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Emil und die Detektive (2001)

Emil goes to Berlin to see his grandmother with a large amount of money and is offered sweets by a strange man that make him sleep. He wakes up at his stop with no money. It is up to him and a group of children to save the day.

Director:

Franziska Buch

Writers:

Erich Kästner (novel), Franziska Buch (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tobias Retzlaff Tobias Retzlaff ... Emil Tischbein
Anja Sommavilla Anja Sommavilla ... Pony Hütchen
Jürgen Vogel ... Max Grundeis
Maria Schrader ... Pastorin Hummel
Max Befort ... Gypsi (as Maximilian Befort)
Tim Hansen Tim Hansen ... Krumbiegel
Maurice Kumar Maurice Kumar ... Kebab
Sergej Moya ... Flügel
Anita Schulz Anita Schulz ... Elfe
Annika Schulz Annika Schulz ... Fee
Tobias Unkauf Tobias Unkauf ... Dienstag
Kai Wiesinger ... Knut Tischbein
David Klock David Klock ... Gustav Hummel
Thando Walbaum Thando Walbaum ... Hassouna
Rudolf Kowalski Rudolf Kowalski ... Lehrer Hummel
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Storyline

Emil goes to Berlin to see his grandmother with a large amount of money and is offered sweets by a strange man that make him sleep. He wakes up at his stop with no money. It is up to him and a group of children to save the day.

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Details

Official Sites:

Constantin Film | Constantin Film

Country:

Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

22 February 2001 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Emil y los detectives See more »

Filming Locations:

Berlin, Germany

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Goofs

Before crashing into the heaps of hay, the hood of Knut Tischbein's car was already damaged. The hood was as good as new when he came off the street. See more »

Connections

Version of Emil and the Detectives (1964) See more »

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A classic!
22 April 2018 | by maxmitschkeSee all my reviews

While this movie certainly has it's flaws when watching it as a grown up, I still remember it watching it as a child. I completely remember how satisfying to watch this movie was back when I was a child myself. It was everything I could have asked for: Funny, adventurous, exciting and packed with a lot of action. This movie is easily my favorite child movie.


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