Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer ( 1964 )


Sam the snowman tells us the story of a young red-nosed reindeer who, after being ousted from the reindeer games because of his glowing nose, teams up with Hermey, an elf who wants to be a dentist, and Yukon Cornelius, the prospector. They run into the Abominable Snowman and find a whole island of misfit toys. Rudolph vows to see if he can get Santa to help the toys, and he goes back to the North Pole on Christmas Eve. But Santa's sleigh is fogged in. But when Santa looks over Rudolph, he gets a very bright idea...

friendship 9/10

The importance of friendship and accepting others is a central theme throughout the movie.

bravery 8/10

Rudolph shows bravery in overcoming obstacles and standing up for himself despite being different.

tolerance 8/10

The story promotes tolerance and accepting differences among individuals.

kindness 7/10

Acts of kindness are depicted as characters help and support each other.

self-control 6/10

Characters learn to manage their emotions and reactions in challenging situations.

fear 3/10

Certain scenes involving the Abominable Snow Monster may be frightening for very young children.

violence 2/10

Minor physical conflicts and threats are shown, but in a lighthearted and non-graphic manner.