Though the memory may be skewed by the poorly reviewed sequels or the trailer for the first film that played up Santa's more, ahem, lecherous side, Tim Allen's advertising-executive-turned-full-time-Santa is in fact one of movies' most effective Kris Kringles. He may have needed some convincing at first, but critics praised the film's sincerity and warm heart. That's the kind of Santa we love.
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