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Bibi Blocksberg (2002)

An evil witch tries to take possession of a crystal ball from the hands of a young and benevolent witch.

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Elfie Donnelly (characters), Henriette Piper (idea) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sidonie von Krosigk ... Bibi Blocksberg
Max Befort ... Florian (as Maximilian Befort)
Katja Riemann ... Barbara Blocksberg
Corinna Harfouch ... Rabia
Ulrich Noethen ... Bernhard Blocksberg
Inga Busch Inga Busch ... Karla Kolumna
Christian Nickel Christian Nickel ... Tom
Monica Bleibtreu Monica Bleibtreu ... Walpurgia
Jeanette Hain ... Annalena
Anja Sommavilla Anja Sommavilla ... Schubia
Elea Geissler Elea Geissler ... Arkadia
Kati Eyssen Kati Eyssen ... Lalita
Mareike Lindenmeyer Mareike Lindenmeyer ... Edwina (as Mareike Lindenmayer)
Eva Maria Bayerwaltes Eva Maria Bayerwaltes ... Frau Müller-Riebensehl
Billie Zöckler Billie Zöckler ... Frau Hübner
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Storyline

An evil witch tries to take possession of a crystal ball from the hands of a young and benevolent witch.

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Genres:

Comedy | Family | Fantasy

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Country:

Germany

Language:

German

Release Date:

27 September 2002 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Bibi Blocksberg és a varázsgömb See more »

Filming Locations:

Deggendorf, Bavaria, Germany See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

€6,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$1,198,084 (Germany), 27 September 2002
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Goofs

When Florian gets his pizza, the computer screen changes from green background to gray and back to green between shots. See more »

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Nice movie for kids, and a good addition to Harry Potter
20 March 2005 | by EsselgehSee all my reviews

This movie, shot in 2002, seems strongly inspired by the success of Harry Potter - for example when Rabia, the evil witch, says that young witches who live like "normal" people shouldn't get a crystal bowl. But in contrast to the Harry Potter books and movies the witches in Bibi's world are well-known to normal people and are shown on the first page of the local newspaper.

But it is not right to say that Bibi Blocksberg is a Harry Potter copy. She was invented by Elfie Donnelly in the 1970s (?) and had a high success on cassettes, in comics and cartoons a long time before the rise of Harry Potter. It is very good that Elfie Donnelly wrote the script of the movie herself, so that no one else could destroy Bibi's world.

Besides the young actors like Sidonie von Krosigk and Maximilian Befort famous German actors like Katja Riemann, Ulrich Noethen, Corinna Harfouch and Monika Bleibtreu make this movie worth seeing.

In fact, Germany tried to remember his own magicians after the Harry Potter hype and made a worth seeing wizard movie for families.


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