Scott Calvin is an ordinary man, who accidentally causes Santa Claus to fall from his roof on Christmas Eve and is knocked unconscious. When he and his young son finish Santa's trip and deliveries, they go to the North Pole, where Scott learns he must become the new Santa and convince those he loves that he is indeed, Father Christmas.

  1. John Pasquin


  2. Leo Benvenuti


  3. Steve Rudnick


Top Billed Cast

  1. Tim Allen

    Tim Allen

    Scott Calvin / Santa Claus

  2. Judge Reinhold

    Judge Reinhold

    Dr. Neil Miller

  3. Wendy Crewson

    Wendy Crewson

    Laura Calvin Miller

  4. David Krumholtz

    David Krumholtz

    Bernard the Elf

  5. Peter Boyle

    Peter Boyle

    Mr. Whittle

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The Santa Clause
The Santa Clause


Status Released

Release Information

  • November 10, 1994


    Some material may not be suitable for children under 10. These films may contain some mild language, crude/suggestive humor, scary moments and/or violence. No drug content is present. There are a few exceptions to this rule. A few racial insults may also be heard.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 37m

Budget $22,000,000.00

Revenue $189,833,357.00



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