The Smurfs


1h 26m 2011

Brief Synopsis

When the evil wizard Gargamel chases the tiny blue Smurfs out of their village, they leave their magical world and end up in the middle of Central Park. The Smurfs must find a way to get back to their village before Gargamel tracks them down.

Film Details

Also Known As
De Smurfen, Die Schlümpfe, Hupikék törpikék, I Puffi, Les Schtroumpfs, Lo Pitufos 3D, Os Smurfs, Pitufos 3D, Puffi, Schlümpfe, Schtroumpfs, Sirinler, Smoulové, Smrkci, Smrkci 3D, Smurfai, Smurfene, Smurffit 3D, Smurfi, Smurfs, Smølferne, Stroumfakia, Strumparnir, smurfana, ?trumpfovi - 3D
MPAA Rating
PG
Genre
Adaptation
Comedy
Family
Release Date
2011
Distribution Company
Sony Pictures Releasing
Location
New York, New York, USA; Kaufman Astoria Studios, Queens, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 26m

Synopsis

When the evil wizard Gargamel chases the tiny blue Smurfs out of their village, they leave their magical world and end up in the middle of Central Park. The Smurfs must find a way to get back to their village before Gargamel tracks them down.

Crew

G. A. Aguilar

Stunt Coordinator

G. A. Aguilar

Unit Director

Randle Akerson

Sound Effects Editor

Matt Akey

Visual Effects Producer

Kurt Albrecht

Production

Benita Allen

Assistant Director

Jimmy Almeida

Character Animation

Joan Altman

Production Accountant

Robert Alves

Character Animation

Javier Ameijeiras

Illustrator

Adrienne Anderson

Digital Artist

Denise Andres

Costume Supervisor

Jesse Andrewartha

Rendering Artist

Charise E Angone

Visual Effects Coordinator

Jayne Armstrong

Post-Production Supervisor

Oliver Armstrong

Compositor

Martin Astles

Makeup Artist

Neil Atkins

Digital Artist

Andrea Atwater

Visual Effects

Stanley B

Rotoscope Artist

K C Bailey

Still Photographer

Christopher Baio

Song

Eric Baker

Character Animation

Tony Baldridge

Visual Effects Supervisor

Glen Ballard

Music

David Baney

Rigging Gaffer

Richard Baratta

Unit Production Manager

Joseph Barbera

Song

Marc Andre Baron

Character Animation

Monica Barraza

Assistant Production Coordinator

Lynn Basas

Digital Artist

Jenn Bastian

Visual Effects Producer

Rostam Batmanglij

Song

James Battersby

3-D Artist

Allen Battino

Character Designer

Andreas Bauer

Visual Effects

Tracey Baxter

Visual Effects

Ray Beal

Animal Trainer

Mike Beaulieu

Animator

Angela Bellisio

Assistant Camera

Nicholas Bencriscutto

Software Engineer

Molly Bender

Production Coordinator

Tyler Bennink

Visual Effects Supervisor

Dimitre Berberov

Digital Effects Artist

Sharon Berlin

Digital Artist

Mark Bero

Special Effects Foreman

Paul Berolzheimer

Sound Effects Editor

John Bevelheimer

Matte Painter

Jarnail Bhachu

Compositor

Deepika Bhandari

Rotoscope Artist

Milan C Bhatt

Special Effects Technician

Shane Birdsill

Visual Effects Coordinator

Matt Blades

Key Grip

J. J. Blumenkranz

Cg Supervisor

Jorge Bobadilla Jr.

Digital Artist

Bill Boes

Production Designer

Ella Boliver

Compositor

Chris Bolwyn

Visual Effects

Kristen Borges

Matte Painter

Lydia Bottegoni

Visual Effects Producer

Manuel Martinez Bover

Character Animation

Patrick M Bracey

Production Assistant

Shad Bradbury

Character Animation

Rob Bredow

Visual Effects

Devin Breese

Matchmove Artist

Bart Breve

Assistant Editor

Jason Brignola

Assistant Camera

Bernard Brongniart

Best Boy Grip

Brett Bronson

Special Effects Technician

Ranjani Brow

Looping Coordinator

Dan Brown

Stunts

Jill Brown

Stunts

Matt Brown

Special Effects Technician

Armin Bruderlin

Software Engineer

Chris Buckley

Character Animation

Robert Buckman

Transportation Co-Captain

Ashley Van Buren

Travel Coordinator

Scott Burik

Stunts

Eric Burnett

Character Animation

John Butiu

3-D Artist

Andrew Butler

Digital Artist

Andy Byrne

Digital Effects Artist

Bonjin Byun

Digital Artist

Aravindan C

Rotoscope Artist

Mathew Mosses C

Rotoscope Artist

Wilfred Caban

Special Effects Foreman

John Caglione Jr.

