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An updated take on the classic Swedish, pig-tailed tomboy, Pippi Longstocking.

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Mrs. Prysselius (voice)
Carole Pope ...
Teacher (voice)
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Peter Karlsson ...
Dunder-Karlsson (voice)
Gunilla Röör ...
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Jan Sigurd ...
Const. Kling (voice)
Tomas Bolme ...
Const. Klang (voice)
Marika Lindström ...
Mrs. Settergren (voice)
Elin Larsson ...
Samuel Fröler ...
Mr. Settergren (voice)
Wallis Grahn ...
Mrs. Prysselius (voice)
Max Wallér-Zandén ...
Tommy (voice)
Börje Ahlstedt ...
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22 August 1997 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Fifi Brindacier  »

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Budget:

SEK 80,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

DEM 2,860,531 (Germany) (30 January 1998)

Gross:

DEM 7,342,464 (Germany) (13 March 1998)
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This film, and its TV series version Pippi Longstocking (1998), were the last film/TV adaptations of Pippi done in Astrid Lindgren's lifetime. Astrid died in 2002. As of 2010, they are also the most recent film/TV adaptations of Pippi. See more »

Goofs

During the song "Pluttification", when the children lift Pippi in the air on the chair, her hair is dark brown instead of red. See more »

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Featured in Troldspejlet: Episode #18.13 (1997) See more »

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A Bowler and a New Gold Tooth
Written by Asher Ettinger, Tony Kosinec, and Lisa Lambert
Arranged by Thinkmusic (Toronto)
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I'm downgrading this to -50 because it totally ruined the TV series
21 December 2004 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I was totally enjoying the animated TV show of "Pippi Longstocking" in the sixth grade (yes, my sister did talk me into it!). I thought the animation was flat but still colourful and that the voice actors did their job well (two of whom included Melissa Altro who does Muffy on "Arthur" and squeaky-voiced Wayne Robson who plays that hack Mike on "Red Green Show"), and so I thought I shouldn't miss the movie when it comes on TV. Now, I can see why it went directly to video.

The stupid songs that underline this are atrocious, the animation is much flatter, the plots are recycled and it just goes nowhere! I don't think Gordon Pinsent or Catherine O'Hara were stupid enough to participate in this!!! My advice to you all is this: AVOID THIS TRASH ALL TOGETHER! How dare they butcher Astrid Lindgren's beloved red-headed character! Ever since I saw the movie, I can never watch the great animated TV show anymore! Thanks for nothing!


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