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The Adventures of Pinocchio (1996)

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One of puppet-maker Geppetto's creations comes magically to life. This puppet, Pinocchio, has one major desire and that is to become a real boy someday. In order to accomplish this goal he ... See full summary »

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Pinocchio (voice)
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Leona
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Felinet
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Pastry shop baker
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Baker's wife
Richard Claxton ...
Saleo
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Tino
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Foreman
Teco Celio ...
Henchman
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Storyline

One of puppet-maker Geppetto's creations comes magically to life. This puppet, Pinocchio, has one major desire and that is to become a real boy someday. In order to accomplish this goal he has to learn to act responsibly. This film shows you the adventures on which he learns valuable lessons. Written by Peter Huiskes <huiskes@westbrabant.net>

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The classic tale comes to life. See more »


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Release Date:

26 July 1996 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Carlo Collodi's Pinocchio  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

JPY 39,648,400 (Japan) (20 December 1996)

Gross:

JPY 132,354,100 (Japan) (17 January 1997)
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Trivia

The villain, Lorenzini, played by Udo Kier, gets his name from the novel's author, Carlo Collodi, whose real surname was Lorenzini. See more »

Quotes

Pinocchio: [in the forest] This is where I belong.
Pepe: You know, I prefer the beach myself, but property there is so expensive.
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Soundtracks

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Music and Lyrics by Stevie Wonder
Lead vocal by Stevie Wonder
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Interesting portrayal of the old fable.
1 November 2002 | by (Houston, Tx, USA, Earth) – See all my reviews

Saw it on DVD, pretty good transfer from film. I can't give it a very high rating as a film, it was a bit muddled at times in exactly what it was trying to convey. But the wooden puppet looked very life-like, his "education" was handled very well, and in the end the message of where life really comes from is very clear. My favorite part, however, was listening to Stevie Wonder sing the songs he wrote for the film.

I bought the DVD to give to my grandchildren, 7 and 10. It will be interesting to see how they react to it.


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