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Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole (2010)

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When a young owl is abducted by an evil Owl army, he must escape with new-found friends and seek the legendary Guardians to stop the menace.

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Zack Snyder

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John Orloff (screenplay), Emil Stern (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Emily Barclay ... Gylfie (voice)
Abbie Cornish ... Otulissa (voice)
Essie Davis ... Marella (voice)
Adrienne DeFaria Adrienne DeFaria ... Eglantine (voice)
Joel Edgerton ... Metal Beak (voice)
Deborra-Lee Furness ... Barran (voice)
Sacha Horler ... Strix Struma (voice)
Bill Hunter ... Bubo (voice)
Ryan Kwanten ... Kludd (voice)
Anthony LaPaglia ... Twilight (voice)
Miriam Margolyes ... Mrs. Plithiver (voice)
Helen Mirren ... Nyra (voice)
Sam Neill ... Allomere (voice)
Barry Otto ... Echidna (voice)
Richard Roxburgh ... Boron (voice)
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Storyline

Soren (Jim Sturgess), a young barn owl, is kidnapped by owls of St. Aggie's, ostensibly an orphanage, where owlets are brainwashed into becoming soldiers. He and his new friends escape to the island of Ga'Hoole, to assist its noble, wise owls who fight the army being created by the wicked rulers of St. Aggie's.

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owl | escape | soldier | ruler | barn owl | See All (41) »

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On his way to finding a legend...he will become one.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some sequences of scary action | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

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Country:

USA | Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 September 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Guardians of Ga'Hoole See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$80,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$16,112,211, 26 September 2010

Gross USA:

$55,675,313

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$140,073,390
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (IMAX Version)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Chris Pratt was considered for the role of Soren. See more »

Goofs

Every time the gong at Ga'Hoole is struck, the sound of a bell is heard instead. See more »

Quotes

Digger: [to Soren and Gylfie] Do you even know the way to the Sea of Hoolemere? Twilight knows the way.
Twilight: Of course I know the way! We are off to the Sea of Huladance!
Digger: [whispers] It's Hoolemere.
Twilight: ...Hoolemere!
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Crazy Credits

At the very start of the film Soren's father, Noctus, is shown flying through the sky at sunrise passing through the Warner Brothers and Village Roadshow logos, before diving under the film's title. See more »

Alternate Versions

Also released in a 3D version. See more »


Soundtracks

TO THE SKY
Written and produced by Adam Young
Performed by Owl City
Courtesy of Universal Republic Records
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The best animated film out there.
17 May 2012 | by jhpstrydomSee all my reviews

This has to be the best animated film you can find and I'll tell you why, its an absolute visual feast, the effects are just breathtaking and the story has a real LORD OF THE RINGS feel to it, I've often described this film as an art film because of the tremendous attention to detail and the occasional slow motion scene where it shows off its great detailed animation the most.

The other thing about it is its very different from the other animated films along the lines of PLANET 51, KUNG FU PANDA etc. Its more of a mature film meant for a slightly older audience but young kids and adults alike should have blast with this film.

Plus, the best way to watch this film is definitely in HD or even in normal DVD format because watching it any other way would only spoil it for you.


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