The Santa Clause - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

The Santa Clause Reviews

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December 6, 2013
This is Allen's movie debut, and it's easy to see why his show is a ratings smash. There's an effortless quality to his humor, but it's also got a quietly urgent edge to it.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
December 6, 2013
I was surprised to find The Santa Clause rather easier to take than anticipated.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
December 6, 2013
A funny, warm and inventive Christmas film that proves seeing is not believing -- believing is seeing.
December 6, 2013
Tim Allen made his feature debut in this engaging yuletide comedy, which is likely to appeal to the whole family and brims over with plenty of good ideas.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
December 6, 2013
This is the most playfully amusing, inventive new cinematic Christmas fable in several decades.
December 6, 2013
Allen's foray into the real world after his transformation begins is the funniest part of the movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
December 6, 2013
All of the film's technical and creative contributions are top-notch, but as it should be, it's the people who win us over.
December 15, 2010
Heartwarming family tale for both kids and adults.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
March 1, 2008
| Original Score: 3/5
November 27, 2007
This is a hip, likable spin on the seasonal icon told with a deft mixture of comedy and sentimentality.
December 4, 2006
While the film breaks no new ground, it offers the kind of simple, well-crafted, family entertainment that used to be a staple of the Disney studio.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
December 2, 2006
| Original Score: 3/5
May 26, 2006
This movie has charm to spare and it's hard to resist.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
February 9, 2006
The movie steers a shrewd course between bracing cynicism and old-fashioned make-believe.
January 14, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
May 15, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
April 2, 2004
A fun Christmas tale.
| Original Score: 4/5
January 24, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
December 7, 2003
...the closest thing we've had in the last twenty years to a genuine Christmas classic.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
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