Arthur Christmas

Synopsis: Arthur Christmas reveals the incredible, never-before seen answer to every child's question: '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 at the center of the film is a story about a family in a state of comic dysfunction and an unlikely hero, Arthur, with an urgent mission that must be completed before Christmas morning dawns.
Director(s): Sarah Smith, Barry Cook (co-director)
Production: Sony Pictures
  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 3 wins & 22 nominations.
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97 min

Dear, l'm sorry.

Thanks. Brendon Doherty.

Ruby Miller. That's Grace Smith.

She wants... elephant.

-What are you doing here?

Got to get this letter

from Maria Costa... Steve.

Oh, no! Maria!

Bye-bye, Maria.

ls this yours, Arthur?

Oh, thanks, Kenneth.

-Merry Christmas.


...a ride?

Doubt it.

No, thanks. l'm not...

...very good with heights, speed...

...and that thing!

-Buckle down, people.

-Buckle down.


-Ready, sir.

SlTREP on special forces.

-Where are they?

-America, sir.

White House.

Delivering to the president's children, sir.

Okay. Left out of the Oval Office,

right at the Cabinet Room...

...via the air vents.

You think of everything, sir.

Thank you, Peter. l'd love an espresso.

Coming right up.

Beg your pardon. Well done!

Merry Christmas.

-Wow, brilliant.

-Mind the glasses.

Keep up, everybody.


-Sorry. Can l just--?

No, never mind.

Do you mind if l--?

Oh, dear.

l'm so sorry.


-Merry Christmas.


-And a happy New Year.

What a night, sir.

Out with the old Santa,

in with the new, eh?

Let's focus on the now, eh, Peter?

Support teams...

-...prep Poland.


Poland. Do you know what they call...

...Dad here?


l guess he's harmless.

l'm terribly sorry.

ls that your leg?

l'm sorry!

l'm really sorry.

lt's my Christmas slippers on the ice.

They're from China.

-Found it.


The letter. The one l said.

From Maria Costa.

She asked for a Pocket-Puppy,

but she wants the blue one.

lt looks like her auntie's dog,

Biffo, that ran away.

l remember because she sent...

...a picture of Biffo. See?

-Child CG786K?

-Look, Arthur....

This was Greece, sir.

Five countries ago, sir.

l just want it to be perfect

for every kid.

Hey, there's Dad. Santa!

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Peter Baynham

Peter Baynham (born 28 June 1963) is a Welsh comedian, screenwriter, and performer. Baynham often collaborates with Armando Iannucci, Chris Morris and Steve Coogan and has worked with Stewart Lee and Richard Herring. He was first heard on Morris's early radio DJ slots, often reporting from outside the studio. Other works include the "comic book in radio format" series The Harpoon, and animated sitcom I Am Not an Animal. He has appeared on the stand-up circuit as Mr Buckstead, the psychotic poet, and played the "Too Gorgeous" man in a series of mid-1990s Pot Noodle adverts, a campaign he co-wrote with Iannucci, and the role of Peter in the TV series Fist of Fun with Lee and Herring. In 2006 Baynham co-wrote the film Borat together with star Sacha Baron Cohen, Anthony Hines and Dan Mazer, for which they received a 2007 Oscar nomination for Best Adapted Screenplay. Baynham graduated from Fleetwood nautical college, and served in the Merchant Navy in his teenage years. He is licensed to pilot a supertanker. more…

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