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Asterix and Caesar (1985)

Astérix et la surprise de César (original title)
Not Rated | | Animation, Adventure, Comedy | 30 July 1986 (USA)
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 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!


Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Details

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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Did You Know?

Trivia

In the movie Getafix tells that Panacea is the niece of the chief. This fact was not stated in any of the Asterix books. See more »

Goofs

The gladiator fight takes place in the Colosseum, which was built more than a century after Julius Caesar's death. 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 and Obelix: Mansion of the Gods (2014) 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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