The Snowman
The Snowman (1982)

This half-hour British production faithfully recreates author Raymond Briggs' classic children's holiday tale, in which a young boy's snowman magically comes to life and whisks him away to the North Pole to meet Santa Claus.… More

Rated: G
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Release Date: December 26, 1982
DVD Release Date: October 24, 2006
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Critic Score
80%
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92%



Critic Score: 80% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Steve Daly
Entertainment Weekly

The Snowman gently relates, via expert pantomime and orchestral score, a young lad's overnight adventure with his brought-to-life pal.

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Jon Lyus
HeyUGuys

The Snowman is an absolute joy; it is as mesmerising, as surprising and as enchanting as it was all those years ago.

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Betsy Bozdech
Common Sense Media

Charming, wordless, book-based holiday fable for all ages.

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Flixster Audience Score: 92% Flixster User Reviews
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I dont remember a lot about this movie. I first saw this film 10 years ago. I haven't seen it since but I remember this British TV special being a half an… More
Michael Gildea
I remeber The Snowman from when I was a kid and often wondered what the hell David Bowie had to do with it. The animation is still captivating today and the… More
Bentley Lyles
Christmas Movie Review Mania Episode #3: The Snowman Don't think that I'm a bad guy or a hater but I don't watch "Frosty the… More
Stephen M
I've been casting about for a Christmas movie with which to send my Flixster friends a seasonal message, and this one will do very nicely. One of my… More
Michael Edwards
though i dont remember much about the movie i remember how magical and wonderful it was though the only thing i didn't like about it was the ending not… More
Lafe Fredbjornson
Truly special and magical animated movie about a boy and his snowman. They fly away to the land where the other snow-people are, and dance. I like the songs in… More