It is Christmas Eve, and the Stahlbaum family is happily unwrapping their Christmas gifts. After all the merriment, seven year old Marie receives a very special gift a mysterious Nutcracker from her beloved Godfather Drosselmeier. Marie discovers that this is no ordinary Nutcracker, but Godfather Drosselmeiers nephew, who was transformed into a wooden toy by the curse of the evil Madame Mouserink. To break the curse, the Nutcracker must win the love of Marie and defeat the malicious, seven headed Mouse King. This enduring tale of love, friendship and Christmas magic is the perfect family holiday treat.