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The Princess and the Goblin (1991)

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The story is about the adventurous Princess Irene. The princess is off playing in the woods when she is attacked by goblins pets. She is saved by a mining young warrior boy named Curty. ... See full summary »

Director:

József Gémes

Writers:

Robin Lyons (screenplay), George MacDonald (novel)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Joss Ackland ... King Papa (voice)
Claire Bloom ... Great Great Grandmother Irene (voice)
Roy Kinnear ... Mump (voice)
Sally Ann Marsh Sally Ann Marsh ... Princess Irene (voice)
Rik Mayall ... Prince Froglip (voice)
Peggy Mount ... Goblin Queen (voice)
Peter Murray Peter Murray ... Curdie (voice)
Victor Spinetti ... Glump (voice)
Mollie Sugden ... Looti (voice)
Frank Rozelaar-Green Frank Rozelaar-Green ... (voice) (as Frank Rozelaar Green)
William Hootkins ... Curdie's Father (voice)
Maxine Howe Maxine Howe ... Curdie's Mother (voice)
Stephen Lyons Stephen Lyons ... Drunk Cook / Tall-and-Skinny Soldier / Goblin with Dog (voice) (as Steve Lyons)
Robin Lyons Robin Lyons ... Goblin King / Small-and-Fat Soldier (voice)
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Storyline

The story is about the adventurous Princess Irene. The princess is off playing in the woods when she is attacked by goblins pets. She is saved by a mining young warrior boy named Curty. They quickly become friends and get into a lot of trouble. The goblins attack and Irene must rely on her own magic to save Curty, and in turn the entire kingdom. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

An Enchanting Princess. An Outrageous Goblin. A Magical Adventure for the Entire Family! See more »


Certificate:

G | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

UK | Hungary | Japan | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 June 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Princesa e o Duende See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$451,560, 5 June 1994

Gross USA:

$2,105,078

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,105,078
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Roy Kinnear's final acting project. See more »

Goofs

When Irene is following her grandmother's magic thread through the cave and comes to a pile of rocks which she thinks is a dead end, her hood is up. But when she cries about never finding a way out, her hood is down and when she figures out that she's supposed to follow the thread through the pile of rocks, her hood is up again. See more »

Quotes

Looti, the Princess's Nanny: Oh these steps.
[gasp]
Looti, the Princess's Nanny: That's the trouble with castles
[wheeze]
Looti, the Princess's Nanny: there's too many blooming steps
[gasp]
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Alternate Versions

Theatrical prints of the film have the Hemdale Communications logo, but home video releases remove this. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Song of the Sea (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

A Spark Inside Us
Composed by Chris Stuart
Lyrics by Robin Lyons
Sung by Paul Keating with Sally Ann Marsh and the Pendyrus Male Choir
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Wonderful and charming!
30 January 2007 | by oobrey5See all my reviews

I loved this movie when I was a child. It was just so fantastical and lovely, and the main song just sticks in your head for days upon days. When I watched this movie recently (as in 10 years later), I saw how fine the animation was designed to be, and how well it was done in some areas. It's old, and the animation dosen't really compare to the computer graphics we have today, but it's CLASSIC. And although someof the actions are exaggerated in the movie, it's like opening my Hans Christian Anderson book, and seeing stories come to life.

So if you're a lover of fairy tales, or enjoy telling stories, this movie was MADE for you.


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