Top 6 Arthur Christmas Movie Facts

Following is our collection of Arthur Christmas facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of Arthur Christmas film message.

Steve wants to take over Easter
Steve wants to take over Easter
Arthur, Santa's son, has a mug that says, "I saw mommy kissing Santa Clause"
Arthur, Santa's son, has a mug that says, "I saw mommy kissing Santa Clause"

Arthur Christmas Easter Eggs

Hidden objects, characters, easter eggs, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • 1 - When Steve enters Gwen's house, he steps on a Shaun the Sheep squeaky doll, another Aardman character.
    When Steve enters Gwen's house, he steps on a Shaun the Sheep squeaky doll, another Aardman character.
  • While the elves are infiltrating a house, a woman is watching the 1982 film "The Snowman".

Arthur Christmas Hidden Details

1 - Every time Santa presses a button on the S-1, the alert "Santa on Bridge" becomes an anagram of itself.
Every time Santa presses a button on the S-1, the alert "Santa on Bridge" becomes an anagram of itself.
Arthur Christmas poster
Arthur Christmas poster

Arthur Christmas Plot

Santa's (Jim Broadbent's) clumsy son Arthur (James McAvoy) sets out on a mission with Grandsanta (Bill Nighy) to give out a present they misplaced to a young girl in less than two hours.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of Arthur Christmas. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Director Sarah Smith
Stars James McAvoy, Hugh Laurie, Bill Nighy, Jim Broadbent
IMDB score 7.1