The Santa Clause (1994)

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Comedy. Scott Calvin, a divorced toy company executive, has his son Charlie around for Christmas Eve. That night, Santa Claus falls off their roof. Scott puts on his red outfit to help out, but by doing so becomes party to the Santa clause written on a business card within the suit, which states that anyone putting on Santa's outfit waives any rights to a previous identity and will become the next Santa Claus. Over the year, Scott gains a lot of weight and sprouts a white beard...

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