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The Smurfs (2011)

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When the evil wizard Gargamel chases the tiny blue Smurfs out of their village, they tumble from their magical world into New York City.

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When the evil wizard Gargamel chases the tiny blue Smurfs out of their village, they tumble from their magical world and into ours -- in fact, smack dab in the middle of Central Park. Just three apples high and stuck in the Big Apple, the Smurfs must find a way to get back to their village before Gargamel tracks them down. Written by Columbia Pictures

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Rated PG for some mild rude humor and action | See all certifications »

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29 July 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Smurf'd  »

Box Office

Budget:

$110,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$35,611,637 (USA) (31 July 2011)

Gross:

$142,614,158 (USA)
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Trivia

The height of most Smurfs is commonly described as "haut comme trois pommes", a French idiom which directly translated reads "three apples high". Contrary to popular belief, this phrase was never a precise scientific measurement; it only means that something is really small, and an English equivalent would be "knee-high to a grasshopper". See more »

Goofs

When Patrick is using Google to search for information on smurfs, the icon on the bottom-right shows his laptop is charging the battery. Before and after this scene however, it is clear the laptop is not connected to anything, so it is certainly not connected to a power source. See more »

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Narrator Smurf: There is a place. A place that knows no sadness, where even feeling blue is a happy thing. A place inhabited by little blue beings three apples high. It lies deep within an enchanted forest, hidden away beyond the medieval village. Most people believe this place is made up, only to be found in books or children's imagination. Well, we beg to differ.
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Crazy Credits

At the end of the closing credits, a Smurf is seen reclining on the upper left of the Columbia Pictures logo, smiling and waving to the audience. See more »


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Rocketeer
Written by J-Splif (as Jae Choung), Virman (as Virman Coquia), Bruno Mars, Philip Lawrence, Kevnish (as Kevin Nishimura), Jeremy Reeves, Prohgress (as James Roh) and Jonathan Yip
Performed by Far East Movement
Courtesy of Interscope Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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No matter how others think, I loved it!!!!
18 August 2011 | by (Hong kong) – See all my reviews

Maybe I am biased, as I am a super fan of smurfs, but I still want to give my nod for this movie for three reasons: VERY GOOD 3D: At some point, both I and my friend felt that we are really in the scene. We never really felt this way from other 3D movies even we paid up to view the effect. And they have made efforts even to the final credits. They are enjoying playing around 3Ds. I enjoy it too!

VERY TOUCHING STORY: I cannot disclose much here, but i was in my tears towards the end of the story. Several good points about how we should treat life, treat the people around us and treat ourselves have been mentioned. To some extent, this movie is probably more suitable for grown-ups who are trapped by the modern life and got lost from what they really want.

JUST VERY SMURF: if you are like me, grown up with the company of the SMURFs, the connection is there. They are alive now on the screen!

Of course some parts need to be improved, so I am looking forward to the SMURF 2 in 2013.


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