Arthur and the Invisibles (2006)
"Arthur et les Minimoys" (original title)

PG  |   |  Animation, Adventure, Family  |  12 January 2007 (USA)
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Ten-year-old Arthur, in a bid to save his grandfather's house from being demolished, goes looking for some much-fabled hidden treasure in the land of the Minimoys, a tiny people living in harmony with nature.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Archibald (voice)
Arthur's Mother
Doug Rand ...
Arthur's Father
Jean Bejote Njamba ...
Massai Chief
Saul Jephcott ...
Police Officer #1
Saleslady (as Lee de Long)
Christian Erickson ...
Antique Dealer
Eric Balliet ...
Mover #1
Oxmo Puccino ...
Mover #2
Jerry Di Giacomo ...
Repairman (voice)
Bienvenue Kindoki ...
Matassalai #1


Arthur is a spirited ten-year old whose parents are away looking for work, whose eccentric grandfather has been missing for several years, and who lives with his grandmother in a country house that, in two days, will be repossessed, torn down, and turned into a block of flats unless Arthur's grandfather returns to sign some papers and pay off the family debt. Arthur discovers that the key to success lies in his own descent into the land of the Minimoys, creatures no larger than a tooth, whom his grandfather helped relocate to their garden. Somewhere among them is hidden a pile of rubies, too. Can Arthur be of stout heart and save the day? Romance beckons as well, and a villain lurks. Written by <>

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for fantasy action and brief suggestive material | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

12 January 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Arthur and the Invisibles  »

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Box Office


€65,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$5,702,789 (USA) (12 January 2007)


$15,131,330 (USA) (4 May 2007)

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Did You Know?


The father mole's name "Miro" means "poor sight" in French slang, matching mole's poor sight reputation. See more »


Selenia harpoons the poppy on the outside. When she pulls it down, the harpoon is on the inside. See more »


[Darkos activates a pole that inflates a giant ball of mean-looking spikes; threatening Arthur and Betameche who are hiding under a table]
Arthur: [uneasy] That's not good.
Betameche: [in a high-pitched, terrified squeak] Nah-uh.
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Crazy Credits

The credits feature the characters walking by the names of their voice actors and sometimes pausing briefly to wave. The human characters (Arthur's grandmother, parents,etc.) are in Minimoy form. Luc Besson is also seen in Minimoy form. See more »


References The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002) See more »


It's a Beautiful Day
Written by 'Elijah Harris', Lee Harris and Da. Octopusss
Performed by 'Elijah Harris'
Chorus by Julie Victor
Produced by Da. Octopusss
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Great Children movie that even adults will love!
29 April 2007 | by (Sri Lanka) – See all my reviews

People i don't know why they says this movie is not good, i think it is an excellent movie, and this is one of my favorite 3D Animated (oriented) movies i have seen recently, Kids will love it, so as adults and i like the ending too, i just can't wait for a Sequel, Nice animation, and funny tooo, DOn't believe in what others say, if you like movies such as "Flushed Away", "Jumanji", "Zathura", "A Bugs Life", etc, you will definitely gonna love it...... I don't wanna talk about the story because it might spoil the fun, Just go ahead and watch it, You'll thank me later for putting up this review, I hope IMDb will someday have better method of reviewing movies, and recommending movie's alike each other.

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