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A family in a state of comic dysfunction and an unlikely hero: Santa's youngest son, Arthur. When this amazing operation misses one child out of hundreds of millions, Arthur, the least capable Claus, embarks on a mission against the clock with his politically incorrect grandfather Grandsanta and a gift wrapping-obsessed elf named Bryony, to deliver the last present before Christmas morning dawns.
Animated Comedy - This is a holiday themed 3D animated comedy aimed at the entire family
featuring a voice cast of well-known British actors. This film is
safe for children of all ages and features some witty gags and
dialogue for adults.
OPINION OVERVIEW The following is the original "What's Worth
Watching" write-up for this movie.
Based on a theater exit polling of 74 moviegoers:
CHILDREN:The kids loved "Arthur Christmas." Nearly all gave it extremely high reviews.
TEENS:The seven teens all enjoyed it very much with half loving "Arthur Christmas."
TWENTYSOMETHINGS:Two of the four females loved it and two enjoyed it very much, rating it above average. The one male also loved it.
ADULTS:The male and female reviews are very similar. Close to half loved "Arthur Christmas." Another large percentage rated it above average, indicating they enjoyed it very much. Approximately 20% rated it average or lower. For an animated movie targeted at kids, these are very good reviews from adults. "ARTHUR CHRISTMAS" IS A GREAT FAMILY MOVIE FOR THE HOLIDAYS!
Imagine a city under a starlit sky. It's Christmas Eve, and the children are
nestled in their beds, dreaming of Santa on his sleigh pulled by eight beautiful
reindeer. Suddenly, a shadow comes over the city. A million pinpricks of light.
A million figures descend. The invasion has begun and there's not a jingle bell
to be heard…
…but don't panic. This is how Santa gets the job done every Christmas: with a
huge, mile-wide, state-of-the-art sleigh with stealth cloaking technology, and a
million elves, working in precision teams of three, who have 18.14 seconds to
get into each house, deliver the presents, and move on to the next one.
Santa Claus is coming to town, but this time, he's not coming down the