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The Road to El Dorado (2000)

PG  |   |  Animation, Adventure, Comedy  |  31 March 2000 (USA)
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Two swindlers get their hands on a map to the fabled city of gold, El Dorado.

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Tulio (voice)
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Miguel (voice)
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Chel (voice)
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Tzekel-Kan (voice)
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Chief (voice)
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Cortes (voice)
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Altivo (voice)
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Zaragoza (voice)
Duncan Marjoribanks ...
Acolyte (voice)
Elijah Chiang ...
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Cyrus Shaki-Khan ...
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Storyline

The story is about two swindlers who get their hands on a map to the fabled city of gold, El Dorado while pulling off some sort of scam. Their plan goes bad and the rogues end up lost at sea after a number of misfortunes. Oddly enough, they end up on the shores of El Dorado and are worshiped by the natives for their foreign appearance. Written by Paolo Costabel <paolo@bluesky-vifx.com>

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They came for the gold... they stayed for the adventure


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Rated PG for mild thematic material and language | See all certifications »

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31 March 2000 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El camino hacia El Dorado  »

Box Office

Budget:

$95,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$12,846,652 (USA) (31 March 2000)

Gross:

ESP 337,196,140 (Spain) (29 June 2001)
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Trivia

In the Latin American Spanish version of the movie, Edward James Olmos also provides the voice of Chief Tanabok, Demian Bichir voices Tulio, Aleks Syntek, Miguel (they also sing "Qué Duro es ser Deidad" ("It's Tough to be a God")), while Manuel Mijares sings the rest of the songs. See more »

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When Tulio and Miguel are "arguing" about throwing off Tzekel-Kan, Tzekel-Kan changes position in the background between shots. See more »

Quotes

Tulio: Wait a minute, new plan: we find the city of gold, we *take* the gold, and THEN we row back to Spain!
Miguel: And buy Spain!
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Without Question (End Title)
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They don't make movies like that anymore
14 June 2003 | by (The Netherlands) – See all my reviews

You probably think the one line summary of this comment is a bit strange, since The Road to El Dorado isn't in fact that old, but what I meant by it is that they do not make feature films like this anymore. Sure every now and then there is a great animated film that revives the Adventure genre of film-making, but that's basically it. If you're an adventure freak like I am and you simply love Indiana Jones or Stargate or The Mummy for all I care you should definitely watch this film. I bet you'll enjoy it, disregarding your age (although very small kid's might get frightened at times). Thank you Dreamworks for providing me with a fantastic story of adventure. I appreciate it. It's been so long since I've seen any good adventure (The Mummy was last and Indy before that).

TO ALL STUDIOS I MUST SAY THIS: start making feature films like this again please, I miss them. Does it seem ‘right' to you that I I have watch an animated film mostly aimed at children, to get a film with a good plot, a good villain, great action, enough thrills, blood and emotion? It does not sound right to me. No Bad Boys II, no Triple X 2, no stupid and expensive action. You can do big with little as long as elements fit together.

8 out of 10


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