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 plans to take over Christmas.

Is it available on DVD?


2021 Dates, Times, and Channels

11/01/21 – Streaming on Peacock TV
12/10/21 – 9:00am on AMC

This movie normally airs throughout the holiday season on the AMC Channel. For a complete schedule of dates and times, please click here.

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)

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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