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Bionicle 2: Legends of Metru Nui (2004)

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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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Turaga Vakama - Narrator (voice)
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Lhikan / Krekka (voice)
Paul Dobson ...
Nidhiki / Whenua (voice)
Tabitha St. Germain ...
Nokama (voice)
Brian Drummond ...
Onewa / Matau (voice)
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Nuju (voice)
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Vakama (voice)
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Turaga Dume (voice)
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Makuta / Kongu (voice)
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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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19 October 2004 (USA)  »

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Bionicle: Metru Nui, City of Legends  »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

The trailer featured Toa Lhikan with a different voice. See more »

Goofs

Some characters have less detail in certain scenes. Most noticeably, Vakama's mask appears slightly blocky in some shots, while it is more smooth in others (look at the rim on the back of his mask). See more »

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 »

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Followed by Bionicle: The Legend Reborn: Metus' Revenge (2009) See more »

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This movie is excellent; it should have been longer so that it could be released in theaters!!!!
20 November 2004 | by (Abington, Massachusetts) – See all my reviews

When I first saw Bionicle 2: Legends of Metru Nui, it was the best CGI movie that I have seen in a very long time. I never thought that there were even Toa before the Toa we know, and also I found out that they later turn into Turaga when they lose their power, such as when Lhikan turned into a Turaga and the Toa Metru turned into Turaga after they gave up their power. Also, I found out the answer to a mystery that has been one of my Lego goals to solve; where did the Kanohi Vahi, the Great Mask of Time come from and who created the mask?; and finally, the major villain, which I have decided to reveal, is quite possibly the greatest mystery in the movie; Makuta. How is Makuta involved in Metru Nui, why is he in this time period, and finally, how did he get involved with Turaga Dume in the first place as "sworn to protect the Matoran"? Anyways, it was a great movie in my opinion. I give it a 100 on my scale of 1 to 10.(I have heard that they are to release a third Bionicle movie in 2005.)


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