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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.

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Ayman Jamal (story by), Ayman Jamal (screenplay) | 5 more credits »
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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

Gross USA:

$490,515
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Every horse in the movie comprises of more than 2 million hair stands which takes it more than 4 hours just to render single frame! Over 1,000 custom controls (along with skeleton and muscles) were added to the horse rig in order to achieve the required level of realism. See more »

Quotes

Hamza: I only see God through the work of human.
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Soundtracks

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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not a Toy Story,,but a very Human story
8 September 2016 | by akomariSee all my reviews

This is not a Hollywood Animated movie, so no need to put it with Toy Story and judge. it is different but in a good way.the artistic texture of the movie is impressive, and yet so (Un-Hollywood) if I might say. each scene is done as it was a classic drawing, a visual joy( the battle scene is simply a cinematic epic. the conversation is very strong and at times it lands on poetry borders. the music is masterpiece, so reflective of the main essence of the movie: the search for freedom. the characters are presented in a clever way,even the villain has his own reasons,no black and white melodrama like most animated hero movies, and the hero was pushed to be a hero, they gave him no other option but to be one. isn't this what happens in real world? in short, Bilal is about a slave who was freed by his faith, and this turns to be much more for him - and for others- than just removing the visible chains..but also about the invisible hidden chains that lie inside and make people their own enemy. Bilal, a NEW breed of hero..and a different kind of movie.


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