MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 10,074 this week

Asterix and Cleopatra (1968)
"Astérix et Cléopâtre" (original title)

7.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.2/10 from 6,861 users  
Reviews: 14 user | 6 critic

Popular animated hero Asterix and his faithful sidekick Obelix travel to ancient Egypt to help Cleopatra build a new summer home. Cleopatra and Julius Caesar have made a bet, with Caesar ... See full summary »

Writers:

(comic book), (comic book), 3 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

IMDb Picks: May

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in May, sponsored by COVERGIRL.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 24 titles
created 30 Dec 2011
 
a list of 36 titles
created 01 Feb 2012
 
a list of 32 titles
created 18 Sep 2012
 
a list of 33 titles
created 31 Dec 2012
 
a list of 26 titles
created 13 Jul 2013
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Asterix and Cleopatra (1968)

Asterix and Cleopatra (1968) on IMDb 7.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Asterix and Cleopatra.

User Polls

1 win. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Animation | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

In a small saloon, a man with a banjo begins to sing a song about Lucky Luke, and his recent capture of the Dalton brothers: Joe... See full synopsis »

Directors: René Goscinny, Henri Gruel, and 2 more credits »
Stars: Roger Carel, Georges Atlas, Daniel Ceccaldi
Action | Animation | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

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

Director: Ray Goossens
Stars: Roger Carel, Jacques Morel, Pierre Tornade
Animation | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

In order to wipe out the Gaulish village by any means necessary, Caesar plans to absorb the villagers into Roman culture by having an estate built next to the village to start a new Roman colony.

Directors: Louis Clichy, Alexandre Astier
Stars: Roger Carel, Lorànt Deutsch, Laurent Lafitte
Animation | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

The diminutive Asterix and his rather larger companion Obelix, warriors of the last village in Gaul still free after the Roman invasion, set out on a mission to deliver a barrel of their ... See full summary »

Director: Pino Van Lamsweerde
Stars: Roger Carel, Pierre Tornade, Graham Bushnell
Action | Adventure | Animation
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

The Gauls have the chance to become the new masters of the Roman empire if they can solve twelve tasks set by Julius Cesar.

Directors: René Goscinny, Henri Gruel, and 2 more credits »
Stars: Roger Carel, Jacques Morel, Pierre Tornade
Animation | Family | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Obelix falls for a new arrival in his home village in Gaul, but is heartbroken when her true love arrives to visit her. However, the lovers are kidnapped by Romans; Asterix and Obelix set ... See full summary »

Directors: Gaëtan Brizzi, Paul Brizzi
Stars: Roger Carel, Pierre Tornade, Pierre Mondy
Animation | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

The druid is accidentally hit by a menhir thrown by Obelix and loses his mind and memory.

Director: Philippe Grimond
Stars: Roger Carel, Pierre Tornade, Henri Labussière
Adventure | Mystery | Animation
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Tintin is sent to guard an absent-minded professor in a Balkan country, but a local criminal tries to lure him away by kidnapping two children. The professor, however, has invented a ... See full summary »

Director: Raymond Leblanc
Stars: Jacques Careuil, Georges Atlas, Jacques Balutin
Animation | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Caesar has had enough when another legion is hacked to pieces by the damned single indomitable village in Gaul because of the druid's magic potion, so he decides to tackle the problem at ... See full summary »

Director: Gerhard Hahn
Stars: Roger Carel, Pierre Tornade, Henri Labussière
Lucky Luke (TV Series 1984)
Animation | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

An animated series based on the European comic book about an American cowboy described as "The man who shoots faster than his shadow." Lucky Luke, with his horse Double Six, travels the Old... See full summary »

Stars: Jacques Thébault, Pierre Tornade, Jacques Balutin
Adventure | Family | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Tintin travels to Peru to rescue some archaeologists from an old inca curse.

Director: Eddie Lateste
Stars: Philippe Ogouz, Claude Bertrand, Lucie Dolène
Documentary | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Director: Alain Chabat
Stars: Edouard Baer, Monica Bellucci, Alain Chabat
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Roger Carel ...
Astérix (voice)
Jacques Morel ...
Obélix (voice)
Micheline Dax ...
Cléopâtre (voice)
Jacques Balutin ...
Tournevis (voice)
Jacques Bodoin ...
(voice)
Maurice Chevit ...
(voice)
Claude Dasset ...
(voice)
Pierre Garin ...
(voice)
Olivier Hussenot ...
(voice)
Bernard Lavalette ...
Le narrateur / Amonbofis (voice)
Rodolphe Marcilly ...
(voice)
Joel Noel ...
(voice)
Jean Parédès ...
Jules César (voice)
Alfred Personne ...
(voice)
Lucien Raimbourg ...
Panoramix (voice)
Edit

Storyline

Popular animated hero Asterix and his faithful sidekick Obelix travel to ancient Egypt to help Cleopatra build a new summer home. Cleopatra and Julius Caesar have made a bet, with Caesar wagering the project cannot be completed in a few weeks time. With the help of a magic potion, Asterix comes to the rescue of the Queen of the Nile as Caesar and an angry architect plot against them. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Astérix meets the Queen of the Nile!


Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

24 September 1969 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Asterix en Cleopatra  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

,  »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Jacques Balutin's French dubbing of character Tournevis is an obvious imitation of Louis de Funès' persona from the 1950s. See more »

Goofs

Many sound effects are off-sync, for example an urn falls into the floor at one point, after the crash is heard. See more »

Connections

Version of Asterix and Obelix Meet Cleopatra (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

Quand l'Appétit va, Tout va
Music by Gérard Calvi
Lyrics by Pierre Tchernia
Performed by Roger Carel and Jacques Morel
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
disappointing and without the wit of the comic strip
14 January 2013 | by (London, UK) – See all my reviews

I read Asterix cartoons over and over in my youth so know them well, but had never seen the animation until today and I'm sad to say I was disappointed. The film didn't have the language wit of the comic strip (the Latin asides) and the animation was naive. You can't say, "Oh but it was 1968" because look what Disney was doing then! It was entertaining and fun to watch but not great. The drawing was poor, which was proved when my film froze a few times to reveal the sketchiness of the artwork! It was similar to the comic in the design of the characters - they looked the same - but song and dance numbers? Really? Maybe I'm being too pedantic about a much loved comic book but there were many points where I thought it was lazy production. I didn't even laugh. I guess for older children, who this is supposed to be for, it would be okay, but it lacked continuity, was too stop-start, limited dialogue (I suppose they were keeping to the comic) so it seemed too simple and not entertaining enough and I got the impression it was trying to be Disney but falling well short. I think I'll stick to reading Asterix.


2 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Great entertainment for asterix fans even after all this time DC-Tiki
What nationality are the architects? giona
Discuss Asterix and Cleopatra (1968) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?