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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.

Director:

Clay Kaytis

Writers:

Matt Lieberman (screenplay by), David Guggenheim (story by) | 1 more credit »
2 nominations. See more awards »

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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 ... 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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Trivia

At one point Santa refers to having flown over Lake Shore Drive. In "Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol 2," Kurt Russell plays Starlord's father. "Lake Shore Drive" plays near the beginning of the movie See more »

Goofs

Santa states that Los Angeles is the last location of the night and then they are done. What about all of the cities West of L.A.? It would be expected that Santa starts on the West side of the International Dateline, such as in Aukland, NZ, and goes West, thus giving him the maximum amount of time during Christmas eve/morning to deliver presents. If L.A. were last, then all of the homes West of L.A., such as in Alaska, Hawaii, etc., would be missed as they couldn't have been delivered earlier in the daylight or outside of Christmas Eve. 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

Features Stranger Things (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Please Come Home for Christmas
Written by Charles Brown and Gene Redd
Performed by Eagles (as The Eagles)
Courtesy of Elektra Entertainment Group
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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Kurt is Santa
22 November 2018 | by belendakaySee all my reviews

My new favorite Christmas movie! I have lived to the perfect age, long enough to see Kurt Russell protray Santa and he is perhaps the best, most endearing, Santa I have seen in many a moon. Both my son and myself hope that Netflix will make this an annual event and perhaps a series of Santa movies with Mr. Russell!


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Release Date:

22 November 2018 (USA) See more »

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada See more »

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