Rugrats in Paris: The Movie (2000) - Synopsis
"Le courage, c 'est comme I'armour.
Ille faut de I'espoir pour le nourrir."
(Courage is like love, it needs hope to nourish it)
- Napoleon Bonaparte, 1815
"We gotta' go oui oui..."
- The Rugrats, 2000
WIshes come true in "Rugrats in Paris: The Movie (2000)," and love makes it's way into the hearts of those young, old, and overseas. Chuckie's dad Chas starts dating again, and it's Chuckie's wish to find a new mom. When Stu Pickles is summoned to EuroReptarland, an amazing new amusement park in Paris, to work on his Reptor invention, Tommy, Chuckie, Angelica, Phil, Lil, Baby Dil, Didi and the whole gang tag along to the city of romance.
But the Rugrats' big adventure turns out to be more than glamour, fashion and smelly cheese. Chuckie learns that when it comes to princesses and potential mommies, things are not always what they seem, and for Chas, finding the right woman can be difficult in any language. As the Rugrats' travels take them from the Eiffel Tower to Notre Dame and everywhere in between, the world's favorite babies learn new lessons about courage, loyalty, trust and above all, true love.
The film is based on the incredibly successful "Rugrats" series that depicts life from a babies' point of view, and remains the highest rated show on television for kids aged 2-11.
"Rugrats in Paris - The Movie" is produced by Arlene Klasky and Gabor Csupo through their company, Klasky Csupo Inc. Rugrats is created by Arlene Klasky, Gabor Csupo and Paul Germain.
The movie is directed by Stig Bergqvist and Paul Demeyer, and written by J. David Stern & David N. Weiss and Jill Gorey & Barbara Herndon and Kate Boutilier.
The executive producers are Albie Hecht, Julia Pistor, Eryk Casemiro and Hal Waite.
Celebrity voices in prominent roles include Debbie Reynolds, Susan Sarandon and John Lithgow. The film will continue to feature voice talent from the series and Rugrats Movie, the (1998) including Elizabeth Daily, Cheryl Chase, Christine Cavanaugh and Kath Soucie. "Rugrats in Paris -The Movie," is the fifth collaboration between Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies.
The "Rugrats" series on Nickelodeon, was created by Arlene Klasky, Gabor Csupo and Paul Germain and premiered in the US in August, 1999. It began airing internationally in 1992. The series, which is a three-time Emmy Award winner as well as a 1993 CableACE award winner, has grown into a billion dollar evergreen franchise property for Nickelodeon.
Nickelodeon launched its most extensive consumer products initiative to dote when it launched a comprehensive merchandising program for "Rugrats" which includes toys, home video, CD-ROMs, interactive video games, books, apparel, a live tour, comic strip and comic adventures magazine.