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The Rugrats Movie (1998)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Elizabeth Daily ... Tommy Pickles (voice) (as E.G. Daily)
Christine Cavanaugh ... Chuckie Finster (voice)
Kath Soucie ... Philip Deville / Lillian Deville / Betty Deville (voice)
Melanie Chartoff ... Didi Pickles / Minka (voice)
Phil Proctor ... Howard DeVille / Igor (voice)
Cree Summer ... Susie Carmichael (voice)
Mary Gross ... Woman Guest (voice)
Kevin McBride Kevin McBride ... Male Guest (voice)
Andrea Martin ... Aunt Miriam (voice)
Michael Bell ... Chas Finster / Grandpa Boris / Drew Pickles (voice)
Tress MacNeille ... Charlotte Pickles (voice)
Jack Riley ... Stu Pickles (voice)
Busta Rhymes ... Reptar Wagon (voice)
Joe Alaskey ... Grandpa Lou Pickles (voice)
Cheryl Chase ... Angelica Pickles (voice)
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Storyline

Tommy faces responsiblity when Dil, his new baby brother is born. As with all newborns, the child becomes a bane to Tommy and the rest of his gang. Even Phil and Lil don't like them. So they decide to return Dil to where he came from, the hospital. But they get lost along the way, REALLY lost, and get into even more trouble with a circus. Can they find their way home and can Tommy and Dil just get along? Written by Quentin R.

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Nap Time is Over See more »


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G | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 November 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ipanat See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$24,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$27,321,470, 22 November 1998

Gross USA:

$100,494,675

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$140,894,675
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (extended)

Sound Mix:

Dolby | DTS (Digital DTS Sound)| SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Theatrical voice acting debut for actor David Spade. later he'd go onto voice Emperor Kuzco in The Emperor's New Groove (2000). Scuzz the horsefly in Racing Stripes (2005), and Griffin the Invisible Man in Hotel Transylvania (2012) 1-3. See more »

Goofs

When Chuckie breaks his glasses, they switch back from broken to fixed. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Chuckie Finster: This place gives me the juice bumps.
Phil: Maybe we should go back.
Lil: Very back!
Tommy Pickles: No! We can't go back now, you guys! Okey-Dokey Jones never goes back!
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Crazy Credits

After the Paramount logo at the beginning, there's a Nickelodeon Movies bigfoot bumper See more »

Alternate Versions

One airing on Nickelodeon featured two deleted scenes:
  • Didi and Stu fall asleep and have a musical dream.
  • The babies chant an army march.
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Connections

Spoofs The Wizard of Oz (1939) See more »

Soundtracks

A Baby Is a Gift from a Bob
by Mark Mothersbaugh
Performed by Cheryl Chase and Cree Summer
Produced by Mark Mothersbaugh and Bob Casale (as Robert Casale)
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Great fun for kids of all ages
21 November 1998 | by Ace-38See all my reviews

Rugrats: A name I had never even heard until my daughter started watching it. My son soon followed and joined sis on the couch when the familiar theme song kicked in. They are 6 and 4 now and were thrilled when they announced the movie version of their favorite show. Mom and I promised to take them. As we arrived in the theatre, there were families all over just like ours. Once the film started, however, I was 6 years old again, watching my favorite cartoons. Rugrats movie is a joy for parents and kids alike. There is adult humor (referring to the sex of the new pickles baby, one parent says "if born under venus, look for a" ...before being cut off. There is kid humor too, multiple diaper jokes, and just plain FUN! Parents, and non-parents alike owe it to themselves to see this fun movie. If you have kids, it is a joy to see their faces light up when the theme song kicks in, and Tommy squirts the screen with his bottle (just as the SDDS sound kicks in, and the title breaks on-screen)

This is a great way to spend 85 minutes, and while my 4 year old got a little restless during the forest scenes (about 1/3 of the movie), my 6-year old sat through it with nary a word. A great time for kids of all ages, and a good way for parents and kids to spend some time together.


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