PG | | Comedy, Drama, Family
When a man inadvertently makes Santa fall off of his roof on Christmas Eve, he finds himself magically recruited to take his place.
Alec Baldwin and Kurt Russell were considered for the role of Scott Calvin/Santa Claus. Russell would later play Santa in The Christmas Chronicles (2018).
Are you going to your mom's for dinner?
Laura: Actually, we're going with Neil's family.
Scott Calvin: Ah, Christmas at the pound!
Santa's boots often change color and style between shots. At least once, he's wearing sneakers instead of boots.
The UK VHS removed the end-credits song "Christmas Will Return" and replaced it with a version of "Jingle Bells" performed by Yello. This might be the case for all European prints.
$19,321,992 13 November 1994
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