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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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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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Storyline

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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Taglines:

You'll live the adventure... You'll love it's heroes. See more »


Certificate:

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Details

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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Production Co:

Korty Films, Lucasfilm See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The first Star Wars film which there is a human character named Mace. In the Star Wars prequels, there is a human Jedi master called Mace Windu whom is played by Samuel L. Jackson. See more »

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Mace's right arm is swallowed by the tree creature, but in the next scene, his left hand is shown with the injury. See more »

Quotes

Deej: We help you. And make Gorax...
[stabs knife into table]
Deej: .
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Alternate Versions

Comparing the original VHS release (which is presumably what originally aired on television) to the 2004 DVD release (a double feature with "Ewoks: Battle for Endor"), the following changes are noted:
  • The on-screen title has changed from "The Ewok Adventure" to "Caravan of Courage: An Ewok Adventure".
  • The beginning credits have been retyped; they look virtually the same, but a comparison shows them to be smaller in font size.
  • The end credits have been retyped as well. Not only are they much smaller in font size, but they run 1 1/2 minutes longer as many new credits were added (so many people were not credited in the VHS release).
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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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