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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)
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Santa Claus (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)
Lee Tockar ...
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Blitzen - Rudolph's Father (voice)
Christopher Gray ...
Young Arrow (voice)
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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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16 October 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Petteri Punakuono  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$56,567, 16 October 1998, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$113,484, 30 October 1998
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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Mark Flood's favorite Christmas film. See more »

Goofs

It's not known why Arrow's cheating by knocking others out of the race wasn't noted by anyone. 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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Referenced in Rules of Engagement: Little Bummer Boy (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

It Could Be Worse
Performed by Eric Idle
Music and Lyrics by Al Kasha and Michael Lloyd
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Ahh, memories...
30 June 2007 | by 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.


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