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When Santa Fell to Earth (2011)

Als der Weihnachtsmann vom Himmel fiel (original title)
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Two weeks before Christmas, the last thing Ben and Charlotte expected is for Santa to crash-land his sleigh in their town. Santa has just escaped the villainous Gerold Goblynch, recently named the new head of the Great Christmas Council.

Director:

Oliver Dieckmann

Writers:

Benjamin Biehn, Cornelia Funke (novel) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Alexander Scheer ... Niklas Julebukk
Noah Kraus ... Ben Schuster (as Noah Joël Kraus)
Mercedes Jadea Diaz Mercedes Jadea Diaz ... Charlotte Blumenfeld
Jessica Schwarz ... Lena Schuster
Fritz Karl ... Fred Schuster
Volker Lechtenbrink ... Waldemar Wichteltod
Christine Urspruch Christine Urspruch ... Engel Matilda (as ChrisTine Urspruch)
Charly Hübner ... Engel Emmanuel
Gruschenka Stevens Gruschenka Stevens ... Patricia Blumenfeld
Paul Alhäuser Paul Alhäuser ... Mike
Tamino Wecker Tamino Wecker ... Jonas
Eric Evers Eric Evers ... Chris
Annette Paulmann Annette Paulmann ... Frau Hörnchen
Angela Mögele Angela Mögele ... Verkäuferin (as Angie Mögele)
Fabian Kraus Fabian Kraus ... Vater Mike
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Storyline

With two weeks left until Christmas, the last thing new boy in town Ben expects, is Santa to crash land in front of him in the middle of a storm! Being chased by Gerold Goblynch, an evil man who wants to steal Christmas, Santa must find help if he is going to free his elves and Christmas angels from Goblynch's evil grasp. Will Santa succeed and save his Christmas helpers so every child's Christmas wish will be heard and come true? From the extraordinary to the bizarre, Ben and his school friend Charlotte are now faced with a festive adventure full of chases, invisible reindeers, fake Santas and vicious nutcrackers, and all because Santa fell to Earth!

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

christmas | based on novel | See All (2) »

Genres:

Comedy | Family | Fantasy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for mild peril and some language | See all certifications »
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Country:

Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

24 November 2011 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Toen de kerstman uit de lucht viel See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,116,227
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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11 February 2017 | by Christmas-ReviewerSee all my reviews

BEWARE OF BOGUS REVIEWS. SOME REVIEWERS HAVE ONLY REVIEW ONE FILM. WHEN ITS A POSITIVE REVIEW THAT TELLS ME THEY WERE INVOLVED WITH THE PRODUCTION. IF ITS A NEGATIVE REVIEW THEN THEY MIGHT HAVE A GRUDGE AGAINST THAT PRODUCTION. NOW I HAVE REVIEWED OVER 200 Christmas MOVIES. I HAVE NO AGENDA. I AM FARE ABOUT THESE FILMS.

This is a German film dubbed into English. With two weeks left until Christmas, the last thing Ben and Charlotte expected is for Santa to crash-land his sleigh in their town! Santa has just escaped the villainous Gerold Geronimous Goblynch, recently named the new head of the Great Christmas Council. Goblynch's wicked ways have broken Christmas Land s joyous spirit, and he's threatened to turn Santa to ice and banish him from Christmas Land forever!

This films prime audience will be small children. Adults will be bored most of the time however if you like Christmas films then give this film a chance. If your young at heart you will like this. The film does entertain.


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