DreamWorks Holiday Classics

Watch DreamWorks Holiday Classics

  • Unrated
  • 2024
  • 1 Season
  • 6.5  (87)

DreamWorks Holiday Classics is a heart-warming anthology of five holiday-themed stories featuring beloved characters from various DreamWorks animated films. The special aired in 2011, bringing together a star-studded cast to voice the characters, including Ben Stiller, David Schwimmer, Chris Rock, Jada Pinkett Smith, Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, Craig Ferguson, America Ferrera, Eddie Murphy, Mike Myers, Antonio Banderas, Cameron Diaz, Tom McGrath, and Chris Miller.

The special opens with "Donkey's Caroling Christmas-tacular," which features the popular character Donkey (voiced by Eddie Murphy) from the Shrek series attempting to conduct a holiday pageant despite his limited organizational abilities. Donkey and his friends perform a series of humorous carols, complete with classic holiday references and silly twists. While the pageant doesn't go smoothly, it ultimately brings joy to all who participate.

Next up is "The Madagascar Penguins in a Christmas Caper," which sees the four penguins from Madagascar planning a heist to steal a present for their friend Private. When things don't go as planned, the penguins use their wits and teamwork to ensure that Private has a memorable Christmas. David Schwimmer (voice of Melman) and Jada Pinkett Smith (voice of Gloria) also make appearances in this segment.

The third story, "Shrek the Halls," follows the titular character (voiced by Mike Myers) as he prepares for his first Christmas with his family. Despite his initial reluctance to participate in the traditions, Shrek ends up joining in on the fun, with humorous results. Cameron Diaz and Antonio Banderas reprise their roles as Fiona and Puss in Boots, respectively.

In "Dragons: Gift of the Night Fury," the holiday-themed sequel to How to Train Your Dragon, Hiccup (voiced by Jay Baruchel) and his dragon Toothless lead their friends on a search for a legendary dragon known as the Night Fury. When they discover that the dragon is actually a mother protecting her newborns, they work together to help her and her offspring have a memorable holiday. Gerard Butler and Craig Ferguson also lend their voices to this segment.

Finally, "Kung Fu Panda Holiday" features Po (voiced by Jack Black) feeling torn between his duty as the Dragon Warrior and his desire to spend time with his family during the Winter Festival. When he finally decides to take a break, he ends up discovering the true meaning of the holiday spirit. The special also features the voices of Angelina Jolie, Lucy Liu, and Seth Rogen, among others.

Overall, DreamWorks Holiday Classics is a delightful collection of heart-warming stories, perfect for families to enjoy together during the holiday season. Filled with beloved characters, classic holiday references, and plenty of humor, this special is sure to put viewers of all ages in a festive mood.

DreamWorks Holiday Classics is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (5 episodes). The series first aired on February 29, 2024.

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The Madagascar Penguins in a Christmas Caper
5. The Madagascar Penguins in a Christmas Caper
When a penguin goes to the city for some last-minute Christmas shopping, he gets stuffed into a stocking. It's up to his fellow penguins to save him!
Donkey's Caroling Christmas-tacular
4. Donkey's Caroling Christmas-tacular
Deck the halls with laughter as Donkey presents his very own Christmas caroling stage show, featuring his merry Far Far Away pals.
Dragons: Gift of the Night Fury
3. Dragons: Gift of the Night Fury
Hiccup and Toothless (from How to Train Your Dragon) take flight in a thrilling adventure to discover an island of never-before-seen dragons.
Merry Madagascar
2. Merry Madagascar
When Santa and his reindeer crash on the island of Madagascar, it's up to Alex, Marty, Gloria, Melman and those wacky penguins to save Christmas.
Play All Four: DreamWorks Holiday Classics
1. Play All Four: DreamWorks Holiday Classics
Surprises abound as the zany and lovable Dreamworks characters take you on four spirited holiday adventures to remember!
Where to Watch DreamWorks Holiday Classics
DreamWorks Holiday Classics is available for streaming on the DreamWorks website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch DreamWorks Holiday Classics on demand at Netflix and Vudu.
  • Premiere Date
    February 29, 2024
  • IMDB Rating
    6.5  (87)