PG | | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Santa's clumsy son Arthur gets put on a mission with St. Nick's father to give out a present they misplaced to a young girl in less than 2 hours.
As the last gift has been delivered and mission control is celebrating, a solitary elf with a crew cut is seen wiping a tear of joy from his eye. This seems to be a homage to the scene from Apollo 13 when Ed Harris (playing Gene Kranz, Flight ... ...
Drop complete! And we have our new Santa!
North Pole Computer: Christmas Accomplished!
Mrs. Santa: Arthur!
North Pole Computer: Commence Decking Halls! Congratulations Arthur!
Peter: Do you know what I've always liked about Arthur? I think he likes espresso?
Arthur falls out of the sleigh as it flies over Cuba. Several seconds later, the gift-wrapped bike falls out, landing directly in front of him. Given the speed at which the sleigh was flying, the bike should have landed much further away.
After the end of the credits, there is a seven second scene, all in black silhouette on a blue background. One of the elf-lowering-cables descends, pauses, then lifts up an elf, who proceeds to throw snowballs at the screen until it's all black.
$12,068,931 (USA) (18 November 2011)
$46,440,491 (USA) (6 January 2012)
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