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Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer & the Island of Misfit Toys (2001)

Unrated  |  Video  |   |  Animation, Family, Musical  |  30 October 2001 (USA)
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When the Evil Toy Taker takes all of Santa's toys, it's up to Rudolph and his friends Hermey, Yukon Cornelius and the Abominable Snowman "Bumbles" to stop him and bring Christmas to the children of the world.

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Scoop the Snowman (voice)
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Queen Camilla (voice)
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Toy Taker / Mr. Cuddles the Teddy Bear (voice) (as Richard Moranis)
Kathleen Barr ...
Rudolph / Mrs. Claus / Dolly / Peggy the Pig / Female Cardinal / Tooth Fairy / Rocking Horse / Adina (voice)
Scott McNeil ...
Hermey / Yukon Cornelius / Boomerang / Coach Comet / Duck (voice) (as Scott Mcneil)
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Santa Claus / Bumble (voice)
Elizabeth Carol Savenkoff ...
Clarice (voice)
Colin Murdock ...
King Moonracer / Reindeer #1 (voice)
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Elf Foreman (voice)
Brent Miller ...
Hank (voice)
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Charlie in the Box / Windup Mouse / Gingerbread Guard (voice)
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Telephone / Dizzy Top (voice)
Alec Willows ...
Kite (voice)
Don Brown ...
Toy Taker (voice)
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When the Evil Toy Taker takes all of Santa's toys, it's up to Rudolph and his friends Hermey, Yukon Cornelius and the Abominable Snowman "Bumbles" to stop him and bring Christmas to the children of the world.

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Kathleen Barr, who is the voice of Rudolph in this movie, also did the voice of Grown Up Rudolph in _Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Movie (1998) (V)_. See more »

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[setting off from the island of Misfit toys.]
Hermey the Elf, D.D.S: Looks like rough weather ahead - maybe we should turn back.
Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer: I kind of hate to miss my date with Clarice.
Hermey the Elf, D.D.S: That doe certainly has you head over hooves, doesn't she?
Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer: Who told you?
Hermey the Elf, D.D.S: Everyone in Christmas town knows.
Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer: They do?
Hermey the Elf, D.D.S: Haven't you told each other?
Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer: Well, not in so many words.
Hermey the Elf, D.D.S: Well, last time I counted, it was just three.
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Following the credits, the Head Elf is in Hermey's dentist trailer finally getting the dental work he so richely deserved. See more »

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The Toy Taker
Music and Lyrics by Bruce Roberts and Diana B
The Toy Taker performed by Bruce Roberts
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A reason to make more money
4 February 2002 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

In the last couple of years there has been a marketing bonanza on the original Rudolph the Red nose Reindeer. You can buy just about anything from the original at Christmas time (Action Figures, plush toys, Bobbleheads, Ornaments, Wrapping Paper, Tree Skirts, Magnets, etc.).

This movie just came out so that the makers could get more money off the Rudolph frenzy.

First, I would say the worst thing about this movie was the soundtrack. They were all new songs and they were all terrible. I just looked at my wife and we were both cringing. I didn't even feel like a majority of the songs were even christmasy just stupid buddy songs. Maybe I am missing something maybe they made this movie for kids because the music was like something out of a Barney episode. Terrible!

The Animation was not the same as the first. The first was puppet. This one was a rehashed computer animated flick. And the computer animation was some of the poorest computer animation I have seen.

The characters in this movie were the same as from the last Rudolph but for some reason I found them annoying in this movie as opposed to cute in the first one. There were three new characters and they were not interesting or likable. You can tell that whoever made this movie did not get what the other christmas specials were all about. A talking annoying Hippo? In the North Pole? Let me ask you does that sound like something you would see in the first movie? The makers of this just wanted to make a few bucks and do no research. Everyone of the christmas specials had a narrator. The narrator would be an animated version of the person who is providing the voice: Burl Ives as the snowman in the first Rudolph, Fred Astaire in Santa Claus is Coming to Town, Jimmy Duartee in the first Frosty, Andy Griffith in the second Frosty, others include Ethel Merman, Shirley Booth, and Red Skelton. But for this one Richard Dryfus was just a boring snowman. The snowman looked nothing like Richard. This seems minor but just goes to show that there really is no similarity to the originals except that rights to the characters were purchased by the makers of this film. The story line is not in the same vain at all.

All in all pretty poor. If you must see this do not buy it like I did. Wait for it to come on tv or if you must, rent it.

I better recommendation would be to watch little known sequels: Rudolph's Shiny New Year or Rudolph and Frosty's Christmas in July.


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