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Jonah: A VeggieTales Movie

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Jonah: A Veggietales Movie

Jonah: A Veggietales Movie

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
G
runtime:
83 minutes
Wide Release Date:
10/04/02
performer:
Mike Nawrocki, Phil Vischer
director:
Mike Nawrocki, Phil Vischer
distributor:
Artisan Entertainment
author:
73408, 75323
genre:
Animation, Comedy

We gave it a B+

Let’s face it, ”Christian entertainment” too often means lame, sugarcoated propaganda. Thank Whomever, then, for the ”Veggie-Tales” series, which marshals far more sass and intelligence in the service of familiar Bible stories than any normal cynic would expect from talking computer-generated produce. In Jonah: A VeggieTales Movie, the video regulars’ first theatrical release, the story of Jonah is faithfully retold with witty brio by a gang of do-nothing pirates in a lonely seafood restaurant. They even work in an ”ALF” joke — a miracle in itself.

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