The Happy Elf

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  • NR
  • 2005
  • 45 min
  • 4.7  (395)

The Happy Elf is a delightful animated holiday film released in 2005 that is perfect for the whole family. The movie follows the story of Eubie, a happy-go-lucky elf who longs to spread Christmas cheer throughout the dreary town of Bluesville. Despite the town’s lack of festive spirit, Eubie is undeterred and strives to make everyone believe in the magic of Christmas.

The film, which boasts an all-star cast including Harry Connick Jr., Rob Paulsen, Carol Kane, and Mickey Rooney, is set in the magical North Pole village of Santa Claus, which is home to a plethora of hard-working elves who spend all year preparing for the most wonderful time of the year. However, Eubie is different from the other elves—he is constantly upbeat, cheerful and full of infectious energy, making him a favourite among his fellow elves and the dynamic leader of his close-knit group of friends.

When Eubie volunteers for a special mission to spread Christmas cheer to a town outside of the North Pole, he jumps at the opportunity to help spread the holiday cheer to humans who desperately need it. Upon arriving in Bluesville, however, Eubie discovers that the townspeople have lost their Christmas spirit, and he and his friends must work hard to bring the town back to its former glory.

One of the main themes of the movie is the importance of teamwork in achieving a common goal. Eubie understands that he can’t bring back the Christmas spirit on his own, and he gradually convinces the other elves of the importance of working together to complete their mission. The characters in the movie are all unique and memorable, from Gilda, Eubie’s best friend, to Norbert, the snarky elf who is always up for stirring up some mischief.

The songs in The Happy Elf are also another highlight of the movie. Harry Connick Jr., who provided the soundtrack for the film, along with Rob Paulsen, who lent his voice talents to the movie, perform some catchy tunes that are sure to have viewers singing along.

The animation itself is charming, with a bright colour palette and a whimsical visual style that captures the magic of the North Pole. The attention to detail in the animation is impressive, and the creators have done an excellent job in representing the different personalities of each of the elves in the film.

Overall, The Happy Elf is a heartwarming and entertaining movie that has all the key ingredients of a festive classic. With its enchanting characters, witty humour, catchy tunes and a message that celebrates the importance of kindness and teamwork, The Happy Elf is a must-watch for those seeking a feel-good Christmas movie that the whole family can enjoy.

The Happy Elf is a 2005 animated movie with a runtime of 45 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 4.7.

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    45 min
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  • IMDB Rating
    4.7  (395)