Call Me Claus is a hysterically delightful and touching story. An instant holiday classic from executive producer Whoopi Goldberg and the executive producing team of Lisa Sanderson and Garth Brooks. Starring Academy Award winner Whoopi Goldberg and featuring the impressive talent of Nigel Hawthorne as Santa Claus. Lucy Collins (Goldberg) is a cranky, volatile producer at home shopping network in charge of hiring the station's on-air Santa Claus. Nigel Hawthorne is the "real" Santa Claus, who, finding himself at the end of his 200-year contract, must convince Lucy that she is the perfect candidate to fill his shoes. A funny, moving and enlightening look at the true spirit of the Christmas season.

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Call Me Claus (2001)

Comedy · 1h 30m · 12/2/2001

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If she's going to save Christmas, she's got some big shoes to fill.

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Call Me Claus is a hysterically delightful and touching story. An instant holiday classic from executive producer Whoopi Goldberg and the executive producing team of Lisa Sanderson and Garth Brooks. Starring Academy Award winner Whoopi Goldberg and featuring the impressive talent of Nigel Hawthorne as Santa Claus. Lucy Collins (Goldberg) is a cranky, volatile producer at home shopping network in charge of hiring the station's on-air Santa Claus. Nigel Hawthorne is the "real" Santa Claus, who, finding himself at the end of his 200-year contract, must convince Lucy that she is the perfect candidate to fill his shoes. A funny, moving and enlightening look at the true spirit of the Christmas season.

Where to Watch

Status

Released

Language

English

Country

United States

Production Company

Columbia Tristar
Cast
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Whoopi Goldberg

Lucy Cullins
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Nigel Hawthorne

Nick
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Brian Stokes Mitchell

Cameron
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Victor Garber

Taylor
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Taylor Negron

Ralph
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Frankie Faison

Dwayne (as Frankie R. Faison)
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Alexandra Wentworth

P.A.
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Melody Garrett

Mama
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Robert Costanzo

Teamster Santa
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Jazmn

Iesha
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Bruce Vilanch

Himself
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Nicholas Edwin Barb

Boy onlooker (as Nicholas Barb)
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Allyce Beasley

Telemarketer
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Meredith Bird

Meredith (voice)
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Juan Carlos Cantu

Doorman
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Ed Gale

Benson
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Robert Jackson

Jeff
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Michael Francis Kelly

Military Man (as Michael F. Kelly)
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Kip King

Rabbi Rosenfarb
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Alex Martin

Member of the congregation (as Alex Dean)
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Richard Moll

Brooding Santa
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Masasa Moyo

Receptionist (as Masasa)
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Steve Murphy

Elvis Santa
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Carter Spohn

Charity Santa
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Tinashe

Young Lucy (as Tinashe Kachingwe)
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Patti Tippo

Barmaid
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Grant Vaught

James
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Frank Cohen

Benson's assistant (uncredited)
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Luigi Francis Shorty Rossi

Garage Elf (uncredited)
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Henry G. Sanders

Minister (uncredited)
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Robert Traill

Cameraman #1 (uncredited)
Crew
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Peter Werner

Director
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Paul Mooney

Writer
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Sara Bernstein

Writer
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Gregory Bernstein

Writer
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Brian Bird

Writer
Disc Releases
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Call Me Claus

(DVD, Keep Case (Std.))

12/11/2001

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