MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 8,162 this week

The Smurfs and the Magic Flute (1976)
"La flûte à six schtroumpfs" (original title)

5.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.9/10 from 726 users  
Reviews: 7 user | 9 critic

A villain named McCreep steals the Smurfs' magic flute, an instrument that makes people dance wildly, and uses it to rob them. The Smurf King sends out Peewit to track down the thief and retrieve the flute.

Director:

Writers:

(adaptation), (adaptation), 2 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 58 titles
created 13 Aug 2012
 
a list of 40 titles
created 15 Feb 2013
 
a list of 596 titles
created 5 months ago
 
a list of 29 titles
created 4 months ago
 
list image
a list of 1767 titles
created 4 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Smurfs and the Magic Flute (1976)

The Smurfs and the Magic Flute (1976) on IMDb 5.9/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Smurfs and the Magic Flute.

User Polls

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

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
The Smurfs (2011)
Animation | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

When the evil wizard Gargamel chases the tiny blue Smurfs out of their village, they tumble from their magical world into New York City.

Director: Raja Gosnell
Stars: Hank Azaria, Katy Perry, Jonathan Winters
Smurfs (1981–1990)
Animation | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

The Smurfs are little blue creatures that live in mushroom houses in a forest inhabited mainly by their own kind. The smurfs average daily routine is attempting to avoid Gargomel, an evil man who wants to kill our little blue friends.

Stars: Don Messick, Danny Goldman, Lucille Bliss
The Smurfs 2 (2013)
Animation | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

The Smurfs team up with their human friends to rescue Smurfette, who has been kidnapped by Gargamel since she knows a secret spell that can turn the evil sorcerer's newest creation - creatures called the Naughties - into real Smurfs.

Director: Raja Gosnell
Stars: Neil Patrick Harris, Jayma Mays, Katy Perry
Fantasy | Animation | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A group of reclusive humanoid bears and a few trusted humans explore their lost heritage and prevent their enemies from exploiting it.

Stars: June Foray, Noelle North, Lorenzo Music
Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

"The Battle of Pareo Rock" tells the story of Jimmy, an 11-year old European boy who goes to Africa with his mother, a busy executive charged with establishing a golf resort. However, on ... See full summary »

Director: Lourens Blok
Stars: Johann Harmse, Kertrice Maitisa, Caroline Goodall
Animation | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

As the movie opens, Spring has arrived in Jellystone Park. Just as fast as tourists arrive, Yogi is up to his usual act of stealing their picnic baskets and any other food he encounters. ... See full summary »

Directors: Joseph Barbera, William Hanna
Stars: Daws Butler, Don Messick, Mel Blanc
Animation | Adventure | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

In search of some adventure in their safe and peaceful valley, the five dinosaur friends make a hideaway. From there, they spot two thieves in action, stealing an egg from one of their ... See full summary »

Director: Roy Allen Smith
Stars: Scott McAfee, Candace Hutson, Heather Hogan
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
Certificate: Passed Animation | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

The happy tranquility of Buggsville is shattered when the populace learns that a colossal skyscraper is to be built over their tiny town.

Directors: Dave Fleischer, Shamus Culhane
Stars: Kenny Gardner, Gwen Williams, Jack Mercer
Alvin & the Chipmunks (1983–1990)
Family | Animation | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Three chipmunk brothers, Alvin, Simon, and Theodore. The trio have been adopted by and are living with Dave (human). Each show finds the boys getting into trouble and new and unusual situations.

Stars: Ross Bagdasarian Jr., Janice Karman, Frank Welker
Animation | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Charlie Brown makes his way to the national spelling bee finals.

Director: Bill Melendez
Stars: Peter Robbins, Pamelyn Ferdin, Glenn Gilger
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Georges Atlas ...
Sénéchal (voice)
Jacques Balutin ...
Le buveur (voice)
Angelo Bardi ...
Le marchand (voice)
Jacques Ciron ...
Le visiteur (voice)
William Coryn ...
Johan (voice)
Henri Crémieux ...
Homnibus (voice)
Roger Crouzet ...
Schtroumpf #2 (voice)
Jacques Dynam ...
Mortaille (voice)
Michel Elias ...
Ginette Garcin ...
Dame Barde (voice)
Henri Labussière ...
Le pêcheur (voice)
Jacques Marin ...
Albert Médina ...
Torchesac (voice)
Michel Modo ...
Pirlouit (voice)
Georges Pradez ...
Le roi (voice)
Edit

Storyline

A villain named McCreep steals the Smurfs' magic flute, an instrument that makes people dance wildly, and uses it to rob them. The Smurf King sends out Peewit to track down the thief and retrieve the flute. Now Johan and Pirlouit must get it back at all costs, so they head to the magical kingdom of Smurfs to ask for their help. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

smurf | flute | king | thief | magic flute | See more »

Taglines:

It's the Smurfs' ONE and ONLY full length motion picture ...ever! See more »


Certificate:

G | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

25 November 1983 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Smurfs and the Magic Flute  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

,  »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Eastmancolor)|

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Despite negative reviews, this film was a major success at the box-office, grossing US$11 million from 432 theaters. At the time, this was the highest on record for a non-Disney film, only to be surpassed by The Care Bears Movie (1985) in 1985. This film was also among Atlantic Releasing's all-time top five movies at the box office, and upon its success, Atlantic established their new (but short-lived) children's film label, Clubhouse Pictures, to release more animated features. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Narrator: Once upon a time... wait a minute! This isn't just another once upon a time story. This story doesn't follow the book at all. It all began in a kingdom a long time ago in the middle ages. By decree of the good king, the kingdom was having a great celebration.
See more »

Connections

Referenced in Angel: Smile Time (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

Hymne au Travail
("Hymn At Work")
(The Smurfs sing their own theme song while making a new flute; this is a rearrangement of the film's instrumental theme music, but with lyrics)
Composed by Michel Legrand
Lyrics by Peyo & Yvan Delporte
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

May be disorienting!
21 May 2004 | by (Brooklyn, NY) – See all my reviews

Many adults forget that children used to the animated series "the Smurfs" may be disoriented by "The Smurfs and the Magic Flute". I don't forget how confused I was when my parents brought this home from the video store. First off, none of the usual human characters in the animated series appear in the movie. (Missing is Gargamel, among others). The biggest difference is that the voices of the smurfs are completely different than they are in the show, and only a fraction of the personalities in the show are represented. The voices have an eery and, frankly, annoying sound effect on them, making them sound even more chirpy and otherworldy than they ever did on TV.

These inexplicable inconsistencies are coupled with some basic faults: The smurfs do not appear until 20 minutes into the film, long after your kids have left the room or turned on the X box. The story is hard to follow and uninteresting. The magic Flute amounts to nothing more than an oddity for "hardcore" smurf fans.


5 of 20 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Johan vs John cwwilker
Different Versions CloakedSparrowVI
So I watched this last night for the first time in 27 odd years... thinicer
Discuss The Smurfs and the Magic Flute (1976) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?