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Jonah: A VeggieTales Movie (2002)

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When the singing Veggies encounter some car trouble, they're stranded at old, rundown seafood joint where nothing is quite as it seems. As Bob the Tomato and the kids settle in to wait for ... See full summary »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Phil Vischer Phil Vischer ... Archibald Asparagus / Jonah / Twippo / Bob the Tomato / Mr. Lunt / Pirate Lunt / Percy Pea / Phillipe Pea / Pa Grape / Pirate Pa / Nezzer / King Twistomer / Cockney Pea #2 (voice)
Mike Nawrocki ... Larry the Cucumber / Pirate Larry / Jean Claude Pea / Cockney Pea #1 / Self-Help Tape Voice / Jerry Gourd / Whooping BBQ Pea (voice)
Tim Hodge ... Khalil (voice)
Lisa Vischer Lisa Vischer ... Junior Asparagus (voice)
Dan Anderson Dan Anderson ... Dad Asparagus (voice)
Kristin Blegen Kristin Blegen ... Laura Carrot (voice)
Shelby Morimoto Shelby Morimoto ... Annie (voice) (as Shelby Vischer)
Jim Poole Jim Poole ... Scooter / Townsperson (voice)
Ron Smith Ron Smith ... City Official / Crazy Jopponian (voice)
Sarah Catherine Brooks Sarah Catherine Brooks ... Message from the Lord Choir (voice)
Paige Craig Paige Craig ... Message from the Lord Choir (voice)
Adam Frick Adam Frick ... Message from the Lord Choir (voice)
Chris Geiger Chris Geiger ... Message from the Lord Choir (voice)
Michael Harrison Michael Harrison ... Message from the Lord Choir (voice) (as Mike Harrison)
Amy Howard Amy Howard ... Message from the Lord Choir (voice)
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Storyline

When the singing Veggies encounter some car trouble, they're stranded at old, rundown seafood joint where nothing is quite as it seems. As Bob the Tomato and the kids settle in to wait for a tow truck to help get their van back on the road, the "Pirates Who Don't Do Anything" share a little story about a guy named Jonah. Jonah was kind of like a mailman except his messages came straight from God. Jonah loves his job, until the day comes when he has to deliver a message to the people of Nineveh. Instead of carrying out his mission, Jonah turns and sets sail in the opposite direction onboard a pirate ship. Soon Jonah embarks on an adventure that leads him into the belly of a whale, and to the heart of Nineveh for a hilarious showdown. Written by Anonymous

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Fresh Fish. Mixed Vegetables. See more »


Certificate:

G | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Country:

USA | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 October 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Big Idea's Jonah: A VeggieTales Movie See more »

Filming Locations:

Lombard, Illinois, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$14,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,201,345, 6 October 2002, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$25,581,229
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Big Idea Productions See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

All the places Jonah (Archibald) sings about in "It Cannot Be" are real places from that period of history, among them Joppa, Jericho, and Damascus, which are still inhabited cities. See more »

Goofs

King Twistomer refers to the whale as "The Great Fish" even though whales are actually mammals. See more »

Quotes

Dad: And I need to use your phone to call...
Bob the Tomato: ...a tow truck.
Dad: ...my wife.
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Crazy Credits

This movie filmed entirely on location in a mall in Lombard, Illinois. See more »

Connections

Followed by A Snoodles Tale (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

There's a Wideness in God's Mercy
-Hymn
Music by Lizzie S. Tourjée
Music by 1878
Words by Frederick W. Faber, 1862
Public Domain
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If you're a Veggie-Tales fan ...
21 October 2002 | by Bry-2See all my reviews

... you'll love it! Lots of insolent humour, good songs (a great Gospel number, for instance, and "The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything"), and a moral -- a little broadly spread, but not unpalpable.

It's sort of nice to have God in a movie without his name being taken "in vain." Nice change from the sort of movie I prefer.

And my kids loved it.

I hope this gets a wider distribution before its video release.


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