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Director:
Writer:
Domonic Paris (writer)
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Release Date:
15 August 2008 (USA) See more »
Tagline:
First ever animated movie created for 3D
Plot:
Three young houseflies stow away aboard the Apollo 11 flight to the moon. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
1 win & 2 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Voices killed the animated fun See more (29 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Christopher Lloyd ... Amos (voice)

Kelly Ripa ... Nat's Mom (voice)

Nicollette Sheridan ... Nadia (voice)

Tim Curry ... Yegor (voice)

Trevor Gagnon ... Nat (voice)

Philip Bolden ... I.Q. (voice)

David Gore ... Scooter (voice)

Ed Begley Jr. ... Poopchev (voice)

Adrienne Barbeau ... Scooter's Mom (voice)

Robert Patrick ... Louie (voice)

Buzz Aldrin ... Himself
Sandy Simpson ... Commander Armstrong (voice)
Eddie Frierson ... Commander Aldrin (voice)

David Cowgill ... Commander Collins (voice)
Steve Kramer ... Leonid (voice)
Mimi Maynard ... I.Q.'s Mom (voice)
Lloyd Sherr ... Mission Control 1969 (voice)
Charlie Rocket ... Mission Control 1961 (voice)

Phil Proctor ... Senior Official (voice)

Nicholas Guest ... Fly Buddy #1 (voice)

Archie Hahn ... Fly Buddy #2 (voice)

Lynnanne Zager ... Fly at Launch (voice)

Scott Menville ... Butch (voice)

Michael McConnohie ... American Newscaster (voice)
Doug Stone ... Russian Announcer (voice)

Max Burkholder ... Mom's Maggot (voice)

Jessica Gee ... Maggot #1 (voice)
Mona Marshall ... Maggot #2 (voice)

Barbara Goodson ... Maggot #3 (voice)
Toby Stone ... Mosquito (voice)
James Frederick ... Housefly #1 (voice)
Jeffrey Braer ... Horse Fly #2 / Party Guests (voice)

Gregg Berger ... Pale Russian Flies (voice)

Sophie Simpson ... Katie (voice)

Lorraine Nicholson ... Katie (voice)
Auguste Paris ... Kid Fly at the Party (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Neil Armstrong ... Himself

Cam Clarke ... Ray (voice) (uncredited)

Grant George ... Other Russian Fly (voice) (uncredited)

Gigi Perreau ... Amelia (voice) (uncredited)
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Directed by
Ben Stassen 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Domonic Paris  writer

Produced by
Jeremy Burdek .... executive producer
Eric Dillens .... executive producer
Gina Gallo .... producer
Charlotte Huggins .... producer
Nadia Khamlichi .... executive producer
Mimi Maynard .... producer
Domonic Paris .... co-executive producer
Adrian Politowski .... executive producer
Ben Stassen .... co-executive producer
Caroline Van Iseghem .... producer
 
Original Music by
Ramin Djawadi 
 
Casting by
Gina Gallo 
Mimi Maynard 
 
Art Direction by
Jeremy Degruson 
 
Production Management
Rick Gordon .... post-production supervisor
James Manke .... post-production manager
Roger Schins .... assistant production manager
 
Art Department
Michael A. Zimmerman .... concept artist
 
Sound Department
Philippe Baudhuin .... sound mixer
Philippe Baudhuin .... sound re-recording mixer
Marc Bazerman .... sound engineer
Joel D. Catalan .... printmaster engineer (as Joel Catalan)
Dan Cubert .... sound recordist
Bill Devine .... voice recordist
Michael Kalifa .... sound re-recording projectionist
Jimmy Lifton .... adr facility
Morten Folmer Nielsen .... adr editor
Morten Folmer Nielsen .... adr recordist
Ian Nyeste .... recording assistant
Yves Renard .... sound effects editor
Luc Thomas .... sound re-recording mixer
Philippe van Leer .... foley artist
Paulette Victor-Lifton .... recording facility supervisor
Aaron Wilcox .... sound re-recording projectionist
 
