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My Little Pony: Equestria Girls - Rainbow Rocks (2014)

Three mysterious girls show up at canterlot high and cause trouble. With the magic of friendship, they want to defeat the mysterious girls.

Directors:

Jayson Thiessen, Ishi Rudell (co-director)

Writers:

Lauren Faust (characters), Meghan McCarthy
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tara Strong ... Twilight Sparkle (voice)
Ashleigh Ball ... Applejack / Rainbow Dash (voice)
Andrea Libman ... Pinkie Pie / Fluttershy (voice)
Tabitha St. Germain ... Rarity / Vice Principal Luna / Photo Finish (voice)
Cathy Weseluck ... Spike (voice)
Rebecca Shoichet ... Sunset Shimmer / Twilight Sparkle - singing / Bassist (voice)
Kazumi Evans ... Adagio Dazzle / Octavia Melody / Rarity - singing (voice)
Maryke Hendrikse ... Sonata Dusk (voice)
Diana Kaarina ... Aria Blaze (voice)
Vincent Tong ... Flash Sentry / Drummer (voice)
Kathleen Barr Kathleen Barr ... Trixie Lulamoon (voice)
Nicole Oliver ... Principal Celestia (voice)
Lee Tockar ... Snips (voice)
Richard Ian Cox ... Snails (voice)
Michelle Creber ... Apple Bloom (voice)
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Storyline

Music rules and rainbows rock as Twilight Sparkle and pals compete for the top spot in the Canterlot High "Mane Event" talent show. The girls must rock their way to the top, and outshine rival Adagio Dazzle and her band The Dazzlings, to restore harmony back to Canterlot High. Written by Hasbro

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Shake Your Tail See more »


Certificate:

TV-Y | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Did You Know?

Trivia

The only voice actors appearing for the first time in the film are Diana Kaarina, Shylo Sharity and Madeline Merlo. All of the other voice actors have appeared previously on My Little Pony. See more »

Goofs

When the Rainbooms levitate from the ground in the final battle, Twilight's extended ponytail is missing. See more »

Quotes

[after a terrible rehearsal]
Spike: Eh, that sounded... way better than the last... five times you've played it. Heh heh.
Big Macintosh: Nope.
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Crazy Credits

In a post-credits scene, the human world's version of Twilight is seen attempting to make sense of the unusual goings-on at Canterlot High and talks to her non-sentient dog, Spike. See more »

Connections

Spin-off Life Is a Runway (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Drowning
Written by Andreas Carlsson, Rami Yacoub and Linda Thompson
Performed by Backstreet Boys
Produced by Rami Yacoub and Kristian Lundin
Courtesy of Jive Records
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Rainbow Rocks rocks!
1 October 2014 | by jasobresSee all my reviews

Last year when Equestria Girls was announced, there was some outcry among the fans of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic that they were turning our beloved ponies into human teenage girls in high school. When it was released, it got mixed reviews. I personally thought it was simply good, but flawed in that it put a little too much focus on Twilight and Spike. Normally, that would be a good thing because Twilight is my favorite character, but the film was simply too much exposition and not enough story.

Rainbow Rocks, however, is a completely different animal altogether. This film is definitely a thousand times better than the first. One part of the genius of this film is the emphasis on the music, which has been part of FiM since the beginning thanks to songwriter Daniel Ingram and score composer William Anderson. Another improvement over the first was having the villains keep with the music theme by making them sirens. Also, Sunset Shimmer works so much better as a protagonist than as an antagonist. Another benefit of this film is there is an equal amount of emphasis between each one of the mane six, as well as giving some background favorites the spotlight. All in all, if you excuse the cliché, this film ROCKS!


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Official Sites:

Hasbro [United States]

Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English | Hungarian

Release Date:

27 September 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mairitoruponi garuzu: Niji no boken See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$360,736
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Company Credits

Production Co:

DHX Media, Hasbro Studios See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (TV)

Sound Mix:

Stereo (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 PAL
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