Uncle Scrooge donates an old beat-up trophy for Huey, Dewey and Louie's soccer tournament. But when he finds out that it is actually worth a million dollars, he has to put together a ragtag... See full summary »
Darrell Van Citters
The comedy-adventure series chronicles the high-flying adventures of trillionaire Scrooge McDuck, his grandnephews - Huey, Dewey and Louie, temperamental nephew Donald Duck, Launchpad McQuack, Mrs. Beakley and her granddaughter Webby.
Scrooge McDuck, his dimwitted pilot Launch Pad, and his newphews Huey, Dewey and Louie, with Webby, arrive in Egypt where Scrooge finds the lost treasure of Collie Baba, unbeknownst to Scrooge, a magic lamp was included inside the treasure, so while the nephews have fun with the genie, they all have no idea that they're being stalked by a power hungry sorceror named Murlock and his dimwitted thief counterpart, Dijon. Written by
Dylan Self <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Briefly seen at the Explorer's Club is someone dressed like Indiana Jones. See more »
While the genie is talking to Huey, Dewey and Louie about Merlock, in one shot, Huey's shirt is shown as a dark shade of red despite the fact that it should be lighter. See more »
Now, give it to me.
Give? What give?
The map. Give it to me.
The map, that specific map right here right now?
[grabbing Dijon by the collar in fury]
You didn't steal it?
Too many people, Merlock. Only one Dijon, but look what I did steal... several billfolds... this handy pocket watch... floss... a date nut bar... and two tickets to the feta cheese festival. For you, master.
[Merlock drops him]
Maybe you would like the floss?
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Animation is OK, but the problem is the script. It starts rushed up and ends with fairy-tale Disney ending that has always been annoying.
I saw this movie right after watching third season of the show (I grew up watching DuckTales but recently decided to re-watch just to watch the movie itself) and the drop in quality is very noticeable.
The animation done by a new studio feels rough, especially when they show whole Duck Berg or the first opening scene itself. Some characters like Launchpad do pretty much nothing while others like Gyro and Gizmoduck are completely absent like they never existed (not even a small cameo). Worst part is, this movie's failure meant Disney never bothered with another movie unlike Aladdin which has like 4 movies.
That said, is it a "bad" movie? No. Kids will enjoy it, even grown ups.. probably will. Just not enjoy it as much as the TV series itself.
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