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Ernest Saves Christmas (1988)

PG
95 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

Ernest helps Santa Claus as he searches for his successor.
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Director
John R. Cherry III (as John Cherry)
Writers
Ed Turner (story) (screenplay) | B. Kline (screenplay)
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$ 6,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 5,710,734
Gross (USA)
$ 28,202,109
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Release date
Nov 11, 1988 (United States)

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47 cast members
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Jim Varney
Ernest P. Worrell / Aster Clement / Auntie Nelda / The Snake Guy Ernest P. Worrell / Aster Clement / Auntie Nelda / The Snake Guy   See fewer
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Oliver Clark
Joe Carruthers Joe Carruthers   See fewer
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Noelle Parker
Harmony (as Noëlle Parker) Harmony (as Noëlle Parker)   See fewer
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Billie Bird
Mary Morrissey Mary Morrissey   See fewer
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Bill Byrge
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Key Howard
Immigration Agent Immigration Agent   See fewer
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Jack Swanson
Businessman Businessman   See fewer
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Buddy Douglas
Pyramus Pyramus   See fewer
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Patty Maloney
Thisbe Thisbe   See fewer
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Beecher Martin
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Barry Brazell
Cab Passenger Cab Passenger   See fewer
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George Kaplan
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Bill Welter
Waiter (as Bill Christie) Waiter (as Bill Christie)   See fewer
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Joe Candelora
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Danny Dillon
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Jackie Welch
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Daniel Butler
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Antonio Fabrizio
Mean-Looking Man (as Antonio Fabrizzio) Mean-Looking Man (as Antonio Fabrizzio)   See fewer
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Bob Norris
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Carmen J. Alexander
Police Officer (as Carmen Alexander) Police Officer (as Carmen Alexander)   See fewer
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Miriam P. Saunders
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Cyndi Vicino
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Tom Nowicki
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Michael O. Smith
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Jesse Stone
Elderly Man Elderly Man   See fewer
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Paul Darby
Ticket Agent Ticket Agent   See fewer
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Cynthia Ergenbright
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Bob Barnes
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Mike Hutchinson
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Douglas Brush
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D. Christian Gottshall
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Ray Russell
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Brett Cipes
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Jon Freda
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Rosa Nevin
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Granddaughter (uncredited) Granddaughter (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.6 / 10 | 8,898 votes