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Sonic the Hedgehog: The Movie (1996)

Sonikku za hejjihoggu (original title)
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A Hedgehog Named Sonic And His Best Friends Will Be Really Quick And Fast To Beat Ivo Robotnik And Save The World For Amy Rose

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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Taglines:

Scrape Your Knuckles. Catch Some Tails.


Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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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

The American version was released in 1999, the same year "Sonic Underground" was first broadcast. 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

Tails: Sonic! Help me, please! Please, help, Sonic!
Sonic: Grrrr... SHUT UP, TAILS!
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Crazy Credits

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

Alternate Versions

The Japanese animation was originally released in two 30 minute Original Animation Videos, labelled: "1. Journey to EggmanLand" and "2. Sonic Vs Metal Sonic". See more »

Connections

References Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991) See more »

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Music & Arrangement: Mitsuhiro Tada
Lyrics & Performance: Riyu Konaka (as Riu Konaka)
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Good, But not good enough.
29 May 2000 | by Mike-2000See all my reviews

I rented this movie a few weeks after it's release. I thought this movie was okay. Yet, it was a little stupid!!! The film was also odd. Example: In the movie, Dr. Robotnick has 2 bombs, a turtle, and a hare.

If you like Anime movies that are odd, than rent this movie.

I give it a 5 out of 10.


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