History Trivia / Asterix

26th Dec '16 1:39:15 PM nombretomado
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* BadExportForYou: When Optimum released ''Astérix and the Big Fight'' on DVD, Brits got the poorly received American dub of instead of the more popular British dub with BrianBlessed.

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* BadExportForYou: When Optimum released ''Astérix and the Big Fight'' on DVD, Brits got the poorly received American dub of instead of the more popular British dub with BrianBlessed.Creator/BrianBlessed.
19th Dec '16 7:20:09 AM Gosicrystal
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* CompletelyDifferentTitle: A few English titles miss the original title (Asterix and The Discord > ''Asterix and the Roman Agent'', The Odyssey of Asterix > ''Asterix and the Black Gold'') or the PunBasedTitle ([[TourDeFrance Le tour de Gaule]] > ''Asterix and the Banquet'').
1st Dec '16 8:58:38 AM DoctorRayman
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** When it comes to the live-action movies, Gérard Depardieu is the only actor to play the same character (Obélix in this case) in all four of them. Other actors who played the same character in more than one live-action movie include: Christian Clavier as Astérix in the first two movies; Sim as Geriatrix in the first and third ones; Jamel Debbouze as Edifis in the second and third movies; and Pierre Tchernia as the narrator in the second and third ones (just like in the aforementioned animated movies).
30th Nov '16 7:51:19 PM DoctorRayman
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* RoleReprisal: Roger Carel has voiced Astérix and Dogmatix in all the animated films, even in the very recent ''Mansion of the Gods'' in which he was ''87 years old'' when it was released in theaters in 2014 — and the difference with his first performances as Astérix is barely noticeable in it.

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* RoleReprisal: Roger Carel has voiced Astérix and Dogmatix in all the animated films, even in the very recent ''Mansion of the Gods'' in which he was ''87 years old'' when it was released in theaters in 2014 — and the difference with his first performances as Astérix is barely noticeable in it.it.
** Other voice actors who portrayed characters in more than one animated films include: Jacques Morel as Obélix in the first three movies; Pierre Tornade as Vitalstatistix in the first three movies and as Obélix in the fourth through the seventh one; Lucien Raimbourg as Getafix in the first two movies; Henri Labussière as Getafix in the fourth through the seventh one; Serge Sauvion as Caesar in the fourth and fifth movies; Henri Poirier as Vitalstatistix in the fifth and sixth ones; Micheline Dax as Cleopatra in the second and third movies; Bernard Lavalette as the narrator in the first two movies; and Pierre Tchernia as the narrator in the third, seventh, and eight movies.
11th Nov '16 2:54:20 PM Eshbaalauthr
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**Obelix's catchphrase "These [Group of People] are crazy" is very commonly used in Denmark. In fact, it's not uncommon to say "Those Romans are crazy" even when talking about a completely different group.
7th Sep '16 2:46:36 PM DoctorRayman
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* TypeCasting: Roger Carel has voiced Astérix and Dogmatix in all the animated films, even in the very recent ''Mansion of the Gods'' in which he was ''90 years old'' — and the difference with his first performances as Astérix is barely noticeable in it.

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* TypeCasting: RoleReprisal: Roger Carel has voiced Astérix and Dogmatix in all the animated films, even in the very recent ''Mansion of the Gods'' in which he was ''90 ''87 years old'' when it was released in theaters in 2014 — and the difference with his first performances as Astérix is barely noticeable in it.
12th Jul '16 1:27:35 AM Silverblade2
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* DirectedByCastMember: Alain Chabat directed the second movie and also played Caesar.
23rd Mar '16 8:03:41 PM Prfnoff
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* HeyItsThatGuy
** In the live-action movie, ''Astérix at the Olympic Games'':
*** Holy crap, ThoseTwoGuys are [[Series/CameraCafe Luca and Paolo]]!
*** [[{{Series/Kaamelott}} Arthur]] is [[HilariousInHindsight a Roman centurion]] now?
** Previously, the first movie had [[Film/GoldenEye General Ourumov]] as Caesar, and the latest movie has Catherine Deneuve as the Queen of Britannia.
* HeyItsThatVoice
** Creator/CraigCharles as Astérix and Howard Lew Lewis as Obélix in ''Astérix Conquers America''.
** Also, [[Series/TheGoodies Bill Oddie]] as Astérix, Bernard Bresslaw as Obélix, [[Series/TheGoodies Tim Brooke-Taylor]] as Cacofonix, Peter Hawkins (original voice of the [[Series/DoctorWho Daleks and Cybermen]] among others) as Getafix, and {{BRIAN BLESSED}} as the Roman General Caous in [[KeepCirculatingTheTapes the British dub]] of ''Astérix and the Big Fight''.
*** In the American dub Asterix is voiced by [[HappyDays Henry Winkler]].
** And the American dub of ''Astérix and the Vikings'' has Paul Giamatti as Astérix, BradGarrett as Obélix, and Rip Torn as Vitalstatistix.
** In the Mexican Spanish dub of the animated films:
*** Astérix is [[Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion Kozo Fuyutsuki]]. Curiosly enough in the live-action films, he's [[Manga/DragonBall Goku]].
*** In some animated movies, he's ComicBook/PopeyeTheSailor.
*** Obelix was [[TheSimpsons Chief Wiggum]]
*** Panoramix is [[TheSimpsons Mr. Burns]]
*** The Caesar is [[Anime/SaberMarionetteJ Faust]]
19th Mar '16 8:52:34 AM Hossmeister
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10th Jan '16 7:03:33 PM Josef5678
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** FlyInTheSoup (''Recap/AsterixAndTheBlackGold'')
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