Obelix falls for a new arrival in his home village in Gaul, but is heartbroken when her true love arrives to visit her. However, the lovers are kidnapped by Romans; Asterix and Obelix set ... See full summary »

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René Goscinny (comic), Albert Uderzo (comic) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Roger Carel ... Astérix (voice)
Pierre Tornade ... Obélix (voice)
Pierre Mondy ... Caius Obtus (voice)
Serge Sauvion Serge Sauvion ... Jules César (voice)
Henri Labussière Henri Labussière ... Panoramix (voice)
Roger Lumont Roger Lumont ... Briseradius (voice)
Michel Barbey ... Le centurion Vapetimus (voice) (as Michel Barbet)
José Luccioni José Luccioni ... (voice)
Yves Barsacq ... Ordralphabétix (voice)
Edmond Bernard Edmond Bernard ... (voice)
Paul Bisciglia Paul Bisciglia ... (voice)
Gérard Croce Gérard Croce ... (voice)
Jean-Pierre Darras ... Abraracourcix (voice)
Alain Doutey ... (voice)
Philippe Dumat Philippe Dumat ... Farfelus, le marchand d'esclaves (voice)
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Storyline

Obelix falls for a new arrival in his home village in Gaul, but is heartbroken when her true love arrives to visit her. However, the lovers are kidnapped by Romans; Asterix and Obelix set out to rescue them on a dangerous journey that will involve gladiators, slavers and beauracracy - and a personal encounter with the Emperor himself, Julius Caesar... Written by Benjamin Evans <benj@whitley.unimelb.edu.au>

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Beating down a path to Rome!


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Trivia

The movie is based on the books "Asterix the Legionary" and "Asterix the Gladiator". Apart from that, many minor characters in the movie are from other Asterix stories. For instance, the over-ambitious legionary is from "Asterix on Corsica", while the tradesman who sells Panacea and Tragicomix in Rome has the same appearance as a recurring Phoenician salesman. See more »

Goofs

When Caesar is presented gifts from all the provinces of the Roman empire, Egypt is mentioned with them. During Caesar's lifetime, Egypt was still independent, despite having somewhat of a vassal status. 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 Berlinerisch. See more »

Connections

Followed by Asterix: The Secret of the Magic Potion (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Asterix est la
Music by Vladimir Cosma
Lyrics by Plastic Bertrand
Performed by Plastic Bertrand
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The best Asterix-movie
18 June 2000 | by action-6See all my reviews

Astérix et la surprise de César(Asterix and Cesar`s surprise) is definitely the best Asterix cartoon. It captures the atmosphere and style of the classic comics extremely well and this is a must see if you liked the comics. Those who have read the comics will soon see that some of the plot-details have been changed, but it doesn`t matter since the end-result is very good. 9/10


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Official Sites:

asterix .com [France]

Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

30 July 1986 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Asterix - gallernas hjälte See more »

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Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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