How to watch ‘The Santa Clause’ movies

A transformation of jolly proportions.

Dec 18, 2019, 3:12 pm*


Jaime Carrillo 

Jaime Carrillo

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The forces governing Christmas are powerful, but who knew they were also incredibly litigious. When successful toy salesman Scott Calvin accidentally causes the real Santa Claus to plunge to his death from his roof, he slips on his coat, and together with his son, delivers toys to all the good boys and girls across the globe. But that’s just the beginning of his troubles. Little did Calvin know that slipping on the red and white coat triggered a binding contract, making him the new Santa Claus–whether he wants the gig or not. What ensues is a year of transformation. Sure, Scott becomes disillusioned with the commercialism associated with the holiday. But more importantly, his waist grows to what can only be described as jolly proportions. Starring Tim Allen, this ’90s family film has already entered the fantastic Christmas movie pantheon, not to mention, a full-fledged franchise with two sequels under its plus-sized belt. 

Here’s everything you need to know to watch The Santa Clause movies online.


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The Santa Clause cast

  • Tim Allen as Scott Calvin
  • Eric Lloyd as Charlie Calvin
  • Wendy Crewson as Laura Miller
  • Judge Reinhold as Dr. Neal Miller
  • David Krumholtz as Bernard the Head Elf
  • Paige Tamada as Judy the Elf
  • Peter Boyle as Mr. Whittle
  • Larry Brandenburg as Detective Nunzio
  • Jayne Eastwood as Judy the Waitress
  • Kenny Vadas as the E.L.F.S. Leader
  • Chris Benson as Fireman O’Hara
  • Mary Gross as Mrs. Daniels

How to watch The Santa Clause

Here are a few options for you to rent or buy The Santa Clause.

1) Disney+

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  • Cost: $6.99/month or $69.99/year
  • Devices: Amazon Fire Stick, Fire TV, Fire tablets, and Fire phone; Roku, Google TV, Nvidia Shield, Apple TV, Xbox One, Playstation 4

The long-awaited streaming service will also sport one of the most beloved libraries of streaming content online. This accounts for 500 Walt Disney Studios movies and 7,000 episodes Walt Disney Television. Productions from Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, and National Geographic, all being members of the Disney family will also be available, as well as 30 seasons of The Simpsons. You’ll also be able to watch The Santa Clause along with its two sequels. Plus, like any streaming service worth its salt, there are exclusive original productions including Lady and the Tramp, Wandvision, Monsters at Work, and of course, The Mandalorian. One subscription works on up to four devices, and you can even download content directly to your device to watch anytime. You can also bundle it with Hulu and ESPN+ for only $12.99/month. 


2) Amazon Prime Video

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  • Cost: $3.99 to rent/$9.99 to buy
  • Devices: Amazon Fire Stick, Fire TV, Fire tablets, and Fire phone; Roku, Apple TVGoogle TV, TiVo, Nvidia Shield TV, PlayStation 3 and 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Wii

The online retail giant is also one of the premier destinations for online streaming. It’s also one of the easiest ways watch The Santa Clause, no question. If you already have an Amazon account, buying in HD will take seconds, and you can watch it anywhere you stream Amazon Video, from Amazon Fire Stick to Roku.


3) Fandango Now

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  • Cost: $3.99 to rent/$9.99 to buy
  • Devices: Samsung Smart TVs, internet browsers, iPad, iOS devices, Roku, Xbox One, Google Chromecast, Android, Visio Smart TVs

Fandango and movies go hand in hand, and not just when it comes to buying tickets online. Plenty of hits and classics are available in the Fandango Now library, along with full seasons of your favorite shows. The Santa Clause is available on Fandango Now in multiple formats. If you join Fandango VIP, you can rack up points to spend across Fandango and Fandango Now.


4) Vudu

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  • Cost: $3.99 to rent/$9.99 to buy
  • Devices: Samsung Smart TVs, Internet Browsers, iPad, iOS, Roku, Xbox One, Chromecast, Android, Visio Smart TVs, PlayStation

Vudu is a no-fuss way to rent movies online if you don’t want to bother signing up for anything. There’s a massive library of high-quality video content, including 4K movies. There are even piles of movies you can watch free as long as you sit through a few ads. The Santa Clause is available to buy right now–and would you believe it, it’s on sale. 


4) Google Play

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  • Cost: $3.99-7.99

Google Play links to your Google account and media can be accessed from any Google Play-enabled device.


5) iTunes

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  • Cost: $3.99-9.99

If you happen to prefer streaming on iOS devices, buying The Santa Clause on iTunes is your best bet.


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*First Published: Dec 17, 2019, 12:30 pm