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The Santa Clause 2 is a 2002 film and the sequel to the 1994 film The Santa Clause. All the principal actors from the first film reprise their roles. According to Box Office Mojo, it cost around $65 million to make and had domestic (U.S.) box office receipts of $139,236,327. It has received a G rating from the MPAA, unlike its first film, which was rated PG. It was followed by another sequel, The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause, made in 2006.


Eight years have gone by since Scott Calvin (Tim Allen) first took up the Santa Claus job, and became subject to the Santa Clause. Now he is at the top of his game at the North Pole and could not be happier, at least until Bernard (David Krumholtz), the Head Elf, and Curtis (Spencer Breslin), the Keeper of the Handbook of Christmas, break the news that there is another clause - the "Mrs. Clause". Santa/Scott is now pressed to get married before next Christmas Eve, or the clause will be broken and Christmas will die away. At the same time, Abby, another elf (Danielle Woodman), delivers news that is more distressing: his son, Charlie (Eric Lloyd), is on the naughty list. It then cuts to Charlie one night defacing the walls of the school gymnasium from the skylight until he is caught by Principal Carol Newman (Elizabeth Mitchell). Scott must return to his home to search for a wife and set things right with Charlie. Santa becomes concerned about what will happen once he is not Santa anymore, Bernard and Curtis tell Santa he still has time to find a wife and is urged to not give up. Santa even brings this up when visited by the Council of Legendary Figures included Mother Nature (Aisha Tyler), Father Time (Peter Boyle), Cupid (Kevin Pollak), the Easter Bunny (Jay Thomas), the Tooth Fairy (Art LaFleur), and the Sandman (Michael Dorn). They also urge Santa to not give up especially since there has been an 86% increase in kids Christmas spirit since he started.

To cover for Santa's prolonged absence, Curtis helps him create a life-size toy replica of him, much to Bernard's horror. However, this larger than life legalist cannot find any grace or slack in his plastic heart for minor infractions by children all over the world, having followed the handbook too strictly. He takes control of the North Pole with a duplicated army of life-size toy soldiers and he thinks that everyone is naughty and plans to give the entire world lumps of coal instead of giving everyone a second chance.

Because of the impending end of his contract, Scott undergoes a "de-Santafication process" which gradually turns him back into Scott Calvin. He has a limited amount of magic to help him. He attempts to reconcile with Charlie, who keeps vandalizing his school to get attention. They both hit the cold hard wall of Carol when Charlie defaces the lockers especially after Charlie promised he would stop. While talking privately, Charlie confesses how hard it is for him; that Scott is never around like other fathers, and reveals the stress he is under to conceal the secret that his father is Santa. Scott vows to try harder as a dad, and they reconcile.

After a few failed dates, Scott finds himself falling for Carol. He accompanies her in a sleigh to the school faculty Christmas party, which turns out to be dull and boring. Using a little of his Christmas magic, he livens it up by presenting everyone with their childhood dream gifts (much like he did for Laura and Neil in the first film). He makes a special presentation to Carol, and, with his last remnant of magic, wins her over and they kiss passionately. However, she balks when he attempts to explain he is Santa, believing that he is mocking her childhood, and as a result, they break up. Charlie is furious that Scott was dating her but he tells Charlie it doesn't matter anymore as he is now out of magic and can't go back. At first Charlie's younger-half-sister Lucy (Liliana Mumy) tries to help Charlie and while he doesn't want to have it, he soon realizes she's right. Scott and Lucy are playing together one night and Curtis flies in to deliver the dreadful news about Toy Santa's coal binge. Scott explains he has used up the last of his magic and Comet has eaten too many chocolate bars. Suddenly, Scott realizes that the Tooth Fairy can help. Scott tries to get one of his own teeth pulled out; however, Lucy has just lost a tooth. When the Tooth Fairy does come Scott helps remind him he's Santa remembering the nickname "Molinator". He and Curtis get to the North Pole in no time. Charlie tries to convince Carol to get back with his Dad she still doesn't believe Scott is Santa until Charlie manages to convince her by showing her his magic snow globe. Toy Santa wastes no time in subduing him, but Charlie and a now-believing Carol springs him free by summoning the Tooth Fairy to fly them there.

He goes after Toy Santa, who has already left with the sleigh, riding Chet, a reindeer-in-training, and they both crash back into the village. With an army of elves, Carol, Bernard, Charlie, and Curtis lead a snowball war to overthrow the toy soldiers. Toy Santa is reduced to his normal six-inch height and taken care of. With only a few hours left until morning Bernard tells Scott he has to marry soon. Scott tells Carol that if he doesn't get married he can't be Santa or deliver toys, and worse, the elves will be unemployed, their home will disappear and so will Christmas. While Carol knows that this is a big decision and will have to leave home, she does care about Scott very much and agrees to marry him and is even given a job at the elves' school. Scott marries Carol in a ceremony presided over by Mother Nature herself. He transforms back into Santa just at midnight, Christmas proceeds as it always has, and he and Carol go on a three month honeymoon starting the next day. In addition, he and Charlie reveal the truth to Lucy about him being Santa Claus so that she is now in on the secret.




  • A Kim Possible poster can be seen in Lucy's room, a hit TV series from Disney Channel at the time.
  • The film was entirely shot in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

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