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Wonder Park (2019)

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Wonder Park tells the story of an amusement park where the imagination of a wildly creative girl named June comes alive.

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Dylan Brown (uncredited)

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Josh Appelbaum (screenplay by), André Nemec (screenplay by) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Sofia Mali ... Young June (voice)
Jennifer Garner ... Mom (voice)
Ken Hudson Campbell ... Boomer (voice)
Kenan Thompson ... Gus (voice)
Mila Kunis ... Greta (voice)
John Oliver ... Steve (voice)
Ken Jeong ... Cooper (voice)
Norbert Leo Butz ... Peanut (voice)
Matthew Broderick ... Dad (voice)
Brianna Denski ... June (voice)
Oev Michael Urbas Oev Michael Urbas ... Banky (voice)
Kate McGregor-Stewart ... Aunt Albertine (voice)
Kevin Chamberlin ... Uncle Tony (voice)
Kath Soucie ... Bus Counselor Shannon (voice)
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Storyline

June, an optimistic, imaginative girl, discovers an incredible amusement park called Wonderland hidden in the woods. The park is full of fantastical rides and talking, funny animals - only the park is in disarray. June soon discovers the park came from her imagination and she's the only one who can fix it, so she bands together with the animals to save this magical place and bring back the wonder in Wonderland. Written by Wulf97

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Go on the ride. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some mild thematic elements and action | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Country:

Spain | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 March 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Amusement Park See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$100,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$15,853,646, 17 March 2019, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$45,216,793, 9 May 2019

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$119,045,065, 9 May 2019
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos (Dolby Atmos+Vision)| DTS (DTS: X)| Dolby Surround 7.1 | Dolby Digital | Auro 11.1

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

The phrase Wonder Park is not used in the movie not even once. Wonderland is used instead. See more »

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June: Now that's what I'm talking about. Operation Loopty Loop is a go!
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Wonder Park or Blunder Park? Read On to Find Out
16 March 2019 | by rgkarimSee all my reviews

Fan of Roller coaster Tycoon, or Simulation coasters? Were you one of those people who had an imagination that could take you to anywhere you wanted to think of? Have you wanted to go to a place of wonder where girls didn't blow up to blueberries? Well tonight's movie attempts to bring all of this to you in a package that looks to people overwhelmingly cute. Robbie K back with his thought on yet another movie to hit the silver screen in hopes of not getting lost to the reruns of the theater. Let's get started!

Movie: Wonder Park (2019)

Writers: Josh Appelbaum (screenplay by), André Nemec(screenplay by) Stars: Sofia Mali, Jennifer Garner, Ken Hudson Campbell

LIKES:

Cute Voice Work Special Effects Animation Energy Jokes Imagination Message

Summary: Disney movies make it difficult to try to bring animated features out because of the not so big budget or army of animators/ideas. Nickelodeon is able to still work some charming magic into this piece though, managing once more to bring the cute factor into their film and get the feelings going. It's got some surprising emotional work, with voice acting and story coming together to sell the feelings lying deep in the fun, cute charm that the trailers show. Much like the opening scene of Up, Wonder Park has some surprisingly deep messages that will hopefully motivate the young and refresh the older generations on the importance of imagination and wonder. Sap fest aside though, the movie accomplishes the goal of still being fun, managing to inject the wonder of imagination in terms of visuals and adventures. Nickelodeon's team injects a lot of kid friendly energy into the mix, making an infectious, thrill seeking ride that is perfect for the intended audience. The smooth animation, with high paced speed keeps in time with the nature of the animals and imaginative girl, while the design manages to bring in the magic that theme parks and kids movies have. All the unlimited potential of a child's imagination is unleashed in this film and it is certain to bring you back into the world of pure imagination.

DISLIKES:

Predictable Too Simple Lacking Intense Suspense Short

Summary: As we have talked about, animation movies require a story to be very dynamic, fun, and have a sense of adventure that takes us out of our world. While Wonder Park does semi-accomplish this, it doesn't quite do it as well as some of the other bigger studios have done. For one thing the movie is predictable, all the symbolism, mystery, and potential twists are easily discernible and lacking the finesse and mind-blowing moments that the sister studio is famous for. In addition, despite all the fun that Wonder Park did in helping you relive your childhood, it was a little too simplistic in the adventure department, not quite having the drive or dive that Pixar and DreamWorks is able to concoct. This means for me that there was not too many suspenseful parts in the mix, most of the chases reduced to quick bouts of falling, or lost in another joke. All the dark challenges and impasses are very diluted avenues, that act as symbolic psyche components of humans rather than true antagonists. Yet the main thing that is semi disappointing, is how short the movie is. Clocking in at just around 80 minutes, this film certainly moves fast, but not so much in the good way as the content feels a little lacking to be honest. Oh well, it got me out a little early, but the length may not be the most bang for your buck in terms of the expensive movie ticket price.

The VERDICT:

Wonder park is certainly an important illustration about the important components of life, including the importance of maintaining your imagination and wonder. It makes great use of the kid friendly energy, yet has a few things for adults to latch onto, especially those touching, pull at your heart string moments. Yet despite all the fun I had in this movie, the film still feels like a Nickelodeon tv special that could have been left to the network. It needed some more adventure, it needed more suspense for me, and more importantly it needed more of that magic they talked about. Wonder Park certainly has the makings for a fun merchandising series, it just needs a little more finesse to finish the deal. Worth a trip to the theater? Hmmm kind of, but this one is probably waiting for streaming for most.

My scores are:

Animation/Adventure/Comedy: 7.5 Movie Overall: 6.5


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