Santa Claus: the movie

United Kingdom, 1985

Film
Please note

Sorry, we aren't able to make images or video for this item available to the public online.

A live action film about Santa Claus, his elves and how one nasty rich man attempts to stop Christmas. The elves leave the Arctic to join Santa’s fight to bring back Christmas to all the children of the world. With Dudley Moore and John Lithgow.

Content notification

Our collection comprises over 40,000 moving image works, acquired and catalogued between the 1940s and early 2000s. As a result, some items may reflect outdated, offensive and possibly harmful views and opinions. ACMI is working to identify and redress such usages.

Learn more about our collection and our collection policy here. If you come across harmful content on our website that you would like to report, let us know.

How to watch

Stream, rent or buy via Just Watch Logo

Collection

In ACMI's collection

Credits

director

Jeannot Szwarc

co-producer

Alexander Salkind

Ilya Salkind

production company

Alexander Salkind Productions

Duration

01:44:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1985

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

325175

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

Wikidata

Q913839

Please note: this archive is an ongoing body of work. Sometimes the credit information (director, year etc) isn’t available so these fields may be left blank; we are progressively filling these in with further research.

Cite this work on Wikipedia

If you would like to cite this item, please use the following template: {{cite web |url=https://acmi.net.au/works/81912--santa-claus-the-movie/ |title=Santa Claus: the movie |author=Australian Centre for the Moving Image |access-date=24 April 2024 |publisher=Australian Centre for the Moving Image}}