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Fly Me to the Moon 3D (2008)

Fly Me to the Moon (original title)
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Three young houseflies stow away aboard the Apollo 11 flight to the moon.

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Domonic Paris
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Christopher Lloyd ... Amos (voice)
Kelly Ripa ... Nat's Mom (voice)
Nicollette Sheridan ... Nadia (voice)
Tim Curry ... Yegor (voice)
Trevor Gagnon ... Nat (voice)
Philip Bolden ... I.Q. (voice)
David Gore David Gore ... Scooter (voice)
Ed Begley Jr. ... Poopchev (voice)
Adrienne Barbeau ... Scooter's Mom (voice)
Robert Patrick ... Louie (voice)
Buzz Aldrin ... Himself
Sandy Simpson Sandy Simpson ... Commander Armstrong (voice)
Eddie Frierson ... Commander Aldrin (voice)
David Cowgill ... Commander Collins (voice)
Steve Kramer ... Leonid (voice)
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Storyline

In the Kennedy days, all the States buzz about the Apollo moon program, even the bugs. Grandpa fly keeps 'inspiring' his grandson and two mates, a nerd and a glutton, with heroic stories. New they decide to get in on the action at Cape Canaveral via an astronaut's bred box. Grandpa also gets involved. There's also an evil Soviet Russian fly to with. Written by KGF Vissers

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

First ever animated movie created for 3D


Certificate:

G | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

Belgium | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 August 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Fly Me to the Moon 3D See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,900,523, 17 August 2008

Gross USA:

$13,816,982

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$65,597,567
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.44 : 1
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Trivia

In the scene where the flies are in the lunchbox, and being placed in the car, the license plate reads "FMTT - Moon" or "Fly Me To The Moon", the movie's name. See more »

Goofs

Armstrong reports to Mission Control that The Eagle will be landing off-course a few miles south of the Sea of Tranquility. The Eagle actually did land at the Sea of Tranquility, but, for the purposes of the story, it is entirely plausible that Armstrong and Aldrin were too distracted by their uninvited guests to right their course. See more »

Connections

References Sunset Blvd. (1950) See more »

Soundtracks

Groovin'
Composed by Edward Brigati (as Eddie Brigati) and Felix Cavaliere
Performed by Quentin Alloy
Courtesy of EMI Music Services Belgium NV
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Ughhh.....
15 August 2008 | by sanjr1See all my reviews

"Fly Me To The Moon" has to be the worst animated film I've seen in a LONG TIME. That's saying something since I have taken my son to see every animated release for the last 4 years now. The story is to be generous...trite. The voice acting is atrocious, Too cute sounding. The humor is of the Romper Room variety. The animation is passable for a Nickolodeon type of cartoon but this is being released on the big screen not cable television.

It gets a 2 only because of it's OK 3-D visuals. Some of the scenes had a mildly stimulating image but We've seen much better in the past. I also question the insistence of the filmmakers to have characters fly away from the screen rather than into it in most of the scenes. While that is interesting at first it became tiresome after the 3rd or 4th time. It seemed to smack of indifference to me on the part of the creators.

I will say this though, It had a pretty cool soundtrack. And for the record my son wasn't too crazy about it either. Bad movie.


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