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The Ewok Adventure (1984)

Wicket the Ewok and his friends agree to help two shipwrecked human children, Mace and Cindel, on a quest to find their parents.

Director:

John Korty

Writers:

George Lucas (story), Bob Carrau (teleplay)
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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Eric Walker ... Mace
Warwick Davis ... Wicket
Fionnula Flanagan ... Catarine
Guy Boyd ... Jeremitt
Aubree Miller ... Cindel
Burl Ives ... Narrator (voice)
Daniel Frishman ... Deej (as Dan Frishman)
Debbie Lee Carrington ... Weechee (as Debbie Carrington)
Tony Cox ... Widdle
Kevin Thompson ... Chukha-Trok
Margarita Farrell Margarita Farrell ... Kaink (as Margarita Fernández)
Pam Grizz Pam Grizz ... Shodu
Bobby Bell Bobby Bell ... Logray
Darryl Henriques ... Wicket (voice) (as Daryl Henriquez)
Sydney Walker Sydney Walker ... Deej (voice)
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The Towani family civilian shuttlecraft crashes on the forest moon of Endor. The four Towani's are separated. Jermitt and Catarine, the mother and father are captured by the giant Gorax, and Mace and Cindel, the son and daughter, are missing when they are captured. The next day, the Ewok Deej is looking for his two sons when they find Cindel all alone in the shuttle (Mace and Cindel were looking for the transmitter to send a distress call), when Mace appears with his emergency blaster. Eventually, the four-year old Cindel is able to convince the teenage Mace that the Ewoks are nice. Then, the Ewoks and the Towani's go on an adventure to find the elder Towanis. Written by Grand Admiral Murphy

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Those cuddly courageous Ewoks from Return of the Jedi are back in their own adventure. See more »


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Trivia

According to the interactive CD-ROM "Star Wars: Behind the Magic", Cindel was born before the Battle of Endor, and her family crashed on Endor before Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983). See more »

Goofs

The metal wires and rods that were used to build the giant spider web are fully visible through the entire web structure. See more »

Quotes

Mace: A rock? These little bears are nuts
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Alternate Versions

In the US DVD release, the 20th Century Fox logo and fanfare along with the title card, "A Lucasfilm Limited Production" are added to the beginning of the film. The US MGM/UA original VHS release does not include these items. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Ewoks: Wicket's Wagon (1985) See more »

User Reviews

 
Cute, but slow with poor acting.
30 March 2004 | by GrowlytedSee all my reviews

I love the Ewoks but this film doesn't do them justice. Wicket is cute but is unable to communicate at this stage with the wooden humans. Cindel was chosen for cuteness, rather than acting ability. Her brother, Mace, is a very unlikeable lead. The narration, delivered by Burl Ives, is excruciating. Fortunately this is absent from the second half. Basically the children set out with a small band of Ewoks to rescue their captured parents. The journey is long and nothing interesting happens. Wicket and Cindel become firm friends. Only the Ewoks kept me watching. If you don't like Ewoks, don't bother. Luckily the second film, "Battle for Endor", is better. Don't miss that because of this misguided affair. 3/10


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 November 1984 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Star Wars: Ewok Adventures See more »

Filming Locations:

Marin County, California, USA

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Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)
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Korty Films, Lucasfilm See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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