The Santa Clause

The Santa Clause (1994)

32 mistakes

(6 votes)

Revealing mistake: When the elves are tying up the police officer at the station, they do so in a really quick manner. The film here is obviously sped up. You can tell this by the fact that the children playing the elves are breathing really fast.

manthabeat Premium member

Audio problem: When the cops stop the random Santa on the street thinking that he's Calvin, he says, "It's not even my suit! It's a rental!" But his lips are completely out of sync.

Knever

Revealing mistake: When the original Santa falls off the roof, the path he slides is already visible before he falls, especially in the point of view shot.

manthabeat Premium member

Continuity mistake: After Scott makes his first delivery at the first house he is being lowered by the toy sack into the sleigh on Charlie's right, but the next shot shows Scott lowering into the sleigh on Charlie's left.

Scott215

Audio problem: When the elf special forces are about to take off and the female elf does a somersault, the sound that is created when they touch their wrist console can be heard over the sounds of the jet pack take off sounds. No one is even touching their wrists during the scene. (01:19:27)

Other mistake: A Federal Express driver delivers hundreds of boxes to Scott Calvin. They contain the names of all the children in the world. Scott opens a box and picks up the top page and begins reading the names. The second page in the box is identical.

Steven Lee

Continuity mistake: After Santa falls in Scott's garden, before he vanishes he has some snow on the suit, but a few moments later the snow is gone.

oswal13

Continuity mistake: When Charlie is hugging his Mom goodbye on Christmas Eve, his hands go from being wrapped around her back, clasped around her neck, then to her back again.

Scott215

Plot hole: Lots of police officers saw Santa flying at the end. This should've caused the world to accept Santa was real.

MikeH

Audio problem: Outside the Miller's house the detective who was interrogating Scott is now shouting at the house with a bullhorn. When the detective lowers the bullhorn, his voice sounds like it is still being amplified.

Scott215

Continuity mistake: In the first house visited by Scott as Santa, the amount of snow on the top of the chimney changes from shot to shot.

oswal13

Little Elf Judy: Seeing isn't believing. Believing is seeing.

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Trivia: Not a mistake, but another elf sighting within the movie. In the Parent's Day scene in Charlie's classroom, watch the boy sitting directly behind Charlie in the blue shirt. When Charlie walks back to his desk to retrieve his glass ball to show everyone, you can see the boy's pointed ears. Another note of interest is when Charlie says "my Dad is Santa Claus" and it cuts to a wide shot showing all of the kids, this kid is the only one not laughing.

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Chosen answer: Even though Charlie did not want to stay with his Dad for Christmas Eve, he did want to stay at home with a family member, fragmented as it was. Eating Christmas Eve dinner at a Denny's restaurant was not his idea of a Christmas dinner at home with family.

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