My Little Pony: The Movie is a 2017 animated musical fantasy film directed by Jayson Thiessen.

Official trailers

Lionsgate Movies on Monday, September 25, 2017 released the trailer:
My Little Pony: The Movie (2017) Official Trailer "Pony Party" - Emily Blunt, Sia, Zoe Saldana.

Story intro

The ponies of Equestria prepare for their first Friendship Festival, overseen by Princess Twilight Sparkle in Canterlot. The festivities are interrupted by an invasion of monsters commanded by the broken-horned unicorn Tempest Shadow, who uses magical obsidian orbs to petrify Twilight's fellow princesses; Princess Celestia gives Princess Luna incomplete instructions to seek help from "the queen of the hippo" before they are both petrified. Twilight flees the city alongside her five pony friends - Pinkie Pie, Rainbow Dash, Rarity, Applejack, and Fluttershy - and her dragon assistant, Spike. Tempest is contacted by her superior, the Storm King, who reminds her to gather all of Equestria's princesses for him to harness their magic through his mystical staff, promising to restore her horn in exchange. Twilight's group travel to the desert city of Klugetown in search of the aforementioned "hippos". A feline con artist named Capper offers to escort the group, secretly intending to sell them to settle a debt; however, he develops a genuine friendship with them. Twilight discovers an atlas that reveals the "hippos" to be hippogriffs, exposing Capper's treachery. After the group evade a pursuing Tempest aboard a delivery airship, Tempest brings Capper to guide her to them, but he deliberately misdirects her to atone for deceiving the group. During a lunch break, the airship's birdlike Captain Celaeno and her crew reluctantly allow the group passage, revealing themselves to be former pirates that have been forced into the Storm King's service. Rainbow Dash persuades the pirates to defy orders and take the group to the hippogriffs' kingdom on Mount Aris. In celebration, she performs a Sonic Rainboom that inadvertently gives their location away to Tempest, forcing the group to escape in a makeshift hot air balloon before Tempest destroys the ship with the pirates and Capper on board.

Cast

Tara Strong
Twilight Sparkle, an intelligent alicorn
Ashleigh Ball
Rainbow Dash and Applejack, two of the "Mane 6"; Rainbow Dash is a loyal pegasus with an adventurous spirit, and Applejack is an honest apple farmer pony
Andrea Libman
Pinkie Pie and Fluttershy, two of the "Mane 6"; Pinkie Pie is a party-obsessed pony filled with joy and laughter, and Fluttershy is a kind, timid pegasus
Tabitha St. Germain
Rarity, a generous fashion designer unicorn and one of the "Mane 6"
Cathy Weseluck
Spike, a baby dragon
Emily Blunt
Tempest Shadow, an embittered unicorn once known as Fizzlepop Berrytwist
Michael Peña
Grubber, a wisecracking hedgehog creature and Tempest Shadow's cohort
Liev Schreiber
the Storm King, the despotic, satyr-like leader of the storm creatures
Taye Diggs
Capper, a humanoid alley cat
Zoe Saldana
Captain Celaeno, a humanoid parrot and jaded pirate captain
Kristin Chenoweth
Princess Skystar, an excitable seapony and magically transformed hippogriff princess
Uzo Aduba
Queen Novo, the benevolent ruler of the hippogriffs-turned-seaponies, and Princess Skystar's mother
Sia
Songbird Serenade, a pegasus and famous pop star in Equestria

About

The film My Little Pony: The Movie was scheduled to be released by Lionsgate (United States), Entertainment One Films (Canada) and Lions Gate Entertainment on September 24, 2017 (New York City), on October 5, 2017 (Germany), on October 6, 2017 (United States and Canada, Turkey) and on December 8, 2017 (Spain).

The duration of the film is 99 minutes. With a budget of $6.5 million, the film grossed over $61.3 million.

The film had received a "PG" rating.

Rating

My Little Pony: The Movie got average rating from critics. But the audience likes the film. Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "A-" on a scale ranging from A+ to F.

External links

Official website: mylittlepony.movie

Google: #MyLittlePonyTheMovie, #MyLittlePony

Youtube: #MyLittlePonyTheMovie, #MyLittlePony

Wikipedia: My Little Pony: The Movie (2017 film)

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