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Famous Movie Santas

Famous Movie Santas

by Carla Hay

Think you know all about Santas from big-screen movies? Test your smarts and see how well you score.

Tim Allen plays a reluctant Santa in the 1994 film “The Santa Clause.” What is his character’s name in the movie?
1 of 10 questions

Option A

Steve Carson

Option B

Simon Cassidy

Option C

Scott Calvin

Option D

Stan Crenshaw

In 2007’s “Fred Claus,” Paul Giamatti plays Santa Claus, who bails his older brother, Fred (Vince Vaughn), out of jail. To pay Santa back, Fred agrees to work at the North Pole and earn what amount of money?
2 of 10 questions

Option A

$10,000

Option B

$30,000

Option C

$50,000

Option D

$75,000

In the 2003 film “Bad Santa,” Billy Bob Thornton plays Willie P. Stokes, an alcoholic thief who works as a shopping-mall Santa. Willie befriends a poor little rich boy nicknamed the Kid. What is the Kid’s real name?
3 of 10 questions

Option A

Marcus Starkus

Option B

Thurman Merman

Option C

Gary McCrary

Option D

Burton Curtin

In the holiday classic “Miracle on 34th Street,” Kris is a store Santa at Macy’s in New York who tells people he really is Santa Claus. What is the occupation of Kris’ arch nemesis?
4 of 10 questions

ANSWER 2890

District attorney

ANSWER 2891

Macy's store manager

ANSWER 2892

Santa at a rival department store

ANSWER 2893

Psychologist

Jeff Gillen played the cranky department-store Santa Claus in the 1983 film “A Christmas Story.” In the movie, Santa denies young Ralphie Parker (Peter Billingsley) the toy that Ralphie wants the most. What is that toy?
5 of 10 questions

Option A

Red Ryder BB gun

Option B

G.I. Joe action figure

Option C

Hot Wheels car

Option D

Etch a Sketch

In the 2003 film “Elf,” Santa Claus (Ed Asner) crashes his sleigh in what famous New York landmark?
6 of 10 questions

Option A

Times Square

Option B

Empire State Building

Option C

Statue of Liberty

Option D

Central Park

In the 2007 film “The Perfect Holiday,” Morris Chestnut plays a department-store Santa named Benjamin whose day job is being an office-supply salesman. However, what is his dream job?
7 of 10 questions

Option A

Actor

Option B

Songwriter

Option C

Pilot

Option D

Doctor

“Santa Claus Conquers the Martians” is a 1964 B-movie about Santa Claus (John Call) being kidnapped by Martians. What is the alternate title of this campy film?
8 of 10 questions

Option A

“Santa Claus on Mars”

Option B

“Santa Claus Defeats the Aliens”

Option C

“Santa Claus vs. the Martians”

Option D

“Santa Claus Gets Kidnapped by Aliens”

In the 1991 comedy film “All I Want for Christmas,” Thora Birch and Ethan Embry play two kids whose Christmas wish is for their divorced parents to get back together. Who plays Santa in the movie?
9 of 10 questions

Option A

Brian Dennehy

Option B

Jerry Stiller

Option C

Leslie Nielsen

Option D

John Mahoney

In 1985’s “Santa Claus: The Movie,” Santa Claus (David Huddleston) has a sleigh that can perform magical stunts. Which stunt is the most difficult of all?
10 of 10 questions

Option A

The Super Duper Looper

Option B

The Time-Warp Traveler

Option C

The Fantastic Flipper

Option D

The Racer Facer Chaser