Arthur and the Minimoys

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"Adventure awaits in your own backyard."
  • PG
  • 2006
  • 1 hr 43 min
  • 6.0  (40,589)
  • 39

Arthur and the Minimoys is a 2006 animated adventure film based on a novel by Luc Besson. The story follows a young boy named Arthur (voiced by Freddie Highmore) who becomes enchanted with his grandmother's stories of a mythical world of tiny people living in her garden. When Arthur's grandfather goes missing, he sets out to find him with the help of the Minimoys, a tribe of tiny beings that exist in the garden.

As Arthur delves deeper into the world of the Minimoys, he discovers that his grandfather was not only investigating their world, but he also left behind a key that could help save their kingdom from an evil villain named Malthazar (voiced by David Bowie). With the help of his new friends Selenia (voiced by Madonna) and Betameche (voiced by Jimmy Fallon), Arthur sets out on a dangerous adventure to find the key, rescue his grandfather, and defeat Malthazar.

The animation in Arthur and the Minimoys is a blend of live-action and CGI, creating a unique and visually stunning world. The Minimoys themselves are wonderfully detailed, with each character having their own distinct personality and design. The voice acting is also excellent, with Freddie Highmore delivering a charming and likable performance as Arthur, and Mia Farrow providing the voice of Arthur's grandmother.

The story is exciting and filled with action, but it also has a strong emotional core. Arthur's relationship with his grandfather is at the heart of the film, and the importance of family and never giving up on the ones you love is a key theme throughout. Despite its fantastical elements, the film is grounded in reality, making the emotional moments all the more impactful.

There are also plenty of humor and fun moments throughout the film, particularly from Betameche, who provides some great comic relief. The action sequences are thrilling and well-choreographed, with Arthur and his companions facing all sorts of challenges and obstacles throughout their journey.

Overall, Arthur and the Minimoys is a delightful and enjoyable adventure film that will entertain viewers of all ages. The animation is stunning, the story is engaging, and the voice acting is top-notch. It is a testament to the power of imagination and the enduring love between family members.

Arthur and the Minimoys is a 2006 adventure movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 43 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.0 and a MetaScore of 39.

Arthur and the Minimoys
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    1 hr 43 min
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    6.0  (40,589)
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