Condorito: La Película

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Condorito: La Película
Condorito - La Película.jpg
Directed byAlex Orrelle
Eduardo Schuldt
Screenplay by
  • Rodrigo Moraes
  • Martín Piroyansky
  • Ishai Ravid
Based onCondorito
by René "Pepo" Ríos
Produced by
  • Hugo Rose
  • Abraham Vurnbrand
Starring
Edited byPablo García Revert
Music byFran Revert
Production
companies
  • Aronnax Studios
  • Pajarraco Films, LLC
Distributed by20th Century Fox
Release dates
  • 12 October 2017 (2017-10-12) (Latin America)
  • 12 January 2018 (2018-01-12) (United States)
Running time
88 minutes
CountriesChile
Peru
LanguageSpanish
Budget$8 million[1]
Box office$8.3 million[2]

Condorito: La Película (also known as Space Chicken) is a 2017 computer-animated comedy film based on the comic book series of the same name by Pepo. The film features the voices of Omar Chaparro, Jessica Cediel, and Cristián de la Fuente.[3]

The film was first released in Latin America on 12 October 2017 in 2D and 3D formats, distributed by 20th Century Fox, where the film was a box office success in many countries within the region, including Chile, Peru, Mexico, and Colombia.[4][5][3]

The film was released in the United States on 12 January 2018 by Pantelion Films.[6][4]

Synopsis[edit]

Wanting to win the love of Yayita, Condorito sets out on an adventure with his nephew, Coné, to save her mother from an evil alien king who plans to destroy the world.

Voice cast[edit]

  • Condorito, a clumsy and dim-witted condor who journeys to stop Molosco to save both Earth and his future mother-in-law. Voiced by Omar Chaparro (Spanish); Tom Fahn (English).[7]
  • Yayita, a beautiful young lady, Tremebunda and Cuasimodo's daughter and Condorito's love interest. Voiced by Jessica Cediel (Spanish); Allegra Clark (English).[7]
  • Pepe Cortisona, a handsome man who is Yayita's former love interest, much to Condorito's arch-rival. He has a hatred for children. Voiced by Cristián de la Fuente (Spanish); Chris Tergliafera (English).[7]
  • Doña Tremebunda, Yayita's mother and Molosco's former wife, who despises Condorito for falling in love with her daughter. Legrand also voiced her husband Cuasimodo, Yayita's father. Voiced by Coco Legrand (Spanish); Michael Sorich (English).[7]
  • Coné, Condorito's adventure-loving little nephew who helps his uncle during their adventure. Voiced by Mauricio Lopez (Spanish); Michelle Ruff (English).[7]
  • Emperor Molosco, An evil mollusk-like alien that is Tremebunda's former husband and Condorito's arch-nemesis. Voiced by Jey Mammón (Spanish); Cam Clarke (credited as Ren Mortensen) (English).[7]
Character Mexico USA
Condorito Omar Chaparro Tom Fahn
Yayita Jessica Cediel Allegra Clark
Pepe Cortisona Cristián de la Fuente Chris Tergliafera
Molosco Jey Mammon Cam Clarke
Tremebunda Coco Legrand Michael Sorich
Cuasimodo Michael McConnohie
Coné Mauricio Lopez Michelle Ruff
Huevoduro (Egghead) Daniel Lacy Doug Erholtz
Orphans Auri Maya
Jimmy Rodríguez
Ixchel Leon
Dorothy Elias-Fahn

Release[edit]

Box office[edit]

The film performed well in Latin American countries, grossing at least $1 million in Chile, Mexico, Peru, and Colombia, making it the most-watched animated film in the region.[5]

Critical reception[edit]

The film received generally mixed reviews from critics. On the review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, 33% of 6 critics' reviews are positive, with an average rating of 5.3/10.[8]

Accolades[edit]

Alex Orrelle and Eduardo Schuldt were nominated at the 2018 Quirino Awards in the category Best Ibero-American Animation Feature Film.[9][10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Condorito: la apuesta de US$8 millones de la peruana Aronnax". El Comercio Peru. Grupo El Comercio. 26 April 2017. Retrieved 25 January 2018.
  2. ^ "Condorito: La Pelicula (2018)". Box Office Mojo. Amazon.com. Retrieved 25 January 2018.
  3. ^ a b Contreras, Emilio (11 July 2017). "Liberan nuevo tráiler de "Condorito, La Película", el filme en 3D que debutará en octubre". biobiochile.com. BioBioChile. Retrieved 25 January 2018.
  4. ^ a b Locuviche, Samuel (12 January 2018). "Speaking With The Makers Of 'Condorito,' Opening Today In U.S. Theaters". Cartoon Brew. Cartoon Brew. Retrieved 25 January 2018.
  5. ^ a b Contreras, Emilio (18 October 2017). ""Condorito, la película" bate récords de taquilla en su primera semana en cartelera". biobiochile.cl. BioBioChile. Retrieved 25 January 2018.
  6. ^ N'Duka, Amanda (16 October 2017). "Lionsgate Sets Release Date For Animated Film 'Condorito: La Pelicula'; Breaking Glass Dates SXSW Pic 'Inheritance'". Deadline. Penske Business Media, LLC. Retrieved 25 January 2018.
  7. ^ a b c d e f J Delfin, Darrel. "ANNOUNCEMENT!!". Twitter. @DarrelJDelfin. Retrieved 12 April 2018.
  8. ^ "Condorito: La Película". Rotten Tomatoes. Fandango Media. Retrieved 10 October 2021. Edit this at Wikidata
  9. ^ Amidi, Amid (18 January 2018). "54 Nominees Selected For Inaugural Ibero-American Animation Quirino Awards". Cartoon Brew. Cartoon Brew. Retrieved 31 January 2018.
  10. ^ "NOMINEES - Premios Quirino". Premios Quirino. Premios Quitino. Retrieved 11 October 2018.

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