Miracle on 34th Street
Miracle on 34th Street (1994)

The 1947 holiday classic Miracle on 34th Street is transplanted to the 1990s with few changes in this family-oriented remake. The screenplay by the prolific John Hughes sticks close to the original outline, centering on Macy's executive… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: November 18, 1994
DVD Release Date: October 5, 1999
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Critic Score: 61% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan

If this doesn't get you into the holiday spirit, may all of your presents be fruitcakes. (published 12-2-94)

Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Was this absolutely necessary?

Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Pays tribute to Santa Claus, a figure who stands for the grace, mystery and wonder available during the Christmas season.

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Mark Robison
Reno Gazette-Journal

The best version.

Nell Minow
Movie Mom

A palid remake that misses the point of the story. Stick with the original!

Ryan Cracknell
Movie Views

While [this] version of the Christmas spirit on trial as written by John Hughes isn't awful, it's also more disappointing than Seaton's take nearly half a century earlier.

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Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum

Decent remake that goes on far too long.

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Flixster Audience Score: 62% Flixster User Reviews
KJ Proulx
"Miracle on 34th Street" has one of the greatest christmas tales of all time at it's fingertips, and it dazzles with humour, sadness, and too… More
Cassandra Maples
Richard Attenborough returned to acting after 14 years behind the camera in "Jurassic Park", and followed it swiftly by daring to challenge comparison… More
Thomas Bowler
Uplifting and sweet but verging on twee throughout. Full review later.
Jason Spencer
This is a good remake of the holiday classic. The performances are good and the story is told well. There is nothing new to the movie though and we are left… More
Luke Baldock
A pretty darn awesome remake. It may bring some extra 90's cheese, mostly due to the needlessly dramatic music, and it may be overlong in places, but this… More
Curtis Lilly
yes, santa is real. Go cry about it.