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FULL SYNOPSIS

For his sophomore stab at directing, actor/writer/director Jon Favreau (Swingers, Made), took on this holiday comedy starring Saturday Night Live-alum Will Ferrell. Ferrell stars as Buddy, a regular-sized man who was raised as an elf by Santa Claus (Edward Asner). When the news is finally broken to Buddy that he's not a real elf, he decides to head back to his place of birth, New York City, in search of his biological family. Elf also stars James Caan, Mary Steenburgen, Zooey Deschanel, and Bob Newhart. ~ Matthew Tobey, Rovi

  • Release date:November 7, 2003

Cast

Will Ferrell
as Buddy
Ed Asner
as Santa
James Caan
as Walter
Mary Steenburgen
as Emily
Bob Newhart
as Papa Elf
Zooey Deschanel
as Jovie
Daniel Tay
as Michael
Faizon Love
as Gimbels Manager
Peter Dinklage
as Miles Finch
Amy Sedaris
as Deb
Michael Lerner
as Fulton
Andy Richter
as Morris
Jon Favreau
as Doctor
Kyle Gass
Leon Redbone
as Leon the Snowman

Crew

Jon Favreau
Director
Shauna Weinberg
Producer
Todd Komarnicki
Producer
Jon Berg
Producer
Shauna Robertson
Producer
Jon Favreau
Screenwriter
David Berenbaum
Screenwriter
Greg Gardiner
Cinematographer
John Debney
Composer (Music Score)
Dan Lebental
Editor
Kelvin Humenny
Art Director
David B. Householter
Co-producer
Jimmy Miller
Executive Producer
Cale Boyter
Executive Producer
Julie Wixson-Darmody
Executive Producer
Toby Emmerich
Executive Producer
Kent Alterman
Executive Producer
Johanne Hubert
Set Designer
Johanne Hubert
Set Decorator
Laura Jean Shannon
Costume Designer
David Husby
Sound/Sound Designer
Jim Brebner
First Assistant Director
Susie Farris
Casting
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