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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 »

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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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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Khalil is one of the few characters in a Veggie Tales feature to have limbs. (Due to the fact that he was not a vegetable) See more »

Goofs

After the demonstration of "the slap of no return", there is a long shot showing the prisoners and the 'demo station'. The demo station still has a complete uncut rope even though it was cut to drop the slap. See more »

Quotes

Pirate Pa: Normally you'd be entitled to a refund, but under the circumstances, y'know, with you dying and all...
Jonah: No, I don't suppose a refund would do me much good now, would it?
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Crazy Credits

Larry the cucumber, Pa Grape, and Mr. Lunt sing "This is the song that runs under the credits" during the last credits. Lyrics include, "There should be a rule that the song under the credits remotely pertains to the movie's basic plot." See more »

Connections

References Free Willy (1993) See more »

Soundtracks

In the Belly of a Whale
Written and Produced by Steve Taylor and Peter Furler
©2002 Soylent Tunes/SESAC (admin. By ICG)
Ariose Music/ASCAP (admin. By EMI Christian Music Publishing)
Bob and Larry Publishing/ASCAP (admin. By EMI Christian Music Publishing)
All rights reserved. Used by Permission
Performed by Newsboys
Newboys Appear Courtesy of Sparrow Records
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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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