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Quest is a 2013 American 3D computer-animated fantasy action-adventure film produced by Gingo Animation for Universal Pictures. The twelfth feature film from Gingo Animation, it was directed by Audel LaRoque, Karey Kirkpatrick, and John France from a screenplay by Kirkpatrick, Michael Wildshill, Len Blum, Joe Stillman, and Ben Queen, and a story by LaRoque, and stars the voices of Justin Long, Simon Pegg, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Michael Clarke Duncan (in his final animated role), Danny McBride, Jennifer Tilly, and Alan Tudyk. The film is set in ancient medieval times, where the evil lord Glomos (Duncan) captures Princess Pela (Gellar)'s soul using a spellbinding crystal ball; a young prince and swordsman named Ridder (Long) sets out to rescue Pela and save the kingdom from Glomos' psychic control.

Quest was released in the United States on March 1, 2013, and was met with positive reviews, with critics praising its animation, story, direction, and voice acting. It was also a box office success, grossing over $524 million worldwide. A television series titled Quest: Adventures of Ridder debuted on Netflix on October 7, 2016.

PlotEdit

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Voice castEdit

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ProductionEdit

Quest is Gingo Animation's first fairy tale. The idea for the film was conceived by Audel LaRoque in 2006, while working on Computeropolis 2. He and the rest of the people at Gingo then started working on Quest after the finished production of Computeropolis 2.

Gingo announced the film to the public in November 2008, where it was humorously titled as Untitled Fairy Tale. LaRoque and Karey Kirkpatrick were on board to direct the film, with Len Blum, Joe Stillman and Ben Queen writing the script. In March 2011, Gingo announced that the film would be titled Quest. On August 2, 2011, Universal and Gingo announced that Justin LongSimon Pegg, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Michael Clarke Duncan, Danny McBride, Jennifer Tilly, and Alan Tudyk had joined the cast of the film.

SoundtrackEdit

Main article: Quest/Soundtrack

Mark Mancina composed the original soundtrack for the film, which was released on February 19, 2013, by Back Lot Music.

ReleaseEdit

Quest was initially set for release on December 5, 2012, but the release date was pushed forward to March 22, 2013. However, the date was then pushed up three weeks earlier to March 1, 2013, switching places with DreamWorks Animation's The Croods. The film premiered on February 19, 2013 in South Korea. It was supposed to be released in Pakistan on June 16, 2013, but because of the Quetta attacks a day before, the Pakistan release was cancelled.

MarketingEdit

Home mediaEdit

Quest was released on Digital HD on July 23, 2013, and on DVD and Blu-ray on August 6, 2013. A Walmart exclusive Blu-ray/DVD combo pack included a limited edition Ridder action figure.

ReceptionEdit

Critical receptionEdit

Quest received critical acclaim upon its release. The review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes reports an approval rating of 97% based on 287 reviews, with an average rating of 8.3/10. The website's critical consensus reads, "Quest proves its most impressive animation, understanding storytelling, and thrilling action sequences—making it one of Gingo's most appealing stories of all time." On Metacritic, which uses a weighted average, the film has a rating score of 89 out of 100, based on 56 critics, indicating "universal acclaim".

Box officeEdit

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AccoladesEdit

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TV seriesEdit

Main article: Quest: Adventures of Ridder

TranscriptsEdit

MainEdit

To see the main transcript of the film, click here.

TrailersEdit

To see the transcript for the trailers of the film, click here.


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Gingo Animation

Paint World (1999) · The Gabriel Garza Movie (2002) · Computeropolis (2004) · M.I.S.S.I.O.N. (2005) · BJ and Wally (2006) · Computeropolis 2 (2007) · Swapped (2008) · Woo La La (2009) · Computeropolis 3 (2010) · Gabriel Garza (2011) · Plucky Chicken (2012) · Quest (2013) · Gabriel Garza 2 (2014) · Paradoria (2015) · The Planetokio Movie (2015) · Imagimals (2016) · Gabriel Garza 3 (2017) · Lix (2017) ·

Upcoming

Computeropolis: The Deep Web (2018) · Paradoria 2 (2019) · Imagimals 2 (2020) · Hyper (2021)

Illumination Entertainment

Despicable Me (2010) · Hop (2011) · The Lorax (2012) · Despicable Me 2 (2013) · Minions (2015) · The Secret Life of Pets (2016) · Sing (2016) · Despicable Me 3 (2017) ·

Upcoming

The Grinch (2018) · The Secret Life of Pets 2 (2019) · Minions 2 (2020) · Sing 2 (2020)

DreamWorks Animation

Antz (1998) · The Prince of Egypt (1998) · The Road to El Dorado (2000) · Chicken Run (2000) · Shrek (2001) · Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (2002) · Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas (2003) · Shrek 2 (2004) · Shark Tale (2004) · Madagascar (2005) · Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005) · Over the Hedge (2006) · Flushed Away (2006) · Shrek the Third (2007) · Bee Movie (2007) · Kung Fu Panda (2008) · Madgascar: Escape 2 Africa (2008) · Monsters vs. Aliens (2009) · How to Train Your Dragon (2010) · Shrek Forever After (2010) · Megamind (2010) · Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011) · Puss in Boots (2011) · Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012) · Rise of the Guardians (2012) · The Croods (2013) · Turbo (2013) · Mr. Peabody and Sherman (2014) · How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014) · Penguins of Madagascar (2014) · Home (2015) · Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016) · Trolls (2016) · The Boss Baby (2017) · Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (2017) · Mistaken Identity (2018) ·

Upcoming

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (2019) · Everest (2019) · Trolls 2 (2020) · The Croods 2 (2020) · The Boss Baby 2 (2021) · Mistaken Identity 2 (2021) · Spooky Jack (2021)

Universal Animation Studios

Curious George (2006) · The Tale of Despereaux (2008)

Big Idea Entertainment

Jonah: A VeggieTales Movie (2002) · The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything: A VeggieTales Movie (2008)

Animated Films Distributed by Universal

The Snow Queen (1959) · Pinocchio in Outer Space (1969) · An American Tail (1986) · The Land Before Time (1988) · Jetsons: The Movie (1990) · An American Tail: Fievel Goes West (1991) · We're Back! A Dinosaur's Story (1993) · Balto (1995) · Cassiopeia (2000) · Interstella 5555: The 5tory of the 5ecret 5tar 5ystem (2003) · Tony Tom-Tom's Delivery Service (2003) · Tony 2: Across the Nation (2007) · Defender D (2011) · ROBLOX: The Movie (2011) · Uploaded (2012) · Defender 2D (2017) ·

Animated Films Distributed by Focus Features

Coraline (2009) · 9 (2009) · ParaNorman (2012) · The Boxtrolls (2014) · Kubo and the Two Strings (2016)