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The battle between ducks and humans for the place under the sun.

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Viktor Lakisov

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Credited cast:
Michael Gross ... Duckmus (voice)
Robbie Daymond ... Longway (voice)
Mark DeCarlo ... Dancer (voice)
Jesse Corti ... Kianga (voice)
Enn Reitel ... Emperor Peng Lee (voice)
Bruce Nozick ... Shina (voice)
Jimmie Wood ... Policeman (voice)
Evelina Blyodans ... Margo (voice) (as Evelina Bledans)
Aleksandr Golovin ... Shina (voice)
Polina Maksimova Polina Maksimova ... Erica (voice)
Andrea Becker ... Erica (voice)
David Markus David Markus ... Duane (voice)
Joshua J. Greene ... Old Servant / Vendor (voice)
Amy Margolis Amy Margolis ... Nanny (voice)
Nikita Presnyakov Nikita Presnyakov ... Nik (voice)
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On the little island lost in far sunny China the regular life of mandarin ducks in an instant turns into chaos: the flock of the military mallards are making a cruise to Hawaii, by mistake lands on the mandarine's island. The chief of mallards, Duckmus doesn't want to reckon with the local traditions, as well the mandarin's Emperor doesn't like uninvited guests. The Cold War breaks out between two clans . The heir of the of mandarin's Emperor, Longway is falling in love with charming Erica, the daughter of the mallards chief and kids don't care about the war between their dads. While leaders are trying to sort out their relationships, Longway gets into a trouble. Two stupid thieves from the human town, on the instructions of the Old Witch, start to hunt for Longway. It turns out, that Longway is the magic "Sun Duck", which, according to the legend, is endowed with superhuman abilities, and it allows him to get power from the sun. The Old Witch is ready for any crime for the sake of ... Written by Victor Luckysov

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They'll quack you up


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Rated PG for rude and suggestive humor, and some action | See all certifications »
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Russia | USA | China

Language:

English | Russian

Release Date:

14 February 2016 (Russia) See more »

Also Known As:

Chao neng tai yang ya See more »

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Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)
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1.78 : 1 / (high definition)
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Erica: What happened to the lake?
Longway: Hey! I just made a hole with my head that was so big, I drained the lake! Oh, no. My dad lectured me for hours about this.
Erica: Uh, you know, we...
Longway: All that junk about responsibility.
Erica: We could fly off this boring island and see the real world, together.
Longway: Huh? Fly off... together? Sounds amazing!
[flies up, then falls back down]
Longway: But I shouldn't leave my dad when there's all this trouble with the mal...
Erica: With the mallards? Two seconds ago you said you hated responsibility. So ...
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Family friendly and goofy characters. Great animation
24 May 2016 | by rannynmSee all my reviews

Do you like crazy ducks, silly henchmen and a love story? Then the Quackers movie is just ducky for you. The comical, adventures and fun movie is perfect for the whole family. The story is about Mallard military ducks vs. Mandarin ducks. I like the way it all plays out with all the different story lines, characters and all the jokes.

The characters in this film are very detailed. They all have different, wonderful voices, which I enjoyed dearly. Robbie Daymond who plays Longway is spectacular. He fits the teenage duck and you can hear the frustration he feels as his desire is to spread his wings and see the world. Andrea Becker who plays Erica is magnificent. She connects with Longway and the two ducks are destined to be together. Enn Reitel who voices Peng Li is hysterical. It is sweet of him to be so protective of his son.

Mallard Commander is tough, but he has a soft side and loves his daughter dearly. You can tell that he wants the best for Erica. The story is really about how far fathers will go to protect their children. The voice-over actors are simply amazing and they all have peculiarities that fit their characters and make them sound unique.

The animation in this film is amazing. I love that it is so detailed. I like the way they show the town where people live as well as the mountains the ducks call home. All of the cooking scenes with the henchmen have astonishing details.

I loved the scene when Longway and Erica are flying and having such a good time. I am also a huge fan of romance. The ducks chewing gum and blowing pink bubbles in the air makes your heart go pitter patter and puts a smile on your face. You can just tell that these two are definitely love birds. The animation in this scene is very detailed. I am a tad bit jealous that she got a gorgeous blue firefly bouquet. It is so amazing.

I have a lot in common with Erica and can relate to her. She has girl power which makes her unique and fun. Erica is goodhearted, curious, adorable, smart and a tough cookie when needed. Those are just some of the qualities that I like about this awesome ducky.

This movie reminds me of Kung Fu Panda which also takes place in China, has talking animals and features the martial art of Kung Fu. Then, there is Romeo and Juliet's feathered fathers who keep the star- crossed duckies apart. It also reminded me of Rio because the Mandarin ducks cannot fly. This combination of movies put into one, has a slice of cake for everyone and I love that.

I recommend for ages 10 to 18. It is certainly family friendly. So, get a box of crackers and have a family adventure of your own. Be forewarned that there is some violence and the evil Ms. Knout could use a tad more feathers. I give this movie 4.5 out of 5 quacking flapping stars!

Reviewed by Morgan B., KIDS FIRST! Film Critic.


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