My Little Pony: The Movie is a 2017 animated musical fantasy adventure 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 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 assistant dragon Spike, and the group begins their search for the "hippos". Tempest pursues Twilight under the orders of her superior, the Storm King, who requires the magic of all four princesses to empower his mystical Staff of Sacanas, and promises in exchange to restore Tempest's horn. Twilight's group travel to the desert city of Klugetown, where a feline con artist named Capper offers to escort them, secretly intending to sell them to settle a debt. As Capper begins to develop a genuine friendship with them, Twilight discovers an atlas that reveals the "hippos" to be hippogriffs, exposing Capper's treachery. When Tempest arrives, the group evade her aboard a delivery airship run by birdlike pirates, whom Rainbow Dash persuades to take them to the hippogriffs' kingdom on Mount Aris. In celebration, Rainbow Dash performs a Sonic Rainboom that inadvertently gives their location away to Tempest, forcing the group to reach Mount Aris in a makeshift hot air balloon.

Cast

Ashleigh Ball
Applejack / Rainbow Dash (voice)
Emily Blunt
Tempest Shadow / Fizzlepop Berrytwist (voice)
Andrea Libman
Fluttershy / Pinkie Pie (voice)
Uzo Aduba
Queen Novo (voice)
Taye Diggs
Capper (voice)
Kristin Chenoweth
Princess Skystar (voice)
Michael Peña
Grubber (voice)
Tara Strong
Princess Twilight Sparkle (voice)
Tabitha St. Germain
Rarity / Princess Luna / Granny Smith / Muffins (voice)
Liev Schreiber
The Storm King (voice)
Zoe Saldana
Captain Celaeno (voice)
Cathy Weseluck
Spike the Dragon (voice)
Sia
Songbird Serenade (voice)
Adam Bengis
Code Red (voice)
Michelle Creber
Applebloom (voice)
Brian Dobson
Verko / Additional Voices (voice)
Michael Dobson
Bulk Biceps / Canterlot & Klugetown Featured Voices (voice)
Max Martini
Boyle (voice)
Britt McKillip
Princess Cadance (voice)
Peter New
Big Mac / Klugetown Featured Voices (voice)
Mark Oliver
First Mate Mullet (voice)
Nicole Oliver
Princess Celestia / Lix Spittle / Klugetown Featured Voices (voice)
Sam Vincent
Party Favor / Canterlot Featured Voices (voice)
Andrew McNee
Canterlot & Klugetown Featured Voices (voice)
Tegan Moss
Canterlot Featured Voices (voice)
Sabrina Pitre
Canterlot Featured Voices (voice)
Rhona Rees
Canterlot Featured Voices (voice)
Richard Ian Cox
Klugetown Featured Voices (voice)
Alistair Abell
Additional Voices (voice)
Caitlyn Bairstow
Additional Voices (voice)
Julia Benson
Additional Voices (voice)
Christine Chatelain
Additional Voices (voice)
Paul Dobson
Additional Voices (voice)
Rondel Reynoldson
Additional Voices (voice)
Jason Simpson
Additional Voices (voice)
Sarah Troyer
Additional Voices (voice)
Siobhan Williams
Additional Voices (voice)

About

The film My Little Pony: The Movie was scheduled to be released 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) by Lionsgate (United States), Entertainment One Films (Canada), Lions Gate Entertainment, 01 Distribution, ACME, Belga Films, CatchPlay, Central Partnership, Colossal Mega Films, Forum Film Slovakia, Golden Village Pictures, Impuls Pictures, Independent Films, Leone Film Group, Lionsgate UK, Madman Entertainment, Metropolitan Filmexport, Mongkol Major, Nordisk Film, PT. Prima Cinema Multimedia, Paramount Pictures, Paris Filmes, Parkway Management, Pris Audiovisuais, Pro Video Film & Distribution Kft., Sabay MVP, Spentzos Films, TOBIS Film, The Moments Entertainment, Times Media Films, TriPictures, Ukrainian Film Distribution, Videocine, Viva International Pictures, Channel 4, Culture Publishers (CP), Discovery Family Channel, Eagle Films, Epix (I), Film1, Lionsgate Home Entertainment, Pony Canyon, Pop TV and Universum Film (UFA).

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

IMDB: My Little Pony: The Movie

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

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