“Elf” is a 2003 holiday film that stars Will Ferell as an oversized elf from the North Pole who went to New York in search of his biological father.
Take a trip from the North Pole to New York and join Buddy in spreading the Yuletide cheer. Find out where to watch “Elf” in Canada.
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Where to Watch Elf in Canada
“Elf” is available on streaming services in Canada.
Is Elf Available on Streaming?
“Elf” is available on Prime Video in Canada. To stream the movie on the platform, subscribe to any of its subscription plans.
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Amazon Prime Video offers a 30-day free trial to new users. However, residents of Quebec are not eligible to avail themselves of the free trial. You can also enjoy your favorite Prime Video content on various devices, such as smartphones, smart TVs, laptops, tablets, game consoles, and web players like Chromecast, Roku, and Amazon Fire TV.
“How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” “The Grinch,” and “Candy Cane Lane” are some of the best Christmas movies you can stream on Prime Video.
Is Elf Available for Rent (VOD)?
You can also rent or purchase “Elf” on several video-on-demand services in Canada. Keep in mind that rented movies are available for a limited time only. It is also available in physical home media formats like Blu-ray and DVD.
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Is Elf Available on Cable or Free TV?
“Elf” is not airing on cable networks or free TV in Canada.
Should I Use a VPN to Watch Elf?
There is no need to use a VPN to watch “Elf.” The film is readily available in Canada via Prime Video.
What Is Elf About?
The film revolves around Buddy, a young man who was accidentally transported to the North Pole when he was born. Santa’s elves raise him and as he grows, it becomes apparent that he is different than the rest of the elves due to his larger size and inefficiency in completing Santa’s tasks. Buddy discovers his human origins and travels to New York to find his biological father, Walter Hobbs, who has been on Santa’s naughty list for his lack of enthusiasm for Christmas. Buddy finally meets his father, but Walter doubts his claim that he is his son. Throughout the film, Buddy relentlessly attempts to reconnect with his father while adjusting to the real world and spreading the spirit of Christmas in New York through his childlike wonder.
“Elf” hits theaters on November 7, 2003.
Who Are in the Cast and Production of Elf?
Jon Favreau, the American actor-filmmaker behind the “Iron Man” franchise, directed “Elf.” The film stars award-winning comedian Will Ferell (“Barbie”) alongside James Caan (“The Godfather”) and Zooey Deschannel (“500 Days of Summer”). Here’s the main cast of “Elf”:
- Will Ferrell as Buddy Hobbs
- James Caan as Walter Hobbs
- Zooey Deschanel as Jovie
- Mary Steenburgen as Emily Hobbs
- Ed Asner as Santa Claus
- Bob Newhart as Papa Elf
- Daniel Tay as Michael Hobbs
- Faizon Love as Wanda
- Peter Dinklage as Miles Finch
- Amy Sedaris as Deb
- Michael Lerner as Fulton Greenway
- Andy Richter as Morris
- Kyle Gass as Eugene Dupree
- Artie Lange as the Fake Santa
- Jon Favreau as Dr. Ben Leonardo
- Claire Lautier as Charlotte
- David Paul Grove as Pom Pom
What is the Rating for Elf?
“Elf” is rated PG for depictions of crude humor and brief language. The film is suitable for general audiences. However, parental guidance is advised for younger viewers.
How Many People Watch Elf?
“Elf” grossed a total of $225.1 million at the global box office against a budget of $33 million, making it a theatrical hit.
How Are the Reviews for Elf?
“Elf” received generally positive reviews from critics, mainly for Will Ferrell’s impressive comedic performance and Jon Favreau’s direction. It was also praised for its light-hearted, feel-good elements and impeccable holiday atmosphere.
“Elf” holds a Certified Fresh rating of 86% on Rotten Tomatoes. See why critics love the film:
- “Ferrell is a hoot. So is much of this witty holiday family entertainment, which, up until the end, when the “true spirit of Christmas” must be reaffirmed, happily favors slapstick over treacle.” – Newsweek
- “It’s not just the lines, written by David Berenbaum, that work… It’s Ferrell’s bullish commitment to the concept that holds the Jon Favreau-directed film together.” – Times (UK)
A Festive Reunion
As Buddy tirelessly strives to bond with his father, “Elf” shows that the warmth and togetherness with our family is what defines Christmas. Through this, Buddy not only reconnects with his father but also changes his feelings for Christmas, emphasizing how genuine bonds can help inspire positive changes within ourselves and in our perception of the holiday.
You can watch “Elf” on Prime Video in Canada.