The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle

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  • Family and kids
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Jay Ward's 1960s animated TV series is fondly remembered for its pun-filled humour. This, however, is a misguided animation/live-action crossbreed. Escaping cartoonland for the real world, Fearless Leader (De Niro) and accomplice Natasha Fatale (Russo) launch a secretly located TV station to bombard the populace with programmes of such hypnotic inanity that everyone feels compelled to vote Fearless president. Via some fantastic plot mechanism (and some average computer generated images), their arch rivals - squirrel Rocky and dim-witted moose pal Bullwinkle - are enlisted to help FBI agent Karen Sympathy (Perabo) track them down. Yes, we know the film's poking fun at Hollywood and TV, but the gags are mostly insipid, and when they do hit the mark, they're pitched too high for youngsters.

Release details

Duration: 91 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Des McAnuff
Screenwriter: Kenneth Lonergan
Cast: Rene Russo
Jason Alexander
Randy Quaid
Kel Mitchell
Kenan Thompson
Piper Perabo
James Rebhorn
Carl Reiner
Jonathan Winters
Robert De Niro
Janeane Garofalo
John Goodman
Billy Crystal
Whoopi Goldberg
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