Albert (2016 film)
|Screenplay by||Will Eisenberg|
|Directed by||Max Lang|
|Music by||Brad Breeck (score)|
Michelle R. Lewis & Dan Petty (songs)
|Country of origin||United States|
|Running time||43 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Nickelodeon Animation Studio|
Bardel Entertainment (animation services)
Albert is a 2016 American CGI Christmas-themed musical comedy TV movie produced by Nickelodeon and distributed by Paramount Television. It premiered on December 9, 2016, and is Nickelodeon's first original animated TV movie.
- Bobby Moynihan as Albert, a small Douglas fir tree who wants to become the Empire City Christmas tree
- Sasheer Zamata as Maisie, a very positive palm tree and Albert's girlfriend
- Judah Friedlander as Gene, a weed and Albert's best friend who is disliked by everybody
- Cheri Oteri as a news correspondent
- Rob Riggle as Cactus Pete/Roy
- Tom Kenny as Additional voices
- Breanna Yde as Molly, a helpful young girl
- John DiMaggio as Donny
- Mary Pat Gleason as Earth Mama
The television film was released on DVD in Region 1 on November 14, 2017 by Paramount Home Entertainment. It was then released on DVD in Region 2 on October 29, 2018 by Paramount Home Entertainment.
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