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Astérix et Cléopâtre (1968)

Popular animated hero Asterix and his faithful sidekick Obelix travel to ancient Egypt to help Cleopatra build a new summer home. Cleopatra and Julius Caesar have made a bet, with Caesar ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Roger Carel ...
Astérix (voice)
Jacques Morel ...
Obélix (voice)
Micheline Dax ...
Cléopâtre (voice)
Jacques Balutin ...
Tournevis (voice)
Jacques Bodoin ...
(voice)
Maurice Chevit ...
(voice)
Claude Dasset ...
(voice)
Pierre Garin ...
(voice)
Olivier Hussenot ...
(voice)
Bernard Lavalette ...
Le narrateur / Amonbofis (voice)
Rodolphe Marcilly ...
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Joel Noel ...
(voice)
Jean Parédès ...
Jules César (voice)
Alfred Personne ...
(voice)
Lucien Raimbourg ...
Panoramix (voice)
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Popular animated hero Asterix and his faithful sidekick Obelix travel to ancient Egypt to help Cleopatra build a new summer home. Cleopatra and Julius Caesar have made a bet, with Caesar wagering the project cannot be completed in a few weeks time. With the help of a magic potion, Asterix comes to the rescue of the Queen of the Nile as Caesar and an angry architect plot against them. Written by Anonymous

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Astérix meets the Queen of the Nile!


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24 September 1969 (USA)  »

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Trivia

In most Asterix books, Obelix is not permitted to drink the Magic Potion, but Getafix makes an exception due to an extraordinary requirement (the need to force open a solid stone door inside a pyramid which apparently, even Obelix's regular level strength is incapable of doing). Obelix notices no difference, but keeps asking for more potion in subsequent volumes. See more »

Goofs

Many sound effects are off-sync, for example an urn falls into the floor at one point, after the crash is heard. See more »

Connections

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Soundtracks

Quand l'Appétit va, Tout va
Music by Gérard Calvi
Lyrics by Pierre Tchernia
Performed by Roger Carel and Jacques Morel
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Not bad...
30 November 2005 | by (London, UK) – See all my reviews

This is the second Asterix film and, frankly, it's much better than 'Asterix the Gaul' (the first Asterix movie). Partly, I think this is because it's actually less faithful to the book than the first film. As a result, there are jokes that work far better on the screen than on the page, there are new scenes and there are even some fairly decent musical numbers.

I only have one real complaint about this film, and that is that a lot of the jokes lack subtlety- they are carried on beyond the point at which they remain funny.

That aside, not a bad film. More for the kids than the adults, but fairly entertaining nonetheless.


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