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Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Movie (1998)

When Rudolph is born with a red nose he is bullied through out his younger years, but when Stormella closes her bridge of to the public and threaten to put Santa out of business for good ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Eric Pospisil ...
Young Rudolph (voice)
Kathleen Barr ...
Older Rudolph / Twinkle the Sprite (voice)
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Santa Claus (voice)
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Stormella - The Evil Ice Queen (voice)
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Mrs. Claus / Mitzi - Rudolph's Mother / Mrs. Prancer - School Teacher (voice)
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Leonard the Polar Bear (voice)
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Slyly the Fox (voice)
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Boone (voice)
Alec Willows ...
Doggle / Prancer (voice)
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Ridley - Stormella's Butler / Milo the Elf / Vixen (voice)
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Christopher Gray ...
Young Arrow (voice)
Vanessa Morley ...
Young Zoey (voice)
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Older Zoey / Glitter the Sprite / Schoolroom Doe #1 (voice) (as Myriam Sirios)
Elizabeth Carol Savenkoff ...
Zoey's Mother / Aurora the Sprite / Elf Crowd Member #3 (voice)
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Storyline

When Rudolph is born with a red nose he is bullied through out his younger years, but when Stormella closes her bridge of to the public and threaten to put Santa out of business for good this starts a chain of events that brings Rudolph from zero to hero don't miss it Written by Luke Bonjers

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reindeer | accident | storm | cave | fox | See All (58) »


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Release Date:

16 October 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Petteri Punakuono  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$56,567 (USA) (16 October 1998)

Gross:

$113,484 (USA) (30 October 1998)
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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Canadian actor Scott McNeil originally recorded voices for Slyly and Bernard, before being replaced by Eric Idle and Bob Newhart in the US respectively prior to the film's release. See more »

Goofs

In the Reindeer games race, Rudolph was #5, Zoey was #7, and Arrow was #1. When Arrow ticked off Rudolph causing his nose to blind Arrow and caused the crash that took a lot of the field out as a result, Zoey made it through and came in second. If you watch it, it was #5 and #7 that crossed the finish line in that order. So technically, when Rudolph lost the race by a technical fault, Zoey should have been declared the winner by default. See more »

Quotes

Stormella, The Evil Ice Queen: [slyly is trying to steal keys from a sleeping stormella]
[partcially waking]
Stormella, The Evil Ice Queen: what are doing?
Slyly the Fox: stealing the keys to the dungeon, now go back to sleep
Stormella, The Evil Ice Queen: oh okay,
[falls back to sleep]
Stormella, The Evil Ice Queen: toodles
Slyly the Fox: [dumbfounded] wanndaya know this truth thing really does work!
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Connections

Referenced in Rules of Engagement: Little Bummer Boy (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Wonderful Christmastime
Performed by Wings
Music and Lyrics by Paul McCartney (as McCartney)
©1977 MPL Communications, Inc.
(P)1977 MPL Communications, Ltd.
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Nothing wrong with this film
27 December 2004 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Strangely, I found this movie quite good. It fills you with a sense of Christmas and there's nothing wrong with sitting down and watching this before you open your presents. A nice little kids movie which appealed to me quite a bit. This year I was feeling a bit bah humbug, but this warmed my heart. The plot is good, sticking to the original idea while skewing away in places, but it remains a nice honest film which everyone can watch. The acting is above average IMO, and Leonard the Bear is my favourite character. A story of the underdog rising up is always great, and this delivers just like it's predessor. Especially fitting for a nice Christmas Day morning. There were some questions left unanswered, however, such as how do the reindeer's fly? But all in all, this is a worthy Christmas tale, telling a story about everyone's favourite reindeer. It is just a shame that this will forever be compared with the original. This is the way great films are ignored and this movie is getting bad feedback because 'it does not live up to the original'. This film is still great, however little can see it's potential. Sad.


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