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A Town Called Panic (2009)

Panique au village (original title)
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Animated plastic toys like Cowboy, Indian and Horse have problems, too. Cowboy and Indian's plan to surprise Horse with a homemade birthday gift backfires when they destroy his house ... See full summary »

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The year's end celebrations are coming. Christmas : the tree, the dinner, the presents. Indian and Cowboy are expecting their presents eagerly. Overexcited by the organization of the ... See full summary »

Directors: Stéphane Aubier, Vincent Patar
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Stéphane Aubier ...
Coboy / Max Briquenet / Mr. Ernotte (voice)
...
Madame Longrée (voice)
Nicolas Buysse ...
Mouton / Jean-Paul (voice)
François De Brigode ...
Journaliste sportif (voice)
Véronique Dumont ...
Janine (voice)
Bruce Ellison ...
Indien (voice)
Christine Grulois ...
Vache / Étudiante (voice)
Frédéric Jannin ...
Gendarme / Gérard / Livreur de briques (voice)
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Facteur / Simon / Vache (voice)
Christelle Mahy ...
Poule (voice)
Eric Muller ...
Rocky Gaufres / Étudiant chorale 1 (voice)
François Neycken ...
Cochon (voice) (as François Neyken)
Vincent Patar ...
Cheval / Maman atlante (voice)
Pipou ...
Rire de Michel (voice)
Franco Piscopo ...
Ours (voice)
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Animated plastic toys like Cowboy, Indian and Horse have problems, too. Cowboy and Indian's plan to surprise Horse with a homemade birthday gift backfires when they destroy his house instead. Surreal adventures take over as the trio travel to the center of the earth, trek across frozen tundra and discover a parallel underwater universe where pointy-headed (and dishonest!) creatures live. With panic a permanent feature of life in this papier mâché town, will Horse and his girlfriend ever be alone? Written by Anonymous

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They came... They saw... They panicked...


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17 June 2009 (Belgium)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$2,850 (USA) (18 December 2009)

Gross:

$165,349 (USA) (16 July 2010)
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Shot in 260 days. See more »

Quotes

Steven: [eats two pieces of toast, each covering an entire table, while levitating upside down] Delicious toast!
[smashes through a giant coffee cup]
Steven: Excellent coffee!
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Fun frenzy in classic style.
24 January 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Well deserved award-winning directors Stéphane Aubier & Vincent Patar are to be forever commended for ingeniously and painstakingly creating what can easily be considered one of the top animation films of all time. An adventure/comedy/romance/drama with simple yet detailed & inspired stop-motion animation much like Gumby, Pingu or Henry Selick's work for Burton. So much spirit, charm, wit & creativity culminate into a unique explosion of joy that overwhelms the senses. Every frame is a roller-coaster of activity so packed with inspiration that I wonder what was left out to meet the time limit and when it ended I wanted more. This is destined to become a cult classic for all ages and I eagerly await the multi-talented, award-winning team's next project. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!


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