Movie House Memories

Elf (2003)

Episode #39

New Line Cinema released Elf to theaters on November 7, 2003. Jon Favreau directed the film starring Will Ferrell, James Caan, and Bob Newhart.

‘Elf’ Summary

In Elf, Buddy was an orphan who wound up in Santa’s sack, and made it all the way back to the North Pole with him. Santa’s elves took him in, and raised him as one of their own. Once grown, Buddy was to large to remain with them all up north. Santa lets him to go to New York City where he sets out to find his birth father, Walter Hobbs. Unfortunately, Hobbs is on Santa’s naughty list because he’s a heartless prick. He doesn’t even have any idea that Buddy is alive or his kid. Once in the Big Apple, Buddy experiences the town through the eyes of an elf which causes problems. In time, Walter’s relationship with Buddy causes him to reevaluate his life and his life’s priorities.

Read the full summary, and add the film to your collection today!

Follow Us

If you enjoyed this episode, please subscribe to our YouTube channel for all of our film reviews.

This podcast is intended for entertainment and information purposes only. The theme music for Movie House Memories, Hiding Your Reality, is brought to you by Kevin MacLeod at under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License. All original content of this podcast is the intellectual property of Movie House Memories, the MHM Podcast Network, and Fuzzy Bunny Slippers Entertainment LLC. unless otherwise noted.

MHM's Rating

Our Rating

Our Rating

New Line Cinema released Elf to theaters on November 7, 2003. Jon Favreau directs the film which stars Will Ferrell, James Caan, and Bob Newhart.

User Rating: 1.9 ( 1 votes)
Show More
Notify of
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
Back to top button
Would love your thoughts, please comment.x