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Ernest Saves Christmas (1988)

PG 95 min - Comedy, Family - 11 November 1988
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When Santa Claus decides to retire and pass on his magic bag of Christmas surprises to a new Saint Nick, he enlists the aid of a hilarious assortment of characters. A perky teen runaway and hapless taxi driver Ernest P. Worrell must convince a skeptical kiddie-show host to take over the post of Father Christmas.

Director:  John R. Cherry III
Stars:  Jim Varney, Douglas Seale, Noelle Parker, Gailard Sartain, Bill Byrge, Billie Bird, Oliver Clark, Robert Lesser, Barry Brazell, Phran Gauci, Bill Cordell, Bob Norris, Tom Nowicki, Paul Darby

Storyline

When Santa Claus decides to retire and pass on his magic bag of Christmas surprises to a new Saint Nick, he enlists the aid of a hilarious assortment of characters. A perky teen runaway and hapless taxi driver Ernest P. Worrell must convince a skeptical kiddie-show host to take over the post of Father Christmas.



Tagline: A Holiday Comedy Unlike Any Other!

Genres: Comedy, Family

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Language:  English
Release Date:  11 November 1988

Box Office

Budget:  $6,000,000
Revenue:  $28,202,109

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Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 35 min