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Condorito: The Movie (2017)

Condorito: La Película (original title)
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Condorito embarks in a hilarious adventure to save the planet and his loved ones from an evil alien.
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Omar Chaparro ... Condorito (voice)
Jessica Cediel Jessica Cediel ... Yayita (voice)
Cristián de la Fuente ... Pepe Cortisona (voice)
Jey Mammon Jey Mammon ... Molosco (voice)
Coco Legrand Coco Legrand ... Tremebunda / Cuasimodo (voice)
Mathías Brivio Mathías Brivio ... Fonola (voice)
Francisco Colmenero Francisco Colmenero ... Narrador (voice)
Ignacio Ochoa Ignacio Ochoa ... Narrador (voice)
Tom Fahn ... Condorito (voice)
Michelle Ruff ... Chiki (voice)
Michael Sorich ... Tremebunda (voice)
Ren Mortensen Ren Mortensen ... Molosco (voice)
Allegra Clark ... Yayita (voice) (as Allegría Clark)
Chris Tergliafera ... Cortisona (voice)
Jake Eberle ... Don Chuma (voice)
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Condorito embarks in a hilarious adventure to save the planet and his loved ones from an evil alien.

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for rude and suggestive humor, and some mild action | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

Condorito Wikipedia | Pajarraco Films | See more »

Country:

Peru

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Spanish | English

Release Date:

12 January 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Condorito: The Movie See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$8,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$248,456, 14 January 2018, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$447,719, 1 February 2018

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$8,406,497, 26 January 2018
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Pajarraco Films See more »
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Color
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The voice of Tremebunda and Don Cuasimodo is the chilean comedian Coco Legrand See more »

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References Titanic (1997) See more »

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Rockin' the Suburbs
Written and performed by Ben Folds
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Condorito - Feels like a sequel (a direct-to-video sequel)
15 January 2018 | by SanFranciscoCinephileSee all my reviews

Whenever a movie is made based on an iconic character - Condorito is one the most popular comic-strips in Latin America for the last 60 years - the first one is supposed to be expositional, meaning it introduces audiences to the setting and characters. Even though most people know the origin story of Superman or Batman, the first movies start at the beginning because it makes sense; people want to see the backstories, the fictional town the protagonist lives in, their families and friends, etc.

Condorito The Movie does not do this. Instead they opt for a Lord of The Rings-style opening, then the movie jumps to present time where Condorito and his friends, his nephew, his girlfriend Yayita and mother, and his archrival Pepe all know each other. Next thing you know, though, the narrative has moved into outer space.

Why not show how Condorito met his friends, their adventures in sleepy Pelotillehue, and how he and Yayita met and became a couple? This last one is important because it has so much potential: she's respectable, attractive and fashionable, while Condorito is a happy-go-lucky guy with no ambition who lives in a shack. That would have been great! The comics don't provide their origins because each strip was an independent joke, but since this is a 90-minute movie the filmmakers could have set up a bona-fide franchise by starting at the beginning. This is why this movie feels like a sequel; the creators made the choice to skip conventional storytelling and set an adventure in outer space. It does have its funny moments, I'll admit, but I keep thinking about what could have been.

On another note, I think we should have all had the pleasure of watching this movie with the original Chilean voices. I don't know why they re-dubbed it with Mexican voice-actors for North America. I don't think Pixar is re-dubbing Coco with South American voices for that market. We should have heard the originals!

Hey Pajarraco Films, it doesn't mean it's over. Paddington 2 is universally acknowledged to be better than the first, so you can do better.


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