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The Three Investigators and the Secret of Terror Castle (2009)

Jupiter Jones refuses to attend the surprise party his friends throw against his expressed wished. However he loves investigating an intruder, who gets away but without the clue he came ... See full summary »

Director:

Florian Baxmeyer

Writers:

Philip LaZebnik (screenplay), Aaron Mendelsohn (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Chancellor Miller ... Jupiter Jones
Nick Price ... Pete Crenshaw
Cameron Monaghan ... Bob Andrews
James Faulkner ... Stephen Terrill / Victor Hugenay
Anette Kemp Anette Kemp ... Caroline (as Annette Kemp)
Jonathan Pienaar ... Sheriff Hanson
Ron Smerczak ... Worthington
Martin Le Maitre Martin Le Maitre ... Uncle Titus
Catharine Cooke Catharine Cooke ... Aunt Mathilda (as Catherine Cooke)
Julia Bremermann Julia Bremermann ... Catherine
Axel Milberg ... Julius
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jannik Schümann ... Justus Jonas (voice)
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Storyline

Jupiter Jones refuses to attend the surprise party his friends throw against his expressed wished. However he loves investigating an intruder, who gets away but without the clue he came looking for. It leads to another Californian ghost town and its "castle's" secret, which links to orphan Jupiter's parents. Written by KGF Vissers

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for action, peril and some suggestive material | See all certifications »
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Details

Official Sites:

Official Site [Germany]

Country:

Germany | South Africa

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 March 2009 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

The Three Investigators in the Secret of Haunted Castle See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$4,451,541
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Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

In the movie, Jupiter's deceased parents are mentioned and even make an appearance. In the source story, his parents are neither making an appearance nor are they mentioned. See more »

Goofs

At the beginning of the movie the Rolls Royce is seen driving on the right side of the road. At the end of the movie, as the boys return from their trip, the Rolls drives on the left side, which is wrong for California, but correct for South Africa, where the movie was filmed. See more »

Quotes

Jupiter Jones: Time to apply Rule 38.
Bob Andrews: Maybe you should try printing out a little book with all this stuff in it.
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Not bad, but not the best they could shoot
3 January 2011 | by cipolla-andreaSee all my reviews

I watched this movie yesterday, it was aired by an Italian network. As an ancient reader of Three Investigators novels...what to say ? Something didn't work, in my opinion. What ? Chiefly the depiction of Pete and Bob characters. In the movie the authors made them muddlers, goofy and for what concerns Pete in particular, too much frightful. In a word, the movie shows comical personas...you don't find anything similar in books, where the humour is 'between the lines' and almost completely limited to Jupe's meetings with Hitchcock. Speaking of Jupe, I don't know, maybe it's just me, but reading novels I never imagined him always so frowned and pensive. Besides these considerations, the movie is not bad at all and can be viewed, but surely it will be enjoyed, as it was already remarked, more by young viewers than old readers.


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