Mrs. Santa Claus

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"Mrs. Santa Claus is doing it for herself!"
  • NR
  • 1996
  • 1 hr 30 min
  • 6.6  (1,249)

In the 1996 made-for-TV movie, "Mrs. Santa Claus," Angela Lansbury stars as the titular character, Mrs. Claus. The film follows Mrs. Claus as she becomes restless and discontent with her life at the North Pole, feeling as though she is not fulfilling her potential. When she hears the children of New York City singing carols, she decides to take a spontaneous trip to the city to see for herself what it's like.

Upon arriving in New York City, Mrs. Claus finds that things are not quite as she had envisioned. Rather than the magical wonderland she had imagined, she encounters a bustling, noisy city that is simultaneously thrilling and overwhelming. However, she soon finds her rhythm in the city, making friends with the street vendors and discovering the joys of hot chocolate and window shopping.

As Mrs. Claus begins to explore New York City, she stumbles upon a group of children who are working in a garment factory. She discovers that these children are being used for cheap labor, working long hours in dangerous conditions with little pay. Mrs. Claus immediately decides to help the children, devising a plan to bring attention to their plight and ultimately to help them escape from the factory.

Along the way, Mrs. Claus befriends a kind-hearted street vendor named Felix, played by Michael Jeter, who becomes her close ally in her mission to help the children. She also encounters a cruel factory owner named Ruprecht, played by Terrence Mann, who will stop at nothing to keep the children working in his factory.

Throughout the course of the film, Mrs. Claus is faced with various challenges and obstacles, from navigating the complexities of life in New York City to standing up to Ruprecht and his cronies. However, she proves herself to be resourceful and quick-witted, using her wit and charm to win over even the most jaded of city-dwellers.

At its heart, "Mrs. Santa Claus" is a charming and heartwarming film about the power of kindness and the importance of standing up for what is right. Angela Lansbury gives a delightful performance as the titular character, infusing her with both warmth and wit. Michael Jeter and Terrence Mann also give strong performances, bringing both comedic relief and menace to their respective roles.

Of particular note in the film are the musical numbers, which are lively and entertaining. The soundtrack features a mix of original songs and classic Christmas carols, and Lansbury proves herself to be a skilled vocalist, showcasing her impressive range throughout the film.

Overall, "Mrs. Santa Claus" is an enjoyable and heartwarming film that is sure to become a holiday classic. With its memorable characters and charming musical numbers, it is a film that is sure to bring joy to audiences of all ages.

Mrs. Santa Claus is a 1996 kids & family movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 30 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.6.

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    1 hr 30 min
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  • IMDB Rating
    6.6  (1,249)