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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

MPAA Rating PG

Status Released

Release Date 2003-10-09

Runtime 97 minutes

Budget $32m

Revenue $0.2b


TMDB 6.6


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shemdani shared a tip "American Christmas classic. Watch it every Christmas 🎄"

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Lisamorris shared a tip "Everything tastes better with maple syrup 😋"

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beadzombie shared a tip "Pure Christmas humor. I love it!"

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mya_formuoli shared a tip "Another great classic movie to watch around the holidays! It’s so funny and I love the story! #elf #christmas #holiday"

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Susan.Elizabeth shared a tip "Holiday happiness :)"

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mikehpowers shared a tip "Say no more"

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sandra_stanford shared a tip "I ALWAYS start with Elf and end with It's a Wonderful Life"

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catie_hughes shared a tip "I suppose, I’m not too privy on the behind the scenes part of it. I just enjoyed the movie."

geneva_moss shared a tip "Have to watch this every holiday season"

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leanne_gray shared a tip "Favorite Christmas movie EVER"

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erica_love_6366 shared a tip "LOVE"

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dorian_adams shared a tip "My second favorite Christmas movie."

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jonathan_kent_6341 shared a tip "One of my favorite Christmas movies!"

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deleted_user_1624316616453 shared a tip "Will Ferrell’s best film"

andrew_9149 shared a tip "One of the best movies ever made"

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india_franklin shared a tip "One of my fav holiday movies"

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kit_m_6495 shared a tip "I’ll be honest though, I watch the first half or so and then lose interest."

takaiya_lee shared a tip "It’s my favorite Christmas movie!"

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kyle_dutson shared a tip "I love this movie. So quotable even after Christmas time! Always a recommendation 💯"

nate_s shared a tip "Will Ferrell is a charmer"

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casey_wann shared a tip "I dont know why i put the before buddy lol"

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tricky_and_trendy shared a tip "This is a must watch Christmas comedy for the holiday season!"

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didi_miranda shared a tip "Funny"

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anika_karlsurd shared a tip "It’s an awesome Christmas movie but my mom will watch it all year long"

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rerl shared a tip "I have watched this movie literally once every single year"

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galdina_ shared a tip "Lol me 2"

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pamela_robinson shared a tip "Buddy, the best Elf!"

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denise_puckett shared a tip "Super excellent!!!"

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allison_pehush_allen shared a tip "Hi, the racoon hug for sure!"

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hanna_beausoleil shared a tip "Probably the end Christmas scene with Josie and the whole family together! 😁"

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roe_lundgren shared a tip "Elf is a classic, you have to watch it every Christmas!"

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tara_woolard shared a tip "It's funny, heartwarming and makes you feel like a kid"

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jaime_downie shared a tip "Funny"

annette_rivera shared a tip "One of my favorite Christmas movies"

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patricia_momma_opal shared a tip "My all-time favorite movie!"

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patricia_momma_opal shared a tip "My all-time favorite movie!"

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hadeel_alharthi shared a tip "Hilarious!"

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nicole_monceaux shared a tip "Hilarious fun!"

colette_warde shared a tip "Best Xmas movie ever. You’ll be quoting from it long after the season ends."

katy_van_putten shared a tip "Goofy and sweet"

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victoria_whitlock shared a tip "A must see every Chistmas season"

sp_1755 shared a tip "Will Ferrell is great in this movie!"

lexi_4909 shared a tip "A must watch during the holidays, maybe even more than once"

rose_mirth shared a tip "I love when Jovie is singing while she’s showering in the bathroom and Buddy joins in."

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maddie_may_b shared a tip "Great family Christmas movie! Very funny"

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octavious_jackson shared a tip "Will Ferrel is one of the best"

carof shared a tip "My favorite Christmas movie!!!!!#comedy #fantasy #family #christmas"

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anna_giannicchi shared a tip "Liked this, very christmassy"

matthew_regan shared a tip "Amazing Christmas movie if you need a laugh"

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savanah_moorer shared a tip "Love this movie"

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kalisha_carter shared a tip "Number one Christmas movie."

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vibrantskys shared a tip "Favorite Christmas movie as it’s such a funny movie"

michael_pena shared a tip "I think maybe when he's getting on the escalator. What about you?"

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valerie_siana shared a tip "hard to say...I just love this movie"

kaitlyn_jarbou_5429 shared a tip "Also white collar is a good one"

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deleted_user_1606148868667 shared a tip "Really love this movie it's amazing to watch with your family during the holidays especially during Christmas ☺️"

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cait_hutchinson shared a tip "CLASSIC!"

lynton_dawkins shared a tip "Was a very interesting movie full a laugh"

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dancer..jenna shared a tip "Great for the holiday season and it’s really funny!🍿"

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william_sawalich shared a tip "Elf"

hailey_davis_275 shared a tip "I love this movie it’s a really good Christmas movie if you love Christmas I recommend it"

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jennifer_sanabia shared a tip "The bathroom singing scene :)"

fauthe_marie shared a tip "#comedy i love how it is funny but haertfelt"

emy_dallaire shared a tip "So good"

emy_dallaire shared a tip "So good"

gracie_5970 shared a tip "Comedy"

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dailene_nunez shared a tip "Its so funny"

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deleted_user_1622501198028 shared a tip "T"

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sophia_contreras_7184 shared a tip "Its pretty funny"

danica_klab shared a tip "Best Christmas movie for any agegroup👍🏻 love it so much"

melissa_alloway shared a tip "He is too funny"

rick_payn shared a tip "One of the top 2 holiday movies!"

kayci_givens shared a tip "The Humor"

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nora_diosy shared a tip "Haha one of my favourites thank you!!"

derriona_harris shared a tip "I love this movie it’s so funny"

jinna_martin shared a tip "Funniest christmas movie ever!!!"

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iyana_morris shared a tip "When he helped his little brother throw snowballs at the bully's"

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emily_fenton shared a tip "This is a really good movie and I watched it with my family thanks for the suggestion"

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katy_wall shared a tip "#classic"

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jennifer_erdman shared a tip "Absolutely! Will Ferrell is hilarious!"

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jennifer_erdman shared a tip "He is hilarious in all of his movies, great actor!"

julianna_leavell_6708 shared a tip "All time favourite Christmas movie"

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dalia_georgianna shared a tip "A man cholds favorite movie"

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alondra_garcias_6403 shared a tip "Hi"

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bill_schuhlein shared a tip ""You're an angry elf""

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laurel_posey shared a tip "#new_classic"

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deleted_user_1615594802353 shared a tip "My all time favorite family movie."

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patrick_pu shared a tip "Umm... The Santa Clause?"

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