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Fred Claus

It isn't easy being the brother of a big legend, so Fred Claus (Vince Vaughn) doesn't even try. But when his life of crime lands him in jail, it is his sibling Santa (Paul Giamatti) who arranges to have him do his community service time at the North Pole. Still ungrateful, the black sheep plays in the workshop and leads the elves astray. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B-
Violence: B
Sexual Content: B+
Language: B+
Drugs/Alcohol: B
Theater Release: 08 Nov 2007
Video Release: 24 Nov 2008
MPAA Rating: PG
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Fred Claus is rated PG: for mild language and some rude humor.

Cast: Vince Vaughn, Paul Giamatti, Miranda Richardson, Elizabeth Banks,
Studio: 2008 Warner Brothers Pictures

Detailed Review

Siblings aren't always easy to live with or up to. But imagine having a real saint for a brother. That's exactly the problem Fred Claus (Vince Vaughn) has. His little… 
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Why Is Fred Claus Rated PG?

Hurt by the comparisons to his younger brother, Fred becomes a mean-spirited man who has… 
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Talk It Over

What happens when Fred’s mother constantly compares him to his younger brother? What are the… 
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When his father takes over for the Jolly Old Elf, a young boy faces the… 
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