Hooves of Fire (1999)

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Robbie, an out-of-condition reindeer, tries to earn a place on Santa's crack sleigh team.

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Blitzen (voice)
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Vixen (voice)
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Mrs. Santa (voice)
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Robbie the reindeer is determined to win a place pulling Santa's sled. Unfortunately, he's got two problems facing him. One, he's sadly out of shape; two, he doesn't realize his pal Blitzen is cheating! Confused by the temptations of sexy lady reindeer Vixen, and completely unaware of bubble-headed Donner's love for him, Robbie faces the race of his life. Written by Mike Konczewski

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Originally, Rudolph's name is never mentioned specifically because of copyright reasons. Only because of this was its omission then worked into the plot as a running gag. See more »

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Vixen: At least Robbie's dad got out of this frozen hole. He was a smart reindeer that Ru...
Blitzen: [covers her mouth with a hand] No, no, no, no. I will have that name said in my presence!
Donner: Are you talking about Ru...?
[Blitzen covers her mouth with the other hand]
Reindeer: A German name, wasn;t it? Uh, Ru...
[Blitzen covers his mouth with a hoof]
Prancer: I tell you what, it's a catchy song, I love it. A-one, a-two, Ru...
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Music and Lyrics by Mark Knopfler
Performed by Mark Knopfler and Guy Fletcher
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i loved this when i was little
15 December 2007 | by (Cornwall, England) – See all my reviews

i remember i watched this when i was 4 years old, and i loved it, even if i was too young too actually know what the reindeer's where talking about, ha-ha. i also remember i used to call Robbie Rhudolph because i never could say Robbie ha-ha. i still watch it now and even though it is on video tape, it is still as funny as it was when i first saw it XD. i plan to buy the DVD, but i cannot seem to find it at all. i still love the animation and how it is filmed, it almost looked real when i was 4 ha-ha, especially when the snowman is melting and the snow melting from him did look real to me at that age.

xx maverick xx


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