Alpha and Omega (movie)

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Alpha and Omega
Directed by Anthony Bell
Ben Gluck
Produced by Ken Katsumoto
Steve Moore
Richard Rich
Written by Chris Denk
Steve Moore
Ben Gluck
Story by Steve Moore
Ben Gluck
Starring Justin Long
Hayden Panettiere
Dennis Hopper
Danny Glover
Christina Ricci
Music by Chris P. Bacon
Cinematography Daryn Okada
Editing by Scott Anderson
Joe Campana
Distributed by Lions Gate Entertainment
Release date(s) September 17, 2010
Running time 90 min
Country United States
Language English
Budget $20,000,000
Money made $50,507,267

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Alpha and Omega is a 2010 3D American computer-animated comedy-drama movie that was produced by Ken Katsumoto, Steve Moore and Richard Rich and was directed by Anthony Bell and Ben Gluck. The movie was released on September 17, 2010 and was the last movie that Dennis Hopper acted in before he died on May 29, 2010. The movie is dedicated to Hopper. The movie was shot in 3-D. Despite receiving mixed reaction, Alpha and Omega has been declared a box office success ever since its release, and became an animated classic. A sequel, Alpha and Omega 2: A Howl-iday Adventure was announced by Lionsgate and was released on October 8, 2013 receiving mixed reviews and gaining a cult following. A second sequel, Alpha and Omega 3: The Great Wolf Games was released on March 25, 2014 while Alpha and Omega: The Legend of the Saw Tooth Cave and Alpha and Omega 5: Family Vacation are currently on production.

Cast[change | change source]

Reception[change | change source]

Critical Response[change | change source]

Despite receiving a negative rating of 21% in Rotten Tomatoes, Alpha and Omega was met to mixed reviews from critics. The website describes it: "with a bland visual and dull, predictable plot, Alpha and Omega is a runt of the 2010 animated litter". In Metacritic, the film had a score of 37 out of 100, based on 15 critics. Some critics praised the film for the voice performances by Justin Long and Hayden Panettiere, but other critics panned the film for having a weak storyline, poor animation, and a predictable plot. However, ever since it was released, Alpha and Omega has done very good for fans all around the world and has still remained strong. For that, the movie became an animated hit. In Amazon, Alpha and Omega received mostly positive reviews, praising its animation, voice acting, characters and sense of humor.

Box Office[change | change source]

Alpha and Omega has been declared a box office success ever since it was released. The film has a budget of $20,000,000 and grosses up to $50,507,267, making it the highest-grossing animated film, produced by Lions Gate.

Soundtrack[change | change source]

No. Title Length
1. "Pre Teen Wolves"   1:54
2. "Main Titles"   1:35
3. "Can-Do Was Jumped"   2:51
4. "Humphrey's Crew"   2:46
5. "Garth"   2:12
6. "Wolfnapped"   1:55
7. "Idaho or Bust"   2:14
8. "The Golfing Goose"   2:49
9. "Flying Fowl"   2:45
10. "Searching for Kate"   1:46
11. "Eat Food, Get Gas"   2:07
12. "Tails It Is"   2:00
13. "Garth and Lilly"   2:35
14. "Bears!"   3:24
15. "Love Train"   2:07
16. "Time's Up"   1:04
17. "I Had Fun"   2:24
18. "Unite The Packs"   2:43
19. "Alphas and Omegas"   3:04
20. "Take the Valley"   3:00
21. "Requiem for Kate"   1:29
22. "Big Finish"   1:28

Awards and Nominations[change | change source]

Award Category Winner/Nominee Result
Annie Awards Best Animated Feature Steve Moore
Richard Rich
Ben Gluck
Artios Award Outstanding Achievement in Casting Bernie Van De Yacht Nominated
Kids Choice Award Best Musical Score Chris P. Bacon Won
Saturn Awards Best On-Screen Couple Justin Long
Hayden Panettiere
As-Seen-By Awards Best Animated Females Hayden Panettiere
Christina Ricci
Best Comedic Duo Larry Miller
Eric Price
Teen Choice Awards Best Lead Role in an Animated Feature Justin Long Won
ASCAP Award 2010 Cult Animated Feature Won

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