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Release Date:
23 March 2007 (USA) See more »
Tagline:
Raising Shell In 2007
Plot:
When the world is threatened by an ancient evil, the four adolescent turtles must reunite and overcome their faults in order to stand against it. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
Awards:
1 nomination See more »
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(590 articles)
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Cast

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Chris Evans ... Casey (voice)

Sarah Michelle Gellar ... April O'Neil (voice)

Mako ... Splinter (voice)

Kevin Smith ... Diner Cook (voice)

Patrick Stewart ... Winters (voice)

Ziyi Zhang ... Karai (voice)

Laurence Fishburne ... Narrator (voice)

Mitchell Whitfield ... Donatello / Additional Voices (voice)

James Arnold Taylor ... Leonardo (voice)

Mikey Kelley ... Michelangelo (voice)

Nolan North ... Raphael / Nightwatcher (voice)

John DiMaggio ... Colonel Santino (voice)
Paula Mattioli ... General Serpiente (voice)

Kevin Michael Richardson ... General Aguila / Additional Voices (voice)

Fred Tatasciore ... General Gato / Additional Voices (voice)

Dee Bradley Baker ... Additional Voices (voice) (as Dee Baker)

Greg Baldwin ... Additional Voices (voice)

Jeff Bennett ... Additional Voices (voice)

Jim Cummings ... Additional Voices (voice)

Grey DeLisle ... Additional Voices (voice)

Chris Edgerly ... Additional Voices (voice)
Kim Mai Guest ... Additional Voices (voice)

Jennifer Hale ... Additional Voices (voice)

Jess Harnell ... Additional Voices (voice)

Phil LaMarr ... Additional Voices (voice)
Paul Michael Robinson ... Additional Voices (voice)

Tara Strong ... Additional Voices (voice)

Billy West ... Additional Voices (voice)

Jason Broad ... Background Voices (Wallah) (voice)

Willow Geer ... Background Voices (Wallah) (voice)

Andy Hirsch ... Background Voices (Wallah) (voice)
Barbara Harris ... Background Voices (Wallah) (voice) (as Barbara Iley)

Terry Maratos ... Background Voices (Wallah) (voice)

Jeremy Maxwell ... Background Voices (Wallah) (voice)

Tracy Metro ... Background Voices (Wallah) (voice)

David Michie ... Background Voices (Wallah) (voice)
David Randolph ... Background Voices (Wallah) (voice) (as David J. Randolph)
Vernon Scott ... Background Voices (Wallah) (voice)
Andreana Weiner ... Background Voices (Wallah) (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Louis Chirillo ... Ben Jackson (voice) (uncredited)

Kevin Munroe ... Diner Patron (voice) (uncredited)

Directed by
Kevin Munroe 
 
Writing credits
Kevin Munroe (written by)

Peter Laird (characters) &
Kevin Eastman (characters)

Produced by
Michael J. Arnold .... line producer
Kyle Clark .... producer (studio segments)
Frederick U. Fierst .... executive producer
Thomas K. Gray .... producer
Felix Ip .... co-producer
Francis Kao .... executive producer
Peter Laird .... executive producer
Gary Richardson .... executive producer
Galen Walker .... producer (as H. Galen Walker)
Paul Wang .... producer
 
Original Music by
Klaus Badelt 
 
Cinematography by
Steve Lumley (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
John Damien Ryan 
 
