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Directors:
Roy Burdine
Lloyd Goldfine (co-director)
Writers:
Kevin Eastman (character) &
Peter Laird (character) ...
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Release Date:
21 November 2009 (USA) See more »
Tagline:
Sometimes four ninjas just aren't enough!
Plot:
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. | Full synopsis »
User Reviews:
Old meets New See more (10 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Michael Sinterniklaas ... Leonardo (voice)
Vinnie Penna ... Michelangelo (voice) (as Wayne Grayson)

Sam Riegel ... Donatello (voice)

Gregory Abbey ... 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 ... Michelangelo 1987 / Rocksteady (voice)
Tony Salerno ... Donatello 1987 (voice) (as Anthony Salerno)

Sebastian Arcelus ... Raphael 1987 (voice)
David Wills ... Splinter 1987 / Mirage Shredder (voice)
Rebecca Soler ... April O'Neil 1987 (voice)
Load Williams ... Shredder 1987 (voice)
Braford Cameron ... Krang / Bebop / Mirage Michelangelo (voice)
Jason Griffith ... Mirage Leonardo (voice) (as Adam Caroleson)
Christopher C. Adams ... Mirage Donatello (voice)
Sean Schemmel ... Mirage Raphael (voice)
Bruce Falk ... (voice)
Matthew Piazzi ... (voice) (as Matthew Plazza)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Kevin Eastman ... Himself (voice) (uncredited)
Peter Laird ... Himself (voice) (uncredited)

Directed by
Roy Burdine 
Lloyd Goldfine (co-director)
 
Writing credits
Kevin Eastman (character) &
Peter Laird (character)

Robert David (screenplay) (as Rob David) &
Matthew Drdek (screenplay) &
Lloyd Goldfine (screenplay)

Produced by
Frederick U. Fierst .... executive producer
Lloyd Goldfine .... supervising producer
Norman J. Grossfeld .... executive producer
Alfred Kahn .... executive producer
Sarah C. Nesbitt .... producer
Gary Richardson .... executive producer
 
Film Editing by
Richard Kronenberg (post editing)
 
Production Management
Abraham Lopez .... senior production manager
 
Art Department
Mike Borkowski .... storyboard artist
Andrew Bradshaw .... storyboard artist
Reginald Butler .... color supervisor
Rick Hoberg .... storyboard artist
Larry Houston .... storyboard artist
Edward Laroche .... storyboard artist
Erik Larsen .... art contributor
Mark Martin .... art contributor
Will Meugniot .... storyboard artist
Ken Mitchroney .... art contributor
Ed Nebres .... storyboard artist
Abigail Nesbitt .... storyboard artist
Matthew Peters .... storyboard artist
Mitch Rochon .... sheet timing
Dave Rodriguez .... storyboard artist
Rafael Rosado .... storyboard artist
Thomas Ryder III .... storyboard artist
Bob Suarez .... storyboard artist (as Robert Suarez)
Clint Taylor .... storyboard artist
Jimmy Tran .... background color artist
Jose Velasco .... storyboard artist
Darcy Vorhees .... storyboard artist
Michael Wetterhahn .... storyboard artist
 
Sound Department
Dominick Barbera .... sound effects editor
Jon Dickson .... sound designer
David Leaver .... foley engineer
Joseph Shalack .... ADR Engineer
 
Visual Effects by
Paul J. Baccash .... animation
Robert J. Bruce .... animation
Kana Hashimoto .... graphics
Ryan Kelly .... effects supervisor
Jennifer Obrotka .... graphics
 
Animation Department
Christopher Beaumont .... background painter
Richard Bowman .... sheet timing
Andrew Bradshaw .... background designer
Elliot Byrne .... background designer
Keith Conroy .... design supervisor
Amanda Dacn-Ruller .... background painter
Barbara Dourmashkin .... sheet timing
Keith Gardiner .... background designer
Michael Impollonia .... design coordinator
Joe Infurnari .... background painter
Gideon Kendall .... background designer
J.K. Kim .... sheet timing
Danny Kimanyen .... character designer
Ray Kosarin .... sheet timing
Carl Li .... color assistant
Emilio Lopez .... character colorist
Emilio Lopez .... character designer
Grace Lu .... background painter
Michel Lyman .... sheet timing
Adrian Marquez Barrios .... character designer
Ron Myrick .... sheet timing
Bob Nesler .... sheet timing
Khary Randolph .... character designer
Matthew Robinson .... background designer
Darcy Vorhees .... storyboard artist
Woody Yocum .... sheet timing
 
Music Department
Michael Brady .... music editor
Michael Brady .... music producer
 
Other crew
Jon Dickson .... voice director
Darren Dunstan .... voice director
Le Kecia Gray .... production assistant
Peter Laird .... creative director
Eric Stuart .... voice director
 
Thanks
Dan Berger .... special thanks
Ryan Brown .... special thanks
Dean Clarrain .... special thanks (as Steve Murphy)
Michael Dooney .... special thanks
Roland Gonzalez .... special thanks
Steve Lavigne .... special thanks
Jim Lawson .... special thanks
Rosemary Reeve .... special thanks
Stan Sakai .... special thanks
Eric Talbot .... special thanks (as Eric Talbolt)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Turtles Forever" - USA (series title)
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Runtime:
90 min
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Aspect Ratio:
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Trivia:
When the turtles first arrive in the 1987 dimension, all the background characters were taken directly from the first episode, Turtle Tracks. Among them including Bebop and Rocksteady before they were turned into mutants and April's friend Irma. Several stores and buildings from the series, such as Channel 6, Ninja Pizza and Ninja Dentist, are also visible.See more »
Quotes:
Leonardo:You don't understand. The Utrom Shredder isn't like your Shredder. He's vicious.
Donatello:Lethal.
Michelangelo:Competent!
Raphael:We go in, no saying if we come out.
[the 87' Turtles nervously look at each other]
Leonardo 1987:Let's do this.
Leonardo:Today, we're more then allies. We're brothers.
Leonardo 1987, Michelangelo 1987, Donatello 1987, Raphael 1987:Go green machine!
Leonardo, Donatello, Michelangelo, Raphael:It's ninja time!
Leonardo 1987, Michelangelo 1987, Donatello 1987, Raphael 1987:Turtle Power!
[...]
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Soundtrack:
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6 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
Old meets New, 23 November 2009
Author: Nez-Alpha from Netherlands

Having grown up watching the old 1988 series, it was great to see the specific characters of the turtles and their villains then, in the universe of the new more serious turtles that kids watch today. The whole thing is animated well and has an interesting enough storyline.

The only thing I slightly disliked about this movie, was that the older versions of the characters, both good and bad, are depicted as being somewhat helpless in the 21st century Turtle universe. They mostly get the goofy lines and carefree attitude. However, to be fair the old show was never as serious as the newer one apparently is, and there were excellent tributes to the old show. One running gag in the movie I really enjoyed, was that the older turtles would sometimes direct their attention to the viewer, which would confuse the 21st generation characters. At some point a turtle is actually asked; "Who are you talking to? There is nobody there!"

Although there is definite goofiness and corniness present, this movie offers a nice look at the turtles through time, and is a nice way to end this saga of the turtles (as Nickelodeon is apparently planning to make the next show fully CGI).

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