Onion Mastori: The Movie
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Onion Mastori: The Movie is a 2005 traditionally-animated action comedy film, based on the TV series Onion Mastori. It was produced by Universal Television Animation and Onion Animation and distributed by Universal Pictures. In this film, that evil duo of twin sister named Harper and Jana, has a plan to rule Onipolis, so Onion with his brothers and sister must go on a long and epic journey to stop Evil Sister from ruling Onipolis.
The film was released in theaters on July 1, 2005, and met with a positive response upon release. It was also a financial success grossing $203.5 million worldwide.
Plot[edit | edit source]
Cast[edit | edit source]
- Hank Azaria as Onion Mastori
- Drew Barrymore as Justin Mastori
- Patrick Warburton as Arnold Mastori
- Mona Marshall as Mona Mastori
- Billy West as Mikey / Seth
- Michael Sorich as Steve / King Guu
- Jodi Benson as Judy / Jana / Laura
- Kevin Michael Richardson as Dewey
- David Cowgill as Richard / Taxi Driver
- Nicholas Guest as Cafe Owner
- Lex Lang as Tom / Bobby / Johnny
- Jonathan Nichols as Steven / Peter
- Catherine Zeta-Jones as Pepper
- Joseph Fiennes as Brandy / Joseph
- Michelle Pfeiffer as Tina
- Frank Welker as News Reporter #1
- Jim Cummings as News Reporter #2
- Michael Reisz as Zatch
- Brian Beacock as Aaron / Charlie
- Timothy West as Arby
- Dina Morrone as Wendy
- Zig Miles as Harper
Additional voices[edit | edit source]
- Jack Angel
- Bob Bergen
- Susan Blu
- Rodger Bumpass
- Jane Carr
- John Cygan
- Jennifer Darling
- Debi Derryberry
- Paul Eiding
- Bill Farmer
- Aaron Fors
- Jess Harnell
- Sherry Lynn
- Mickie McGowan
- Zig Miles
- Mike Myers
- Laraine Newman
- Rob Paulsen
- Phil Proctor
- Jan Rabson
- Jim Ward
Production[edit | edit source]
Release[edit | edit source]
Onion Mastori: The Movie was released in the United States on July 1, 2005.
Marketing[edit | edit source]
A teaser trailer and poster were released on December 15, 2004. On March 8, 2005, another teaser poster was released, followed by the film's first full trailer in the following day. Upon its release, Burger King had a promotional tie-in with seven toys with a paid kids' meal order.
Universal partnered with Jakks Pacific to create merchandise to promote the film, along with Plug & Play TV Game based on the film.
TV Spots aired between May 30 to July 12, 2005.
Video game[edit | edit source]
- Main article: Onion Mastori: The Movie Game
Home media[edit | edit source]
Onion Mastori: The Movie was released on DVD and VHS on December 6, 2005 by Universal Studios Home Entertainment. The film was also released on UMD for the Sony PSP in March 2006.
Reception[edit | edit source]
Critical response[edit | edit source]
On review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, the film has an approval rating of 79% based on 172 reviews. On Metacritic, the film has a weighted average score of 71 out of 100 based on 30 reviews, indicating "generally favorable reviews". Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "A" of an A+ to F scale.
Box office[edit | edit source]
Onion Mastori: The Movie has grossed $203.5 million in North America and $198.8 million in other territories for its worldwide total of $402.3 million.
In North America, Onion Mastori: The Movie topped the box office with $85.9 million at its opening weekend from 3,998 theaters.