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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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Credited cast:
Stéphane Aubier ...
Coboy (voice)
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Madame Longrée (voice)
Nicolas Buysse ...
Mouton / Jean-Paul (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)
Brian Lykke ...
Hest (voice)
Christelle Mahy ...
Poule (voice)
Eric Muller ...
Rocky Gaufres / Étudiant chorle 1 (voice)
Vincent Patar ...
Cheval (voice)
Franco Piscopo ...
Ours (voice)
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Steven (voice)
Alexandre von Sivers ...
Scientifique 1 (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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Panique au village  »

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

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$165,349 (USA) (16 July 2010)
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Steven: [eats two pieces of toast, each covering an entire table, while levitating upside down] Delicious toast!
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Steven: Excellent coffee!
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A hilarious and very entertaining film!
29 July 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A Town Called Panic is simply brilliant! It is very simple, and the film consists of Indian, Cowboy, and Horse's misadventures, but the screenplay is clever and very funny. The biggest worry one has when watching a film like this is that maybe after a while the animation style or loose story- telling technique may get one overwhelmed, I know that was my biggest worry. But There was no need! This film was entertaining from the first second to the last, and it is a very energetic film that never once stops. It the equivalent of a child bouncing up and down because he is on a sugar high. If you expect a theme or very story oriented animated film, look elsewhere. This film is all about the one-liners and the wacky situations, but it was still really amazing for a film like this to be this entertaining. Brilliantly well done, and I think it is better than two other similar animated films, Coraline and Fantastic Mr. Fox.


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