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Pippi Longstocking (1997)

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This animated musical is the newest incarnation of Astrid Lindgren's mischievous, magical Pippi Longstocking, the nine-year-old daughter of a sea captain whose adventures have delighted young readers, moviegoers and television fans for generations. The tale begins as Pippi sails the seas with her father. A storm tosses him overboard, but just before he disappears he promises his daughter that he will return to their home at Villa Villekulla. Pippi returns home to raise herself amongst a menagerie of interesting animals. She supports herself with a cache of gold coins given to her by her father. Pippi's friends include her neighbors Tommy and Annika, who find her a refreshing change from the boredom of their suburban lives. Together the trio get into good-natured trouble with the townsfolk. Real trouble comes in the form of two idiotic thieves who try to steal Pippi's money. Songs include"Pluttifikation" and "A Bowler and a New Gold Tooth." ~ Sandra Brennan, Rovi

Cast

Melissa Altro
as Pippi Longstocking
Catherine O'Hara
as Mrs.Prysselius
Carole Pope
as Teacher
Dave Thomas
as Thunder-Karlsson
Gordon Pinsent
as Capt. Longstocking
Andrew Jackson
as Romeo / Old Classical Stage Actor

Critic Reviews for Pippi Longstocking

All Critics (7) | Top Critics (1)

True pigtail tale is still bad

October 23, 2004
Kansas City Kansan

Not even watchable. This freakish film defines "lowbrow."

April 30, 2003
Juicy Cerebellum

Long in the tooth, too.

August 21, 2002

A spunky and entertaining animated film based on Astrid Lindgren's children's books.

Full Review… | February 26, 2002
Spirituality and Practice

Audience Reviews for Pippi Longstocking

A great presence of my childhood; the songs get stuck in your head, sometimes until it drives you crazy, but it's fun.

Corey Semple
Corey Semple

Aaw Pippi Longstocking even known as Pippi Langstrumpf, I grew with this Cartoon.

Wahida K
Wahida K

Super Reviewer

Pippi Longstocking is coming into your town! And she's makin' some pancakes! And she has a monkey named Mr. Nilsson! PURE GOLD, I would say.

Heather A
Heather A

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