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Thunder and the House of Magic (2013)

The House of Magic (original title)
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Thunder, an abandoned young cat seeking shelter from a storm, stumbles into the strangest house imaginable, owned by an old magician and inhabited by a dazzling array of automatons and gizmos.

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Cast

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Nurse Baxter (voice)
George Babbit ...
Jack / Carlo / Zoltar (voice)
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Thunder / Dylan (voice) (as Murray Blue)
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Carla (voice) (as Kathleen Browers)
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Chihiuahua (voice)
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Daniel (voice)
Shanelle Gray ...
Maggie (voice)
Nina Grillo ...
Audrey (voice)
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Mark Mathews (voice)
Goldie Jonsie ...
Old Lady (voice)
Kendra Leif ...
Lasondra (voice)
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Mr. Eames (voice) (as Joey Lotsko)
Millie Mup ...
Mrs. Eames (voice)
Will Parks ...
Mike Mathews (voice)
Sage Sommer ...
Izzy (voice)
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Thunder, an abandoned young cat seeking shelter from a storm, stumbles into the strangest house imaginable, owned by an old magician and inhabited by a dazzling array of automatons and gizmos. Not everyone welcomes the new addition to the troupe as Jack Rabbit and Maggie Mouse plot to evict Thunder. The situation gets worse when the magician lands in hospital and his scheming nephew sees his chance to cash in by selling the mansion. Our young hero is determined to earn his place and so he enlists the help of some wacky magician's assistants to protect his magical new home. Written by nWave Pictures Distribution

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25 December 2013 (Belgium)  »

Also Known As:

The House of Magic 3D  »

Box Office

Budget:

$34,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$4,091 (USA) (5 September 2014)

Gross:

$4,091 (USA) (5 September 2014)
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The sign on the magician's piano reads "Steinway & daughters", a reference or a tribute to Steinway & sons - the leading piano manufacturer. See more »

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In the credits there is a typo - The 2nd stage engineer is referred to as the "2ndSTAGE ENGINEER". See more »

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References Big (1988) See more »

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House of Fun
Written by Mike Barson (uncredited) and Lee Thompson (uncredited)
Performed by Madness
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Engaging animation, cute characters
25 August 2014 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

25 August 2014 Film of Choice at The Plaza Dorchester on this rainy bank holiday afternoon - House of Magic. Adults were definitely in the minority in the cinema this afternoon to see this lovely animated tale of an abandoned kitten doing everything he can to save his new home. Originally released in France on Christmas Day last year, it has eventually hit our screens amid some fierce competition for the school holidays. This film has some very cute characters and is engaging from the opening scene when Thunder the cat is abandoned by his family. In true animation fashion the story leads us through good times and bad times but always ends with a happy ending. Not one for the DVD collection but a rainy afternoon viewing on the TV would be a must.


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