Fly Me to the Moon 3D (2008)
"Fly Me to the Moon" (original title)

G  |   |  Animation, Adventure, Family  |  29 August 2008 (USA)
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Three young houseflies stow away aboard the Apollo 11 flight to the moon.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Amos (voice)
Nat's Mom (voice)
Nadia (voice)
Yegor (voice)
Nat (voice)
I.Q. (voice)
David Gore ...
Scooter (voice)
Poopchev (voice)
Scooter's Mom (voice)
Louie (voice)
Sandy Simpson ...
Eddie Frierson ...
Steve Kramer ...
Leonid (voice)


In the Kennedy days, all the States buzz about the Apollo moon program, even the bugs. Grandpa fly keeps 'inspiring' his grandson and two mates, a nerd and a glutton, with heroic stories. New they decide to get in on the action at Cape Canaveral via an astronaut's bred box. Grandpa also gets involved. There's also an evil Soviet Russian fly to with. Written by KGF Vissers

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First ever animated movie created for 3D


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Release Date:

29 August 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Fly Me to the Moon 3D  »

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$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$1,900,523 (USA) (15 August 2008)


$14,532,946 (USA) (16 October 2009)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.44 : 1
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Did You Know?


In the scene where the flies are in the lunchbox, and being placed in the car, the license plate reads "FMTT - Moon" or "Fly Me To The Moon", the movie's name. See more »


Characters give each other "high-fives" years before the gesture was popularized. See more »


References Lord of the Flies (1963) See more »


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Composed by Alan Wilson
Performed by Canned Heat
Courtesy of EMI Music Services Belgium NV
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Voices killed the animated fun
20 July 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The animation in this wasn't too bad, and the story wasn't the most original concept (surprisingly sentient characters, in this case flies, piggybacking on an existing human story or adventure), but still entertaining enough for a kiddie/family cartoon movie.

What made this awful was the voice acting by the kids that voiced the three main characters. All of the others were passable, but dialogue between those three made me feel like I was sitting through a table-reading in a second grade classroom.

I don't know if it was bad coaching or directing, or the kids themselves (who sounded just fine in the live-action features I've seen featuring them). Regardless, this was one prime example of a studio being so obsessed with finding a voice that was even mildly recognizable that they passed on quality.

That awkward line-reading made it almost seem as though they made the rest of the movie and then found kids to read the words that had already been animated, or as if they just plugged in dialogue from a read-through when they auditioned. All entertainment would cease as soon as the main characters started talking, and we just sat and waited impatiently for them to finish awkwardly pushing out their lines.

Ugh. Good job pushing this piece of crap instead of funding 3 or 4 other productions that may have been worth watching.

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