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Spark: A Space Tail (2016)

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Spark, a teenage monkey and his friends, Chunk and Vix, are on a mission to regain Planet Bana - a kingdom overtaken by the evil overlord Zhong.

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Aaron Woodley

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Aaron Woodley, Daniel Woo (story by) | 6 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Jace Norman ... Spark (voice)
Jessica Biel ... Vix (voice)
Patrick Stewart ... The Captain (voice)
Hilary Swank ... The Queen (voice)
Susan Sarandon ... Bananny (voice)
A.C. Peterson ... Zhong (voice) (as Alan C. Peterson)
Rob deLeeuw ... Chunk (voice)
Athena Karkanis ... Koko (voice)
Shannon Perreault Shannon Perreault ... Bananastar (voice)
Jordan Pettle ... The King / Guards (voice)
Evan Taggart Evan Taggart ... The Artist / Soldiers (voice)
Jason Deline ... Guards (voice)
Ivan Sherry ... Announcer (voice)
Aaron Woodley ... Floyd (voice)
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Storyline

Thirteen years ago, the power-mad General Zhong seized control of Planet Bana and tore it to pieces in the process. Now splintered into hundreds of shards, Zhong is Bana's evil-overlord, ruling with an iron fist. Enter Spark, a teenage monkey and his friends, Vix, a battle-ready fox, and Chunk, a tech-savvy pig. Spark learns of Zhong's secret plan to take over the universe by capturing a giant space monster known as the Kraken - a beast that has the power to create black holes. If Zhong manages to harness the Kraken's power, he'll have history's deadliest weapon at his fingertips, and it's up to Spark and his friends to stop him. Spark's journey takes him to the farthest reaches of the universe, where he encounters great dangers and discovers the secret of his true identity. An action-packed space adventure full of humor and heart, Spark is the story of a boy who takes on great responsibility and in the process discovers his rightful place in the universe. Written by Redrover/ToonBox

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Rated PG for some action and rude humor | See all certifications »
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Canada | South Korea | USA | China

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 May 2017 (Kuwait) See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$116,873, 14 April 2017, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$190,511, 21 April 2017
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

SPARK was Hilary Swank's first voice acting role in an animation feature. See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
Zhong: For thirteen years I've wanted to do this
The Queen: [punches her brother in law back into a black hole] For thirteen years I've wanted to do that
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During the credits we see a bug floating in a bubble...at the end of the credits the bubble bursts and the bug scuttles off-screen See more »

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We are golden (ft. Denny White)
Written by Chopper XXL
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It was kinda lame.
22 April 2017 | by subxerogravitySee all my reviews

Not the best animated feature I ever seen. I feel sorry for some of the stars in the movie like Jessica Biel, Susan Sarandon, Hilary Swank and Patrick Stewart who picked the wrong animated feature to voice. Possibly thought it was going to be a hit cause it was an animated feature.

The animation is very mediocre. Feels like there they created a program for generic computer animation that can spit out animation films that all look the same and Spark decided to use this instead of animators. Most importantly, the story was lame. I've seen the story a million times. One could point out that if you look at this hard enough you can see the same story as the Lion King in Spark, but that's not the point. Spark's vision to add their own twist to this story fell very short of being decent.

Wanted to like it but didn't happen.

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