5 Year Old Teddy
Kaitlyn Airdrie Kaitlyn Airdrie ... 3 / 5 Year Old Kate
Jack Bona ... 8 / 10 Year Old Teddy
Judah Lewis ... Teddy
Darby Camp ... Kate
Paskal Vaklev Paskal Vaklev ... Teddy's Friend #1
Abel Tekeste Abel Tekeste ... Teddy's Friend #2
Kurt Russell ... Santa Claus
Vella Lovell ... Wendy
Jameson Kraemer ... Freddy
Lauren Collins ... Woman at Another Table
Solla Park Solla Park ... Min-Ju
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The story of sister and brother, Kate and Teddy Pierce, whose Christmas Eve plan to catch Santa Claus on camera turns into an unexpected journey that most kids could only dream about.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 November 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

12/24 See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada See more »

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The first name read for a present in San Francisco is Ryder Robinson, which is the name of Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn's real life grandson (Kate Hudson's eldest son) See more »

Goofs

Dodge Challenger being 400hp is false. "Base engine is the SXT's 3.6-liter V6 making 305 horsepower and 268 pound-feet of torque, followed by the Challenger R/T's 5.7-liter Hemi V8 with 375 horsepower and 410 pound-feet of torque. The R/T Scat Pack and SRT 392 use a 6.4-liter Hemi V8 making 485 horsepower and 475 pound-feet." See more »

Quotes

Teddy: Can't you just wave your hand, and like, Jedi mindtrick the cops?
Santa Claus: I'm Santa Claus, Teddy, not Yoda.
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Crazy Credits

"For Peggy" (at the end of the credits). See more »

Connections

Referenced in Midnight Screenings: The Christmas Chronicles (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Santa Claus Is Back in Town
Written by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller
Performed by Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul (as Little Steven & The Disciples of Soul)
Lead Vocals by Kurt Russell
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Kurt Russell is the Best Santa!
23 November 2018 | by vikingsjas12See all my reviews

I watched this, despite the critics reviews, and the critics are wrong once again! This is a really fun, very entertaining Christmas movie. So much better than I expected and Kurt does a fantastic job as Santa!!!! Watch with your family, very, very enjoyable.


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