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Santa vs. the Snowman (2002)

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From the Academy Award nominated team that brought you Jimmy Neutron, comes the first-ever 3D holiday IMAX film, Santa Vs. The Snowman. Santa vs. The Snowman tells the story of a lonely Snowman who at first is swept away by the magical wonders of Santa's Village, only to ultimately wage war on Santa because he's jealous of all the attention Santa gets during Christmas time. An epic-scale polar war develops. The hilarious battle features such holiday defence mechanisms as hot chocolate squirt guns, giant Igloo Robot Walkers and even a 50-foot tall toy soldier manned by Santa himself. -- © IMAX Corporation

Cast

Ben Stein
as "Spunky" the Elf
Victoria Jackson
as Communication Elf
David Floyd
as Security Elf 2
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Critic Reviews for Santa vs. the Snowman

All Critics (26) | Top Critics (10)

Sweet-natured fun for the very young.

November 24, 2004 | Full Review…
Washington Post
Top Critic

Oedekerk ... and his team have taken the traditional animation techniques to another level -- creating snowflakes that seem to fall into the audience -- and they pull the viewers into the film.

November 28, 2003 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…
Boston Globe
Top Critic

Harmless entertainment for kids and just smart enough to appeal to parents.

November 15, 2002 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…
Detroit Free Press
Top Critic

The action sequences are fun and reminiscent of combat scenes from the Star Wars series.

November 14, 2002 | Rating: B | Full Review…
Dallas Morning News
Top Critic

The movie has an avalanche of eye-popping visual effects.

November 14, 2002 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…
Chicago Tribune
Top Critic

It is best appreciated as an immersion in a three-dimensional toyland outfitted with enough whimsical gadgetry to fill a thousand playrooms.

November 8, 2002 | Rating: 3/5
New York Times
Top Critic

Audience Reviews for Santa vs. the Snowman

½

Christmas Movie Review Mania Episode #4: Santa Vs. the Snowman 3D This is a very funny and energetic Yuletide short film. It just what you would expect from the creators of "Jimmy Neutron". The 3D aspect of the short is pretty good. It does rip off "The Nightmare Before Christmas" a little but that shouldn't offend. Check it out! It could be playing at an IMAX theater near you this season! "The Easter bunny is gonna have a hard time believing this one."

Bentley Lyles
Bentley Lyles

Super Reviewer

Maybe really young children would like this, but I can't see anyone over the age of 4 enjoying it. The 3-D graphics weren't even that good...the snow was the only cool part!

Sarah Prisbylla
Sarah Prisbylla

Super Reviewer

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