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A Turtle's Tale: Sammy's Adventures (2010)

Sammy's avonturen: De geheime doorgang (original title)
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A sea turtle, who was hatched in 1959, spends the next fifty years travelling the world, while it is being changed by global warming.

Writers:

Ben Stassen (story), Domonic Paris (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Anthony Anderson ... Ray (voice)
Ed Begley Jr. ... GreenPeace Worker (voice)
Pat Carroll ... Old Female Turtle (voice)
Stacy Keach ... Grandpa Sammy (voice)
Yuri Lowenthal ... Young Sammy / Ollie (voice)
Kathy Griffin ... Vera (voice)
Melanie Griffith ... Snow (voice)
Jenny McCarthy ... Shelly (voice)
Gigi Perreau ... Whale (voice)
Darren Capozzi ... Robbie (voice)
Scott Menville ... Jacko / Additional Voices (voice)
Kierstin Koppel ... Female Turtle #2 (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Pamela Adlon ... Additional Voices (voice) (as Pam Adlon)
Gemma Arterton ... Shelly (voice)
Sydney Hope Banner Sydney Hope Banner ... Loggerhead Turtle (voice)
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Storyline

A sea turtle, who was hatched in 1959, spends the next fifty years travelling the world, while it is being changed by global warming.

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for mild peril | See all certifications »
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Trivia

The film's working title was "Around the World in 50 Years". See more »

Quotes

Fluffy the Cat: You don't want to end up like my last ami... zee chicken.
Sammy: The chicken?
Fluffy the Cat: Apsulimo, who's pen do you think this is?
Sammy: She eats animals?
Fluffy the Cat: Don't let the hippy-dippy attitude fool you. She will stuff you like a goose. Then its "heeekkkkkkkk!", throat slicing gesture , patee for everyone. Shhhh, here she comes now.
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Connections

Followed by A Turtle's Tale 2: Sammy's Escape from Paradise (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Sitar Jingle Bells
Written by James Pierpont and Justin Lavallee
Performed by Justin Lavallee
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A good kid's movie
31 January 2012 | by aleconstantineSee all my reviews

This is a cute movie with a nice message. Some people seem to think there's too much "humans being evil" in the movie, but that's because pretty much everything humans do to the oceans is evil. There is no exaggeration here...in fact, I was impressed they found a way to put the good side to human activity as well.

Aside from the obvious artistic license concerning talking, sentient animals, the movie gets a lot of things right including the species of turtles nesting on the same beach, what they eat, natural predators, floating on rafts of seaweed, a sedentary octopus, the dangers of plastic and so on.

I gave this movie such a high rating because it's my daughter's favourite - we have it on DVD and she love's it. Now, my daughter is two years old, and it's certainly not good enough for me to watch over and over again, but I think it's great for her.


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Country:

France | Belgium | USA

Language:

Danish | Italian | English

Release Date:

13 July 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Turtle's Tale: Sammy's Adventures See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$70,627,617
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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