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The Little Engine That Could -- Featuring an all-star cast, the timeless story comes to life in this all-new, feature-length film filled with fun and adventure!


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  (in credits order)

Jodi Benson ... Jillian (voice)

Corbin Bleu ... Lou (voice)

Jamie Lee Curtis ... Bev (voice)

Whoopi Goldberg ... Tower (voice)

Khamani Griffin ... Marcus (voice)

Suzy Nakamura ... Teacher (voice)
Ray Porter ... Nightmare Train (voice)
Michael S. Garcia ... Scott (voice) (as Michael Rodrigo)

Charlie Schlatter ... Major (voice)

Brenda Song ... Shiny Passenger Train (voice)

Alyson Stoner ... Little Engine (voice)

Patrick Warburton ... Caboose (voice)

Glenn Shadix ... Arkana (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Jeff Bennett ... Hudson / Red Engine (voice)

Jim Cummings ... Rusty (voice)
Chelsea Evered ... Girl Train (voice) (as Chelsea Erinne Evered)

Dominic Scott Kay ... Richard (voice)

Mocean Melvin ... Big Locomotive (voice)

Rodney Saulsberry ... Freight Train / Bud (voice)

Directed by
Elliot M. Bour 
Writing credits
David Koepp (screenplay) &
John Kamps (screenplay) and
Cliff Ruby (screenplay) &
Elana Lesser (screenplay)

David Koepp (screen story) &
John Kamps (screen story)

Watty Piper (book)

Produced by
Noah Fogelson .... executive producer
Richard Rich .... producer
Share Stallings .... consulting producer
Timothy Yoo .... associate producer
Original Music by
Heitor Pereira 
Film Editing by
Joe Campana  (as Joseph L. Campana)
Casting by
Jamie Thomason 
Production Design by
Carol Kieffer Police 
Art Direction by
Carol Kieffer Police 
Production Management
Rebecca Palatnik .... production manager
Rakesh S. Patil .... production supervisor: aka Rakesh Patil
Art Department
Gaelle Beerens .... storyboard artist
Karen A. Keller .... art producer
Karen Krajenbrink .... visual development
Larry Scholl .... storyboard artist
Mark Sonntag .... storyboard artist
Robert Souza .... storyboard artist
Sound Department
Elliot Anders .... voiceover recording engineer
Darrin Mann .... foley mixer
Bernie Van De Yacht .... loop group coordinator
John St. Denis .... adr recordist (uncredited)
Visual Effects by
Gaurav Hingne .... shot lighting artist
Chakravarthy Kocherla .... texturing artist: lead
Prasad Posam .... model supervisor
Animation Department
Habeeb Ahmed .... character modeler
Ahmed Habeeb .... character designer
Harjit Singh Hans .... lighting artist
Makeshwar Harshal .... animator
Karen A. Keller .... design supervisor
Aram Lakhotia .... animator
Sanchita Nath Shasmal .... character texture artist
Chris Sherrod .... layout supervisor
Paul Trandahl .... design liaison: Universal
Gavas Ulhas .... character texture artist
Hossain Wasif .... sequence lead
Hossain Wasif .... texture supervisor
Editorial Department
Scott Anderson .... additional editor (as Scott W. Anderson)
Roger Hinze .... additional editor
Music Department
Mark Buys .... score coordinator
Other crew
Bob Hilgenberg .... additional story material
Gregory J.M. Kasunich .... production assistant
Shashank Ashok Kulkarni .... production coordinator
Matthew Lloyd .... production coordinator
Vishal Mishra .... programmer: data saving
Rob Muir .... additional story material
Jamie Thomason .... voice director

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83 min
Australia:G | USA:G (certificate #46475)

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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
Love It, 10 August 2013
Author: reginatocascamo

My 3-year-old son loves this film and I enjoy watching it with him. I absolutely love the music and wish the soundtrack was released on iTunes. It's an all around great movie for adults and children to enjoy together. It offers a great message of overcoming and resiliency, a message all children need to hear. All families should enjoy this movie.

There are a few scary parts but my 3-year-old son handles it exceptionally well and it's necessary to the plot.

Again, I wish I could find the music on iTunes or in some digital format so I can listen to it in the car as the message is very up lifting.

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