❄ Christmas ❄ Santa Claus Chronicles ❄

by MAthePA | created - 06 Jul 2018 | updated - 3 months ago | Public

The titles are compiled here to shed light on the recorded life of Santa Claus :)) including his family and closest helpers.

This Kris Kringle approved list includes some cartoons, all of them are the part of ❄ Christmas ❄ Animation ❄ list.

There is no duplicates to the Other lists: ❄ Christmas ❄ Winter Holidays ❄ ❄ Christmas ❄ Nativity ❄ ❄ Christmas ❄ sugary ❄ Christmas ❄ episodes ❄ Christmas ❄ grownups ❄ Christmas ❄ Animation ❄ grownups

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1. The Christmas Chronicles (2018)

PG | 104 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

52 Metascore

The story of sister and brother, Kate and Teddy Pierce, whose Christmas Eve plan to catch Santa Claus on camera turns into an unexpected journey that most kids could only dream about.

Director: Clay Kaytis | Stars: Kurt Russell, Darby Camp, Judah Lewis, Oliver Hudson

Votes: 62,748

2. The Christmas Chronicles: Part Two (2020)

PG | 112 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

51 Metascore

Kate Pierce, now a cynical teen, is unexpectedly reunited with Santa Claus when a mysterious troublemaker threatens to cancel Christmas - forever.

Director: Chris Columbus | Stars: Kurt Russell, Goldie Hawn, Darby Camp, Julian Dennison

Votes: 23,696

3. Get Santa (2014)

PG | 102 min | Comedy, Family

52 Metascore

A father and son who team up to save Christmas once they discover Santa Claus sleeping in their garage after crashing his sleigh and finding himself on the run from the police.

Director: Christopher Smith | Stars: Jim Broadbent, Rafe Spall, Kit Connor, Ewen Bremner

Votes: 3,477

4. Santa & Cie (2017)

TV-PG | 92 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

When all the elves get sick, Santa must find a cure on Earth to save Christmas.

Director: Alain Chabat | Stars: Alain Chabat, Golshifteh Farahani, Pio Marmaï, Bruno Sanches

Votes: 2,260

5. Mrs. Santa Claus (1996 TV Movie)

G | 90 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

Neglected by her husband during the pre-Christmas rush, Mrs. Claus (Dame Angela Lansbury) takes the reindeer and sleigh out for a drive, only to end up stranded in the multicultural ... See full summary »

Director: Terry Hughes | Stars: Angela Lansbury, Michael Jeter, Terrence Mann, Lynsey Bartilson

Votes: 896

6. Santa Baby (2006 TV Movie)

PG | 89 min | Animation, Comedy, Fantasy

Mary Class is a highly successful business executive - who just happens to be the daughter of Santa Claus. But when her father falls ill, Mary returns to the North Pole and the life she ... See full summary »

Director: Ron Underwood | Stars: Jenny McCarthy, Ivan Sergei, George Wendt, Kandyse McClure

Votes: 1,630

7. Santa Baby 2: Christmas Maybe (2008 TV Movie)

PG | 80 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

When Santa goes missing, his daughter, Mary must save Christmas!

Director: Ron Underwood | Stars: Jenny McCarthy, Mig Macario, Dean McDermott, Lorette Clow

Votes: 975

8. Santa, Jr. (2002 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 100 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

Father Christmas's son tries to follow in his father's footsteps, but gets arrested while delivering presents.

Director: Kevin Connor | Stars: Lauren Holly, Judd Nelson, Nick Stabile, George Wallace

Votes: 487

9. Single Santa Seeks Mrs. Claus (2004 TV Movie)

96 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

Nick's plan to let fate bring his wife to him must be altered, because he must replace his father as Santa Claus on December 26. Ernst, the right-hand man to several generations of Santas, ... See full summary »

Director: Harvey Frost | Stars: Steve Guttenberg, Crystal Bernard, Dominic Scott Kay, Thomas Calabro

Votes: 1,355

10. Meet the Santas (2005 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 96 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

Because she is marrying the man who assumed the mantle of Santa Claus last December 26, Beth's postponed wedding has to be rescheduled for Christmas Eve. Overwhelmed by selling the house ... See full summary »

Director: Harvey Frost | Stars: Steve Guttenberg, Crystal Bernard, Dominic Scott Kay, Armin Shimerman

Votes: 890

11. Snow (2004 TV Movie)

120 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

Set in San Ernesto, California with only three days before Christmas, Nick Snowden needs to rescue a young reindeer from a zoo.

