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Asterix and the Vikings (2006)

Astérix et les Vikings (original title)
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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Trivia

Influenza (or "Zaza", as her family calls her), from the book "Asterix and Caesar's Gift", makes a non-speaking cameo appearance in this movie. Justforkix dances with her briefly during the party in the village at the start of the movie. See more »

Goofs

When Asterix is going on Vikings pursuit, in one sequence he already has the magic potion that he will receive few moments later. 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 in Britain (1986) See more »

Soundtracks

Get Down On It
Performed by M. Pokora
Written by Ronald Nathan Bell, Ray Wright, Kevin Bell, Callie Cheek, Peter Duarte, Wilson Beckett,
Michael Cheek, Kevin Lassiter and Dennis White
1981 EMI Longitude Music/Warner Tamerlane Publishing Corp.
With the authorisation of EMI Music Publishing France SA
All world-wide rights reserved
Produced by Mamadou Niakate
Guitars by Christophe Pantano
DJ: David Mezieres
Background voacals: Rudy Joseph
Recorded at Studio EMC Records
Mixed by Chris Chavenon at Studio Blaster
2005 M6 Interactions
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No humor, and not half as good as the other movies
5 August 2013 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

I watched the movie in the Dutch dub, but that was enough to form my opinion about this movie.

I know that I shouldn't be so critical because this is a kiddy movie, but compared to the other movies, played with actual people and the animated, even compared to the comic books, this movie is a pure, money based production.

The animation looks beautiful, but it seems they were so busy with that part, they forgot to add everything else. I really missed the humor, the characters were boring and the story was as flat and thin as a nickel.

unlike a lot of kiddy movies (like Monsters Inc.), the only real way to enjoy this is to be a 4 year old.

I'm sorry if i'm this harsh, but i'm no liar.

You want something funny? avoid this and watch this one: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0133385/?ref_=sr_2


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