Buddy (Will Ferrell) grows up at the North Pole believing he is an elf, even though he is much, much taller than the other elves. Feeling like he no longer belongs in the North Pole, Buddy travels to New York to find his father, whom Santa indicates is on the naughty list because of his greed and selfishness.
Walter Hobbs (James Caan) turns out to be a cynical executive. After a DNA test proves Buddy is his son, Walter reluctantly attempts to start a relationship with the childlike Buddy – with increasingly chaotic results.
'A disarmingly funny holiday comedy’ – Entertainment Weekly
‘One of those rare Christmas comedies that has a heart, a brain and a wicked sense of humour, and it charms the socks right off the mantelpiece’ – Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times
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