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Astérix le Gaulois (1967)

Gaul invaded! Asterix must save the Druid Getafix from the Romans.

Director:

Ray Goossens

Writers:

René Goscinny (comic), Albert Uderzo (comic) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Roger Carel ... Astérix (voice)
Jacques Morel Jacques Morel ... Obélix (voice)
Pierre Tornade Pierre Tornade ... Abraracourcix / Le marchand de boeufs (voice)
Jacques Jouanneau Jacques Jouanneau ... Assurancetourix (voice)
Lucien Raimbourg Lucien Raimbourg ... Panoramix (voice)
Pierre Trabaud Pierre Trabaud ... Caius Bonus (voice)
Bernard Lavalette Bernard Lavalette ... (voice)
Robert Vattier Robert Vattier ... (voice)
Michel Puterflam Michel Puterflam ... (voice)
Maurice Chevit Maurice Chevit ... (voice)
Georges Carmier Georges Carmier ... (voice)
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Storyline

In the year 50 BC Gaul is occupied by the romans - nearly. But the small village of Asterix and his friends still resists the Roman legions with the aid of their druid's magic potion, which gives superhuman strength. Learning of this potion, a Roman centurion kidnaps the druid to get the secret formula out of him. Written by Michael Zink

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Country:

France | Belgium

Language:

French

Release Date:

31 July 1968 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Asterix de Galliër See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,325,312
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Dargaud Films,Belvision See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Valiant comics saved #59 (16 November 1963) carried a British version of Asterix with just the names changed which ran for a time, on the back page (so it was in color). It was called "Little Fred and Big Ed" and they lived in a British village called Nevergiveup, the druid was named Hokus Pokus and the chief Roman was called Pompus. Film adaptation See more »

Goofs

In the UK version of the film, at the end you can see the English voice cast list, but it's actually Astérix et le coup du menhir's voice cast. See more »

Alternate Versions

As a bonus feature for the German DVD release, each Asterix film was given a new dubbing in a German dialect. This film was dubbed in Saxonian. See more »

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Followed by Asterix in America (1994) See more »

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The first but one of the worst Asterix-films
5 July 2000 | by action-6See all my reviews

Asterix The Gaul was the first Asterix-movie and came out way back in 1967, and was based on the first Asterix-comic with the same name.

The movie is exactly the same as in the comic and there isn`t a single scene here that isn`t present in the cartoon. I can`t write about the plot and the characters because I only know the names in the Norwegian version of Asterix. Asterix the Gaul is for the fan of the series but there are others far better Asterix-movies out there. The best is Asterix and Ceasars` surprise(9/10).

It`s easy to see that Asterix from 1967 is an experimental movie, and the sequels are far better. 6/10


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