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Gooby (2009)

PG | | Family, Fantasy | 17 April 2009 (USA)
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Eleven year old Willy's childhood toy, Gooby, comes to life as a real, live, six-foot tall monster who helps Willy through rough times, with hair-raising and hilarious adventures.


Wilson Coneybeare
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Robbie Coltrane ... Gooby (voice)
David James Elliott ... Jack Dandridge
Ingrid Kavelaars ... Elize
Eugene Levy ... Mr. Nerdlinger
Matthew Knight ... Willy
Derek Scott ... Gooby
Mary Haney Mary Haney ... Mrs. Williams
Len Doncheff ... Mr. Ogilvey
Paula Boudreau ... Mrs. Deacon
Elle Downs ... Mrs. Donnelly
Ricky Hegarty Ricky Hegarty ... Colin
Luke Bilyk ... Cute Kid
Alexander Conti ... Eric
Christina Bilyk Christina Bilyk ... Rona Cashier
Tyler Khan Tyler Khan ... Kid on Bench
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Eleven year old Willy's childhood toy, Gooby, comes to life as a real, live, six-foot tall monster who helps Willy through rough times, with hair-raising and hilarious adventures.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Because everybody needs a friend.


Family | Fantasy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some mild rude humor and bullying | See all certifications »

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Did You Know?


The movie had a budget of $6.5 million but only made a mere $3,234 in the box office. See more »

Crazy Credits

Child Wranglers: Pam Breck, Frank Morrison (at 1:35:34) See more »


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A Little Bit Closer
Written by Mark Lalama
Published by Entertainment Business Affairs Inc.
Performed by Anne Morrone
Produced by Mark Lalama
Mixed by Vic Florencia
Mastered by Joao Carvalho, Joao Carvalho Mastering
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Gooby is sweet and charming!
12 June 2009 | by shultzlSee all my reviews

My 5 year old (and let's face it, this film is for kids!) loved Gooby. For all you critics out there, remember that children love imaginative creatures and don't need all of the CGI that us adults have become used to. This film reminded me of Harry and the Hendersons with it's goofy big creature and heartwarming story line. The supporting cast is terrific and I am happy that Robbie Coltrane decided to do this project. My son has watched it four times and I know he will wear out his copy. It has the highest rating Dove can give and for good reason. It's just good clean fun. I would like to commend smaller studios for making family films that are not violent and don't use crude humor for cheap laughs.

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17 April 2009 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Barrie, Ontario, Canada


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