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Sonic the Hedgehog: The Movie (1996)

Sonikku za hejjihoggu (original title)
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What's blue and wears running shoes? Whoops! Ya missed him, as he's off to save the planet on a quest by the nefarious Dr. Robotnik, which turns out to be much of a trap. Smells fishy!

Directors:

Kazunori Ikegami, Gary Lipkowitz (as Gary Dehan)

Writers:

Masashi Kubota (original story), Jennifer Presto (ADR script: English version) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Martin Burke Martin Burke ... Sonic the Hedgehog (voice)
Lainie Frasier Lainie Frasier ... Miles 'Tails' Prower (voice)
Bill Wise ... Knuckles the Echidna (voice)
Edwin Neal ... Dr. Robotnik / President (voice)
Sascha Biesi Sascha Biesi ... Sara (voice)
Charles C. Campbell ... Old Man Owl (voice) (as Charlie Campbell)
Gary Lipkowitz Gary Lipkowitz ... Metal Sonic (voice) (as Gary Dehan)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Chafûrin Chafûrin ... Old Man Owl (voice)
Yuzuru Fujimoto Yuzuru Fujimoto ... President (voice)
Mika Kanai Mika Kanai ... Sara (voice)
Masami Kikuchi ... Sonic the Hedgehog (voice)
Yasunori Matsumoto ... Knuckles the Echidna (voice)
Hekiru Shiina Hekiru Shiina ... Miles 'Tails' Prower (voice)
Akimitsu Takase Akimitsu Takase ... President's Aide (voice)
Junpei Takiguchi Junpei Takiguchi ... Dr. Eggman (voice) (as Junpei Taniguchi)
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Storyline

Sonic the Hedgehog and his sidekicks Tails and Knuckles the Echidna are determined to thwart a plan that would turn their Land of the Sky into the equivalent of The Land of Darkness, which lurks beneath the surface (and is obviously the former planet Earth). So they plow through to the center of the planet and the ancient city of Robotropolis (the former New York City?) to do righteous battle. The big question of the day is whether the usually evil Dr. Robotnik is telling the truth for once or sending the good guys into a trap. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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Scrape Your Knuckles. Catch Some Tails.


Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese | English

Release Date:

25 December 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Sonic the Hedgehog: The Movie See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(2 parts)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Was actually two separate mini-series episodes edited into a single movie for its American release. See more »

Goofs

When Sonic and Tails are fighting Metal Robotnik, he shoots glue at Tails' twin tails. Tails says he can't fly to help Sonic, but when he gets the piece of concrete to surf across the water, you can see that his tails are not glued together. See more »

Quotes

Sonic: You might know everything I'm going to do, but that's not going to help you, since I know everything you're going to do! Strange, isn't it?
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Crazy Credits

During the ending credits, scenes from the movie are shown. See more »

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Referenced in Anime Abandon: Gall Force (2012) See more »

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Music & Arrangement: Mitsuhiro Tada
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Why, SEGA, Why do this to your fans?
3 November 2000 | by Sheng.LongSee all my reviews

I am one of those people who, despite having a age teen-or-above, loved the SatAM version of Sonic The Hedgehog. I looked at this. I read the plot. I watched the first half. I got a refund. They are murdering the memory that loyal fans have of Sonic! I would have accepted a Movie based on the comics, but this is Sonic Underground all over again! SEGA, Either ditch the 'hog now, or give him his old pad in Nutwood back, and leave him and Sally to it. Don't do this again!


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