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Around the World in 80 Days [2004 film]

by Frank Coraci (Director), David N. Titcher (Screenwriter)

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Substance: Although it was necessary to account for Chan's presence in the story of an English gentleman and his French valet, it was not at all necessary to mangle the story to extent perpetrated by the screenwriters. As always, Chan's fights were artfully choreographed, but the story-line and characters were juvenile in the worst sense of the word.
Style: Beautifully filmed, and the inventions were fun; no problem with the mix of live-action and computer-graphic scenics (although that was first done in "Peter Pan" and has become a staple of Disney Studios. However, the emphasis on fifth-grade body humor was overdone, unneeded, and offensive. ( )
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Coraci, FrankDirectorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Titcher, David N.Screenwritermain authorall editionsconfirmed
Bates, Kathysecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Bremner, Ewensecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Broadbent, Jimsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Chan, Jackiesecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Cleese, Johnsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Coogan, Stevesecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Jones, Trevorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Meheux, Philsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Verne, JulesOriginal booksecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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In a lively discussion with Lord Kelvin, inventor Phileas Fogg states his belief that it's possible for someone to travel around the globe in a mere 80 days. Kelvin challenges him to prove it, and adds a wager: if Fogg can't circumnavigate the globe in 80 days, he'll have to give up inventing forever. Fogg and his crew of two take the challenge. They travel by train, boat, balloon, horseback, or any other means at their disposal. However, Fogg and his companions are accused of involvement in a bank robbery and have to clear their names as well.… (more)

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