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ASTERIX AND CLEOPATRA [ASTERIX ET CLEOPATRE]

Director: Albert Uderzo; René Goscinny
Screenplay: René Goscinny; Albert Uderzo
Director of Photography: Georges Lapeyronnie; Jean Midre; François Leonard
Country, Year of production:
F; B, 1968
Color: Color
Genre: Animation; Family; Comedy

Cleopatra, the Queen of Egypt, wants to impress Caesar and so she makes a bet with him: She will have a magnificent palace built to perfection In only three months. She commissions the architect Numerobis, who is in complete despair, considering this sheer impossible task. In his desperation, he turns to his friend Miraculix. Only with the help of his magic potion will it possible to meet the deadline. Accompanied by Asterix and Obelix, Miraculix sets off for Alexandria to not only make the acquaintance of the lovely Egyptian queen.

ASTERIX AND THE BIG FIGHT [ASTERIX ET LE COUP DU MENHIR]

Director: Philippe Grimond
Screenplay: Albert Uderzo; René Goscinny; Yannik Voight
Director of Photography: François Darrasse; Bernard Forestier; Roberto Martinez
Country, Year of production:
F; D, 1989
Color: Color
Genre: Animation; Family; Comedy

The Gauls fear nothing and nobody. Their only worry is that some day the sky will fall on their heads. Something along these lines happens to the druid, Miraculix. Obelix throws a megalith so clumsily, that it lands right on Miraculix's head. This really puts him out of action. Miraculix loses his memory and can't even remember the recipe for his famous magic potion. The only trouble is, that the crooked seer, Lügfix, is currently visiting the little Gallic village and he has managed to win the trust of the gullible Gauls. Much to Asterix's annoyance. When Lügfix is shortly thereafter captured by the Romans, he tips Centurio off that the Gauls don't have their magic potion and are therefore no longer invincible. The Romans think that the wind has shifted in their favor, but they have once ...

ASTERIX CONQUERS AMERICA [ASTERIX ET LES INDIENS]

Director: Gerhard Hahn
Screenplay: Rhett Rooster; Thomas Platt; Pierre Tchernia; Albert Uderzo
Director of Photography: Thorsten Falke; Barry Newton
Country, Year of production:
F; D, 1994
Color: Color
Genre: Animation; Family; Comedy

The year 50 B.C., the whole of Gaul is occupied by the Romans. Well, not entirely?One small village of indomitable Gauls still holds out against the invaders, thanks to a magic potion brewed by the druid Getafix. When Caesar realizes the source of the Gauls' strength, he orders Getafix to be abducted and sent across the sea to be pushed over the edge of the world. Luckily, the abductors land in America and fall into the hands of an Indian tribe. Asterix and Obelix follow the Roman expedition. And while Asterix and Getafix are chained to the stake, Obelix saves the Chief's daughter and can thus save his friends too. The twisty Indian Medicine Man continues to mistrust the new arrivals but Asterix manages to expose the charlatan. In the nick of time Asterix, Obelix and Getafix return to ...

ASTERIX THE GAUL [ASTERIX LE GAULOIS]

Director: Ray Goossens
Screenplay: Laszlo Molnar; Jos Marissen; René Goscinny; Albert Uderzo; Willy Lateste
Director of Photography: Georges Lapeyronnie; Etienne Schurmann; François Leonard
Country, Year of production:
F; B, 1967
Color: Color
Genre: Animation; Family; Comedy

All of Gallia is under Caesar's occupation... All of Gallia? No, a small village is still desperately putting up resistance against the Romans. Thanks to a magic potion, that is brewed by the druid, Miraculix, the villagers are virtually invincible. Caesar realizes that he will not be able to achieve anything by force. And even the spy that he sends into the Gaul's village can't do anything. So, Caesar has the druid Miraculix kidnapped, in order to discover the secret behind the magic potion. But Asterix and Obelix are quick to head off to the Roman enemy camp to rescue Miraculix.

TWELVE TASKS OF ASTERIX, THE [DOUZE TRAVAUX D'ASTERIX, LES]

Director: Albert Uderzo; René Goscinny
Screenplay: Albert Uderzo; René Goscinny
Country, Year of production:
F; B, 1976
Color: Color
Genre: Animation; Family; Comedy

A small Gallic village is still desperately putting up resistance against the Roman attacks. But Caesar won't give up and wants to finally make a clean sweep. And so, he sets out to meet up with the invincible Gauls in order to make a bet with them. If they are truly able to solve all twelve problems that Caesar has thought up, then he will abdicate. Caesar, however, doesn't reckon with either of the two clever friends, Asterix and Obelix, who cash in on the bet in their very own, special manner.