Casting by
Dawn Hershey 
 
Production Design by
Simon Murton 
 
Art Direction by
Mon Cheung 
Simon Murton 
Ahtam Tam 
 
Production Management
Brad Arensman .... post-production supervisor
Shanna Bassinger .... production manager
Jojo Chuk .... production manager
Justine Lam .... production manager
Shuk Fan Leung .... production manager
William Maurer .... production manager
Mo Mou .... head of production
Kris Zhai .... production supervisor
Barbara Russo .... post-production executive (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Tom Tanaka .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Augusto Barranco .... environment designer
Augusto Barranco .... prop designer
Greg Bartkus .... assistant art director
Brian Beppu .... color designer
Jonathan Carlos .... art department coordinator
Jonathan Carlos .... graphic designer
James Doh .... storyboard artist
Trevor Goring .... storyboard artist
Anson Jew .... storyboard artist
Jeff Julian .... concept designer
Steve Jung .... concept artist
Steve Jung .... illustrator
Steve Jung .... matte painter
Dave McCaig .... color designer
Samir Patel .... layout
David Schwartz .... storyboard supervisor (as Dave Schwartz)
Rhoydon Shishido .... storyboard artist
Adam Tankell .... graphic designer
Francis Tsai .... conceptual designer
Seth Wilder .... graffiti artist
Simeon Wilkins .... storyboard artist
Andy Chung .... concept designer (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
J. David Atherton .... production sound mixer
Petra Bach .... adr supervisor
Ron Bartlett .... sound re-recording mixer
Bradford Bell .... foley recordist
David V. Butler .... adr editor
Christopher Carmichael .... assistant sound engineer
Russell Farmarco .... adr editor
John P. Fasal .... sound effects recordist (as John Paul Fasal)
Eric Flickinger .... sound recordist
Cameron Frankley .... sound designer
Cameron Frankley .... supervising sound editor
Doug Hemphill .... sound re-recording mixer (as D.M. Hemphill)
Doug Jackson .... sound designer
Jason W. Jennings .... sound designer
David Jobe .... foley mixer
Ryan Juggler .... supervising foley editor (as Ryan B. Juggler)
Randy Kelley .... sound designer (as Randall Kelley)
Randy Kelley .... sound effects editor
Ai-Ling Lee .... sound designer
Ai-Ling Lee .... sound effects editor
Jon Michaels .... assistant sound editor
Alyson Dee Moore .... foley artist
John Roesch .... foley artist
Carlos Sotolongo .... adr mixer
Jamie Thomason .... dialogue editor
 
Visual Effects by
John Anderholm .... technical director
Desmond Chan .... lead technical director
Tony Dustin .... digital film colorist
Joshua Gunther .... visual effects
Earl A. Hibbert .... pre-visualization artist
Shih-hao Jason Huang .... 3D Artist: Pacific Title and Art Studio
Jimmy Leung .... effect artist: Imagi Studio
Bonnie Lin .... visual effects coordinator
Wai Kwong Lo .... lighting technical director (as Ken Lo)
Siu Fu Ma .... lighting animator
Rodney Montague .... visual effects producer: main title sequence
Kith Ng .... visual effects supervisor
Kim Ooi .... supervising animator
Ira Shain .... pre-visualisation artist
Brad Sutton .... digital quality control
Wilson Tang .... digital quality control
Don Wong .... senior technical director
Sammy Wong .... pre-visualization
Joey Wray .... systems engineer
Everette Webber .... digital intermediate editor (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Justin M. Lubin .... still photographer
 
Animation Department
Drew Adams .... animator
Colin Brady .... supervisor: additional animation
Ray Chase .... character animator
Lai Lok Chau .... directing animator
Mark Donald .... character animator
Ken Duncan .... supervising animator
Bryan Engram .... supervising animator
Sean Ermey .... character animator
Shaun Freeman .... animator
Tim Hatcher .... character animator
Adam Holmes .... head of layout
Yung Ting Lam .... character animator
Jeff Matsuda .... character designer
William Maurer .... production manager: animation production
Kim Ooi .... supervising animator
Thomas Perkins .... character designer
Donald Reich .... senior layout artist
Eric Suen .... animator
Charles Trebino .... layout artist
Chin Chiu Wong .... directing animator
Mark Wong .... animator
 
Casting Department
Barbara Harris .... adr voice casting
Dave Lieber .... casting assistant
 