Director: Alex Zamm | Stars: Tom Cavanagh, Ashley Williams, Patrick Fabian, Bobb'e J. Thompson

Votes: 1,676

12. Snow 2: Brain Freeze (2008 TV Movie)

84 min | Action, Adventure, Family

It's three days before Christmas, and Nick Snowden forgets about spending early Christmas with his wife, Sandy due to pressure at work. After a fight, Nick walks through a magical mirror ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Rosman | Stars: Tom Cavanagh, Ashley Williams, Lynley Hall, Janelle Cooper

Votes: 947

13. The Wonderful World of Disney (1995–2005)
Episode: Santa Who? (2000)

Not Rated | 92 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

Santa suffers a case of amnesia on the eve of his busiest season.

Director: William Dear | Stars: Leslie Nielsen, Steven Eckholdt, Robyn Lively, Max Morrow

Votes: 1,738

14. The Santa Clause (1994)

PG | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

57 Metascore

When a man inadvertently makes Santa fall off of his roof on Christmas Eve, he finds himself magically recruited to take his place.

Director: John Pasquin | Stars: Tim Allen, Judge Reinhold, Wendy Crewson, Eric Lloyd

Votes: 101,414 | Gross: $144.83M

15. The Santa Clause 2 (2002)

G | 104 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

48 Metascore

Scott Calvin has been a humble Santa Claus for nearly ten years, but it might come to an end if he doesn't find a Mrs. Claus.

Director: Michael Lembeck | Stars: Tim Allen, Spencer Breslin, Elizabeth Mitchell, Eric Lloyd

Votes: 51,992 | Gross: $139.24M

16. The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (2006)

G | 92 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

32 Metascore

Santa, a.k.a. Scott Calvin, is faced with double-duty: how to keep his new family happy and how to stop Jack Frost from taking over Christmas.

Director: Michael Lembeck | Stars: Tim Allen, Martin Short, Elizabeth Mitchell, Eric Lloyd

Votes: 33,915 | Gross: $84.50M

17. Fred Claus (2007)

PG | 116 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

42 Metascore

Fred Claus, Santa's bitter older brother, is forced to move to the North Pole to help Santa and the elves prepare for Christmas in exchange for cash.

Director: David Dobkin | Stars: Vince Vaughn, Paul Giamatti, Elizabeth Banks, John Michael Higgins

Votes: 40,892 | Gross: $72.01M

18. Elf (2003)

PG | 97 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

64 Metascore

Raised as an over-sized elf, a human travels from the North Pole to NYC to meet his biological father who doesn't know he exists and is in desperate need of some Christmas spirit.

Director: Jon Favreau | Stars: Will Ferrell, James Caan, Bob Newhart, Zooey Deschanel

Votes: 233,271 | Gross: $173.40M

19. Northpole (2014 TV Movie)

G | 81 min | Family, Fantasy, Romance

An injured figure skater is sent to the mountains to recover from an injury. Once there, she meets an ex-hockey player and his young daughter and begins to realize that something is missing from her life.

Director: Douglas Barr | Stars: Tiffani Thiessen, Josh Hopkins, Bailee Madison, Max Charles

Votes: 1,627

20. Northpole: Open for Christmas (2015 TV Movie)

TV-G | 83 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

When Mackenzie inherits her aunt's once-majestic inn, she decides to sell it. But fixing up the rundown place is more challenging than she had anticipated. Then the magic of Christmas intervenes, with unexpected help from Santa's elves.

Director: Douglas Barr | Stars: Lori Loughlin, Bailee Madison, Dermot Mulroney, Paul Stewart

Votes: 1,669

21. Help for the Holidays (2012 TV Movie)

TV-G | 90 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

Santa's elf (Summer Glau) helps a family (Eva La Rue, Dan Gauthier) during Christmastime.

