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Hey Arnold! The Movie (2002)

A fourth grader and his best friend set out to stop an industrialist from bulldozing their town.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Spencer Klein ...
Arnold (voice)
Francesca Marie Smith ...
Helga Geraldine Pataki / Deep Voice (voice)
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Gerald Martin Johanssen / Rasta Guy (voice) (as Jamil Smith)
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Scheck (voice)
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Bridget (voice)
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Coroner (voice)
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Mr. Bailey (voice)
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Big Bob Pataki / Head of Security (voice)
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Miriam Pataki / Mona / Reporter (voice) (as Kath E. Soucie)
Christopher Walberg ...
Stinky Peterson (voice) (as Christopher P. Walberg)
Sam Gifaldi ...
Sid (voice)
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Harold Berman (voice)
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Eugene Horowitz (voice) (as Blake Ewing)
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Storyline

When a powerful developer named Mr. Scheck wants to knock down all the stores and houses in Arnold's neighborhood to build a huge "mall-plex", it looks likes the neighborhood is doomed to disappear. But with the help of a superhero and a mysterious deep-voiced stranger, Arnold and Gerald will need to recover a crucial document in order to save their beloved neighborhood. Written by Britney

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A Big Problem Calls For A Big Head


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Rated PG for some thematic elements | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

28 June 2002 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Arnold Saves the Neighborhood  »

Box Office

Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$5,706,332 (USA) (28 June 2002)

Gross:

$13,684,949 (USA) (16 August 2002)
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The "sneeze" sound effect in the Nickelodeon Studios vignette, was originally featured in the Nintendo 64 video game GoldenEye (1997). See more »

Goofs

When Big Bob throws a model of Arnold's house in the trash it lying on its back but when it shows it again it is standing up straight. See more »

Quotes

Scheck: And I would of gotten away with it, if it weren't for that meddling football head, that kid with all the hair, and that brat with the one eyebrow.
Helga: Ah, tell it to the judge, donut hole.
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Connections

Spoofs Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001) See more »

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Coconut
Written by Harry Nilsson
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Enjoyable, But Not As Good As It Could've Been
26 June 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I've been a fan of Hey Arnold ever since I watched it growing up as a kid and it still remains one of my favorite nicktoons till this day. I remember seeing the movie when it came out in theaters and finally got around to revisiting it. I have to say while it's enjoyable, it really does feel more like the t.v special it was intended to be and not a movie. The plot is pretty weak and the length of the movie feels forced at even it's short 70 min runtime. The animation also isn't that great for a theatrical film (some of the later episodes of the show actually had better animation). But, it's flaws don't keep it from being enjoyable. The film still sticks to the shows humor and characters well and keeps itself going at a good pace which makes it so the film never really slows down. Still, I feel like it really didn't a movie and it probably should've just stayed a t.v special. If you're a die hard fan of the show, you'll most likely be disappointed but still enjoy it.


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