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Arthur and the Great Adventure (2009)

Arthur et la vengeance de Maltazard (original title)
Arthur answers a distress call from Princess Selenia, who is menaced by the nefarious Maltazard.

Director:

Luc Besson

Writers:

Patrice Garcia (characters and universe), Luc Besson (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Selena Gomez ... Selenia (voice)
Freddie Highmore ... Arthur
Logan Miller ... Jake
Snoop Dogg ... Max (voice)
Omar Sy ... Snow (voice)
Jimmy Fallon ... Prince Betameche (voice)
Mia Farrow ... Granny
Fergie ... Replay (voice) (as Stacy Ferguson)
Will.i.am ... Snow (voice) (as Will i Am)
Cem Yilmaz ... (voice)
Robert Stanton ... Armand
Mylène Farmer ... Sélenia (voice)
Lou Reed ... Emperor Maltazard (voice)
Penny Balfour ... Rose
Jean-Paul Rouve ... Le père (voice)
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Storyline

Arthur did as a boy what only grandpa, a fellow nature buff, did as an adult: pass, as white man, the Bogo tribe's tests of harmony with the natural worlds of trees, minerals and animals. To answer a mysterious call fro help from the Mimimoy people, he enters their world miniaturized. By the time he works out with friends it was a trick, the mastermind has already escaped, ready to strike in our world. Written by KGF Vissers

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some mild peril | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

France

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 December 2009 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Arthur 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

France

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Box Office

Budget:

EUR65,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$51,394,557
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital EX | DTS-ES | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

"Arthur and the Great Adventure" is actually a UK only release, an edit of the second and third films, Arthur and the Revenge of Maltazard and Arthur 3: The War of the Two Worlds (2010). See more »

Goofs

(at around 51 mins) In the kitchen Archibald tells Armand, that all animals and insects are to be respected around his home. Yet when Arthur and Betameche are escaping the Unicorns under the house, there are rat traps. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Arthur and the Revenge of Maltazard (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

Poker Face
Written by Lady Gaga (as S. Germanotta) and RedOne (as N. Khayat)
Performed by the Minimoys Band
©2008 Sony / ATV Songs LLC / House of Gaga Publishing Inc
With Courtesy of Sony / ATV Music Publishing (France)
(P)2009 EuropaCorp
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Nice movie
20 April 2011 | by pdl12345See all my reviews

Loved the first one but I think this is somewhat weaker movie. Great Computer graphics Image, very nice directing, loved the looks of the movie, very pleasant to the eyes but the story isn't as appealing as the first one. Maybe that is a problem common to all trilogies, being the second one the least appealing of all. I have seen the first in French version, this one I watched in English, loved both versions but I think the English one is slightly better because as the actors are speaking in their natural language things seem more natural when in real life scenes It is a very nice movie to show to our kids and can be used as a nice entry level movie for European Cinema, for preteen kids. It keeps that good French tradition of great care with image and details. all looks so wonderful! Still it is good fun and in the end it seems to open the door for an absolutely fantastic 3rd one! Hope my expectations come true.


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