Director: Bradford May | Stars: Summer Glau, Eva LaRue, John Brotherton, Dan Gauthier

Votes: 2,027

22. Santa's Little Helper (2015 Video)

PG | 91 min | Comedy, Family

After getting fired from his job, a slick, fast-talking businessman (The Miz) is thrown into an elf competition to become Santa¹s next second-in-command. Put through a series of rigorous ... See full summary »

Director: Gil Junger | Stars: Mike 'The Miz' Mizanin, AnnaLynne McCord, Saraya-Jade Bevis, Eric Keenleyside

Votes: 1,203

23. How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)

PG | 104 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

46 Metascore

On the outskirts of Whoville lives a green, revenge-seeking Grinch who plans to ruin Christmas for all of the citizens of the town.

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Jim Carrey, Taylor Momsen, Kelley, Jeffrey Tambor

Votes: 217,587 | Gross: $260.04M

24. The Grinch (2018)

PG | 85 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

51 Metascore

A grumpy Grinch (Benedict Cumberbatch) plots to ruin Christmas for the village of Whoville.

Directors: Yarrow Cheney, Scott Mosier | Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Cameron Seely, Rashida Jones, Pharrell Williams

Votes: 57,143 | Gross: $270.62M

25. Christmas Is Here Again (2007 Video)

G | 74 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

When the evil Krad steals Santa's toy bag he crushes the holiday spirit- and the world's children forget about Christmas. Now, an orphan and her friends embark on a polar adventure to try to stop Krad from destroying Christmas.

Directors: Robert Zappia, Darrell Van Citters | Stars: Jay Leno, Edward Asner, Kathy Bates, Madison Davenport

Votes: 303

26. Saving Santa (2013 Video)

Not Rated | 83 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

A lowly stable elf finds that he is the only one who can stop an invasion of the North Pole by using the secret of Santa's Sleigh, a TimeGlobe, to travel back in time to Save Santa, twice.

Directors: Leon Joosen, Aaron Seelman | Stars: Newell Alexander, Noel Clarke, Joan Collins, Tim Conway

Votes: 1,785

27. Arthur Christmas (2011)

PG | 97 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

69 Metascore

Santa's clumsy son Arthur sets out on a mission with Grandsanta to give out a present they misplaced to a young girl in less than two hours.

Directors: Sarah Smith, Barry Cook | Stars: James McAvoy, Jim Broadbent, Bill Nighy, Hugh Laurie

Votes: 53,326 | Gross: $46.46M

28. Prep & Landing (2009 TV Movie)

TV-G | 22 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

Wayne gets a new rookie partner, Lanny, after his previous partner got the promotion he wanted. Lanny has to remind Wayne of the Spirit of Christmas and the importance of being an elf in Santa's Prep and Landing elite unit.

Directors: Kevin Deters, Stevie Wermers | Stars: Dave Foley, Sarah Chalke, Mason Vale Cotton, David DeLuise

Votes: 2,847

29. Prep & Landing Stocking Stuffer: Operation: Secret Santa (2010 TV Short)

PG | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

Wayne and Lanny now partners, are called by Magee to meet with a secret contact Mrs. Claus who sends them on a new mission to retrieve a box from Santas secret workshop.

Directors: Kevin Deters, Stevie Wermers | Stars: Betty White, Dave Foley, Derek Richardson, Sarah Chalke

Votes: 1,597

30. Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice (2011 TV Short)

TV-G | 22 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

Lanny and Wayne race to recover classified North Pole technology.

Directors: Kevin Deters, Stevie Wermers | Stars: Dave Foley, Derek Richardson, Sarah Chalke, Rob Riggle

Votes: 1,587

31. Klaus (2019)

PG | 96 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

65 Metascore

A simple act of kindness always sparks another, even in a frozen, faraway place. When Smeerensburg's new postman, Jesper, befriends toymaker Klaus, their gifts melt an age-old feud and deliver a sleigh full of holiday traditions.

Directors: Sergio Pablos, Carlos Martínez López | Stars: Jason Schwartzman, J.K. Simmons, Rashida Jones, Will Sasso

Votes: 110,570

32. Santa's Apprentice (2010)

G | 80 min | Animation, Comedy

Santa doesn't want to retire, but rules are rules and he must train someone to replace him. The lucky winner, to be chosen from among millions of children, must be named Nicholas, be an ... See full summary »

Directors: Luc Vinciguerra, Paulette Victor-Lifton | Stars: Julie Gayet, Jean-Pierre Marielle, Lorànt Deutsch, Bruno Salomone

Votes: 408

33. The Magic Snowflake (2013)

Not Rated | 82 min | Animation

A young boy named Nicholas is about to become the next Santa Claus, but must first avoid a crisis that's threatening the magic of Christmas before he can succeed in his new role.

