Ernest Saves Christmas PG

A Holiday Comedy Unlike Any Other!
Ernest Saves Christmas
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: PG
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 35 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released: September 3, 2002
  • Originally Released: 1989
  • Label: Walt Disney Video
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Letterbox - 1.85
  • Audio:
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  • Additional Release Material:
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  • Interactive Features:
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Entertainment Reviews:


Total Count: 14


User Ratings: 48,214
Rating: 5/5 -- A Christmas classic. Jim Varney is sorely missed in my heart.
New Times
May 22, 2004
Rating: 2/5 -- Is this guy qualified to save an entire holiday?
Jul 27, 2002
Rating: 3/5 -- Surprisingly good-natured and harmless.
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
Aug 24, 2003
Rating: 3/5 -- Typical yet frequently goofy fun Ernest flick.
Dispatch-Tribune Newspapers
Aug 25, 2006
Rating: 3/5 -- Ernest's best film. Actually quite funny.
Your Movies (
Oct 25, 2003
Only marginally insufferable, the Ernest movie is...a big-screen example of the TV-sitcom tendency to go broad and sappy with a token Yuletide show each December. Full Review
TIME Magazine
Nov 29, 2018
A reminder [that] movies don't always have to be deep or artful to be enjoyable. Sometimes all you need is fun and a short nostalgia fix. Full Review
Movie Views
Sep 29, 2003

Product Description:

When Santa Claus decides to retire and pass on his magic bag of Christmas surprises to a new st. Nick, he enlists the aid of a hilarious assortment of characters, including Ernest P. Worrell.

Description by Buena Vista Home Entertainment.:

Ernest Saves Christmas
High-flying reindeer! Mischievous elves! Warp-speed sleigh rides! Get set for a magical dose of holiday cheer, zany season's greetings, and spell-binding special effects in this fast-paced, heartwarming comedy hit! When Santa Claus decides to retire and pass on his magic bag of Christmas surprises to a new St. Nick, he enlists the aid of a hilarious assortment of characters, including that lovable know-it-all Ernest P. Worrell (Emmy Award-winning comedian Jim Varney)! Along the way, Santa and Ernest help a cynical teen experience the season's spirit like never before. And that's where the fun -- and magic -- begin! ERNEST SAVES CHRISTMAS ... one delightful, surprising tale you'll never forget!

Plot Synopsis:

Hapless taxi driver Ernest P. Worrell joins forces with Santa Claus and a perky teen runaway in order to convince a skeptical kiddie-show host to take over the post of Father Christmas.


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Jim Varney at his Best! Movie Lover: from Easton, PA US -- November, 7, 2007

I personally think this is Jim Varney's best movie ever. He brings all his comedic talents to the screen in this Christmas movie that is sure to become a classic for everyone. You will laugh from beginning to the end, everyone should add this to their Christmas collections. You won't be disappointed.

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  • Sales Rank: 21,925
  • UPC: 786936188196
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