The Santa Clause
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Superstar comedian Tim Allen shines bright in Disney's magical, larger-than-life hit comedy The Santa Clause. On Christmas Eve, divorced dad Scott Calvin and his son discover Santa Claus has fallen off their roof. When Scott takes the reins of the magical sleigh, he finds he is now the new Santa and must convince a world of disbelievers, including himself.
Tim Allen, Judge Reinhold, Wendy Crewson, Eric Lloyd, David Krumholtz, Larry Brandenburg, Mary Gross, Paige Tamada, Peter Boyle, Judith Scott, Jayne Eastwood, Melissa King, Bradley Wentworth, Azura Bates, Joshua Satok, Zach McLemore, Joyce Guy, Lindsay Lupien, Alexandra Petrocci, Jesse Collins, David Paul Grove, Steve Vinovich, Aimee McIntyre, Tabitha Lupien, Lachlan Murdoch, Dennis O'Connor, David Sparrow, Ron Hartmann, Nic Knight, Scott Wickware, Gene Mack, Brett Moon, Ryan Moon, Jack Newman, Michael Caruana, Micha Jackson, Cody Jones, Kenny Vadas, Brian Reilly, Gordon Masten, Philip Williams, Chris Benson, Laura Catalano, Peter Kosaka, Ivanka Kotalto, Todd Davis, Marc Pichette, John Pasquin, Tony Krolo, Alec Bachlow, Jimmy Labriola, Steve Kosaka, Lawrence Nakamura, Hun Sun Tran, Steve Tsukamoto, Frank Welker, Kerrigan Mahan, Bob Dermer, Nina Keogh
© 1994 Disney Enterprises, Inc.
Rotten Tomatoes® Score
Critics Consensus: The Santa Clause is utterly undemanding, but it's firmly rooted in the sort of good old-fashioned holiday spirit missing from too many modern yuletide films.
This is Allen's movie debut, and it's easy to see why his show is a ratings smash. There's an effo...
June 22, 2017
Tim Allen's talent for dry regular-guyness fails to kindle Disney's sappy big-screen Yule log.
June 22, 2017
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Common Sense Says
Heartwarming holiday tale has some potty humor.
What Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that The Santa Clause is a 1994 Christmas-themed movie in which Tim Allen plays a toy industry executive who transforms into jolly old Saint Nick himself. The original Santa Claus takes a fatal, accidental fall (yikes -- Santa dies!). Guns are drawn as Tim Allen's new "Santa" gets arrested by police. There are grown-up (and gross) jokes, and the movie deals with divorce and estrangement between a father and son. While the whole plot revolves around the idea of Santa being real, many characters talk about the fact that he might not be -- so this may not be the best fit for families looking to extend kids' belief in St. Nick. There is also some potty humor involving human and reindeer flatulence, as well as a vague reference to being on drugs in the 1960s.
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- Genre:Comedy, Family
- Release Date:November 11, 1994
- Languages:English, Spanish
- Captions:English, Spanish
- Audio Format:5.1
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