"Over the Moon" is a 2020 computer-animated musical fantasy film directed by Glen Keane and John Kahrs.
The starring cast includes Cathy Ang as Fei Fei, John Cho as Ba Ba, Phillipa Soo as Chang'e, Ruthie Ann Miles as Ma Ma, Ken Jeong as Gobi, Margaret Cho as Auntie Ling, Sandra Oh as Mrs. Zhong, Robert G. Chiu as Chin, Kimiko Glenn as Auntie Mei, Artt Butler as Uncle and others.

Here are "Over the Moon" movie trailer, plot summary, full cast and characters, release date, streaming services and everything we know so far.


Is there a trailer for Over the Moon movie?

Netflix on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 released the trailer for "Over the Moon" you can watch here:
OVER THE MOON | Official Trailer #2 | Netflix.

Plot summary

What is Over the Moon movie plot?

Here is a short review of "Over the Moon" movie plot summary.

A girl named Fei Fei (Cathy Ang) is being told the legend of the Moon goddess Chang'e (Phillipa Soo) who took a potion for immortality, causing her to become a goddess and ascend to the Moon without her lover Houyi (Conrad Ricamora), and awaits for him there. In preparation for the annual Moon Festival, Fei Fei and her family make mooncakes for the village. However, Fei Fei's mother falls ill, and gives her daughter a rabbit named Bungee (Edie Ichioka) before passing away.
Fei Fei, who still believes in Chang'e four years later, is upset when she learns that her father is engaged to Ms. Zhong, and is annoyed by her son, Chin (Robert G. Chiu). Fei Fei's family joins them for the Moon Festival celebration, and she remembers her mother. Inspired by a crane and the legend of Chang'e, she decides to build a rocket to the Moon to prove that Chang'e is real. She designs a rocket that resembles a Chinese paper lantern in the shape of a rabbit that uses fireworks to boost her speed. Her rocket almost succeeds until she realizes that Chin snuck aboard her rocket and they begin to crash to Earth. Suddenly, the rocket is captured in a mystical beam of energy and taken to the Moon. They crash land after being beset by playful spirits, who then rescue them and take them to Lunaria.
They are introduced to Chang'e and her backup dancers, the Lunettes. Chang'e tells Fei Fei that she was supposed to deliver a gift for Chang'e to bring Houyi back. Fei Fei takes a photo with Chang'e to prove she is real, but Chang'e takes the photo from Fei Fei and demands the gift. Fei Fei doesn't know what she is talking about, and a frustrated Chang'e announces a competition to find her gift before the last of the moondust falls. Fei Fei gets upset with Chin and leaves him, getting a ride with the Biker Chicks to the crash site. Chin sees some Lunettes with the photo and is captured by Chang'e who demands the location of the gift. Chang'e challenges Chin to a game of ping pong that Chin wins, further upsetting Chang'e. Chang'e cries in despair that she will never see Houyi again. While Chin is trapped in a chamber by Chang'e, Bungee follows the Jade Rabbit into his workplace. Meanwhile, Fei Fei and the Biker Chicks head to her rocket's crash site, where the former meets an exiled Lunarian named Gobi (Ken Jeong). She discovers her Chang'e doll, which she suspects to be the gift, but the Biker Chicks grab the doll and leave Fei Fei and Gobi behind.


Who plays who in the Over the Moon movie cast?

Here is the full cast and characters of "Over the Moon" movie. Actors and actresses are sorted mostly in credits order.

Cathy Ang  as Fei Fei the 13-year-old girl
John Cho  as Ba Ba Fei Fei's father
Phillipa Soo  as Chang'e the mythical Moon goddess
Ruthie Ann Miles  as Ma Ma Fei Fei's late mother
Ken Jeong  as Gobi a pangolin Lunarian and former royal advisor
Margaret Cho  as Auntie Ling one of Fei Fei's aunts
Sandra Oh  as Mrs. Zhong Ba Ba's new fiancรฉe, later wife and Fei Fei's stepmother
Robert G. Chiu  as Chin Mrs. Zhong's 8-year-old son and Fei Fei's stepbrother
Kimiko Glenn  as Auntie Mei another one of Fei Fei's aunts
Artt Butler  as Uncle Fei Fei's uncle
Irene Tsu  as Grandma Fei Fei's grandma
Clem Cheung  as Grandpa Fei Fei's grandpa
Conrad Ricamora  as Houyi Chang'e's true love
Glen Keane  as Space Dog / Rail Worker #3
Brycen Hall  as Young Fei Fei (as Brycen Taylor Hall)
Edie Ichioka  as Bungee
Greg Watanabe  as Male Customer / Rail Worker #2
Elizabeth Pan  as Photographed Mother
James Taku Leung  as Photographed Father / Rail Worker #1 / Delivery Man
Josiah D. Lee  as Photographed Son
Lucy Lin  as Photographed Daughter
David Chen  as Townsperson / Teacher
Brittany Ishibashi  as Blue Lunette
Janice Kawaye  as Pink Lunette
Trisha Vo  as Yellow Lunette
Isabella Abiera  as Additional Voices
Jeremy Bowker  as Additional Voices
Ewan Chung  as Additional Voices
Meilee Condron  as Additional Voices
John Kahrs  as Additional Voices
Albert Kong  as Additional Voices

Release date

When is Over the Moon movie release date?

"Over the Moon" movie release date was scheduled to be on October 17, 2020 (MFF) and on October 23, 2020 (United States) distributing by Netflix.


What are Over the Moon filming details?

The duration of the film is 100 minutes. The film grossed over $860,000.

"Over the Moon" movie is rated "PG", according to the MPAA film rating system.


What are critics and audiences saying about Over the Moon movie?

"Over the Moon" movie got high rating from critics. IMDB rating is 6.4/10. Rotten Tomatoes rating is 81/100.

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