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The Chosen One (2007)

Not Rated | | Animation, Action, Comedy | 2008 (USA)
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Being a superhero is easy, but what if you are the Chosen One?

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Chad Fifer ...
Lou Hanske (voice)
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Zebulon 'Zeb' Kirk (voice)
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Donna Goldstein (voice)
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Lucifer (voice)
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Cardinal Fred (voice)
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Rachel Cruz (voice)
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Akia May (voice)
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Mrs. Sultry (voice)
Scott MacDonell ...
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Eric Berner ...
Alex (voice)
Megan Austin Oberle ...
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Claude / Rabbi Sal / Doctor / Choir Boy (voice)
Michael Partlow ...
Father Gabriel (voice)
Tyson Smith ...
Thomas (voice)
Cassie Yeager ...
Emily (voice)
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Being a superhero is easy, but what if you are the Chosen One?

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Only one man can save the world. We're stuck with...


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At one point in the film, Zebulon is listening to Pitch Black Manor on a car stereo, claiming his own band once toured with them. Pitch Black Manor was writer/star Chad Fifer's band in high school and college. See more »

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Delightful animated film with great voice acting
31 July 2008 | by See all my reviews

I picked this DVD up at Comic-Con, because I saw that Chris Sarandon was in it, and I've always been a fan of his. I had no idea what awaited me when I popped it into the DVD player, but I loved it! "The Chosen One" is a quirky, delightful animated feature with a relaxed, offbeat sense of humor that compliments its sincerity.

The plot- involving the adventures of a dweeby everyguy named Lou who discovers his superpowers, and encounters temptation in the form of Lucifer (Tim Curry)- is familiar, but it's not bland or formulaic. The everyguy hero is a doofus, but he's smart; his sidekicks are endearing, and the story takes a number of unexpected twists and turns. The voice acting is especially fine. Tim Curry makes a terrific Lucifer, both dapper and ominous, and Chris Sarandon is hilarious- and nearly unrecognizable- in the role of Zebulon Kirk, Lou's ancient roommate. As for the animation, I loved the character designs- I found them adorable- and the whole look of the movie was refreshingly non-CGI'ed. "The Chosen One" manages to be both entertaining and thought-provoking. I highly recommend it!


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