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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 ... 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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Storyline

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

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English | Spanish | French | Romanian

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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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.90 : 1
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Trivia

The mint condition Mickey Mantle rookie card given to a man in the restaurant and then torn up by his wife was sold in 2018 for 2.88 million dollars. See more »

Goofs

At the beginning of the film, the girl Kate is shown as a baby only a few weeks old on Christmas 2007. Later, on Christmas Eve 2018 when her brother Teddy takes her camera away from her in her bedroom, he says "you're ten years old, almost eleven." This doesn't make sense because at this point in time, she would've already turned eleven years old a few weeks ago. 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 »


Soundtracks

Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane)
Written by Gene Autry and Oakley Haldeman
Performed by Elvis Presley
Courtesy of RCA Records
By arrangement with Sony Music Entertainment
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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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