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Asterix in America (1994)

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Caesar has had enough when another legion is hacked to pieces by the damned single indomitable village in Gaul because of the druid's magic potion, so he decides to tackle the problem at ... See full summary »

Director:

Gerhard Hahn

Writers:

René Goscinny (comic book "La grande traversée"), Albert Uderzo (comic book "La grande traversée") | 7 more credits »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Roger Carel ... Astérix (voice)
Pierre Tornade ... Obélix (voice)
Henri Labussière Henri Labussière ... Panoramix (voice)
François Chaix François Chaix ... Abraracourcix (voice)
Michel Tugot-Doris Michel Tugot-Doris ... Assurancetourix (voice)
Jean Dautremay Jean Dautremay ... Ordralfabétix (voice)
Robert Party Robert Party ... César (voice)
Jean-Luc Galmiche Jean-Luc Galmiche ... Tumulus (voice)
Olivier Jankovic Olivier Jankovic ... Stupidus (voice)
Nathalie Spitzer Nathalie Spitzer ... Falbala (voice)
Yves Pignot Yves Pignot ... Centurion (voice)
Claude Chantal Claude Chantal ... Bonnemine (voice)
Joël Zaffarano Joël Zaffarano ... Capitaine (voice)
Sylvain Lemarie Sylvain Lemarie ... Chef (voice)
Thierry Buisson Thierry Buisson ... Barbe-Rouge (voice)
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Caesar has had enough when another legion is hacked to pieces by the damned single indomitable village in Gaul because of the druid's magic potion, so he decides to tackle the problem at the root before conspiratorial senators exploit his humiliation: sycophant Lucullus is ordered to capture the druid (believed immortal) and push him over the edge of the earth (according to the story still believed to be flat as a pizza; actually Greeks and Romans knew better). By pure luck, Lucullus' first net traps both druid and Obelix's pet dog, so the giant and Asterix follow them by ship on the Atlantic, and crash after a storm on the North America coast in pursuit of the druid who was catapulted off the Roman galley before Lucullus triumphantly sets sails back for Europe. They find the druid and meet a tribe of Indians (believing to be in India), literally a whole New World for the equally primitive Celts. At the home front, Caesar sees his chance to overrun the village, but has to wait till ... Written by KGF Vissers

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Danger lurks on foreign shores!


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Trivia

In an early version of the movie there was a scene where chief Vitalstatistix opens his fly, pulls out a fish and asks Unheigenix to smell it, but Albert Uderzo (Asterix creator) hated the joke and asked for it to be removed. See more »

Goofs

When Asterix and his friends leave the Native Americans,the tribe chief speaks in what is clearly Getafix's voice; he says good bye in English for one thing, which the Native Americans cannot speak. See more »

Alternate Versions

In the French version, the song "We Are One People" is dubbed in French, in the German and Spanish Castilian version is kept in English. See more »

Connections

Follows Asterix and Caesar (1985) See more »

Soundtracks

Say Goodbye
Written by Harold Faltermeyer, David Cooke & Magda La Bonté
Performed by Bonnie Tyler
French version performed by Zouk Machine
Produced by Harold Faltermeyer & Uli Fisher
Published by BMG Ufa
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For Children?
26 October 2012 | by the_silver_angel_13See all my reviews

Although I had never heard of the character "Asterix", I decided to chance the classic cartoon. Upon watching, and reading the synopsis of the film, I clearly understood the "effect" it reasonably portrayed. However, I also realized that within this film, there is clearly a nude scene of male genitalia! (The man had his pants down. *Also noted in a recent post in the message board.*) I myself was just as surprised. As an adult, I laugh at "hidden jokes" a lot of cartoons insinuate and even word around what should be "adult humor". However, this is flat out unrighteous! They may have gotten away with that in the 70s, but "new age" cartoons can only give fart jokes and bare-bum shots! (Including their resort to subliminal messages for the older generations watching along.) Rated 2/5 due to the distasteful display of a crotch-shot, but short framed enough that most (luckily) don't catch-- sorry kids.


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Release Date:

22 September 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Asterix erobert Amerika See more »

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DEM19,000,000 (estimated)
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Dolby SR

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1.85 : 1
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