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Wickie und die starken Männer (2009)

The story of a young Viking boy who accompanies his father, the chief of their village, and his men on their adventures -- and often is the person who uses his wit and instincts to help the men in their times of need.

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Michael Herbig (as Michael Bully Herbig)

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Michael Herbig (as Michael Bully Herbig), Runer Jonsson (children's book) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jonas Hämmerle ... Wickie
Waldemar Kobus ... Halvar - Wickie's father
Nic Romm Nic Romm ... Tjure
Christian Koch Christian Koch ... Snorre
Olaf Krätke Olaf Krätke ... Urobe
Mike Maas Mike Maas ... Gorm
Patrick Reichel Patrick Reichel ... Ulme
Jörg Moukaddam Jörg Moukaddam ... Faxe
Mercedes Jadea Diaz Mercedes Jadea Diaz ... Ylvi
Sanne Schnapp Sanne Schnapp ... Ylva - Wickie's mother
Ankie Beilke ... Lee Fu
Günther Kaufmann ... Der schreckliche Sven
Christoph Maria Herbst ... Pokka
Helmfried von Lüttichau ... Strickerpirat
Maik Lohse Maik Lohse ... Pirat 1
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Storyline

Vicky is a viking-boy who lives with his parents Halvar and Ylva in the small village Flake. He is a typical viking boy, but rather fearful. He is also not very strong but smart. One day he sails with the grown up vikings out to the sea and to experience a great and funny adventure. Written by Cirdan

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Country:

Germany

Language:

German | Cantonese

Release Date:

9 September 2009 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Vic le Viking See more »

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Budget:

€8,000,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The roles of Faxe, Tjure, Snorre, Ulme, Urobe and Gorm were cast in the six-part TV show Bully sucht die starken Männer! (2008) on German network ProSieben. See more »

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There are two extra scenes with "Ramon Martinez Congaz" during the end credits - one in the middle of the credits and one at the end of the movie. See more »

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Soundtracks

Hey, Hey Wickie
Written by Christian Bruhn & Karel Svoboda
Performed by Bläck Fööss (as De Bläck Fööß)
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Fun kid's movie
26 August 2010 | by prgeyerSee all my reviews

I have never seen the original cartoon version of Wickie, so I had no idea what to expect when I bought this movie for my 4 year old daughter. From the first time watching it, she loved it. The great thing is, my wife and I loved it too. As other reviewers have said, the plot is not the strongest part of this film. But the cast is excellent, especially Guenther Kaufmann as a deliciously evil and over the top Sven, and the production is beautiful. Perhaps the highest praise a film can earn, my daughter forced my father-in-law, who speaks no German whatsoever and is impatient with things that he doesn't like at the best of times, to watch Wickie. Not only did he not complain, but when we were all called to dinner, he wanted to stay to watch the rest of the film. High praise indeed! I have heard rumors that they're filming a sequel. We sure hope so. My daughter is eager to follow more of Wickie's adventures.


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