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Frosty the Snowman (1969)




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This special release celebrates the 45th anniversary of an animated Christmas classic, Frosty the Snowman. First airing on CBS, the Jimmy Durante-narrated special has been a staple of Christmastime for decades. Enjoy the holiday special in all its digitally restored glory.

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Critic Reviews for Frosty the Snowman

All Critics (5)

It adds a new dimension to a fun Christmas song only Rankin Bass could have pulled off.

December 26, 2013 | Full Review…

Classic Christmas TV special is sing-along fun.

January 1, 2011 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Retains its charm and all-ages appeal decades after its original broadcast.

December 10, 2004 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Frosty the Snowman

I haven't seen this movie in years, but I loved it when I was a kid, and I think kids today will enjoy it still. Watch it for Christmas this year and see for yourself. Merry Christmas!

Aj V
Aj V

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Basically an extended version of the song, Frosty the Snowman probably holds more cheer for American audiences. In England we have The Snowman, a much subtler and sadder story, but very similar. Here we have some kids looking to have fun with Frosty while a magician tries to reclaim his magic hat. I couldn't completely enjoy this as, to me, it was rightfully the magician's hat in the first place. The song is always great, and I liked most of the voice work. At under half an hour, it's a great, quick dose of Christmas.

Luke Baldock
Luke Baldock

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by far my favorite of rankin basses films

Michael Edwards
Michael Edwards

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