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Arthur and the Great Adventure (2009)

Arthur et la vengeance de Maltazard (original title)
Arthur answers a distress call from Princess Selenia, who is menaced by the nefarious Maltazard.

Director:

Luc Besson

Writers:

Patrice Garcia (characters and universe), Luc Besson (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Freddie Highmore ... Arthur
Selena Gomez ... Selenia (voice)
Mia Farrow ... Granny
Jimmy Fallon ... Prince Betameche (voice)
Omar Sy ... Snow (voice)
Snoop Dogg ... Max (voice)
Logan Miller ... Jake
Fergie ... Replay (voice) (as Stacy Ferguson)
Mylène Farmer ... Sélenia (voice)
Cem Yilmaz ... (voice)
Will.i.am ... Snow (voice) (as Will i Am)
Robert Stanton ... Armand
Gérard Darmon ... Maltazard (voice)
Penny Balfour ... Rose
Lou Reed ... Emperor Maltazard (voice)
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Storyline

Arthur did as a boy what only grandpa, a fellow nature buff, did as an adult: pass, as white man, the Bogo tribe's tests of harmony with the natural worlds of trees, minerals and animals. To answer a mysterious call fro help from the Mimimoy people, he enters their world miniaturized. By the time he works out with friends it was a trick, the mastermind has already escaped, ready to strike in our world. Written by KGF Vissers

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some mild peril | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

France

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 December 2009 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Arthur 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

France

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Box Office

Budget:

EUR65,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$51,394,557
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital EX | DTS-ES | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Madonna did not reprise her role, and is recasted by Selena Gomez. There are many rumors speculating her not returning as she has not officially stated why she did not return. One rumor suggest it was because the First film did poorly at the Box Office and met poor reviews so Madonna did not want to be apart of the project. Another suggest that Selena Gomez's name was so similar to the Character that they insisted she take it instead of calling Madonna. The last rumor suggest that it was due to lack of budget to lay for Madonna to reprise her role, and at the time Selena Gomez was the cheapest option. See more »

Goofs

(at around 51 mins) In the kitchen Archibald tells Armand, that all animals and insects are to be respected around his home. Yet when Arthur and Betameche are escaping the Unicorns under the house, there are rat traps. See more »

Connections

Follows Arthur and the Invisibles (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Wedding March
Written by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
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Movie was not suitable for my daughters
18 January 2010 | by muabusalahSee all my reviews

I took my daughters to the cinema and was very disappointed with this disgusting movie. I t was a waste of time and money. I don't advise anyone to waste his time and money to go and watch such movie. There is no story for the movie the mix of the animation and real people was not good. the characters they used in the animation are very ugly. Very cheap movie. All events are not connected, my kids fear the movie and did not enjoy it. For future work please consider that who are watching the movie are humans, the production is very cheap I bit the cost of production was too low. This movie is not suitable nor for kids neither for adults.


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