WHO’S YOUR FAVORITE SANTA?
According to a survey conducted by Blockbuster, movie lovers chose Tim Allen’s portrayal in “The Santa Clause” as their favorite “nice” on-screen Santa. They chose Billy Bob Thornton’s anti-Claus in “Bad Santa” as their favorite version of a less jolly old elf.
America’s Favorite Nice Santas
- The Santa Clause (played by Tim Allen), 35%
- Miracle on 34th Street (played by Edmund Gwenn), 22%
- Elf (played by Edward Asner), 14%
- Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer (voiceover by Stan Francis), 10%
- Polar Express (voiceover by Tom Hanks), 10%
American’s Favorite Naughty Santas
- Bad Santa (played by Billy Bob Thornton), 33%
- Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas (played by Jim Carrey), 27%
- How The Grinch Stole Christmas (voice-over by Boris Karloff), 20%
- A Christmas Story (played by Jeff Gillen), 13%
- Trading Places (played by Dan Akroyd), 5%