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Turtles Forever (2009)

TV Movie  -   -  Animation | Action | Adventure  -  21 November 2009 (USA)
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The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles meet their match -- Literally! The modern, gritty Ninja Turtles must team up with their classic cartoon counterparts to stop two Shredders and their plans of multi-dimensional scale.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Sinterniklaas ...
Leonardo (voice)
Vinnie Penna ...
Michelangelo (voice) (as Wayne Grayson)
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Donatello (voice)
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Raphael (voice) (as Greg Abbey)
Darren Dunstan ...
Splinter (voice)
Marc Thompson ...
Casey Jones (voice)
Veronica Taylor ...
April O'Neil (voice)
Scott Rayow ...
The Shredder / Ch'rell (voice) (as Scottie Ray)
Greg Carey ...
Hun (voice)
Karen Neil ...
Karai (voice)
Dan Green ...
Leonardo 1987 (voice)
Johnny Castro ...
Tony Salerno ...
Donatello 1987 (voice) (as Anthony Salerno)
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Raphael 1987 (voice)
David Wills ...
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The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles meet their match -- Literally! The modern, gritty Ninja Turtles must team up with their classic cartoon counterparts to stop two Shredders and their plans of multi-dimensional scale.

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Sometimes four ninjas just aren't enough!


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One of the video screens in Times Square reads "Lairdtronics". Named after TMNT co-creator, Peter Laird. See more »

Quotes

Michelangelo: Time to hit the sewers, my brothers!
Donatello 1987: [87' Michelangelo tries to lift up a manhole cover, struggling] These things are a lot heavier in your dimension!
Raphael: Out of the way, tubby. Alright, everybody into the pool.
Donatello 1987: Whew, your sewers really stink!
Donatello: Umm, you don't have any nostrils.
Donatello 1987: Touché.
Michelangelo 1987: Hey, what about the Technodrome?
Raphael: That crate moves about as fast as you guys. We'll catch up to it.
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Written by Jake Siegler, Alex Walker & Alex Charpentier
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Probably the best turtles film so far but inaccurate portrayals of the 80's team.
2 June 2014 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Having never even heard of this film until now (mid 2014) I took a chance and gave it a whirl. What I found was a highly enjoyable film that is obviously made for fans.

The plot is actually very, very good and ties in well with the concept of dimensions heavily used in the 80's series the action moves along smoothly although the screenplay will not win any awards.

Special mention must go to the re-creation of the 80's style animation which I have to say is scarily accurate and a joy to watch again!

The only two downside to this film is that the original voice actors of the 80's cartoon not be involved because of union disputes (and the sad passing away of James Avery (Uncle Phil/Shredder) means it can never be re-dubbed!) The second downer in the film is that the 80's turtles were portrayed far too goofily. It was a goof show yes,but having rewatched it recently I can honestly say that it was never as daft as is portrayed in Turtles Forever. Not disrespectful as they do have their great moments but there is just one too many obvious and unnecessary jibes.

To end of a positive note another special mention must go to the animation and portrayal of turtles Prime. The are absolutely BAD-ASS and although no real violence was shown they had the attitude and I'll be honest....I wouldn't hate seeing a whole series done in that fashion with maybe a bit more gore and adult themes because lets face it, the child fans of the 80's like me are all grown up now and the comic on which turtles prime was based was much more violent and gritty.

I enjoyed the computer animated TMNT film but I'd say this is a better film for the fans overall and is a hidden gem that really needs more advertising.

if you can look by the borderline rude treatment and inaccurate portrayal of the 80's turtles then you will enjoy it greatly!


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