The Night They Saved Christmas (1984)

Movie Summary

An oil company is exploring two Arctic sites for oil. The needed blasting at the first site rocks Santa Claus’ North Pole village. He realizes that any blasting at the second site will destroy his home. He enlists the aid of a woman and her children to convince her husband (who works for the company) that the first site is where the oil they want is. Along the way, Santa explains all his secrets in delivering presents all around the world.

Is it available on DVD?


2022 Dates, Times, and Channels

Not airing this week (has not aired on TV since 2013)

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

Year Released


Cast Includes

Jaclyn Smith (Claudia Baldwin), Art Carney (Santa Claus), Paul Le Mat (Michael Baldwin), Mason Adams (Sumner Murdock), Paul Williams (Ed), June Lockhart (Mrs. Claus), Scott Grimes (David), R.J. Williams (C.B.), James Staley (Marin), Albert Hall (Loomis)

Rate Movie:

4.4/5 - (9 votes)

Movie Trailer


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24 thoughts on “The Night They Saved Christmas (1984)

  • December 21, 2019 at 1:52 AM

    Why doesn’t anyone play this movie?!! It’s one of my favorites!!!

  • November 30, 2018 at 8:22 AM

    Will “The Night they Saved Christmas be aired in December 2018? I’ve been looking for it!

  • November 29, 2018 at 9:43 PM

    Are they going to show The Night They Saved Christmas in the 2018 holiday? I wish they would. I love this movie.

  • January 1, 2018 at 6:55 PM

    This is an awesome movie! I wish it was available on DVD or blueray. I really missed not being able to see it this Christmas! Please make it available soon.

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  • December 23, 2017 at 12:53 PM

    I would love for my grandkids to see this movie…my kids loved it. Someone please have this re released on DVD or blue Ray…something…have looked for the last 5 years for this movie

  • November 26, 2017 at 6:55 PM

    Would love to see The Night They Saved Christmas on TV this year 2017

  • December 7, 2015 at 4:10 PM

    Will you please air this again. It is one of my favorite Christmas movies and would love to watch it with my nephew.

        • December 10, 2018 at 10:05 PM

          Someone needs to beg Disney to bring back “The Wonderful World Of Disney!”

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