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Asterix and the Vikings (2006)
"Astérix et les Vikings" (original title)

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After another raid in an empty village, the chief of the Vikings Timandahaf misunderstands the explanation of his druid Cryptograf that "fear gives wings to the dwellers" and believes that ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Roger Carel ...
Astérix / Idéfix (voice)
Lorànt Deutsch ...
Goudurix (voice)
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Abba (voice)
Jacques Frantz ...
Obélix (voice)
Pierre Palmade ...
Cryptograf (voice)
Pierre Tchernia ...
Le narrateur (voice)
Bernard Alane ...
Assuracetourix (voice)
Marc Alfos ...
Grossebaf (voice)
Jules Azem ...
Garçon viking 1 (voice)
Patrick Borg ...
Caraf (voice)
Philippe Catoire ...
Nescaf (voice)
Bruno Dubernat ...
Télégraf (voice)
Luc Florian ...
Océanonix (voice)
Stéphane Fourreau ...
Olibrius (voice)
Marion Game ...
Bonemine (voice)
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Storyline

After another raid in an empty village, the chief of the Vikings Timandahaf misunderstands the explanation of his druid Cryptograf that "fear gives wings to the dwellers" and believes that fear actually makes the villagers fly. They decide to chase the champion of fear in Gaul to learn how to fly and make them invincible warriors. Meanwhile, the nephew of Vitalstatistix, Justforkix, is sent from Parisium to the Gaulish village to become a man and Asterix and Obelix are assigned to train the youngster. The stupid son of Cryptograf, Olaf, listens to a conversation of the coward Justforkix with Asterix and Obelix and kidnaps him. While returning to the Viking village, Justforkix meets Abba, the daughter of Timandahaf, and they fall in love for each other. But the Machiavellian and ambitious Cryptograf plan to marry his son Olaf with Abba and become powerful. In the end, Asterix realizes that it is not fear that gives wings, it is love. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Asterix y los vikingos  »

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Trivia

The movie is base on the book "Asterix and the Normans" however it extends the plot and uses elements from some other books, notably "Asterix and the Great Crossing" - such us the viking party scene and the joke about Obelix supply, while the scene when Asterix and Obelix dress up as vikings "Asteraf and Obelaf" with Obelix who can't stop laughing about it, resembles the scene from Asterix and the Goths when the duo dress up as Romans "Asterus" and "Obelus". See more »

Goofs

When Goudurix saves Abba from the canyon, the sky is dark and cloudy. The moment after, it is clear and sunny. See more »

Quotes

[Justforkix sees Asterix and Obelix after an intense and - to him - frightening 3 days of training]
Justforkix: No! Please!
[Hides behind Impedimenta]
Justforkix: Do *not* leave me alone with them!
Abraracourcix: [to Asterix and Obelix] Ooh, is THAT what you call "fantastic", "great" progress? I gave you a mission to make a man of him!
[Asterix and Obelix look ashamed]
Justforkix: Uh, nobody asked *me* if I *wanted* to be a man!
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Crazy Credits

The rolling credits are accompanied by rock cryptograms on which the Vikings and the Gauls are depicted. See more »

Connections

Follows Asterix Conquers America (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

Eye of the Tiger
Performed by Amel Bent
Written by Jim Peterik and Frankie Sullivan
1982 WB Music Corp -Easy Action Music/Rude Music - Ensign Music Corp c/o BMG Music publishing France
With the authorisation of Warner Chappell Music France and BMG Music Vision
Artistic producer: Alexandre Azaria and Romuald for 'Sureshot Brothers'
Programmed by Romuald
Guitars by Yarol Poupaud and Peter Nilstam
Piano: David 'Dee One' Le Bouhellec
Recoreded at Studio Plus XXX
Mixed by Nicolas Duport at Studio Plus XXX
2005 Sony BMG Music Entertainment France
2006 Sony BMG Music Entertainment France/M6 Interactions
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10 April 2006 | by (Belgium) – See all my reviews

wow! it's even better than I expected! the best animated Astérix movie ever! and it feels so good to hear Roger Carel doing the voice of Astérix again! I surely recommend it to everyone who likes the comic books of Astérix! but I suggest that you go to see the french version, cause it surely is the best and you hear the original cast! did you know that Roger Carel has played Astérix for nearly forty years? i think he did a marvelous job! and the song from Céline Dion at the end fits rally good to the end credits! the music is good, the drawings are good, the actors are wonderful... in a word: a masterpiece! go to see it! you will not regret this!


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