Visual Effects by
Meilhon Arnaud .... modeler
Aurelie Badin .... shading artist
Melanie Beisswenger .... senior animator
Frederic Cervini .... technical director: nWave Digital/Refractor
Nicolas Chombart .... lighting artist
Wim Coene .... generalist
Frederic Convert .... lighting technical director
Olivier De Cafmeyer .... fur and hair groom artist
Olivier De Cafmeyer .... shading artist
Nigel Denton-Howes .... texturing/shading supervisor
Julien Ducenne .... digital compositor
Seynaeve Emmanuel .... character finaling supervisor
Seynaeve Emmanuel .... rigging supervisor
Jérome Escobar .... visual effects supervisor
Roland Franck .... shading artist
Anthony Fristot .... lighting artist
Ryan Grobins .... senior lighter
Othman Haddi .... lighting/shading technical director
Mathias Lautour .... lighting supervisor
Mathias Lautour .... rendering supervisor
Etienne Marc .... lighting artist
John Martin .... rigging artist
Sebastien Potet .... rigger
Jeff Ranasinghe .... visual effects pipeline consultant
Frederic Robert .... digital compositor
Frederic Robert .... modeling supervisor
Jesús Ruiz Torres .... senior animator
Rick Sander .... senior lighter
Jelle Van den Audenaeren .... lighting artist
Vincent Visca .... compositor
Vincent Visca .... pipeline engineer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
John 'Fest' Sandau .... gaffer
 
Animation Department
Melanie Beisswenger .... senior animator
Jesus del Campo .... character animator
Sébastien Ebzant .... senior animator
Alexandre Espigares .... animator
Laurent Laban .... character animator
Ambre Maurin .... animator
Gregory Naud .... character animator
Jesús Ruiz Torres .... senior animator
Peter Segers .... animator
Philippe Tailliez .... animation director
 
Editorial Department
Dan Muscarella .... color timer
 
Music Department
Jeffrey Biggers .... score music mixer
Tony Blondal .... orchestrator
Dirk Brossé .... conductor
Stephen Coleman .... orchestrator
Tim Davies .... orchestrator
Shannon Erbe .... music editor
Benoit Grey .... orchestrator
Zack Howard .... score mixing assistant
Brussels Philharmonic .... orchestra
Rob Simon .... technical score advisor
 
Other crew
Edwin Escalante .... post production (as Ed Escalante)
Guillaume Floret .... shading artist
Bill Harrison .... publicist
Amy Pfister .... publicist
Gilles Waterkeyn .... production executive
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Fly Me to the Moon" - Belgium (original title)
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Runtime:
84 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.44 : 1 See more »
Certification:
Argentina:Atp | Australia:G | Canada:G (British Columbia) | Canada:G (Ontario) | Czech Republic:U | Finland:K-7 | Hong Kong:I | Ireland:PG | Netherlands:AL | Portugal:M/6 (Qualidade) | Singapore:G | South Korea:All | Switzerland:0 (canton of Geneva) | Switzerland:0 (canton of Vaud) | UK:PG | USA:G (certificate #44026)

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Trivia:
As the lunar module lands on the moon, Aldrin is shown on the left side, which is the Command position, with Armstrong on the right side. This is the reverse of how they were in reality. Furthermore, Armstrong is shown clapping Aldrin on the arm and calls him "Commander". In the end credits all three Apollo XI astronauts are named Commander (a military rank none of the astronauts held -Collins and Aldrin were Air Force colonels). The upshot is that in this fictionalised version of Apollo XI, Aldrin commanded the mission and landed the craft, while Neil Armstrong still makes the historic first walk on the Moon. With the roles reversed, Buzz Aldrin had actually campaigned internally within Nasa for this to be how the mission took place; i.e. that with Armstrong being in command, it would be Aldrin to make the first exit through the door. The film's reorganisation of the positions and ranks may have been made at Aldrin's suggestion, since he was involved in the picture.See more »
Goofs:
Factual errors: 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 »
Movie Connections:
References 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)See more »
Soundtrack:
Groovin'See more »

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1 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Voices killed the animated fun, 20 July 2011
Author: jmuntmootcourt from United States

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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