IN THEATERS NOVEMBER 23
Arthur Christmas PG for some mild rude humor. 'So how does Santa deliver all those presents in one night?' The answer: Santa's exhilarating, ultra-high-tech operation hidden beneath the North Pole. But this year, Santa's son Arthur has an urgent mission that must be completed before Christmas morning dawns. More » Starring: James McAvoy, Hugh Laurie, Bill Nighy, Jim Broadbent
Who Will Dig It?
British comedy fans of all ages, and anyone who wants the scoop on what really goes on up at the North Pole.
Three Good Reasons
- 1 It's a 3D comedy-adventure from Aardman Animation, the creators of "Wallace & Gromit" and "Chicken Run."
- 2 The voice cast is filled with great actors from the UK, including James McAvoy, Bill Nighy, Jim Broadbent and Hugh Laurie (yes, "House" fans, he's actually English).
- 3 This film is kids' chance to get an inside look at the family dynamics of the Claus household.
Bet You Didn't Know
Jim Broadbent (Professor Slugworth from the "Harry Potter" films) provides the voice of Santa, while Bill Nighy (Davy Jones from "Pirates of the Caribbean") plays his father, Grandsanta. In real life, Broadbent is seven months older than Nighy.