A human child raised by elves at the North Pole learns of his human family and goes to live with them in New York City.
MPAA rating: PG; some mild rude humor and language.|||adult
New Line Cinema presents ; Guy Walks Into a Bar production ; produced by Jon Berg, Todd Komarnicki, Shauna Robertson ; written by David Berenbaum ; directed by Jon Favreau.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2003.
Special features: Beyond the Movie features: "Kids on Christmas" featurette; "Deck the hall" featurette; "Santa mania" featurette; "Christmas in Tinseltown" featurette; fact track ; All-Access Pass features: Commentaries by Will Ferrell and director Jon Favreau; deleted/alternate scenes; behind the scenes features including - Tag along with Will Ferrell, Film school for kids, How they made the North Pole, Lights, camera, puffin!, That's a wrap; music from Elf ; Fun 'N' Games: Elf karaoke; "Elf: a short story of a tall tale" read-along; Buddy's adventure game includes - The race down Mt. Icing, Elf in the city, Snowball fight, Fix Santa's sleigh; secret elevator o' fun ; DVD-ROM content: Make your own storybook; be an Elf photo activity; script-to-screen; image gallery; printable activities.
Will Ferrell, James Caan, Zooey Deschanel, Mary Steenburgen, Daniel Tay, Edward Asner, Bob Newhart.
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; English Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Spanish Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo surround.
DVD-ROM features: PC running Microsoft Windows 98SE or higher, InterActual player installed (included on disc), Internet Explorer 5.0 or higher, Macromedia Flash 6.0 and an Internet connection, DVD-ROM drive, and a software or hardware DVD player. DVD System requirements for This DVD will not work in a CD-ROM drive and the DVD-ROM features are not available on Apple Macintosh.
English (Dolby 5.1) or dubbed Spanish (Dolby 2.0) dialogue; closed-captioned.
Director of photography, Greg Gardiner ; editor, Dan Lebental ; music, John Debney ; costume designer, Laura Jean Shannon ; production designer, Rusty Smith ; visual effects supervisor, Joe Bauer.