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  • Ferrell makes the damn thing work. Even though he can't get naked or use naughty words, there's a devil of comedy in Ferrell, and he lets it out to play. Director Jon Favreau has the good sense to just stand out of his way. show more

  • Pays homage to a sack of Christmas movies, from the department store Claus of "Miracle on 34th Street" to a standing-on-the-bridge-contemplating-suicide moment, a la "It's a Wonderful Life." show more

  • While the words "instant holiday classic" might be pushing it, Elf is at the very least a breezily entertaining, perfectly cast family treat. show more

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  • July 02, 2011 josephbeagle2
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    laughs here and there, but not the best. There are many better movies that Will Ferrell has done. I think this is an ok movie, If there wasn\'t so many flaws I will like it a little bit more but since there are, I am giving it 3 stars, and thats the nicest i am being

  • December 22, 2010 mrbossmansaint
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    stupid movie

  • December 22, 2010 HancockJohnShe
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    terrible