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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.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Jack Frost (voice)
... North (voice)
... Pitch (voice)
... Tooth (voice)
... Bunny (voice)
... Jamie Bennett (voice)
... Caleb (voice)
... Claude (voice)
Georgie Grieve ... Sophie Bennett (voice)
Emily Nordwind ... Jamie's Mom / Jack's Mother (voice)
... Monty (voice)
Olivia Mattingly ... Pippa / Jack's Sister (voice)
... Cupcake (voice)
Ryan Crego ... Burgess Dog Walker (voice)
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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Jack Frost is more than a myth. See more »


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

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21 November 2012 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El origen de los guardianes  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$145,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$23,773,465, 23 November 2012, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$103,412,758

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$306,941,670
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Trivia

Leonardo DiCaprio was originally set to voice Jack Frost, but dropped out of the film during pre-production. See more »

Goofs

Near the beginning, when Jack makes the snow day, Jamie reads from his book: "They found Bigfoot hair samples and DNA in Michigan! That's like super close!" This means they are somewhere in the Midwest. A snow day in the Midwest generally requires a foot or more of snow to drop in one night. Yet there is barely a dusting of snow on the ground in those scenes. 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

The DreamWorks Animation logo features Jack Frost on the moon; he uses his powers to cover the logo in frost and crackle off snowflakes. See more »

Connections

References The Night of the Hunter (1955) See more »

Soundtracks

The Firebird, Suite for Orchestra
Written by Igor Stravinsky
Performed by The Philharmonia Orchestra (as Philharmonia Orchestra)
Conducted by Robert Craft
Courtesy of Naxos
By arrangement with Source/Q
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Truly the most wonderful movie I have ever seen
23 November 2012 | by See all my reviews

I am 24 year old fairly macho male,but I love animated movies. Me and my wife went and saw this movie on date night and hands down best Christmas movie of all times. It was full of wonderment,amazement and magic.I teared up at least 4 different times during the movie. It made me feel like a kid again it made me believe. I found myself gasping and laughing at the same parts as the the 3 year old little girl sitting 3 seats away was and any movie that can do that is worth seeing. best holiday movie of all times.

I am the wife :) and I found the movie to be equally moving and evoked emotions about the holidays and that I hadn't felt since I was a child. This may seem like a simple children's movie, but it is so much more than that if you really allow yourself to feel the characters. :) I hope you and your family enjoy the movie as much as we did!


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