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Arthur and the Invisibles - Wikipedia

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Arthur and the Invisibles (French: Arthur et les Minimoys ) is a 2006 English -language French adventure comedy fantasy animated/live-action film adaptation of the 2002 children's book Arthur and the Minimoys , and the 2003 sequel Arthur and the Forbidden City , written by filmmaker Luc Besson , who also directed the film.

It premiered in limited release in France on November 29, 2006, and received wide releases in a number of countries in the following weeks. In the United States , it opened on December 29, 2006, for one week in Los Angeles, California , with a wider release on January 12, 2007 and it was released in the United Kingdom on February 2, 2007. [2] With a budget of €60 million, Arthur and the Invisibles was briefly the most expensive French film production [3] until surpassed by Astérix at the Olympic Games .

The film received negative reviews from critics, and under-performed in the United States . It was nevertheless successful enough in France and in the rest of the world to generate two sequels , Arthur and the Revenge of Maltazard and Arthur 3: The War of the Two Worlds . [4] The film received the Imagina Award in the category Prix du Long-Métrage. The movie's soundtrack album was released on January 9, 2007.

The film was budgeted at $85 million. [1] In its first two weeks in cinemas in France Arthur earned over US$20 million. [1]

On February 1, 2007, the film received the Imagina Award in the category Prix du Long-Métrage. [13] On October 1, 2007, Mylène Farmer was awarded the NRJ Ciné Award for her dubbing of Sélénia's voice in Arthur and the Minimoys . [14]

The US edition DVD was released on May 15, 2007 with just the English-language version and cut down about 10 minutes from the original version. The international DVD versions include the uncut English-language version and the local-language version.