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Sprung! The Magic Roundabout (2005)
"The Magic Roundabout" (original title)

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A group of friends embark on a dangerous journey in an effort to imprison their oppressor -- the evil wizard ZeeBad.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Zeebad (voice)
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Brian (voice)
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Train (voice)
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Ermintrude (voice)
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Zebedee (voice)
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Florence (voice)
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Dylan (voice)
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Dougal (voice)
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Soldier Sam (voice)
Daniella Loftus ...
Coral (voice)
Ediz Mahmut ...
Basil (voice)
Jimmy Hibbert ...
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Michel Galabru ...
Zabadie (voice)
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Ambroise (voice)
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Azalée (voice)
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Storyline

Dougal, a shaggy, candy-loving puppy, embarks on a dangerous journey with a group of friends in an effort to imprison their oppressor -- the evil ice sorcerer Zeebad (Zebedee's evil twin). The world is placed in mortal danger as Zeebad wants to freeze everything there is; Dougal and his friends must recover three diamonds in order to stop him. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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Things Are About To Get Hairy.


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Release Date:

2 February 2005 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Sprung! The Magic Roundabout  »

Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$793,677 (UK) (4 February 2005)

Gross:

$7,415,850 (USA) (7 April 2006)
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Trivia

A number of character have dialogue that references previous roles. Robbie Williams' Dougal states he likes Florence as he "offers her protection" a line from his song "Angels". See more »

Goofs

When Dylan is supposed to be playing guitar for Ermintrude's concert, he nearly falls asleep before coming round and starting to play and sing 'You Really Got Me' by The Kinks however Dylan is playing an acoustic guitar whereas the music has clearly got an electric guitar and not an acoustic one playing, this is particularly noticeable during his solo at the start of the song. See more »

Quotes

[Dylan is looking at the buttons on the train, and sees one marked with a spring]
Dylan: Hey, maybe this is some kind of anti-spring device.
[he presses button. Brian is catapulted upwards]
Brian: I can fly!
[looks down]
Brian: No, I can't.
Dylan: Or maybe it's an ejector seat.
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during the credits live action footage is shown of the actors doing the voices of the characters. See more »

Connections

Spoofs 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) See more »

Soundtracks

Sugar, Sugar
Written by Jeff Barry and Andy Kim
Performed by The Archies
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What really makes it so enjoyable are the lovable characters
12 November 2007 | by (Fraggle Rock) – See all my reviews

'The Magic Roundabout' is a cute and fun family-flick. What really makes it so enjoyable are the lovable characters brilliantly 'played' by the voice artists that include numerous British talents (such as Bill Nighy, Sir Ian Mckellan, Ray Winstone and Joanna Lumley) and Australian beauty Kylie Minogue (what a beautiful voice!). Robbie Williams as Dougal is a little too whiny at times. The various vivacious characters include a gentle-snail, a shaggy dog, a singing cow, a guitarist rabbit, a small train and a half-spring character who are all on a quest in search of three diamonds to rescue the land from freezing over. The plot may not be seen as anything new and the CGI may not be of Pixar animation quality but that didn't hinder my liking for the film. I found it to be very adventurous and there were several funny and endearing moments. I also liked the creative use of different colours and the soundtrack is brilliant. My memory of the classic (from which the film was inspired) remains very blur. Hence, I cannot comment on how true it stayed to the original but as a film itself, it's good family entertainment.


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