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Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole (2010)

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When a young owl is abducted by an evil Owl army, he must escape with new-found friends and seek the legendary Guardians to stop the menace.

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Cast

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Otulissa (voice)
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Marella (voice)
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Eglantine (voice)
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Metal Beak (voice)
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Barran (voice)
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Strix Struma (voice)
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Bubo (voice)
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Kludd (voice)
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Twilight (voice)
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Mrs. Plithiver (voice)
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Nyra (voice)
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Allomere (voice)
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Echidna (voice)
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Boron (voice)
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Storyline

Soren, a young barn owl, is kidnapped by owls of St. Aggie's, ostensibly an orphanage, where owlets are brainwashed into becoming soldiers. He and his new friends escape to the island of Ga'Hoole, to assist its noble, wise owls who fight the army being created by the wicked rulers of St. Aggie's. Written by Anonymous

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On his way to finding a legend...he will become one.


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Rated PG for some sequences of scary action | See all certifications »

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24 September 2010 (USA)  »

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Guardians of Ga'Hoole  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$80,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$16,112,211, 26 September 2010, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$55,675,313

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$140,073,390
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Trivia

The film is set in Australia, whilst the books are set in North America. Some of the owl species featured are not found in Australia. See more »

Goofs

Every time the gong at Ga'Hoole is struck, the sound of a bell is heard instead. See more »

Quotes

Kludd: Your precious Guardians are finished, Soren. The Pure Ones will triumph, and Tytos will take their rightful place as rulers of the owl kingdoms. Oh, it's gonna be glorious!
Soren: Glorious? No, the Pure Ones are monsters. You saw what they were doing. They were moon blinking other owls and they were turning them into slaves!
Kludd: You're just weak, Soren. Still living in your dreams.
Soren: No, my dreams are what make me strong, Kludd. They led me to the Guardians.
Kludd: A pity there won't be any Guardians left after ...
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Crazy Credits

After the main graphics in the end credits have rolled, a blue silhouette of Pete comes on screen and dances for several seconds. See more »


Soundtracks

COMING HOME
Written by Lisa Gerrard and Harry Gregson-Williams
Performed by Lisa Gerrard
Courtesy of Gerrard Records Pty Ltd.
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One Legend coming up!
13 October 2010 | by See all my reviews

I love this movie. It might not be 100% accord to the books but that doesn't matter, the movie is fantastic, now if you liked the movie, go ahead and read the books, you won't be disappointed.

If you young children are easy impressive, you might not like them asking you "but why is the pretty bird doing those bad things?" and stuff like that, just imagine an epic movie, you know: knights, kings, queens and battles, but for children and adults alike, it depends on how much your kids know about epic stories and the implications of war.

The visual designs are awesome and the music is beautiful, it is a great story.


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