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Epic (2013)

PG  |   |  Animation, Adventure, Family  |  24 May 2013 (USA)
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A teenager finds herself transported to a deep forest setting where a battle between the forces of good and the forces of evil is taking place. She bands together with a rag-tag group of characters in order to save their world -- and ours.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Dagda (voice)
Mub (voice)
Dandelion Jinn (voice)
Jim Conroy ...
Race Announcer / Additional Voices (voice)
Todd Cummings ...
Fruit Fly (Old) (voice)
Pinecone Jinn (voice)
Thistle Jinn (voice)
Ronin (voice)
Jason Fricchione ...
Bufo's Goon (voice)
Taxi Driver (voice)
Thistle Lady (voice)
Nod (voice)
Berry Lady (voice)
Marigold Girl (voice)
Biker Dude (voice)


Young Mary Katherine (M.K.) returns to her eccentric scientist father's home, but his all-consuming quest to discover a tiny civilization in the neighboring forest drives them apart. However, M.K. soon finds herself shrunken down by Queen Tara of that forest who was mortally wounded by the putrefying Boggans, and charged to deliver a pod bearing the new Queen to safety. Together with a veteran Leafman warrior, two goofy mollusks and a young maverick, M.K. agrees to help. As the villainous Boggan leader, Mandrake closes in, M.K. and her new friends must draw on the best of themselves together and discover what they have to save their world. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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Discover a world beyond your imagination See more »

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for mild action, some scary images and brief rude language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

24 May 2013 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Leafmen  »

Box Office


$100,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$33,531,068 (USA) (24 May 2013)


$107,515,297 (USA) (13 September 2013)

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


The taxi in the beginning of the movie is called copper bottom taxi. Reference to one of the writers who wrote on robots See more »


When Dr. Bomba faints, there are bug jar glass shards all over the map. When he wakes up, and later when he starts throwing all his gear into boxes, and pulls at the map, there are no glass shards visible. See more »


Mary Katherine: [being pulled away from Nod] What's happening?
[last lines]
Nim Galuu: [points to Tara's successor] A queen brought you here... how about a queen send you back?
[last lines]
Flower Kid: [concentrating on using her new found powers] UMMM...
Flower Kid: ... It's Working!
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The title doesn't appear on screen until the end. See more »


Gonna Be Alright
Lyric by Taura Stinson
Music by Raphael Saadiq
Performed by Steven Tyler
Background Vocals by Taura Stinson
Produced by Raphael Saadiq
Steven Tyler performs courtesy of Columbia Records
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Epic:Be enchanted!
17 May 2013 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Animation movies are all about the feel.Epic is a movie where the feel while watching the movie is brilliant.The level of detail that has gone into each frame in creating this world is mind boggling.The result is an aesthetically pleasing experience that deserves applause.The characters are all likable and well imagined.The snails are funny.I especially loved Mary Katherine,endearing and innocent.The 3-D is decent and the background score good.The overall experience is enjoyable.

Kids will love this one!If you are an adult,just let out the child in you and have fun :).

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