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Arthur et la vengeance de Maltazard (2009)

Arthur answers a distress call from Princess Selenia, who is menaced by the nefarious Maltazard.

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Selenia (voice)
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Snow (voice)
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Jake
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Replay (voice) (as Stacy Ferguson)
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Max (voice)
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Snow (voice) (as Will i Am)
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Armand
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Rose
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Le père (voice)
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Maltazard (voice)
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Arthur did as a boy what only grandpa, a fellow nature buff, did as an adult: pass, as white man, the Bogo tribe's tests of harmony with the natural worlds of trees, minerals and animals. To answer a mysterious call fro help from the Mimimoy people, he enters their world miniaturized. By the time he works out with friends it was a trick, the mastermind has already escaped, ready to strike in our world. Written by KGF Vissers

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Rated PG for some mild peril | See all certifications »

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2 December 2009 (France)  »

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Arthur 2  »

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€65,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£83,875 (UK) (24 December 2010)
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Arthur and the Great Adventure is actually a UK only release, an edit of the second and third films, Arthur and the Revenge of Maltazard and Arthur and The War of The Two Worlds See more »

Goofs

(at around 51 mins) In the kitchen Archibald tells Armand, that all animals and insects are to be respected around his home. Yet when Arthur and Betameche are escaping the Unicorns under the house, there are rat traps. See more »

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Referenced in Arthur et la vengeance de Maltazard (2009) See more »

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Past the Point
Written by Darrell Wayne Perry and Tommy Smith
(P)&© Bruton Music Ltd
With Courtesy of Universal Publishing Production Music France
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An ideal film? No.
24 December 2009 | by (Belgium) – See all my reviews

While the original film wasn't exactly a masterpiece either, this one digs lower. And I can't say it's an improvement. The music is corny. The titular villain only appears pretty late in the film. The characters are sideshows, most of them. I really can't say I liked very much about this film at all. Then again, perhaps it IS a plague when considering they decided to make a book into a 90-minute film, but I don't know. This whole film, to me, felt like an unnecessary sideshow, and the ending doesn't help it at all. Maybe a rental when it's available, but otherwise don't bother. This was a bigger disappointment than Terminator: Salvation even if watched with lower expectations.


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