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Asterix and Cleopatra (1968)

Astérix et Cléopâtre (original title)
Popular animated hero Asterix and his faithful sidekick Obelix travel to ancient Egypt to help Cleopatra build a new summer home. Cleopatra and Julius Caesar have made a bet, with Caesar ... See full summary »

Writers:

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

Cast overview, first billed only:
Roger Carel ... Astérix (voice)
Jacques Morel Jacques Morel ... Obélix (voice)
Micheline Dax Micheline Dax ... Cléopâtre (voice)
Jacques Balutin Jacques Balutin ... Tournevis (voice)
Jacques Bodoin Jacques Bodoin ... (voice)
Maurice Chevit Maurice Chevit ... (voice)
Claude Dasset Claude Dasset ... (voice)
Pierre Garin Pierre Garin ... (voice)
Olivier Hussenot Olivier Hussenot ... (voice)
Bernard Lavalette Bernard Lavalette ... Le narrateur / Amonbofis (voice)
Rodolphe Marcilly Rodolphe Marcilly ... (voice)
Joel Noel Joel Noel ... (voice)
Jean Parédès Jean Parédès ... Jules César (voice)
Alfred Personne Alfred Personne ... (voice)
Lucien Raimbourg Lucien Raimbourg ... Panoramix (voice)
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Storyline

Popular animated hero Asterix and his faithful sidekick Obelix travel to ancient Egypt to help Cleopatra build a new summer home. Cleopatra and Julius Caesar have made a bet, with Caesar wagering the project cannot be completed in a few weeks time. With the help of a magic potion, Asterix comes to the rescue of the Queen of the Nile as Caesar and an angry architect plot against them. Written by Anonymous

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Astérix meets the Queen of the Nile!


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Details

Official Sites:

asterix .com [France]

Country:

France | Belgium

Language:

French

Release Date:

24 September 1969 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,090,041
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Belvision, Dargaud Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Followed by Asterix and the Big Fight. See more »

Goofs

In the Roman Age, the body of the Great Sphinx of Giza was buried in sand. See more »

Alternate Versions

The English version and the version "pan & scanned" to 16: 9 cuts the 5 shots montage after the opening credits showing the 5 shots progress of the animation. See more »

Connections

Followed by Asterix and the Vikings (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Le Gâteau Empoisonné
Music by Gérard Calvi
Lyrics by Pierre Tchernia
Performed by Bernard Lavalette and Jacques Balutin
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Asterix rocks!
24 January 2006 | by hadjiquest79See all my reviews

I once saw this film on Disney Channel when I was only 9. I got this disc from work for only $1! It is a complete version. I LOVE Asterix! I love the part when he drinks the magic potion and the power-up effects. Obelix is so funny, especially when he waits in the queue for the magic potion. Getafix refuses Obelix and told him that Obelix fell into the potion when he was a baby. Cacofonix always "strangled the cat". Vitalstatistix, the Gaulish leader always worries about "The sky falling on his head". The main story is that Caesar, Asterix's arch-nemesis, made a bet with Cleopatra about building a palace. Edifis is an Egyptian architect, who is building a palace in a 3-month deadline. If architects completed the job on time, they were covered with gold. If not, they were thrown to the crocodiles. As an Asterix lover, I got some comics and video games. I got "Asterix and the Great Rescue" for my Sega Genesis and Sega Game Gear. I just got "Asterix and Obelix Kick Buttix" for the PlayStation 2.


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