Mr. St. Nick
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|Mr. St. Nick|
|Written by||Maryedith Burrell
Steve L. Hayes
|Directed by||Craig Zisk|
|Theme music composer||John Altman|
|Country of origin||United States|
Robert Halmi Sr.
Mary Anne Waterhouse
|Original release||November 17, 2002(USA)|
Mr. St. Nick is a 2002 Christmas comedy-fantasy film starring Kelsey Grammer. It was produced by Hallmark Entertainment and shown on ABC in the United States. It was first broadcast as an episode of ABC's Wonderful World of Disney anthology on November 17, 2002.
King Nicholas XX (Durning) has been Santa Claus for 100 years and is now preparing to hand over the baton to his, and the Queen's (Helmond) son, Nick St. Nicholas (Grammer). Nick St. Nicholas is living the high life in Miami and is slightly reluctant to become Santa Claus. Jasper (Bedford), Nick's butler hires a new cook, Lorena (Ortiz). He then gets enticed into portraying a fictitious Santa Claus for a charity (Mr.SaintNick.com) by Heidi (Hendrix) and Hector (Garcia). Nick begins to fall in love with Heidi and asks her to marry him, little does he know that Hector and Heidi are transferring the charity's money into their own account in the Cayman Islands. Soon however, Nick starts to become closer to his loved ones (namely his father) and Nick starts to realizes how special being with your loved ones is. As that happens he also notices that he is getting to know Lorena better and is starting to develop feelings for Lorena too. Which makes him re-think about marrying Heidi. Nick eventually comes to see that he was wrong about everything and chooses Lorena instead.
- Kelsey Grammer as Nick St. Nicholas / Santa Claus the 21st
- Charles Durning as King Nicholas XX (Santa Claus)
- Katherine Helmond as Queen Carlotta
- Brian Bedford as Jasper
- Elaine Hendrix as Heidi Gardelle
- Ana Ortiz as Lorena
- Luis Garcia as Hector Villarba
- Wallace Shawn as Mimir