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Overall Rating
2.68

Awesome: 5.41%
Worth A Look: 8.11%
Average45.95%
Pretty Bad: 29.73%
Total Crap: 10.81%

3 reviews, 19 user ratings



Santa Clause 2, The
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by Greg Muskewitz

"Ho-ho-hum."
3 stars

“For those who still believe”: Tim Allen returns, six years later, as Santa with a problem: the misses clause.

Officially, the de-Santafication has begun, and if he is unable to find a wife by Christmas Eve, he will cease to be. In order to keep the North Pole running and find a likely candidate, the “real” Santa creates a toy-like doppelgänger. There are some banal familial issues (Allen’s son has teen angst, mostly from the school principal, who also just may be Allen’s match), and the Toy Santa becomes something of a Nazi Santa, but all in all, The Santa Clause 2 is much more innocuous and much less obnoxious than its predecessor. (Not always, but enough to render it tolerable.) There are some additional sparks from Elizabeth Mitchell, who can’t help but melt her ice-princess image away.

[See it if you must.]

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User Comments

12/07/09 PAUL SHORTT HARMLESS FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT WITH MOMENTS OF CHARM, BUT ALSO PREDICTABLIITY 2 stars
6/19/07 Charles Tatum Better than the first, but... 3 stars
5/24/06 William Goss Ugh!: The Christmas Special 2 stars
3/03/06 Anthony Feor Not the greatest sequel 2 stars
12/06/05 ES Superior in every way to the first but still blah 3 stars
11/22/05 Kurtis J. Beard Stick with the first. 2 stars
10/27/05 deadwiz Nowhere near as good as the first. Good for a few laughs. 3 stars
10/26/05 Carolyn Rathburn Good Movie, but I liked the first one better. 4 stars
5/17/05 E-FUNK There's more Christmas spirit found in a steaming pile of reindeer shit. Hated it. 1 stars
7/25/04 Katie This sequel is great. The story is as good as the first one. 4 stars
6/05/04 Kevin this movies sucks big time, so stupid. tim allen sucks. eddie murphy is better 1 stars
12/03/03 re A GREAT FILM 5 stars
4/13/03 Santa Jr. As sweet, amusing, and entertaining as the first. Get into the spirit, you grumps 5 stars
1/31/03 Her Royal Heinie Fake Santa a real overkill, but at least elf less smarty this time and no men burn turkey. 3 stars
12/15/02 viking Boring and outdated !!!!! 2 stars
12/13/02 and total crap and bullshit 3 stars
11/10/02 bumhug the only joy this movie will bring this year is that the credits will eventually roll 1 stars
11/03/02 MyztiQ very fun, cute flick 4 stars
11/02/02 beatriz nobody wanted the sequal....why? 1 stars
IF YOU'VE SEEN THIS FILM, RATE IT!
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  01-Nov-2002

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Australia
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