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The Powerpuff Girls Movie (2002)

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The movie shows the origin of the Powerpuff Girls before the cartoon series. It explains why they were born and why they dedicated their lives to fighting crime and the forces of evil.

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Craig McCracken, Chris Savino (uncredited)

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Cathy Cavadini ... Blossom (voice) (as Catherine Cavadini)
Tara Strong ... Bubbles (voice)
Elizabeth Daily ... Buttercup (voice) (as E.G. Daily)
Roger Jackson ... Mojo Jojo (voice) (as Roger L. Jackson)
Tom Kane ... Professor Utonium (voice)
Tom Kenny ... Mayor / Narrator / Ka-Ching Ka-Ching (voice)
Jennifer Hale ... Ms. Keane (voice)
Jennifer Martin Jennifer Martin ... Sara Bellum (voice)
Jeff Bennett ... Ace / Big Billy / Grubber / Baboon Kaboom / Go-Go Patrol / Hacha Chacha (voice) (as Jeff Glen Bennett)
Grey Griffin ... Linda / Woman at Zoo (voice) (as Grey DeLisle)
Phil LaMarr ... I.P. Host / Local Anchor (voice)
Rob Paulsen ... Hota Wata / Killa Drilla / Blah-Blah Blah-Blah / the Doot Da Doot Da Doo Doos (voice)
Kevin Michael Richardson ... Rocko Socho / Ojo Tango (voice)
Frank Welker ... Whole Lotta Monkeys (voice)
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Storyline

In the city of Townsville, the frustrated Professor Utonium is gathering all the ingredients to make a perfect little girl (sugar, spice, and everything nice). But when his lab assitant, a monkey named Jojo, causes the accidental addition of Chemical X to the mix, the Professor ends up with not one but 3 perfect, powerful little girls. It soon becomes obvious that Blossom, Bubbles, and Buttercup are not normal girls, they have superpowers and have not yet learned to control. The girls are treated like outcasts because they have inadvertently wrecked Townsville in a superpowered game of tag. To win the hearts of the people of Townsville, the girls are tricked into making a deal with Jojo who plans to take over Townsville. As the girls foil this threat and defeat an army of superpowered monkeys, the Powerpuff Girls learn that with great power comes great responsibility. Written by Britney

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Sugar, spice and everything nice...these were the ingredients to create the perfect...crime-fighting little girls? See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for non-stop frenetic animated action | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 July 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Powerpuff Girls: The Movie See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$11,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,583,114, 7 July 2002

Gross USA:

$11,412,414

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$16,426,471
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DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The first Cartoon Network movie to have a theatrical release. See more »

Goofs

The crater that Buttercup makes during the tag scene moves from under her to behind her before the street is moved. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Narrator: The city of Townsville...
[an explosion is heard, and a red hue emanates o.c. down on Townsville streets. An alarm is heard in the distance]
Narrator: ...is in some serious, serious, serious trouble! Day after day, crime, lawlessness and evil are running rampant. Its citizens have lost all hope!. They are utterly helpless and in desperate need of a true hero! But who? Is there no one who can help this forsaken town and make it a better place?
[...]
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Crazy Credits

This Cartoon Network theatrical feature has a special Cartoon Network logo: all the Hanna-Barbara/Cartoon Network characters are seated in a movie theater (the Powerpuff Girls and Mojo Jojo in front). The theater gets dark, and all that is seen are the characters' eyes, which form the Cartoon Network logo. See more »

Connections

References Za kagesutaa (1976) See more »

Soundtracks

That's What Girls Do
Written by Richie Supa and Nina Ossoff
Performed by No Secrets
Courtesy of Jive Records
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A normal Powerpuff episode ^ 2 = a tad too much? :x
7 May 2003 | by theptsSee all my reviews

Well, I can't say I was not entertained! But the endless repetitions of everything made the movie a bit tedious at times.

Genius to see all the different creatures they've created for this movie. And thankfully, the PPG's haven't been made into family friendly puppets in the movie.. they can still kick ass and even kill.. which they certainly do..!

What has been done to strengthen the PPG's as a movie:

Far too many puns and playoffs of movie classics and far too many tedious repetitions, as mentioned. Many things for some reason happen in rhythm and sequence as they would in a musical, this is also cool sometimes in the series, but only in small portions at a time. None of these elements add too much positive stuff to the movie.

In addition to special effects and an avalanche of cool characters (which are both good stuff), this is what has been done. They also seem to have changed the mayor's voice and behaviour somewhat - he's not really that funny in the movie.

If the entire movie was going to be set in Townsville (except a small scene on an asteroid), it might've been better to play off the misc. genius characters from the movie, Fuzzy Lumpkins, Him, etc..

And/or take the girls on a voyage/trial (underwater? space?) that would give us a different setting than (misc tall grey concrete buildings) in faceless Townsville (which we've seen so much from already).

Boring, unchanging setting, some annoying bad elements, annoyingly different mayor character - BUT - some phat effects, fun story, exiting graphics and interesting characters. Ah well! 7/10


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