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Rise of the Guardians (2012)

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When the evil spirit Pitch launches an assault on Earth, the Immortal Guardians team up to protect the innocence of children all around the world.

Director:

Peter Ramsey

Writers:

David Lindsay-Abaire (screenplay), William Joyce (based on the book series "Guardians of Childhood" by)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Chris Pine ... Jack Frost (voice)
Alec Baldwin ... North (voice)
Jude Law ... Pitch (voice)
Isla Fisher ... Tooth (voice)
Hugh Jackman ... Bunny (voice)
Dakota Goyo ... Jamie Bennett (voice)
Khamani Griffin ... Caleb (voice)
Kamil McFadden ... Claude (voice)
Georgie Grieve Georgie Grieve ... Sophie Bennett (voice)
Emily Nordwind Emily Nordwind ... Jamie's Mom / Jack's Mother (voice)
Jacob Bertrand ... Monty (voice)
Olivia Mattingly Olivia Mattingly ... Pippa / Jack's Sister (voice)
Dominique Grund ... Cupcake (voice)
Ryan Crego Ryan Crego ... Burgess Dog Walker (voice)
April Lawrence April Lawrence ... Burgess Pedestrian #1 (voice)
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When an evil spirit known as Pitch lays down the gauntlet to take over the world, the immortal Guardians must join forces for the first time to protect the hopes, beliefs, and imaginations of children all over the world. Written by DreamWorks Animation

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for thematic elements and some mildly scary action | See all certifications »

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Trivia

This marks the first time of DreamWorks Animations where at least two or more follow-up films are released in between two original films with this case being Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011), Puss in Boots (2011), and Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012) between Megamind (2010) and Rise of the Guardians (2012). See more »

Goofs

Every tooth collected by the Tooth Fairy has roots, like a pulled adult tooth, but most of the teeth are supposed to be baby teeth, those that have wiggled loose after being displaced by permanent ones. They should be hollow shells without roots. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Jack Frost: Darkness. That's the first thing I remember. It was dark, and it was cold. And I was scared.
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Crazy Credits

During the end credits, there are several scenes showing how the children are put back to bed before morning. See more »


Soundtracks

Kemp's Jig
Arranged and Performed by John Bullard
Courtesy of Bunyan Bullard Music
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An infusion of magic and warmth
28 November 2012 | by lakshanyalikithaSee all my reviews

Rise of the Guardians is capable of giving both adults and their kids a wonderful time at the theatre. I am from a culture that does not ascribe to all the characters from this exceptionally beguiling animation nevertheless even I fell for its charm. That goes to say that people from all cultures, irrespective of their age group could walk into the theatre and be amazed at the awakening of their inner child. Jack Frost was my personal favourite in the cartoon and his story is one that could touch your heart. Many might even be able to identify with him and the trouble that plagues him which is resolved at the end of the story- 'to be invisible'to others. The liberty the creators of this animation took with the 'Guardians' especially the way Jack Frost was depicted,was a delight to me because I had always imagined him to be a a old man with a blue sheen to his skin and a wicked glint in his eyes. Jack Frost in the Rise of the Guardians on the other hand- well go catch it at the theatre and you will know what I am talking about. All in all, it is a heart- warming story with non-stop action, certain scenes to get you to crack up and a message that is very much familiar to most of us but still one worth being reminded of- have faith and belief!!!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

21 November 2012 (USA) See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$145,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$23,773,465, 25 November 2012

Gross USA:

$103,412,758

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$306,941,670
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Production Co:

DreamWorks Animation See more »
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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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