Director: Jon Favreau Run Time: 97 min. Format: Digital Rating: PG
Release Year: 2003
Starring: Ed Asner, James Caan, Mary Steenburgen, Will Ferrell, Zooey Deschanel
Buddy (Will Ferrell) is different from all of Santa’s other elves. For one thing, he’s “a cotton-headed ninny muggins” when it comes to making toys. For another, he’s 6’3″. And the real clincher: he’s human! So one special December, Buddy sets off on a holiday adventure to New York City in quest of his real dad. How Buddy finds his father (James Caan) and the meaning of Christmas is a joyous, jaunty, sweet-as-a-candy-cane gift for everyone who loves bright contemporary comedy – and timeless all-family classics.