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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)
Paul Dobson ...
Nidhiki / Whenua (voice)
Nokama (voice)
Onewa / Matau (voice)
Nuju (voice)
Vakama (voice)
Turaga Dume (voice)
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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The huge poster of Turaga Dume that Toa Matau crashes into in Ko-Metru has the Matoran writing for "play well", the official slogan of the Lego company. The company name "Lego" comes from the two Danish words "LEg GOdt", which means "play well". See more »


As the Dark Hunters are threatening Kongu, the side of Krekka's head very clearly phases into his chest armor. See more »


Turaga Dume: Too late, Toa...
[laughs evilly, removes his mask to reveal his true form]
Makuta: The shadow has arrived.
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Crazy Credits

During the credits, the masks and heads of all the major characters (except for Krekka) are shown slowly fading into and out of view. See more »

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Best of The Bionicle Of The Films and A Surprise for Direct To Video.
30 October 2017 | by (United States) – 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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