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Asterix the Gaul (1967)

Astérix le Gaulois (original title)
Gaul invaded! Asterix must save the Druid Getafix from the Romans.

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Complete credited cast:
Roger Carel ...
Astérix (voice)
Jacques Morel ...
Obélix (voice)
Pierre Tornade ...
Abraracourcix / Le marchand de boeufs (voice)
Jacques Jouanneau ...
Assurancetourix (voice)
Lucien Raimbourg ...
Panoramix (voice)
Pierre Trabaud ...
Caius Bonus (voice)
Bernard Lavalette ...
(voice)
Robert Vattier ...
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Michel Puterflam ...
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Maurice Chevit ...
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Georges Carmier ...
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Prolix (voice)
Bill Oddie ...
Asterix (voice)
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Andreco (voice)
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Storyline

In the year 50 BC Gaul is occupied by the romans - nearly. But the small village of Asterix and his friends still resists the Roman legions with the aid of their druid's magic potion, which gives superhuman strength. Learning of this potion, a Roman centurion kidnaps the druid to get the secret formula out of him. Written by Michael Zink

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31 July 1968 (USA)  »

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Asterix de Galliër  »

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Trivia

Asterix and other villagers appear to be using the potion constantly, yet seeing the potion being made is viewed as an event. See more »

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In the UK version of the film, at the end you can see the English voice cast list, but it's actually Asterix and the Big Fight's voice cast. See more »

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Followed by Asterix and Caesar (1985) See more »

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Je suis le marchand de boeufs
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Not as good as the album...
4 April 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I read the album then one day later I saw the film.

Now in comparison to the other albums Asterix the Gaul is no where near the best. But its still good. And with this film it is the same Asterix the Gaul is no where near as good as the other films but it is still good.

Maybe its the dubbing in the English language version but it just doesn't feel like it all came together. At times it was also confusing. They didn't explain or really animate the rapid hair growth of the Romans very well.

The animation is not great but Asterix fans and young children should like it...


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