I recall an alien befriends a young boy and at Christmas the boy is given a present from the alien dressed as Santa. The gift is a small toy version of its spaceship.

  • This question is very terse and would be greatly improved by going through the checklists here; How to ask a good story-ID question? – Valorum Dec 12 '18 at 16:45
  • -100 for reminding me of this movie. But +101 for actually having seen it. – James McLeod Dec 13 '18 at 3:29

I cannot believe I know this, but it is the French Canadian film le martien de Noël from 1971. Two kids meet a Martian out in the snow, teach him a bit about the Earth (or at least, Quebec), and at the end, he dresses up like Santa and gives them a model of his ship. I watched it several years in a row in elementary school

Here’s a quick video summary.

  • There are a few very good sci fi movies every kid should see. This... is basically the opposite thing. – James McLeod Dec 13 '18 at 2:40
  • Thank you kind sir, you have nailed this one, yes i watched a hell of a lot of things when i was a kid i probably shouldn't of watched haha – Chris Tian Rainey Dec 13 '18 at 20:33

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