The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause Synopsis
Scott Calvin, aka Santa Claus, returns.
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Allen and Short seem to be having so much fun that their enthusiasm is entirely contagious. Let the season begin.
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50

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Jennie Punter
The Santa Clause 3 is a colourful jumble. (But quite a bit better than Jungle 2 Jungle). Nevertheless, whether parent or elf, You might...
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50

Philadelphia Inquirer

By David Hiltbrand
This isn't a movie, it's an animatronic theme-park ride - an artificially processed, easily digestible treat for kids.Ho, ho hum.
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50

Entertainment Weekly

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This Styrofoam snowman of a sequel overdoses on its own candy-cane-colored sugary cheer.
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50

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
There's some potential in this storyline, but the movie doesn't do much with it besides giving Martin Short an opportunity to put on the...
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40

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
To borrow a cliche from another medium, Santa might have jumped the shark.
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38

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
The bad news, for those looking forward to The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause with anything like enthusiasm, is this: Bernard the Elf is...
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38

TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
The whole film is plagued by a sense of false, desperate cheerfulness.
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
Plodding and unfunny.
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12

New York Post

By Kyle Smith
Martin Short as Jack Frost, means we're getting a turkey and a ham for the holidays. As for Tim Allen as Scott Calvin, an ordinary guy who...
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Worst Ever!

By Pirates140
This movie was so stupid!...

SANTA CLAUS 3

By WARREDIC
GREAT SHOW. ENTERTAINING, GOOD PLOT. FUN !!! VERY CHRSTMASSY...

Santa Clause 3

By Jackie-love
This movie was not only funny but great, i loved the different place, the new characters , i also was interested in how the same characters aged and grew as actor and actresses. Also, this movie was...

Great Finale

By IT_Pro
The movie was just what we were looking for. Something to take te family to that would truly entertain...

Santa Clause 3

By moveisarekool
It was great loved the movie and my kids achuly sat and watched it and loved it as well alaround good movie I would go see it again :)...

My Review

By norm41754
This was a fun family film. We have taken our grandson to all of the Santa Clause films. This was in the tradition of the other films....

Santa Clause 3

By Kevin_Legg
Easy to follow and Tim Allen continues to be a great Santa The cast is consistent and entertaining...

the santa clause 3: the escape clause

By flicks_inathens
This movie was cute and a good way to "finish off" the trilogy of Clause stories. Tim Allen was wonderful as usual, but Martin Short "fell short" of expectations. Lucy was too cute in her role! This...

Tim Allen getting better

By tamkit
I think that this movie is one that you should go see without any question. It's very funny and well put together....

Santa Ckaus 3

By leeg
If you like Santa Claus (1&2) 3 is a must see. I liked this movie a lot. It had funny moments and heart touching moments! I would defiantely go see it again!! This is a great movie for parents and...

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Rated G
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 5+ Magical (if mindless) family holiday fun.
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