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Asterix the Gaul (1967)
"Astérix le Gaulois" (original title)

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Asterix and his friends fight against the Romans with the help of their druid's magic potion.

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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 ...
(voice)
Michel Puterflam ...
(voice)
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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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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Asterix de Galliër  »

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First appearance on the big screen of Astérix and Obélix. 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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The first but one of the worst Asterix-films
5 July 2000 | by (Froland, Norway) – See all my reviews

Asterix The Gaul was the first Asterix-movie and came out way back in 1967, and was based on the first Asterix-comic with the same name.

The movie is exactly the same as in the comic and there isn`t a single scene here that isn`t present in the cartoon. I can`t write about the plot and the characters because I only know the names in the Norwegian version of Asterix. Asterix the Gaul is for the fan of the series but there are others far better Asterix-movies out there. The best is Asterix and Ceasars` surprise(9/10).

It`s easy to see that Asterix from 1967 is an experimental movie, and the sequels are far better. 6/10


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