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The Princess and the Goblin (1991)

G  |   |  Animation, Fantasy  |  3 June 1994 (USA)
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The story is about the adventurous Princess Irene. The princess is off playing in the woods when she is attacked by goblins pets. She is saved by a mining young warrior boy named Curty. ... See full summary »

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King Papa (voice)
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Mump (voice)
Sally Ann Marsh ...
Princess Irene (voice)
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Prince Froglip (voice)
Peggy Mount ...
Goblin Queen (voice)
Peter Murray ...
Curdie (voice)
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Glump (voice)
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Looti (voice)
Frank Rozelaar-Green ...
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Maxine Howe ...
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Stephen Lyons ...
(voice) (as Steve Lyons)
Robin Lyons ...
Goblin King (voice)
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The story is about the adventurous Princess Irene. The princess is off playing in the woods when she is attacked by goblins pets. She is saved by a mining young warrior boy named Curty. They quickly become friends and get into a lot of trouble. The goblins attack and Irene must rely on her own magic to save Curty, and in turn the entire kingdom. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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3 June 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Princesa e o Duende  »

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$2,144,238 (USA)
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Roy Kinnear's final acting project. See more »

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Curdie: It's a village - a goblin village! That must be where the goblins live.
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Referenced in Song of the Sea (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

A Spark Inside Us
Composed by Chris Stuart
Lyrics by Robin Lyons
Sung by Paul Keating with Sally Ann Marsh and the Pendyrus Male Choir
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Not great, but not at all a bad movie
28 June 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Okay, this movie isn't Disney. The character development is flawed to say the least but this is a good movie overall, considering what they had to work with. The only thing I really disliked about this movie was some of the writing. Irene would sometimes be shown to be pretty tough... then she'd turn into a complete idiot. Same with Curdie, but even more because he was supposed to be tough. And then he seems to forget to be consistent. This is evident when he's captured in the middle of the movie by the goblins and tries to sing to save himself. But then he seems to forget to keep singing, thus helping them capture him.

And the music. The song they got was absolutely wonderful. It captures the story really well. Unfortunately, not only is it the only song in the movie, but it's repeated over and over again.

That's the bad, but the good is still there. It is entertaining and sweet. I wouldn't recommend it for the older crowd but for kids, it's a pretty good movie and not one they'll be embarrassed about liking when they get older. The plot is good and the voice acting is great.


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