Director: Luc Vinciguerra | Stars: Nathan Simony, Benoît Allemane, Vincent Grass, Jean-Claude Donda

Votes: 231

34. The Polar Express (2004)

G | 100 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

61 Metascore

On Christmas Eve, a young boy embarks on a magical adventure to the North Pole on the Polar Express, while learning about friendship, bravery, and the spirit of Christmas.

Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Tom Hanks, Chris Coppola, Michael Jeter, Leslie Zemeckis

Votes: 182,426 | Gross: $183.37M

35. The Year Without a Santa Claus (1974 TV Movie)

TV-G | 51 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

When a weary and discouraged Santa Claus considers skipping his Christmas Eve run one year, Mrs. Claus and his Elves set out to change his mind.

Directors: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr. | Stars: Shirley Booth, Mickey Rooney, Dick Shawn, George S. Irving

Votes: 8,476

36. Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town (1970 TV Movie)

TV-G | 48 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

A mailman reveals the origin of Santa Claus.

Directors: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr. | Stars: Fred Astaire, Mickey Rooney, Keenan Wynn, Paul Frees

Votes: 12,825

37. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964 TV Movie)

TV-G | 47 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

A misfit reindeer and his friends look for a place that will accept them.

Director: Larry Roemer | Stars: Billie Mae Richards, Burl Ives, Larry D. Mann, Paul Soles

Votes: 27,144

38. Rudolph's Shiny New Year (1976 TV Movie)

TV-G | 60 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

Rudolph must find Happy, the baby New Year, before midnight on New Year's Eve.

Directors: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr. | Stars: Red Skelton, Frank Gorshin, Morey Amsterdam, Harold Peary

Votes: 3,671

39. Olive, the Other Reindeer (1999 TV Movie)

G | 45 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

When Santa cancels his annual flight because of a hurt reindeer, a young Christmas loving dog named Olive is convinced she has what it takes to get Santa's flight off the ground and save Christmas.

Director: Steve Moore | Stars: Drew Barrymore, Dan Castellaneta, Joe Pantoliano, Edward Asner

Votes: 2,186

40. Annabelle's Wish (1997 Video)

54 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

A mute boy and a calf with the ability to speak form a deep friendship, learning what it means to love and sacrifice for another.

Director: Roy Wilson | Stars: Randy Travis, Jay Johnson, Jerry Van Dyke, Jim Varney

Votes: 1,669

41. Yes, Virginia (2009 TV Movie)

TV-Y | 22 min | Animation

An eight-year-old girl living in New York City in 1897 learns about belief and Christmas when her classmates question if Santa is even real.

Director: Pete Circuitt | Stars: Neil Patrick Harris, Bea Miller, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Alfred Molina

Votes: 509

42. Yes Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus (1991 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 95 min | Drama

Inspired by the famous 1897 editorial that has become a holiday staple, Yes Virginia, There Is A Santa Claus tells the story of young Virginia O'Hanlan.

Director: Charles Jarrott | Stars: Richard Thomas, Edward Asner, Charles Bronson, Massimo Bonetti

Votes: 700

43. Christmas Story (2007)

PG | 83 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

The touching story of how Santa Claus came to be Santa.

Director: Juha Wuolijoki | Stars: Hannu-Pekka Björkman, Otto Gustavsson, Jonas Rinne, Kari Väänänen

Votes: 3,820

44. Prancer Returns (2001 Video)

Not Rated | 91 min | Family, Drama, Fantasy

Preteen brothers from a broken marriage live with their mother, Denise, in a rural town. Ryan, the cheeky elder boy, wants to go live with their father, Matt, in Chicago. This confuses shy ... See full summary »

Director: Joshua Butler | Stars: Gavin Fink, John Corbett, Stacy Edwards, Michael O'Keefe

Votes: 538

45. Miracle on 34th Street (1994)

PG | 114 min | Family, Fantasy

A lawyer and a little girl must prove that a man claiming to be Santa Claus is the real thing.

Director: Les Mayfield | Stars: Richard Attenborough, Elizabeth Perkins, Dylan McDermott, J.T. Walsh

Votes: 33,069 | Gross: $17.19M

46. The Case for Christmas (2011 TV Movie)

G | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Family