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The Rugrats Movie (1998)

Tommy, Chuckie, Phil, Lil and newborn baby Dil get lost in the forest.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Tommy Pickles (voice) (as E.G. Daily)
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Chuckie Finster (voice)
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Philip Deville / Lillian Deville / Betty Deville (voice)
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Didi Pickles / Minka (voice)
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Howard DeVille / Igor (voice)
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Woman Guest (voice)
Kevin McBride ...
Male Guest (voice)
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Aunt Miriam (voice)
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Chas Finster / Grandpa Boris / Drew Pickles (voice)
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Stu Pickles (voice)
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Reptar Wagon (voice)
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Tommy faces responsiblity when Dil, his new baby brother is born. As with all newborns, the child becomes a bane to Tommy and the rest of his gang. Even Phil and Lil don't like them. So they decide to return Dil to where he came from, the hospital. But they get lost along the way, REALLY lost, and get into even more trouble with a circus. Can they find their way home and can Tommy and Dil just get along? Written by Quentin R.

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An adventure for anyone that ever wore diapers. See more »


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20 November 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Ipanat  »

Box Office

Budget:

$24,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$27,321,470 (USA) (20 November 1998)

Gross:

$100,491,683 (USA) (9 April 1999)
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Trivia

First non-Disney animated movie to gross over $100 million USD at the box office. See more »

Goofs

The front door of the Pickles' house opens inwards in some scenes and outwards in others. It should only be able to open one way. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Chuckie Finster: This place gives me the juice bumps.
Phil: Maybe we should go back.
Lil: Very back!
Tommy Pickles: No! We can't go back now, you guys! Okey-Dokey Jones never goes back!
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Crazy Credits

During the opening credits, the show's opening sequence is shown in a small box above the credits which appear as subtitles. See more »

Connections

Featured in Leeza: Episode dated 20 November 1998 (1998) See more »

Soundtracks

This World Is Something New to Me
by Mark Mothersbaugh
Performed by Dawn Robinson, Lisa Loeb, B-Real (as B Real), Patti Smith, Lou Rawls, Laurie Anderson, Gordon Gano, Fred Schneider, Kate Pierson and Cindy Wilson of The B-52's, Phife Dawg (as Phife), Lenny Kravitz, Beck, Jakob Dylan and Iggy Pop
Produced by Mark Mothersbaugh and Bob Casale (as Robert Casale)
Lisa Loeb performs courtesy of Geffen Records
B Real performs courtesy of Ruffhouse Records/Sony Music, a group of Sony Music Entertainment, Inc.
Patti Smith performs courtesy of Arista Records, Inc.
Laurie Anderson performs courtesy of Warner Bros. Records
Fred Schneider, Kate Pierson and Cindy Wilson perform courtesy of Reprise Records
Phife performs courtesy of Jive Records
Lenny Kravitz performs courtesy of Virgin Records America, Inc. for U.S. (Only)
Beck performs courtesy of Geffen Records
Jakob Dylan performs courtesy of Interscope Records
Iggy Pop performs courtesy of Virgin Records America
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Has Fun Moments But Is Too LOUD!!!
9 May 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a loud movie which was fun for about 40 minutes but then it just gets to be too much, too abrasive with the yelling. Do they think kids are hard-of-hearing? Are they trying to make kids deaf?

Whatever. . I guess this is geared a lot more for young kids who are used to the TV blasting away at them. For me, that loudness is okay for awhile, but it gets tiresome. In fact, the simple storyline in here goes on for too long, too. This is an 81- minute film, which is not long, but would have been far better at no m ore than 70 minutes. An hour would have been just right.

Still, on the plus side, there are plenty of interesting scenes, the colors are bright and visually attractive, the sound is very good and there are some decent subtleties as well as slapstick humor. There are things in here adults would enjoy.


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