Elf (2003)
Elf (2003)
This holiday, discover your inner elf.
When young Buddy falls into Santa's gift sack on Christmas Eve, he's transported back to the North Pole and raised as a toy-making elf by Santa's helpers. But as he grows into adulthood, he can't shake the nagging feeling that he doesn't belong. Buddy vows to visit Manhattan and find his real dad, a workaholic publisher.

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Cast

Mary Steenburgen Mary Steenburgen As: Emily
James Caan James Caan As: Walter
Michael Lerner Michael Lerner As: Fulton
Zooey Deschanel Zooey Deschanel As: Jovie
Mary Black Mary Black As: Nurse
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Storyline

When young Buddy falls into Santa's gift sack on Christmas Eve, he's transported back to the North Pole and raised as a toy-making elf by Santa's helpers. But as he grows into adulthood, he can't shake the nagging feeling that he doesn't belong. Buddy vows to visit Manhattan and find his real dad, a workaholic publisher.


Tagline: This holiday, discover your inner elf.
Certification: PG

Details

Genres: Fantasy, Comedy, Holiday, Romance, Family

Language: English

Release Date: 09 October 2003

Country: United States

Runtime: 97m

Company Credits

Company: New Line Cinema, Warner Bros. Entertainment, Warner Bros. Pictures, Gold/Miller Productions, Guy Walks into a Bar Productions, New Line Home Entertainment

Budget: $32,000,000

Revenue: $173,398,518

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Directed By

Jon Favreau

Jon Favreau

Director

Jessica Clothier

Jessica Clothier

Script Supervisor

Writing Credits

David Berenbaum

David Berenbaum

Screenplay

Cast

Mary Steenburgen

Mary Steenburgen

Emily

James Caan

James Caan

Walter

Michael Lerner

Michael Lerner

Fulton

Zooey Deschanel

Zooey Deschanel

Jovie

Mary Black

Mary Black

Nurse

Amy Sedaris

Amy Sedaris

Deb

Peter Billingsley

Peter Billingsley

Ming Ming

Jon Favreau

Jon Favreau

Doctor

Artie Lange

Artie Lange

Gimbel's Santa

Kyle Gass

Kyle Gass

Eugene

Peter Dinklage

Peter Dinklage

Miles Finch

Will Ferrell

Will Ferrell

Buddy

Daniel Tay

Daniel Tay

Michael

Andy Richter

Andy Richter

Morris

Mark Acheson

Mark Acheson

Mailroom Guy

Meghan Black

Meghan Black

Elf

David Berenbaum

David Berenbaum

Office Co-Worker

Matt Walsh

Matt Walsh

Self

Brenda Crichlow

Brenda Crichlow

Office Co-Worker

Brenda McDonald

Brenda McDonald

Nun

Faizon Love

Faizon Love

Gimbel's Manager

Annie Brebner

Annie Brebner

Elf Student

Bob Newhart

Bob Newhart

Papa Elf

Ray Harryhausen

Ray Harryhausen

Polar Bear Cub (voice)

Edward Asner

Edward Asner

Santa

Claire Lautier

Claire Lautier

NY 1 Reporter

Will McCormack

Will McCormack

Witness

Ted Friend

Ted Friend

NY 1 Anchor

Patrick Baynham

Patrick Baynham

Elf

Kristian Ayre

Kristian Ayre

Foom Foom

Patrick Ferrell

Patrick Ferrell

Security Guard

Paul Schofield

Paul Schofield

Kid with Santa

Lane Bradbury

Lane Bradbury

Susan Welles

Richard Side

Richard Side

Elf Teacher

Akeem Smith

Akeem Smith

School Kid

Lydia Lawson-Baird

Lydia Lawson-Baird

Carolyn

Leon Redbone

Leon Redbone

Leon the Snowman (voice)

Alexandra Michael

Alexandra Michael

Child

Jonathan Bruce

Jonathan Bruce

Biker

Robin Mossley

Robin Mossley

Chuck

Michael Roberds

Michael Roberds

Disgruntled Cobbler Elf

Leon Redbone

Leon Redbone

Leon the Snowman (voice)