Editorial Department
Ron Barr .... digital intermediate editor
Terry Claborn .... color timer
Sean Coyle .... second assistant editor
Tony Dustin .... film colorist
Allyse Manoff .... digital intermediate producer
Brett S. McCarthy .... first assistant editor
Everette Webber .... digital intermediate editor (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Kyle Kenneth Batter .... additional orchestrator (as Kyle Batter)
Christine Bergren .... music clearance
Christopher Brooks .... score co-producer
Sandy DeCrescent .... music contractor (as Sandy De Crescent)
George Doering .... musician: guitar
Robert Elhai .... music preparation
Robert Elhai .... orchestrator
Matt Franko .... music preparation
Karen Han .... musician: featured erhu
Ian Honeyman .... music arranger
Ian Honeyman .... music arranger: synthesizer
Ian Honeyman .... music programmer: synthesizer
Ian Honeyman .... orchestrator: synthesizer
Jim Honeyman .... orchestrator
Joel Iwataki .... music score mixer
Joel Iwataki .... score recordist
Julianne Jordan .... music supervisor
Kevin Kliesch .... orchestrator
Russ Kunkel .... musician: drums
Russ Kunkel .... musician: featured drums
Larry Mah .... digital score recordist
Tobias Marberger .... music arranger: synthesizer
Tobias Marberger .... music programmer: synthesizer
Tobias Marberger .... orchestrator: synthesizer
Dana Niu .... orchestrator
Victor Pesavento .... music preparation
Andrew Raiher .... music arranger: synthesizer
Andrew Raiher .... orchestrator: synthesizer
Andrew Raiher .... programmer: synthesizer
Alexander Reumers .... score technical assistant
William Ross .... conductor
Peter Rotter .... orchestra contractor
Curtis Roush .... music editor
Steven L. Smith .... music preparation
Eric Stonerook .... music preparation
James Thatcher .... musician: french horn
John Ashton Thomas .... music arranger: synthesizer
John Ashton Thomas .... music programmer: synthesizer
John Ashton Thomas .... orchestrator: synthesizer
Jeff Toyne .... orchestrator
Brad Warnaar .... orchestrator
Masakazu Yoshizawa .... musician: featured shakuhachi
Christopher Guardino .... additional orchestrator (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Jamie Bukowski .... assistant: Klaus Badelt
Cassandra Fauss .... production coordinator
Ray Felipe .... script analyst
Howard Ho .... assistant to producer
Vahe Kallibjian .... assistant production coordinator
Mo Mou .... head of production
Chuck Peil .... vice president of business development
Stephan Rothman .... production accountant
Bruce Schluter .... title designer: main titles
Jamie Thomason .... dialogue director
 
Thanks
Man Kit Cheung .... in memory of (as German Cheung)
Quinton Flynn .... special thanks
Nika Futterman .... special thanks
David S. Goyer .... special thanks (as David Goyer)
Darren Higman .... special thanks
Wayne Kazan .... special thanks
Matt Landon .... special thanks
Mako .... in memory of (as Mako Iwamatsu)
Jeffrey Robinov .... special thanks (as Jeff Robinov)
Kathy Sarreal .... special thanks
Harvey Weinstein .... special thanks
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Mutant Turtles" - Japan (English title)
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MPAA:
Rated PG for animated action violence, some scary cartoon images and mild language
Runtime:
87 min
Country:
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Color:
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Argentina:Atp | Australia:PG | Brazil:Livre | Canada:PG (Alberta/British Columbia/Manitoba/Nova Scotia/Ontario) | Canada:G (Quebec) | Denmark:7 | Finland:K-11 | France:U | Germany:6 | Hong Kong:I | Ireland:PG | Malaysia:U | Netherlands:6 | New Zealand:PG | Norway:7 | Peru:PT | Philippines:G (MTRCB) | Portugal:M/6 | Singapore:PG | South Africa:PG | South Korea:All | Sweden:7 | Switzerland:7 (canton of Geneva) | Switzerland:7 (canton of Vaud) | UK:PG | USA:PG (certificate #43348)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
One of the arcades at the Turtle's lair features the character Zeus from Imagi's animated TV series, "Zentrix" (2001).See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When Michelangelo enters the Turtle's lair, he throws his skateboard to the ground near the front entrance before descending down a stairway. When he goes to sit on the couch, his skateboard reappears laying on the floor by the platform but earlier shots have clearly shown it was not there before.See more »
Quotes:
[first lines]
Narrator:Four turtles. Four brothers. Genetically reborn in the sewers of New York. Named after the Renaissance masters and trained as ninjas.
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in TMNT: Voice Talent First Look (2007) (V)See more »
Soundtrack:
NJ NewsSee more »

