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Asterix Conquers America (1994)

Asterix in America (original title)
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 »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Roger Carel ...
Astérix (voice)
Pierre Tornade ...
Obélix (voice)
Henri Labussière ...
Panoramix (voice)
François Chaix ...
Abraracourcix (voice)
Michel Tugot-Doris ...
Assurancetourix (voice)
Jean Dautremay ...
Ordralfabétix (voice)
Robert Party ...
César (voice)
Jean-Luc Galmiche ...
Tumulus (voice)
Olivier Jankovic ...
Stupidus (voice)
Nathalie Spitzer ...
Falbala (voice)
Yves Pignot ...
Centurion (voice)
Claude Chantal ...
Bonnemine (voice)
Joël Zaffarano ...
Capitaine (voice)
Sylvain Lemarie ...
Chef (voice)
Thierry Buisson ...
Barbe-Rouge (voice)
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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 the root before conspiratorial senators exploit his humiliation: sycophant Lucullus is ordered to capture the druid (believed immortal) and push him over the edge of the earth (according to the story still believed to be flat as a pizza; actually Greeks and Romans knew better). By pure luck, Lucullus' first net traps both druid and Obelix's pet dog, so the giant and Asterix follow them by ship on the Atlantic, and crash after a storm on the North America coast in pursuit of the druid who was catapulted off the Roman galley before Lucullus triumphantly sets sails back for Europe. They find the druid and meet a tribe of Indians (believing to be in India), literally a whole New World for the equally primitive Celts. At the home front, Caesar sees his chance to overrun the village, but has to wait till ... Written by KGF Vissers

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Danger lurks on foreign shores!


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DEM 19,000,000 (estimated)

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$768,488 (USA)
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Trivia

In an early version of the movie there was a scene where chief Vitalstatistix opens his fly, pulls out a fish and asks Unheigenix to smell it, but Albert Uderzo (Asterix creator) hated the joke and asked for it to be removed. See more »

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When Asterix and his friends leave the Native Americans,the tribe chief speaks in what is clearly Getafix's voice; he says good bye in English for one thing, which the Native Americans cannot speak. See more »

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Follows Asterix and Cleopatra (1968) See more »

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Say Goodbye
Written by Harold Faltermeyer, David Cooke & Magda La Bonté
Performed by Bonnie Tyler
Produced by Harold Faltermeyer & Uli Fisher
Published by BMG Ufa
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Fun! (for a Saturday afternoon)
27 December 2005 | by (Barcelona, Spain) – See all my reviews

Well that's a film for kids, that is clear! However, that not means that Asterix in America is boring. The story is simple, but results convincing and entertains, which is its intention. The quality of the draws is not very good (I didn't expect them to be good, either) but the film doesn't try to result impressive. The only intention of the film is to make some laughs and to pass a good time, and, if you are not very exigent and you try to relax and smile, it is very possible that you enjoy this film. Of course it is not a masterpiece, but it has any intention of being it! Just relax and try not to be very critic, nothing more...


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