Yahoo! Movies! has debuted the first teaser trailer for Arthur Christmas, which will be released in theaters nationwide on November 23, 2011. Click on the video player below for your first glimpse at this animated adventure, which stars James McAvoy, Jim Broadbent and Hugh Laurie:

Set on Christmas night, the story of Arthur Christmas at last reveals the incredible, never-before seen answer to every child's question: 'So how does Santa deliver all those presents in one night?' The answer: Santa's exhilarating, ultra-high-tech operation hidden beneath the North Pole. But at the heart of the film is a story with the ingredients of a Christmas classic - a family in a state of comic dysfunction and an unlikely hero, Arthur, with an urgent mission that must be completed before Christmas morning dawns.