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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)
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 (

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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 Leafmen were modeled after the Samurai. Ronin is named after the term for a Samurai without a master. See more »


[from trailer]
Mandrake: I'm going to destroy the forest. But I'm only going to do it once, so try to pay attention.
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Crazy Credits

The title doesn't appear on screen until the end. See more »


Referenced in AniMat's Reviews: Strange Magic (2015) See more »


Written by Tom Maxwell
Performed by Squirrel Nut Zippers
Courtesy of Mammoth Records, Inc.
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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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