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Get Santa (2014)

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A father and son who team up to save Christmas once they discover Santa Claus sleeping in their garage after crashing his sleigh and finding himself on the run from the police.

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Christopher Smith
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jim Broadbent ... Santa Claus
Rafe Spall ... Steve
Kit Connor ... Tom
Ewen Bremner ... PC Finkerton
Warwick Davis ... Sally
Stephen Graham ... Barber
Joanna Scanlan ... Ruth
Jodie Whittaker ... Alison
Nonso Anozie ... Knuckles
Matt King ... Brian
Perry Benson Perry Benson ... Jimbo
Joshua McGuire ... Tony
Bjarne Henriksen ... Lars
Hera Hilmar ... WPC Boyle
Mick Walter Mick Walter ... Entwhistle (as Michael Walter)
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Storyline

A father and son who team up to save Christmas once they discover Santa Claus sleeping in their garage after crashing his sleigh and finding himself on the run from the police.

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Comedy | Family

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Rated PG for some mild rude humor and language | See all certifications »

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UK | USA

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English

Release Date:

12 December 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Get Santa See more »

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$4,798,222
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Color

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

This is the second film in 4 years that Jim Broadbent has played "Santa" with the first being the ever popular "Arthur Christmas". Coincidentally, in "Arthur Christmas" his character also had a "Steve" helping him to successfully execute Christmas but that "Steve" was his son and brother to "Arthur". See more »

Quotes

Steve: [to Santa, who claims to be the Real Santa Claus] Are you on medication? Or worse: are you NOT on medication?
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Featured in Projector: Paddington/Get Santa (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Away In A Manager
(Traditional Christmas Carol)
Performed by Bing Crosby
Courtesy of MCA Records, Inc., Under license to Universal Music Operations LTD.
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25 February 2017 | by Christmas-ReviewerSee all my reviews

BEWARE OF BOGUS REVIEWS. SOME REVIEWERS HAVE ONLY ONE REVIEW. WHEN ITS A POSITIVE REVIEW THAT TELLS ME THEY WERE INVOLVED WITH THE PRODUCTION. IF ITS A NEGATIVE REVIEW THEN THEY MIGHT HAVE A GRUDGE AGAINST THAT PRODUCTION. NOW I HAVE REVIEWED OVER 200 Christmas MOVIES. I HAVE NO AGENDA. I AM FARE ABOUT THESE FILMS.

In this film A 9-year-old boy Tom (Kit Connor) finds Santa Claus (Jim Broadbent) in his garden shed after Santa crashes his sleigh. Desperate to return to Lapland in time for Christmas, Santa asks Tom and his dad Steve (Rafe Spall) for help. It's just a few days before Christmas, and his reindeer are found running loose through the streets of London.

This film is well made. The acting is fine and the story is family safe and adults will not be bored. If you are looking to something that is not a "Hallmark" Christmas movie then seek this out. It is worth buying.


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