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Dexter the Dragon & Bumble the Bear (1983)
"Als je begrijpt wat ik bedoel" (original title)

 -  Animation | Family | Fantasy  -  1987 (USA)
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Bumble the Bear (Olivier Bommel) finds an egg that, it turns out, has a cute little dragon in it. However, this dinosaur grows huge every time it is upset. As this causes a lot of problems, Ollie Bommel has to face a difficult dilemma.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Fred Benavente ...
Ollie B. Bommel (voice)
Trudy Libosan ...
Tom Poes (voice)
Luc Lutz ...
Joost (voice)
Lo van Hensbergen ...
Burgemeester Dickerdack (voice)
Joan Remmelts ...
Commissaris Bulle Bas (voice)
André van den Heuvel ...
Bul Super (voice)
Gees Linnebank ...
Hiep Hieper (voice)
Arnold Gelderman ...
Journalist Argus (voice)
Will Van Selst ...
Redacteur Phant (voice)
Paul Haenen ...
Grootgrut (voice)
Tonny Huurdeman ...
Doddeltje / Mevrouw Bas (voice)
Elly Van Stekelenburg ...
Mevrouw Dickerdack (voice)
Maya Bouma ...
Hoofdverpleegster (voice)
Harrie Geelen ...
Wammes Waggel (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Fred Emmer ...
Nieuwslezer (voice)
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Bumble the Bear (Olivier Bommel) finds an egg that, it turns out, has a cute little dragon in it. However, this dinosaur grows huge every time it is upset. As this causes a lot of problems, Ollie Bommel has to face a difficult dilemma.

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Nederlands ENIGE avondvullende tekenfilm


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1987 (USA)  »

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The Dragon That Wasn't (Or Was He?)  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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This was the Netherlands' first full-length animated film. See more »

Quotes

Hiep Hieper: What a riot, huh, Bul?
Bul Super: Yeah. They say there's a sucker born every minute. They're wrong, of course. There's one born every second! Maybe more!
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Referenced in Dolly Dots: Het goede doel (1983) See more »

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If you could only choose one animated feature to be in your childhood memory ..pick this one.
3 August 2003 | by (Diest , Belgium) – See all my reviews

The movie , based on comic , starts a little dark and moody and directly brings up the huge "vibe" around this movie.Everything is just perfect! The animation is superb , the voice-acting is one of the best I've ever heard , when you hear Bommel say "Als je begrijpt wat ik bedoel" for only one time , you'll never forget his voice.It's a very touching story with tears but also laughter , and lot's of it. Definatly my top movie from my childhood years ( Hey , I still watch it , sue me !).

If you could only pick one animated feature to be in your childhood memory.. pick this one.


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