Holiday Heroines: 9 Movie Women Who Saved Christmas
Santa Claus, Frosty -- men get a lot of credit in Hollywood for bringing us Christmas cheer. But let's not forget the role women play in holiday films. Here are our favorites who help to make the season bright! By Donna Kaufman
Buddy (Will Ferrell) is a human raised among actual North Pole elves, while Jovie (Zooey Deschanel) reluctantly plays an elf in Gimbel's department store. She's jaded about men and terrified of singing in front of people, but Buddy's Christmas spirit melts her heart, and in the 2003 film's final scenes, it's her very public performance of "Santa Claus is Coming to Town" that makes Santa's sleigh fly.