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Strange Magic (2015)

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Goblins, elves, fairies and imps, and their misadventures sparked by the battle over a powerful potion.

Director:

Gary Rydstrom

Writers:

David Berenbaum (screenplay by), Irene Mecchi (screenplay by) | 2 more credits »
1 win & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Alan Cumming ... Bog King (voice)
Evan Rachel Wood ... Marianne (voice)
Elijah Kelley ... Sunny (voice)
Meredith Anne Bull ... Dawn (voice)
Sam Palladio ... Roland (voice)
Kristin Chenoweth ... Sugar Plum Fairy (voice)
Alfred Molina ... Fairy King (voice)
Maya Rudolph ... Griselda (voice)
Bob Einstein ... Stuff (voice)
Peter Stormare ... Thang (voice)
Kevin Michael Richardson ... Brutus (voice)
Llou Johnson Llou Johnson ... Pare (voice)
Robbie Daymond ... Fairy Cronies (voice)
Brenda Chapman ... Imp (voice)
Tony Cox ... Plum Elf (voice)
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Storyline

"Strange Magic," a new animated film, is a madcap fairy tale musical inspired by "A Midsummer Night's Dream." Popular songs from the past six decades help tell the tale of a colorful cast of goblins, elves, fairies and imps, and their hilarious misadventures sparked by the battle over a powerful potion. Written by Lucasfilm

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Everyone deserves to be loved. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some action and scary images | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 January 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Primrose See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,504,441, 25 January 2015

Gross USA:

$12,429,583

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$13,603,453
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Datasat | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

From the main voice cast, two actors had previously worked on Lucasfilm productions: Elijah Kelley was in Red Tails (2012) and Alfred Molina made his film debut in Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981). See more »

Goofs

The moon appears accurate at 49:00 and 54:00, but is flipped horizontally while it is setting at 1:06:30. See more »

Quotes

Dawn: I love you!
Bog King: But I'm evil!
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Crazy Credits

End of credit scene: Thang is listening as the mushrooms pass on information. He shares that information with the audience: "Tea Blend" (as in "The End"). See more »

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Referenced in AniMat's Crazy Cartoon Cast: Grooming Show Dog Balls (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Bad Romance (Reprise)
Written by Lady Gaga and RedOne
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Surprisingly good movie
17 August 2016 | by imeckardSee all my reviews

I watched this on the recommendation of a friend, and then the very next day got my mom, younger sister, and sister-in-law to come over and watch it with me. General consensus? Pretty dang adorable. We all really enjoyed it, and even my brother who came in about a quarter of the way through and then sat hostage to it had to admit it's a good movie.

I'm not sure where all the critic hate is coming from. Great vocals, fun soundtrack, beautiful visuals, and a love story that isn't cut- and- paste from every other princess movie you've ever seen... what's not to like? There were parts that genuinely made me laugh out loud. About the only bad thing I can say about it is that it was fairly predictable - you could see the plot twists coming a mile away - but it was still delightful to watch. Bog King is definitely my favorite character. I think he had all the best songs.

I think it may have gotten poor reviews because it wasn't what people expected it to be, but it feels like the filmmakers had a clear vision of what they wanted to do and they accomplished it beautifully. Give it a chance, you may like it too!


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