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Director:
Writers:
James Krieg (written by)
Andy Kuhn (story)
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Release Date:
24 November 2010 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
All Duncan wants is to be a normal kid in a normal school. Until he realizes he is something very far away from normal. | Add synopsis »
Awards:
Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Tia Texada ... Isabel (voice)

Jesse Head ... Duncan Rosenblatt (voice)

Dante Basco ... Kenny Rogers (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Amy Davidson ... Jenna (voice)

Dana Delany ... Margaret Rosenblatt (voice)

Grey DeLisle ... Ms. Dreakford (voice)

Reed Diamond ... Barnes (voice)
Billy Evans ... Steve (voice)

Josh Keaton ... Troy (voice)

Jameson Moss ... Big Rob (voice)

Kevin Michael Richardson ... Belloc (voice)

Nicole Sullivan ... Dr. Pytel (voice)
Tom Tartamella ... Whitey (voice)

Gary Anthony Williams ... Principal Dave / Troy's Dad (voice)
Paul St. Peter ... Dragon 2 (uncredited)
Frank Welker ... Dragon 1 (uncredited)
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Directed by
Peter Chung 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Phil Hester  story
James Krieg  written by (as Jim Krieg)
Andy Kuhn  story

Produced by
Vince Aniceto .... line producer
Peter Chung .... supervising producer
Ramsey Ann Naito .... executive producer
Julia Pistor .... executive producer
Carrie Wilksen .... producer
 
Original Music by
Toby Chu 
 
Film Editing by
Peter Tomaszewicz 
 
Casting by
Carroll Day Kimble 
 
Production Design by
Barry E. Jackson  (as Barry Jackson)
 
Art Direction by
Fred Gambino 
Dan Quarnstrom 
 
Costume Design by
Jane Poole 
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Seung-Hyun Oh .... sequence director
 
Art Department
Anthony Chun .... storyboard artist
Peter Chung .... storyboard artist
Gary Glover .... visual development artist
Drew Graybeal .... prop designer
Michele Graybeal .... concept artist
Seung-Hyun Oh .... storyboard artist
 
Sound Department
Timothy J. Borquez .... supervising sound editor
Robert Crew .... foley editor
Eric Freeman .... sound designer
Diane Greco .... foley artist
Tony Orozco .... sound effects editor
Daisuke Sawa .... sound
Robert Serda .... supervising dialogue editor
Thomas Syslo .... supervising sound editor
Jussi Tegelman .... sound effects editor
 
Animation Department
Peter Chung .... character designer
John Dillon .... animatic timer
Patricia Doktor .... background artist
Jeong-eun Lee .... key animator
Wendy Park .... background artist
Thomas Perkins .... character designer: Kaiju
Paul Shardlow .... color stylist
 
Editorial Department
Bret Marnell .... additional editor
 
Other crew
Charles Adler .... voice director
Bobby Hernandez .... art production assistant
Miguel Jimenez .... production coordinator
Mary Elizabeth McGlynn .... additional voice director
Jessie Greenberg .... pre-production intern (uncredited)
 

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Runtime:
USA:90 min (including commercials) | USA:70 min
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Trivia:
WILHELM SCREAM: A student in the library as Duncan is being chased by Troy and his friends.See more »
Quotes:
Jenna:[Margaret grabs a large weapon] Whoa! What's that for?
Margaret Rosenblat:Duncan's father and I have some... unresolved issues. Ready to meet Duncan's daddy?
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in 2011 Primetime Creative Arts Emmys (2011) (TV)See more »

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6 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
Humans vs. Kaju... But something was missing..., 6 June 2012
Author: Paul Magne Haakonsen from Denmark

Not being one to turn away from animated movies, I sat down to watch "Firebreather" with no particular expectations, as I had no idea what the story was or who did the voice acting.

My initial impression of the movie is that the graphics were fairly "sterile", in lack of better words. The animators had skipped on minute details, and there was a sense of work in progress to the background most of the time. Now, that being said, I am not saying that the movie wasn't nicely made, because the graphics did look cool, I just personally could have used more details in the backgrounds and scenery.

The story is about Duncan, who stands out in a crown because of his orange-tinted skin and scale-like texture on his skin, trying to fit into the new school and community where he just moved with his mother. Upon being bullied at school, Duncan discovers that he is able to breath forth fire, and that sets things into escalation, and Duncan finds out the truth about who his father really is.

There is a lot of action in "Firebreather", but the story is also nice in the aspect of having to find your place even when standing out in a crowd, plus there was also a side story of love and friendship. However, the main storyline, or at least what they put the most effort into, was the situation between humans and the Kaju. The subplots were skimmed only, not really given the proper attention to flesh them out in a satisfying manner.

Personally, I wasn't overly impressed with "Firebreather", as there are far better animated and far better story-driven animations available. But I am sure that "Firebreather" will appeal greatly to boys in the age 6 to 12.

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