Santa Claus: The Movie (1985)

Movie Summary

A master toymaker discovers a magical kingdom of elves at the North Pole. He is entrusted with special powers to become Santa Claus! He meets Patch, an eager-to-please elf who becomes mixed up with a dastardly toy tycoon’s plan to take over Christmas.

Santa Claus: The Movie was originally released in theaters November 27, 1985.

Where can I watch Santa Claus: The Movie online?

Santa Claus: The Movie is available to stream from the following providers:

Stream on Amazon

Is Santa Claus: The Movie available to buy on DVD?


Buy on DVD

When will Santa Claus: The Movie air on TV in 2024?

Not airing this week

This movie normally airs throughout the holiday season on AMC. For a complete schedule of dates and times, view the AMC Best Christmas Ever schedule.

Year Released


Cast Includes

Dudley Moore (Patch), John Lithgow (B.Z.), David Huddleston (Santa Claus), Judy Cornwell (Anya Claus), Burgess Meredith (Ancient Elf), Jeffrey Kramer (Towzer), Carrie Kei Heim (Cornelia), John Barrard (Dooley), Anthony O’Donnell (Puffy), Melvyn Hayes (Goober)

Rate Movie:

4.7/5 - (7 votes)

Santa Claus: The Movie Movie Trailer

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One thought on “Santa Claus: The Movie (1985)

  • November 23, 2017 at 10:45 AM

    Time to do an update! It is 2017 not 2016.

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