Santa vs. the Snowman
Santa vs. the Snowman (2002)

From the Academy Award nominated team that brought you Jimmy Neutron, comes the first-ever 3D holiday IMAX film, Santa Vs. The Snowman. Santa vs. The Snowman tells the story of a lonely Snowman who at first is swept away by the magical… More

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Rated: G
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Release Date: November 1, 2002
DVD Release Date: October 12, 2004
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Critic Score: 81% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Desson Thomson
Washington Post

Sweet-natured fun for the very young.

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Matt Weitz
Dallas Morning News

The action sequences are fun and reminiscent of combat scenes from the Star Wars series.

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Natasha Aitken
Empire Magazine

A bit of kid friendly seasonal cheer that is refreshingly without the usual lashings of schmaltz.

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Catherine Foster
Boston Globe

Oedekerk ... and his team have taken the traditional animation techniques to another level -- creating snowflakes that seem to fall into the audience -- and they pull the viewers into the film.

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Donald Liebenson
Chicago Tribune

The movie has an avalanche of eye-popping visual effects.

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Arthur Salm
San Diego Union-Tribune

Fluffy, schizophrenic (there's liberal borrowing from both Care Bears and The Empire Strikes Back) and oddly annoying.

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John Monaghan
Detroit Free Press

Harmless entertainment for kids and just smart enough to appeal to parents.

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Stephen Holden
New York Times

It is best appreciated as an immersion in a three-dimensional toyland outfitted with enough whimsical gadgetry to fill a thousand playrooms.

Robert W. Butler
Kansas City Star

A mildly diverting seasonal entry that should amuse the small fry while giving their parents a couple of chuckles and a few perplexing moments.

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Flixster Audience Score: 49% Flixster User Reviews
Bentley Lyles
Christmas Movie Review Mania Episode #4: Santa Vs. the Snowman 3D This is a very funny and energetic Yuletide short film. It just what you would expect from… More
Sarah Prisbylla
Maybe really young children would like this, but I can't see anyone over the age of 4 enjoying it. The 3-D graphics weren't even that good...the snow… More