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Jonah: A VeggieTales Movie (2002)

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When the singing Veggies encounter some car trouble, they're stranded at old, rundown seafood joint where nothing is quite as it seems. As Bob the Tomato and the kids settle in to wait for ... See full summary »
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Dad Asparagus (voice)
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When the singing Veggies encounter some car trouble, they're stranded at old, rundown seafood joint where nothing is quite as it seems. As Bob the Tomato and the kids settle in to wait for a tow truck to help get their van back on the road, the "Pirates Who Don't Do Anything" share a little story about a guy named Jonah. Jonah was kind of like a mailman except his messages came straight from God. Jonah loves his job, until the day comes when he has to deliver a message to the people of Nineveh. Instead of carrying out his mission, Jonah turns and sets sail in the opposite direction onboard a pirate ship. Soon Jonah embarks on an adventure that leads him into the belly of a whale, and to the heart of Nineveh for a hilarious showdown. Written by Anonymous

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A comic adventure with bite. See more »


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4 October 2002 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Big Idea's Jonah: A VeggieTales Movie  »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$6,201,345 (USA) (4 October 2002)

Gross:

$25,571,351 (USA) (24 January 2003)
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Phil Vischer was reluctant at first in "casting" Archibald Asparagus as Jonah since he wasn't a huge VeggieTales star at the time. Other choices were Bob, Larry, Junior Asparagus, and Jimmy Gourd. See more »

Goofs

After the demonstration "slap of no return", there is a long shot showing the prisoners and the 'demo station'. The demo station still has a complete uncut rope even though it was cut to drop the slap. See more »

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Bob the Tomato: Then the asparagus hit me in the head with a guitar...
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Crazy Credits

This movie filmed entirely on location in a mall in Lombard, Illinois. See more »

Connections

Referenced in VeggieTales: The Wonderful World of Autotainment (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

Jonah Was a Prophet
Produced by David Mullen
Written by Phil Vischer and David Mullen
©2002 Bob and Larry Publishing, Seat of the Pants Productions and Word Music
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If you're a Veggie-Tales fan ...
21 October 2002 | by (Baltimore, Maryland) – See all my reviews

... you'll love it! Lots of insolent humour, good songs (a great Gospel number, for instance, and "The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything"), and a moral -- a little broadly spread, but not unpalpable.

It's sort of nice to have God in a movie without his name being taken "in vain." Nice change from the sort of movie I prefer.

And my kids loved it.

I hope this gets a wider distribution before its video release.


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