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Thunder and the House of Magic (2013)

The House of Magic (original title)
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Thunder, an abandoned young cat seeking shelter from a storm, stumbles into the strangest house imaginable, owned by an old magician and inhabited by a dazzling array of automatons and gizmos.

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Ben Stassen (story), James Flynn (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Cinda Adams ... Nurse Baxter (voice)
George Babbit George Babbit ... Jack / Carlo / Zoltar (voice)
Brianne Brozey ... Thunder / Dylan (voice) (as Murray Blue)
Kathleen Gati ... Carla (voice) (as Kathleen Browers)
Joey Camen ... Chihiuahua (voice)
Grant George ... Daniel (voice)
Shanelle Gray ... Maggie (voice)
Nina Grillo Nina Grillo ... Audrey (voice)
Kyle Hebert ... Mark Mathews (voice)
Goldie Jonsie Goldie Jonsie ... Old Lady (voice)
Kendra Leif Kendra Leif ... Lasondra (voice)
Joe Ochman ... Mr. Eames (voice) (as Joey Lotsko)
Millie Mup Millie Mup ... Mrs. Eames (voice)
Will Parks Will Parks ... Mike Mathews (voice)
Sage Sommer Sage Sommer ... Izzy (voice)
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Storyline

Thunder, an abandoned young cat seeking shelter from a storm, stumbles into the strangest house imaginable, owned by an old magician and inhabited by a dazzling array of automatons and gizmos. Not everyone welcomes the new addition to the troupe as Jack Rabbit and Maggie Mouse plot to evict Thunder. The situation gets worse when the magician lands in hospital and his scheming nephew sees his chance to cash in by selling the mansion. Our young hero is determined to earn his place and so he enlists the help of some wacky magician's assistants to protect his magical new home. Written by nWave Pictures Distribution

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Plot Keywords:

3 dimensional | magician | See All (2) »


Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Official Site | Official Site (FR) | See more »

Country:

Belgium | UK | France

Language:

English | French | German

Release Date:

25 December 2013 (Belgium) See more »

Also Known As:

The House of Magic 3D See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$34,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,091, 7 September 2014

Gross USA:

$4,091

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$64,197,205
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

The sign on the magician's piano reads "Steinway & daughters", a reference or a tribute to Steinway & sons - the leading piano manufacturer. See more »

Goofs

In the credits there is a typo - The 2nd stage engineer is referred to as the "2ndSTAGE ENGINEER". See more »

Quotes

Thunder: [Locked in a bird cage] I can't catch a break
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Connections

References Freaks (1932) See more »

Soundtracks

This Ole House
Performed by Shakin' Stevens
Written by Stuart Hamblen
(c) Published by Clearbox Rights LLC
Administered by Cobalt Music Publishing Limited
Courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment
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Let the magic take charge
5 August 2014 | by cinematic_aficionadoSee all my reviews

The story of the abandoned cat whose cruel owner dumps him when they move house.

Alone and unprotected the lovely cat faces a difficult challenge for survival and as he wanders the streets manages to enter a house that had already other animals in it as well as various gadgets. The owner embraces him instantly but some of the other guests are reluctant to accept him and so he has to earn their trust.

The opportunity to do so will come as a wicked nephew wants to sell the house.

An appealing story combined with high quality visuals, giving us an angle of the world from the point of view of a small animal. Various themes are involved such as abandonment, new beginnings, fitting in and proving oneself.

When it comes to protecting our home, one better not underestimate the determination of even the smallest of opponents.

It will surely delight children without leaving the adults unimpressed either.


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