Makeup

Garen Calac

Visual Effects Producer

Michael Cambria

Assistant Camera

Grady Campbell

Digital Artist

Jamiyl Campbell

Dga Trainee

Rachael Campbell

Digital Effects Artist

Shelley Campbell

Compositor

Nico Cappuccio

Matchmove Artist

Johnny Cardona

Production Accountant

David M. Carr

Key Rigging Grip

Gary Carrillo

Visual Effects

Brian Casper

Digital Artist

Carrie Cassada

Visual Effects Editor

Jamie Andres Castaneda

Animator

Christopher Cenatiempo

Stunts

John Cenatiempo

Stunts

Dominick Certo

Music Editor

Matthew Chambers

Software Engineer

Wesley Chandler

Character Animation

Kee Chang

Character Designer

Joshua Chapel

Digital Artist

Francois Chardavoine

Visual Effects

John Abraham Chempil

Rotoscope Artist

Alan Chen

Visual Effects

Christopher Chenel

On-Set Dresser

Albert Cheng

Visual Effects Supervisor

Jack Cheng

Visual Effects

Minchung Cho

Modelmaker

Sarah Cho

Special Effects Technician

Lawrence Choi

Character Animation

Jae Choung

Song

Harry Chung

Software Engineer

Joy Chung

Modelmaker

Benjamin I Cinelli

Animator

Nina Cinelli

Costumer

Blair Clark

Visual Effects Supervisor

John Clark

Digital Artist

Michael Coast

Production Assistant

Joe Colwell

Makeup Supervisor

David Conlon

Digital Artist

Stephen Consentino

Camera Operator

Stefaan Contreras

Visual Effects

Alex Conty

Rendering Artist

Virman Coquia

Song

Tom Core

Production Manager

Mark Cornmesser

Software Engineer

J C Cornwell

Digital Artist

Trent Correy

Character Animation

Blaise Corrigan

Stunts

Sean Corzo

Visual Effects

Laurel Costa

Visual Effects Supervisor

Stacy Courtney

Stunts

Matt Cowie

Character Animation

Hendrik Coysman

Coproducer

James Michael Crossley

Animator

Jessica De La Cruz

Production Assistant

Peyo Culliford

Characters As Source Material

Véronique Culliford

Coproducer

Steve Curcuru

Storyboard Artist

Hoyt S. Curtin

Song

Rahul Dabholkar

Character Animation

Sumit Das

Animation Supervisor

Alan Davidson

Visual Effects

David R Davies

Digital Effects Supervisor

Marc-andre Davignon

Software Engineer

Matt Davis

Production

Lillian Dawson

Editorial Production Assistant

Jana Day

Production

Gerardo De La Cruz

Software Engineer

Lisa Deaner

Compositor

Angel Deangelis Haiko

Hair

Natalie Dejohn

Visual Effects Coordinator

Suri Denduluri

Software Engineer

E Dharanidharan

Modelmaker

Mike Dharney

Character Animation

James Dick

Character Animation

Frank Didio

Carpenter

Nathan Diehl

Animation Director

Jeff Dillinger

Digital Artist

Danny Dimian

Cg Supervisor

Benjamin Dines

Digital Artist

A Dinesh

Rotoscope Artist

Gus Dizon

Matte Painter

Run Dmc

Song Performer

Mitch Dobrowner

Software Engineer

Tim Donovan

Visual Effects

Bill Dorais

Animation Director

Kate Dowd

Casting Consultant

Sarah Dowland

Visual Effects Producer

Mark Dubeau

Character Animation

Michael Dunkley

Animation Director

David Dunlap

Dp/Cinematographer

David Dunlap

Other

David Dunlap

Director Of Photography

Balaji E

Rotoscope Artist

Manoj Kumar E

Rotoscope Artist

Robert East

Animation Director

Gregory Ecker

Digital Effects Artist

William Eckroat

Digital Artist

Camille Eden

Digital Artist

Christopher Edwards

Visual Effects Producer

A A Elanchezhiyan

Rotoscope Artist

Alexandra Elfmont

Production Assistant

Todd Elliot

Character Animation

Julia T Enescu

Assistant

Rob Engle

Visual Effects Supervisor

Scott Englert

Character Designer

Colin Epstein

Compositing Supervisor

John Erbes

Dolly Grip

Fish Essenfeld

Digital Artist

Marc Estrada

Modelmaker

Jared Faber

Song

Kasey Fagerquist

Visual Effects Coordinator

Jun Falkenstein

Storyboard Artist

Film Details

Also Known As
De Smurfen, Die Schlümpfe, Hupikék törpikék, I Puffi, Les Schtroumpfs, Lo Pitufos 3D, Os Smurfs, Pitufos 3D, Puffi, Schlümpfe, Schtroumpfs, Sirinler, Smoulové, Smrkci, Smrkci 3D, Smurfai, Smurfene, Smurffit 3D, Smurfi, Smurfs, Smølferne, Stroumfakia, Strumparnir, smurfana, ?trumpfovi - 3D
MPAA Rating
PG
Genre
Adaptation
Comedy
Family
Release Date
2011
Distribution Company
Sony Pictures Releasing
Location
New York, New York, USA; Kaufman Astoria Studios, Queens, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 26m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Wide Release in United States Summer July 29, 2011

Released in United States on Video December 2, 2011

Based on the animated TV series "Smurfs" (1981-1989/NBC) produced by Hanna-Barbera.

The Smurfs were created by Peyo and first published in "Le Journal de Spirou" on October 23, 1958.

Paramount bought the film rights to the characters intending to produce a trilogy of films.

Project was previously in development at Paramount Pictures.

Wide Release in United States Summer July 29, 2011 (3850+ Digital 3D)

Film was the first to receive financing through the Hemisphere Tentpole Co-Financing Fund and included an "ultimates" deal through which the amount of Hemisphere's investment is tied to the film's early box office performance.

Released in United States on Video December 2, 2011