Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer is a 2026 American computer-animated Christmas comedy film produced by DreamWorks Animation and DreamWorks Classics and distributed by Universal Pictures. It was DreamWorks' second film based on a Rankin/Bass special, after 2025's Frosty The Snowman. Based on both the song and the TV special of the same name, The film was directed by Chris Miller, Alessandro Carloni, and David P. Smith, and written by Sarah Jane Cunningham and Suzie V. Freeman. The film stars the voices of Owen Laramore, Mckenna Grace, Jamie Elman, Seth Rogen, Keanu Reeves, and Michael Keaton.

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
Directed by Chris Miller
Alessandro Carloni
David P. Smith
Produced by Mark Swift
Written by Sarah Jane Cunningham
Suzie V. Freeman
Based on Rudolph The Red-Nosed
Reindeer

by Johnny Marks
and Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer
by Arthur Rankin Jr.
Jules Bass
Starring Owen Laramore
Mckenna Grace
Jamie Elman
Seth Rogen
Keanu Reeves
Michael Keaton
Music by John Powell
Cinematography Yong Duk Jhun
Edited by James Ryan
Production company DreamWorks Animation
DreamWorks Classics
Distributed by Universal Pictures
Release date November 2, 2026
Running time 90 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Budget $65 million
Box office $192 million

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer saw a theatrical release in the United States on November 2, 2026 to positive reviews, with critics praising Laramore's portrayal of the title character, and its faithfulness to the source material. The film grossed $192 million worldwide and was nominated for Academy Award for Best Animated Feature, but lost to The Little Mermaid.

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