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The Christmas Chronicles


On Christmas Eve, two warring siblings (Judah Lewis, Darby Camp) happen to catch Santa Claus (Kurt Russell) on tape ā€“ and are whisked off on an adventure with him. You can tell Russell is having fun as Santa here, always sensitive about his weight, always cracking one-liners; he even gets to put on an Elvis-style rock show in prison, singing with Steven Van Zandt on guitar. The story has its expected schmaltz, as well as CGI elves that look like mogwais and an effects-laden climax where gifts are delivered all over the nation. OK fare for kids.

2018-U.S. VOD. 104 min. Color. Directed byĀ Clay Kaytis. Cast: Kurt Russell (Santa Claus), Judah Lewis (Teddy Pierce), Darby Camp (Kate Pierce), Oliver Hudson, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Lamorne Morrisā€¦ Steven Van Zandt. Cameo: Goldie Hawn.

Trivia: Co-produced by Chris Columbus.Ā Followed by The Christmas Chronicles Part TwoĀ (2020).



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