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Pinocchio and the Emperor of the Night (1987)

G  |   |  Animation, Adventure, Family  |  25 December 1987 (USA)
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Pinocchio and his friends, a glow worm and a marionette, search for a magic music box. However, so is the evil Scalawag and the Emperor of the Night.

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Scalawag (voice)
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Twinkle (voice)
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Bee Atrice (voice)
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Grumblebee (voice)
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Emperor of the Night (voice)
Rickie Lee Jones ...
Fairy Godmother (voice)
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Gee Willikers (voice)
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Igor (voice)
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Puppetino (voice)
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Pinocchio (voice)
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Pinocchio has been a real boy for a year. So his creator, Geppetto makes him a cake to celebrate. After a visit from the Pinocchio's Fairy Godmother (who had turned Pinocchio into a real boy), Geppetto realizes that he must deliver a precious Jewel box to the Mayor. Pinocchio persuades Geppetto to allow to take the box and makes his way to the Mayor's house. Pinocchio also takes with him his hand-make glow worm, which magically becomes real when Pincoccho gets distracted by a Carnival that has come to town. Pinocchio names his glow worm Willikers and decides to take a peek at the Carnival, despite Geppetto telling him not to go anywhere near it. Nearby, Scalawag and his colleague Igor advertise a three-shell game which cheats people out of their money, leading to Scalawag's and Igor's escape by using a cannon to get away from the angry mob. Scalawag meets Pinocchio and trades the Jewel box a ruby, which turns out to be a fake when Pinocchio gets home, which angers Geppetto. Pinocchio ... Written by The Waltzing Walkman

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A continuation of the family classic. See more »


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$8,000,000 (estimated)

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$3,261,638 (USA)
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Disney sued Filmation for defamation and trademark infringement, but was ruled against on the basis that Carlo Collodi's 1883 novel "The Adventures Of Pinocchio" was in public domain. See more »

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When Pinocchio sees the Carnival for the first time, it is along a flat road straight ahead of him. After he says he will take a peek at it, the Carnival is at the bottom of a hill. See more »

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Follows Pinocchio (1940) See more »

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Saw this movie as a kid
4 July 2002 | by (Michigan) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie when I was about 10 or so and I absolutely loved it. The animation was fantastic and I actually thought it was better than the Disney movie. The story was very involved, but not too hard for a kid to follow. I hope to find this movie on DVD.


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