Xmas classic - great concept done well. Lloyd particularly impressive at such a young age.
over 3 years
It isn't Christmas without Tim Allen.
Justin L. Clemons
Great holiday movie for the whole family... or at least for me.
over 5 years
Overwhelmingly juvenile, but it's sweet and timeless enough that it doesn't matter.
One of the most horrifying films of all time
over 6 years
Tim Allen is hilarious. This is really a Christmas classic that everyone should see.
The Santa Clause is a 1994 American fantasy-dramedy film directed by John Pasquin, distributed by Buena Vista Pictures Distribution, Inc. and starring Tim Allen. In the film, Allen plays Scott Calvin, an ordinary man who accidentally causes Santa Claus to fall from his roof on Christmas Eve and get killed. When he and his young son, Charlie, finish the late, legendary St. Nick'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.
The film was followed by two sequels, 2002's The Santa Clause 2 and 2006's The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause.
Scott Calvin (Tim Allen) is a divorced father and advertising executive for a toy company in Lakeside, Illinois with a young son, Charlie (Eric Lloyd). On Christmas Eve, Charlie comes over to spend the night with Scott before going back to his mother and stepfather's for Christmas Day. Scott attempts to assure Charlie of Santa Claus'...