Santa Claus is a staple in the Cole’s parade, and theirs is a drunk. Luckily for them, the real guy is several feet away to save the day. As things progress, though, the situation gets worse.
That kid is adorable and the acting isn’t too bad. Mara Wilson (the little girl) and Dylan McDermott are the biggest stand outs, along with Sir Richard Attenborough.
Was this remake really needed? Not really. That’s basically the thing that weighs it down. The story is fine and their additions do change it up, but still, was it really needed?
Fun Fact: Jennifer Morrison, from House M.D. and Once Upon a Time, has a very small role in this. Can you spot her? It’s really a blink and you’ll miss it moment.
- Miracle on 34th Street (1994) (marsellasbookends.wordpress.com)
- 25 Days of Christmas: Miracle on 34th Street (1947) (journeysinclassicfilm.com)