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

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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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Release Date:

16 October 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Rudolf czerwononosy Renifer  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$113,484 (USA) (30 October 1998)
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Trivia

Scott McNeil originally recorded tracks for Slyly and Bernard before being replaced by Eric Idle and Bob Newhart See more »

Goofs

Both male and female reindeer have antlers. See more »

Quotes

Older Zoey: [Stormella has just left room and is going to conjure storm]
[sighs]
Older Zoey: I've ruined everything
Grown-Up Rudolph: no, it's my fault
Older Zoey: But I crossed the bridge
Grown-Up Rudolph: I ran away
Older Zoey: you wouldn't have run away if I didn't tell you, well, Rudolph, you mean everything in to me.
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Connections

Version of Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964) See more »

Soundtracks

Show Me The Light (Love Theme)
Rudolph performed by Michael Lloyd
Zoey performed by Debbie Lytton (as Debby Lytton Lloyd)
Music and Lyrics by Al Kasha and Michael Lloyd
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Rudolph finds himself in odds with others around him.
22 November 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I liked this movie and thought that it was great even for adults. I didn't find the music distracting from the overall message of the film. The wonderful fact that it teaches courage in the face of insecurity is one that is lost in a lot of movies that are made today. It also teaches that we do not have to be the same as everyone else around us. We can be different and even if we get teased about it we can find solace in ourselves in the fact that we are the way we are because that is the way that we were made and we are each special and unique. I found it a joy watching it by myself for the first time and again watching it with my 4-year-old nephew. It is one that I am glad that I bought and will watch many times over the holidays.


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