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Bionicle 2: Legends of Metru Nui (2004)

Six ordinary Matoran are chosen to become Toa, guardians of the legendary city of Metru Nui. But as they accustom to their new role, conflicts quickly arise between them, and a sinister plot is set in motion right under their noses.


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Cast overview:
Christopher Gaze ...
Turaga Vakama - Narrator (voice)
Lhikan / Krekka (voice)
Nidhiki / Whenua (voice)
Nokama (voice)
Onewa / Matau (voice)
Nuju (voice)
Vakama (voice)
Turaga Dume (voice)
Lee Tockar ...
Makuta / Kongu (voice)


The legends tells the story of how the Toa came to be, chosen from the pool of Matoran youth in the great city of Metru Nui and, though physically transformed, hardly prepared for increased size and super heroic powers. Now in short order, the Toa--who babble and bicker like agitated adolescents--have to master their new gifts, impress their leader, and prepare to protect their home. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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Every Legend Has A Beginning

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Rated PG for action violence and scary images | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

19 October 2004 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Bionicle: Metru Nui, City of Legends  »


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$5,000,000 (estimated)
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Art director and environment designer Duane Loose created a design for the Le-Metru Moto Hub, the place that controls the flow of the transport chute system, which was not used in the film (though it briefly shows up in the first teaser trailer). Instead, the establishing shot of the scene incorrectly places the control system in a random chute outpost in Ko-Metru, the ice region, instead of Le-Metru, the air region. See more »


When Turaga Dume's box rises back up, the position of the Toa changes between shots. See more »


Kongu: But the entire system could explode if I reverse the flow!
Nidhiki: [growls] Do it.
Kongu: Then again, it might work.
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Crazy Credits

Near the end of the credits, many gag titles are written in Bionicle writing. When decoded, they read: Best Matoran, Location Scouts, Asst to Mr Makuta, Set Doctor, Nivawk Handler, Gaffer, Vahki Transport Captain, Security for Metru Nui, Master Builders, Stunt Riders, Stunt Doubles for Matau and Kikanalo Wranglers. See more »


References Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928) See more »

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Best of The Bionicle Of The Films and A Surprise for Direct To Video.
30 October 2017 | by See all my reviews

Watched One Of My Favorite Direct to Video Animated Films Bionicle 2:Legends Of Metru Nui amazing voice Performances from Alessandro Juilani(Battlestar Galactica) as Vakama, Tabitha St.Germain(Transformers:Energon) as Nokama also starring Brian Drummond(G.I. Joe:Ninja Battles) as Matau/Onewa, Paul Dobson(Inuyasha) as Whenua/Nidhiki , Trevor Devall(Mobile Suit Gundam) as Nuju, Gerard Plunkett(RoboCop:Alpha Commando) as Turaga Dume, Michael Dobson(Dreamcatcher) as Lhikan/Krekka and Lee Tockar(G.I. Joe:Valor Vs Venom) as Makuta The films main villain. The film is surprisingly great for being direct to Video also the characters had great Motivation and Layers despite it being 75 Minutes Great Characterization of Vakama we follow his journey with him to find his destiny also Matau provides brevity when needed and Nokama also providing the Voice of Reason Also Nathan Furst Rivals John Williams in terms of allowing the Music tell the characters story as well also Makuta proves he is no push over and is a returning Antagonists also despite being Direct to Video it doesn't shy away from pulling punches characters die and its much Darker than Mask Of Light . Amazing score by Nathan Furst(StageGhost), Screenplay By Henry Gilroy(Atlantis:Milos Return) Direction by Terry Shakespeare(Bionicle:Mask Of Light)& David Molina(Goofys Fun House) Best of The Bionicle Of The Films and A Surprise for Direct To Video. 9/10

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