MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 17,732 this week

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

G  |   |  Animation, Adventure, Family  |  16 October 1998 (USA)
5.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.6/10 from 1,387 users  
Reviews: 21 user | 6 critic

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 »

Director:

(as Bill Kowalchuk)

Writers:

(story),
0Check in
0Share...

Interview: Magic Mike

The Magic Mike XXL guys give some relationship advice to a 74-year-old fan.

Watch Now

Related News

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 30 titles
created 01 Jan 2012
 
a list of 44 titles
created 11 Jun 2012
 
a list of 35 titles
created 30 Mar 2014
 
a list of 32 titles
created 03 Apr 2014
 
a list of 45 titles
created 9 months ago
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

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

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Movie (1998) on IMDb 5.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Movie.

User Polls

2 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Animation | Short | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Somewhere In Dreamland, Santa's Surprise, Hector's Hectic Life, Snow Foolin, Jack Frost, Christmas Comes But Once A Year, The Night Before Christmas, The Shanty Where Santy Lives

Director: Max Fleischer
Stars: Paul Wing
Annabelle's Wish (Video 1997)
Animation | Adventure | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A mute boy and a calf with the ability to speak form a deep friendship, learning what it means to love and sacrifice for another.

Director: Roy Wilson
Stars: Randy Travis, Jay Johnson, Jerry Van Dyke
Animation | Family | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

This is the story of a little robot known as Pinocchio 3000 whose greatest wish is to become a real boy. The year is 3000. Geppetto, with the help of his faithful assistant, Spencer the ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Robichaud
Stars: Malcolm McDowell, Sonja Ball, Howard Ryshpan
Animation | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Worried that he costs too much to feed, Clifford runs away to join a carnival act and help win a lifetime supply of Tummy Yummies.

Director: Robert C. Ramirez
Stars: John Ritter, Cree Summer, Kel Mitchell
Animation | Short | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

When a town learns that Santa Claus has struck it off his delivery schedule due to an insulting letter, a way must be found to change his mind.

Directors: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr.
Stars: Joel Grey, Tammy Grimes, John McGiver
Frosty Returns (TV Short 1992)
Short | Animation | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

The continuing exploits of the famous snowman as he goes up against a more powerful force which threatens all of Christmas.

Directors: Evert Brown, Bill Melendez
Stars: Jonathan Winters, Jan Hooks, Andrea Martin
Animation | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A human orphan raised the Faire Folke becomes the benefactor of all human children.

Director: Glen Hill
Stars: Robby Benson, Dixie Carter, Hal Holbrook
Animation | Adventure | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.3/10 X  

Christopher Columbus decides to go on a journey to prove that the Earth is not flat. His companion is a smart wood worm who's on a quest of his own: to save a beautiful fairy princess from the evil lord Swarm and his insect army.

Director: Michael Schoemann
Stars: Corey Feldman, Irene Cara, Dom DeLuise
Animation | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Sequel to Mickey's Once Upon a Christmas

Directors: Carole Holliday, Matthew O'Callaghan, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Wayne Allwine, Tony Anselmo, Jeff Bennett
Animation | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  

Charlie B. Barker and Itchy Ford are back with Sasha and the gang having a Dicken's of a time as they try to save Christmas from Carface and an evil spirit that wishes to use dogs all over ... See full summary »

Directors: Paul Sabella, Gary Selvaggio
Stars: Ernest Borgnine, Dom DeLuise, Sheena Easton
Animation | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

An adventurous girl, a young blind hermit and a goofy two headed dragon race to find the lost sword Excalibur to save King Arthur and Camelot from disaster.

Director: Frederik Du Chau
Stars: Jessalyn Gilsig, Cary Elwes, Andrea Corr
Animation | Adventure | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

Wilbur the pig knows how important friendship is - he learned that from a spider named Charlotte. So when Wilbur meets Cardigan, a lonely lamb, Wilbur immediately makes him his friend. ... See full summary »

Director: Mario Piluso
Stars: Julia Duffy, David Berón, Charles Adler
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Eric Pospisil ...
Young Rudolph (voice)
Kathleen Barr ...
Older Rudolph / Twinkle the Sprite (voice)
...
Santa Claus (voice)
...
Stormella - The Evil Ice Queen (voice)
...
Mrs. Claus / Mitzi - Rudolph's Mother / Mrs. Prancer - School Teacher (voice)
...
Leonard the Polar Bear (voice)
...
Slyly the Fox (voice)
...
Boone (voice)
Alec Willows ...
Doggle / Prancer (voice)
...
Ridley - Stormella's Butler / Milo the Elf / Vixen (voice)
...
Christopher Gray ...
Young Arrow (voice)
Vanessa Morley ...
Young Zoey (voice)
...
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)
Edit

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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

G | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

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)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Slyly and Ridly were redesigned only months before the movies release Ridly was going to have a striped blue and white Butler suit. And slyly fox was originally going to be red. See more »

Goofs

When Rudolph is getting ready to run away from home, you see the back of his head when he's looking at the picture on the wall and there is no blonde hair at the back of his head. However whenever you see the back his head in other scenes, he has got blonde hair. See more »

Quotes

Slyly the Fox: So uh, what'cha running away from kid?
Grown-Up Rudolph: Who says I'm running away from anything?
Slyly the Fox: Heh, I can read ya's like a book, kid. Your family never understood ya. Your friends, they all turned their backs on ya. You couldn't take it anymore, so ya's upped and ya's left.
Grown-Up Rudolph: Wow, you're good.
See more »

Connections

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

Soundtracks

I Hate Santa Claus
Performed by Carmen Twillie
Music and Lyrics by Al Kasha and Michael Lloyd
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Ahh, memories...
30 June 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I absolutely adored this movie when I was younger, and I hate it when people compare it to 'superior' '64 version with puppets. What's so wrong with a fresh new remake anyway. Did the world suddenly stop back in 1964?

The story, like all Goodtimes films, is short, sweet and simple, and should please most children, although some little 'uns might find a few scenes scary. The animation is very fluent for a Goodtimes film, and there are some wonderful sequences with the Northern Lights and snowstorms. The songs are fun and catchy, and they are never there just for the sake of having a song. The songs help emphasise on what Rudolph or any other character is feeling right now.

I loved this movie so much when I was a kid, I wouldn't just watch it at Christmas. It was an enjoyable romp at any time of the year (look, I'm reviewing this in June!)

There's no bad language, no extreme violence, but just a sweet simple story with a strong moral that kids will love. And some open-minded adults will like this too.


3 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Does this movie show on TV anymore? xxindigo_flamexx
I NEED THE LOVE SONG! milloracing
Anybody know who SINGS Stormella? randysrodeo

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?