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

G  |   |  Animation, Adventure, Family  |  16 October 1998 (USA)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Eric Pospisil ...
Young Rudolph (voice)
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)


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)


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

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Whilst the film was recorded in Canada by most of the cast, their were a few exceptions that were recorded in the United States. Examples include John Goodman as Santa and Whoopi Goldberg as Stormella. See more »


When Rudolph gets disqualified from the reindeer games, the referee clearly removes the winners' wreath from around Rudolph's neck to give to Arrow instead. However in the next scene, Rudolph is seen with the wreath still around his neck in the background and his rider is taking it off him. See more »


Doggle: [Boone and Doggle have just messed up their job] Do you think we'll still get our promotion?
Boone: [grumpily] Take it off
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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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