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9 Oct 2003

1 hr 37 min

Comedy, Family, Fantasy

This holiday, discover your inner elf.
When young Buddy falls into Santa's gift sack on Christmas Eve, he's transported back to the North Pole and raised as a toy-making elf by Santa's helpers. But as he grows into adulthood, he can't shake the nagging feeling that he doesn't belong. Buddy vows to visit Manhattan and find his real dad, a workaholic publisher.


Status: Released
Countries: USA, Germany
Language: English
Awards: 2 wins & 7 nominations.
Budget: $32M


Jon Favreau


Shauna Robertson (Producer)
Kent Alterman (Executive Producer)
Todd Komarnicki (Producer)
Julie Wixson Darmody (Executive Producer)
Cale Boyter (Executive Producer)
Jon Berg (Producer)
Toby Emmerich (Executive Producer)
Jimmy Miller (Executive Producer)




Will Ferrell (as Buddy)
James Caan (as Walter)
Zooey Deschanel (as Jovie)
Mary Steenburgen (as Emily)
Daniel Tay (as Michael)
Ed Asner (as Santa)
Bob Newhart (as Papa Elf)
Kyle Gass (as Eugene)
Faizon Love (as Gimbel's Manager)
Peter Dinklage (as Miles Finch)
Amy Sedaris (as Deb)
Michael Lerner (as Fulton)
Andy Richter (as Morris)
Artie Lange (as Gimbel's Santa)
Peter Billingsley (as Maymay · Ming Ming)
Ray Harryhausen (as Polar Bear Cub (voice))
Jon Favreau (as Dr. Leonardo)
Mark Acheson (as Mailroom worker)
Leon Redbone (as Leon the Snowman (voice))
Claire Lautier (as NY 1 Reporter)
Ted Friend (as NY 1 Anchor)
Patrick Ferrell (as Guard)



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