Dillard Brinson

Dillard Brinson

Printer

Brad Turner

Brad Turner

Office Co-Worker

Jack Murray

Jack Murray

Man in Elevator

Oscar Goncalves

Oscar Goncalves

Francisco

Lorin Heath

Lorin Heath

Perfume Clerk

David Avalon

David Avalon

Pom Pom

Peter A. Hulne

Peter A. Hulne

Elf Twin

Luke Pohl

Luke Pohl

Elf Student

Patrick McCartney

Patrick McCartney

Security Guard

Patrick Hulne

Patrick Hulne

Elf Twin

Murray Jack

Murray Jack

Man in Elevator

Paul Schofield

Paul Schofield

Kid with Santa

Gus Michael

Gus Michael

Witness

Terry J. Scarlatos

Terry J. Scarlatos

Police Officer

Jonathan Bruce

Jonathan Bruce

Biker

Akeem A. Smith

Akeem A. Smith

School Kid

Michael Christopher Fischetti

Michael Christopher Fischetti

School Kid

Jane Bradbury

Jane Bradbury

Susan Welles

Production Crew

Toby Emmerich

Toby Emmerich

Executive Producer

Cale Boyter

Cale Boyter

Executive Producer

Shauna Robertson

Shauna Robertson

Producer

Todd Komarnicki

Todd Komarnicki

Producer

Jimmy Miller

Jimmy Miller

Executive Producer

Kent Alterman

Kent Alterman

Executive Producer

Jon Berg

Jon Berg

Producer

Julie Wixson Darmody

Julie Wixson Darmody

Executive Producer

Edited By

Dan Lebental

Dan Lebental

Editor

Kimberly Ellen Lowe

Kimberly Ellen Lowe

Dialogue Editor

Kimberly Ellen Lowe

Kimberly Ellen Lowe

Dialogue Editor

Costume and Makeup

Laura Jean Shannon

Laura Jean Shannon

Costume Design

Nancy Duggan

Nancy Duggan

Costume Supervisor

Sound

John Debney

John Debney

Original Music Composer

Kimberly Ellen Lowe

Kimberly Ellen Lowe

Supervising ADR Editor

Kelly Zombor

Kelly Zombor

Boom Operator

Tanya Noel Hill

Tanya Noel Hill

Music Editor

Jon Taylor

Jon Taylor

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Brad Sherman

Brad Sherman

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

John Leveque

John Leveque

Supervising Sound Editor

Wade Wilson

Wade Wilson

Sound Designer

David Husby

David Husby

Sound Mixer

Visual Effects

Musa Brooker

Musa Brooker

Animation

Joe Bauer

Joe Bauer

Visual Effects Supervisor

Douglas Bloom

Douglas Bloom

Visual Effects

Erik De Boer

Erik De Boer

Animation Supervisor

Jeremy Oddo

Jeremy Oddo

Animation

Justin Mitchell

Justin Mitchell

Animation

Teresa Drilling

Teresa Drilling

Animation

Brian Dowrick

Brian Dowrick

Animation

Hunter Athey

Hunter Athey

Animation

Steve Baker

Steve Baker

Animation

Giovanni Dulay

Giovanni Dulay

Modeling

Antoine Durr

Antoine Durr

Visual Effects

Dan Foster

Dan Foster

Visual Effects Producer

Rob Meyers

Rob Meyers

Animation

Camera

Greg Gardiner

Greg Gardiner

Director of Photography

William Waring

William Waring

Camera Operator

Alan Markfield

Alan Markfield

Still Photographer

Carey Toner

Carey Toner

Steadicam Operator

David E. Baron

David E. Baron

First Assistant Camera

Doug Lavender

Doug Lavender

First Assistant Camera

Patrick Stepien

Patrick Stepien

First Assistant Camera

Lighting

John Paszkiewicz

John Paszkiewicz

Lighting Artist

Art Department

Rusty Smith

Rusty Smith

Production Design

Johanne Hubert

Johanne Hubert

Set Decoration

James Mazzola

James Mazzola

Property Master

Kelvin Humenny

Kelvin Humenny

Art Direction

Bryan Korenberg

Bryan Korenberg

Property Master

Victoria Balharry

Victoria Balharry

Art Department Coordinator

Other Crew

Troy W. Carrington

Troy W. Carrington

Production Office Assistant

Brian Fisher

Brian Fisher

Compositors

Greg Groenekamp

Greg Groenekamp

Compositors

Joe Salazar

Joe Salazar

Compositors

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