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As a baby, Buddy crawls into Santa's toy bag and is whisked off to the North Pole, where he is raised as an elf. A misfit who grows to be three times the size of his elf family, Buddy ultimately heads to his birthplace of New York City to seek out his roots. Unfortunately, they turn out to be a "Scrooge"-like father and a cynical ten-year-old stepbrother who doesn't believe in Santa. Worst of all, everyone seems to have forgotten the true meaning of Christmas. But using his simple elf ways, Buddy sets out to single-handedly win over his family and save Christmas in New York, hoping to at last find his true place in the world.


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Release date:
Friday November 28 2003
95 mins

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It's Santa! This film is in my top 3 favourite Christmas films. I can watch this film all year around and each time I do I love it even more! A lot of the film is quite silly but in such a good way. It's a great watch and always gets me and the family into the Christmas spirit. 

I want a Buddy in my life, he is brilliantly funny and such a delight. This film is such a great watch

'The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear.'

- Buddy, 2003