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My Little Pony: The Movie (1986)

Ponyland comes under attack from the Smooze, a massive purple ooze created by an evil witch who plans to destroy the ponies' annual spring festival.

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Mike Joens (as Michael Joens), Gerry Chiniquy (uncredited) | 9 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Danny DeVito ... Grundle King (voice)
Madeline Kahn ... Draggle (voice)
Cloris Leachman ... Hydia (voice)
Rhea Perlman ... Reeka (voice)
Tony Randall ... The Moochick (voice)
Tammy Amerson Tammy Amerson ... Megan (voice)
Jon 'Bowzer' Bauman Jon 'Bowzer' Bauman ... The Smooze (voice) (as Jon Bauman)
Alice Playten ... Baby Lickety Split / Bushwoolie #1 (voice)
Charlie Adler ... Spike / Woodland Creature (voice)
Michael Bell ... Grundle (voice)
Sheryl Bernstein ... Buttons / Woodland Creature / Bushwoolie (voice)
Susan Blu Susan Blu ... Lofty / Grundle / Bushwoolie (voice)
Cathy Cavadini ... North Star (voice)
Nancy Cartwright ... Gusty / Bushwoolie #4 (voice)
Peter Cullen ... Grundle / Ahgg (voice)
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Storyline

At Dream Castle, the Little Ponies are preparing a festival to celebrate the first day of Spring. From the Volcano of Gloom, the evil witch Hydia watches the event via her cauldron and, disgusted by the frivolity, tells her daughters that they must ruin it. Hydia's daughters, Draggle and Reeka, are inexperienced at causing mischief and fail utterly at ruining the festival. They return to the Volcano of Gloom in disgrace, where Witch Hydia presents a better plan - they will the make Smooze. The sisters collect a series of disgusting ingredients, but neglect to obtain the Phlume, the prospect of which terrifies them. The spell seems to work regardless, creating a pool of sentient purple lava that gleefully buries Ponyland. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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It's the comedy adventure you have been waiting for!


Certificate:

G | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 June 1986 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Az én kicsi pónim See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$416,108, 8 June 1986

Gross USA:

$5,958,456

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$5,958,456
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Danny DeVito's first time voice acting in a theatrical film, he would later go onto voice Rocks the Dog Look Who's Talking Now (1993), Swackhammer in Space Jam (1996), Philoctetes the Fawn in Hercules (1997), the title character in The Lorax (2012), Chesterfield in Animal Crackers (2017), and Dorgal the Yeti in Smallfoot (2018). See more »

Goofs

The flutter ponies are flying through a bed of flowers, one pony rises up twice. See more »

Quotes

Grundle KingGrundleGrundleGrundleGrundle: [singing] Grundle good, grundle good, grundle good!
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Bad movie, great trip down memory lane
24 September 2001 | by hippiegalSee all my reviews

Back when I was six I dragged my poor Mom to see this in the theaters. I LOVED it! When I got older I watched it every time it was on the Disney channel. Now that I'm in college I still watch it every once in a while. Is it a bad movie? You better believe it. Is it great 80's nostalgia? You better believe it! I think out of the many 80's cartoon/toy lines that made it to theaters this is actually one of the better efforts. It's held up better over time than say, the Care Bear movies. Oh course being a little girl who loved ponies and horses it's no brainer why I thought this was one of the greatest movies ever when I was six. I still watch it now for a trip down memory lane.


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