FAQ

What kind of software did Imagi use to make the film?
Is the Foot Clan in this?
Why does April know how to fight?
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61 out of 78 people found the following review useful.
Turtle Power!, 20 March 2007
Author: Simon Parker from United Kingdom

I would say that I am a moderate fan of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, while I absolutely loved them as a kid, after a while I felt I had outgrown them, despite still finding the idea and characters legendary. The idea of this new movie however did not really excite me when I first heard about it, I just felt they were trying to bring back a franchise that long ago died, this would basically be Turtles for a new generation. However after letting nostalgia get the better of me and starting to get quite excited over the movie after a decent trailer I went and saw the Advance Screening today. Now let me say this is the turtles we all know and loved, they've changed slightly and the movies a teensy weensy bit darker than the old TV show, but this is still the same thing basically. This is a movie that knows what it is, its a fun, action packed, comedy filled thrill ride from beginning to end, and you know what I wouldn't want it any other way. If you go in expecting faults you will find them, I did hence the reason it got 9/10 instead of 10/10. But this movie is full of inventive ideas, a surprisingly compelling plot, beautiful animation, great voice acting and just loads more. I simply loved this movie! Now then first I'll go on about the voice acting, now the voice acting was superb. All of the voice actors for the turtles are newcomers, yet they're still practically the same as the turtles we all know and love. All of the turtles are played brilliantly, especially Leonardo, who was my least favourite turtle originally, I felt the voice actor added an extra layer to him I didn't expect to find. As the humans we get Patrick Stewart in a role surprisingly unlike he usually does, Sarah Michelle Gellar who fitted perfectly into the role of Abi, Chris Evans who does a pretty decent job, hell even Kevin Smith is along for the ride in a slightly pointless but enjoyable to point him out role. The only Voice Actor I was slightly discomforted with at first was Mako as Master Splinter, he just didn't feel right to me, perhaps its because it was a different voice for Splinter, but still I didn't like him at first. He did however grow on me after time. Ziyi Xang also does a pretty good job in her role.

Now next thing to praise has got to be the animation and the actual storyline. The animation didn't look amazing to me in the trailers, seemed too cartoony. Boy was I a fool! The animation to be blunt is simply breathtaking. It took me all of five minutes to figure that out and for the rest of the movie I just gazed in awe. My friends complained about how the humans looked, I still felt they worked perfectly in the movie. The animation of the actual city is breathtaking, and when the animation comes to a fight in the rain it looks beautiful. The plot as well is surprisingly decent. The fact Shredder wasn't the villain might upset people, I was glad as they need to movie on, but the villain and storyline here is just as good. The storyline also allows for plenty of pretty good action, this might be a PG, hence why the action isn't violent, but it doesn't prevent the action looking superb.

Now then the negatives of the movie. Well I suppose the dialogue doesn't exactly amaze, it works perfectly fine and at times I found the dialogue was done very well, at other times it did seem a tiny bit forced. Surprisingly it wasn't the humour that was forced, that actually worked very well, but some of the tough guy action dialogue started to grate after a while. That's pretty much my only negative to be honest, I'm sure there are more, but I was having to much of a blast to notice. Overall TMNT is a great movie that will please fans of the original series and comics as well as newcomers. Its a movie to sit back, relax and enjoy, and bring your bucket of popcorn as well. The turtles are back everyone! And judging by the climax, and if this does well at the Box Office, there's more to come!

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