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Fly Me to the Moon 3D (2008)

Fly Me to the Moon (original title)
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Three young houseflies stow away aboard the Apollo 11 flight to the moon.

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Amos (voice)
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Nat's Mom (voice)
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Nadia (voice)
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Yegor (voice)
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Nat (voice)
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I.Q. (voice)
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Scooter (voice)
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Poopchev (voice)
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Scooter's Mom (voice)
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Louie (voice)
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Himself
Sandy Simpson ...
Commander Armstrong (voice)
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Commander Aldrin (voice)
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Commander Collins (voice)
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Leonid (voice)
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Storyline

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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29 August 2008 (USA)  »

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Fly Me to the Moon 3D  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

€82,617 (Belgium), 3 February 2008, Limited Release

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,900,523, 17 August 2008, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$14,532,946, 18 October 2009

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$41,412,264
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1.44 : 1
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This was the last movie reviewed by Richard Roeper during his tenure as a film critic on Siskel & Ebert (1986) (which had been renamed "Ebert & Roeper at the Movies" following Gene Siskel's death). Roeper and his co-host, Michael Phillips (who was substituting for Roger Ebert) gave "Fly Me to the Moon" a negative review. (Philips would return to co-host the show with film critic A.O. Scott, before it was cancelled in 2010. See more »

Goofs

When the flies are congratulating themselves for being on the Moon, they are floating in the air, yet they should be falling or flapping their wings to keep themselves air-born. The LAM just landed and the Moon's gravity should be present. See more »

Connections

References Back to the Future (1985) See more »

Soundtracks

Going Up The Country
Composed by Alan Wilson
Performed by Canned Heat
Courtesy of EMI Music Services Belgium NV
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Ughhh.....
15 August 2008 | by See all my reviews

"Fly Me To The Moon" has to be the worst animated film I've seen in a LONG TIME. That's saying something since I have taken my son to see every animated release for the last 4 years now. The story is to be generous...trite. The voice acting is atrocious, Too cute sounding. The humor is of the Romper Room variety. The animation is passable for a Nickolodeon type of cartoon but this is being released on the big screen not cable television.

It gets a 2 only because of it's OK 3-D visuals. Some of the scenes had a mildly stimulating image but We've seen much better in the past. I also question the insistence of the filmmakers to have characters fly away from the screen rather than into it in most of the scenes. While that is interesting at first it became tiresome after the 3rd or 4th time. It seemed to smack of indifference to me on the part of the creators.

I will say this though, It had a pretty cool soundtrack. And for the record my son wasn't too crazy about it either. Bad movie.


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