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|
David P. Smith
|Produced by||Mark Swift|
|Written by||Sarah Jane Cunningham|
Suzie V. Freeman
|Based on||Rudolph The Red-Nosed|
by Johnny Marks
and Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer
by Arthur Rankin Jr.
|Music by||John Powell|
|Cinematography||Yong Duk Jhun|
|Edited by||James Ryan|
|Production company||DreamWorks Animation|
|Distributed by||Universal Pictures|
|Release date||November 2, 2026|
|Running time||90 minutes|
|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.