Is Elves a good movie? No. God, no. But it’s concept is so delightfully insane that it transcends it’s terrible qualities. With a plot that is one part SciFi original movie and one part straight-to-VHS D-grade horror movie, Elves must been seen to be believed.
In Elves, Santa’s little helpers are actually an ancient race of bloodthirsty monsters that require virgin human women to reproduce. Also, it turns out Hitler knew about the elves, and his grand plan to was to breed a half-elf/half-human ubermensch. Somehow he managed to leave this scheme out of his speeches, but there you go. When a pagan Christmas ritual leads to a elf being awoken, a group of unlucky college girls and an ex-cop-turned-alcoholic-store-Santa (played by Grizzly Adams himself, Dan Haggerty!) get trapped in a department store with the creature and must fight to stay alive.
Elves is so, so dumb, but it’s the perfect movie to watch while loaded on eggnog and huddled together with your friends.