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Bilal: A New Breed of Hero (2015)

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A thousand years ago, one boy with a dream of becoming a great warrior is abducted with his sister and taken to a land far away from home. Thrown into a world where greed and injustice rule all, Bilal finds the courage to raise his voice and make a change. Inspired by true events, this is a story of a real hero who earned his remembrance in time and history.

Writers:

Ayman Jamal (story by), Ayman Jamal (screenplay) | 5 more credits »
1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje ... Bilal (voice)
Ian McShane ... Umayya (voice)
China Anne McClain ... Ghufaira (Teen) (voice)
Thomas Ian Nicholas ... Saad (voice)
Michael Gross ... Okba (voice)
Cynthia Kaye McWilliams ... Ghufaira / Hamama (voice)
Jacob Latimore ... Bilal (Teen) (voice)
Fred Tatasciore ... Charlatan Priest (voice)
Jon Curry ... Soheib (voice)
Mick Wingert ... Safwan (voice)
Dave B. Mitchell Dave B. Mitchell ... Hamza (voice)
Al Rodrigo ... Abu Al-Hakam (voice)
Andre Robinson ... Bilal (Kid) (voice)
Sage Ryan ... Safwan (Teen) (voice)
Quinton Flynn ... Additional Voices (voice)
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Storyline

A thousand years ago, one boy with a dream of becoming a great warrior is abducted with his sister and taken to a land far away from home. Thrown into a world where greed and injustice rule all, Bilal finds the courage to raise his voice and make a change. Inspired by true events, this is a story of a real hero who earned his remembrance in time and history.

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A Legend Breaks Free! See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for violence/warfare and some thematic elements | See all certifications »
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Language:

English

Release Date:

2 February 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bilal See more »

Filming Locations:

Dubai, UAE

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$309,951, 4 February 2018, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$490,515, 25 February 2018
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Based on a true story of one man rising up in a nation of corrupt merchants, leaders, charlatans and poets and preaching justice, equality and the notion of one community under one God. A man who inspired many like Bilal that no one is superior to you and many like the Lord of Merchants to free bonded slaves. See more »

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Warrior
Written by RedOne and Jakke Erixson (as T.I Jakke)
Performed by Akon and RedOne
Produced by RedOne and Jakke Erixson (as T.I Jakke)
Akon appears courtesy of Upfront/Konvict LLC/Atlantic Records
RedOne appears courtesy of Warner Brothers/RedOne Records
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Definitely a must see for animated movie lovers !!
23 November 2016 | by rylanclarkSee all my reviews

"It's unlike anything you've seen before" – an animation film with profound and sincere theme that everyone can relate to. · "Definitely a must see for animated movie lovers. Bilal is fanciful yet with a sense of reverence that redefines the animation genre with sophistication." · "First of Dubai's produced animated feature created to send a message on non-biased view of principles and beliefs." · "It has well-designed visuals, illustrations and highly sculptural figures especially the lead character Bilal." · "This movie exceeded my expectations. I had fun watching this movie while learning valuable moral lessons. I highly recommend this movie for everybody to watch and for sure they will not be disappointed." · "Excellently produced, amazing story line and execution. A film perfect and must watch for all ages. It really deserves an A+ rating!"


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