Doug’s 1st Movie

Last Updated on: January 20th, 2024

Doug’s 1st Movie (1999 Movie)

“Doug’s 1st Movie” is an animated adventure comedy film released in 1999. The movie is based on the popular Nickelodeon animated TV series “Doug,” which follows the life of a young boy named Doug Funnie and his experiences in the fictional town of Bluffington.

In the film, Doug and his best friend Skeeter Valentine discover a mysterious creature they believe to be a monster, which they name “The Honker.” As news of the monster spreads throughout Bluffington, the town becomes obsessed with finding it. Doug, however, befriends The Honker and learns that it is a friendly creature who is only looking for its lost family.

As the town’s fear grows, Doug faces a dilemma between protecting his new friend and revealing the truth about The Honker. With the help of his friends and the quirky and imaginative characters from the TV series, Doug sets out on an adventure to find The Honker’s family and prove that the creature means no harm.

“Doug’s 1st Movie” was produced by Jumbo Pictures, which was later acquired by Disney. As a result, the film was released under the Walt Disney Pictures banner. It was directed by Maurice Joyce and written by Ken Scarborough.

The movie retains the signature style and charm of the “Doug” TV series, with its relatable themes of friendship, bravery, and acceptance. The film targets young audiences, particularly fans of the TV show, but can also be enjoyed by older viewers who are nostalgic for the original series.

Overall, “Doug’s 1st Movie” is a fun and heartwarming addition to the “Doug” franchise and serves as a delightful extension of the beloved TV series. It provides an entertaining and adventurous experience for both new and existing fans of Doug Funnie’s adventures in Bluffington.


Fun Facts

  • “Doug’s 1st Movie” is a 1999 animated film based on the popular animated television series “Doug.” The film serves as the first and only feature-length adventure of Doug Funnie and his friends.
  • The movie’s plot revolves around Doug’s efforts to save the town of Bluffington from a mysterious monster known as the “Monster of Lucky Duck Lake.” Doug and his friends embark on a quest to uncover the truth behind the monster and clear the name of their beloved Mayor Tippi Dink.
  • “Doug’s 1st Movie” was released during the transition of the original “Doug” series from Nickelodeon to Disney’s ABC Saturday morning lineup. While the film retained the core characters and charm of the series, it marked a new chapter in Doug’s adventures under Disney’s ownership.
Doug's 1st Movie


Additional Details

  • Movie Studio:
  • Year Released: 1999
  • Type of Movie: Animated
  • Box Office: $19.4 million
  • IMDB Link

Cast

  • Tom McHugh: Doug Funnie, Lincoln
  • Fred Newman: Skeeter Valentine, Mr. Dink, Porkchop, Ned
  • Chris Phillips: Roger Klotz, Boomer, Larry, Mr. Chiminy
  • Constance Shulman: Patti Mayonnaise
  • Frank Welker: Herman Melville
  • Alice Playten: Beebe Bluff, Elmo
  • Guy Hadley: Guy Graham
  • Doug Preis: Mr. Funnie, Mr. Bluff, Willie, Chalky, Bluff Agent
  • Eddie Korbich: Al & Moo Sleech, Robocrusher
  • David O’Brien: Quailman Announcer
  • Doris Belack: Mayor Tippi Dink
  • Becca Lish: Judy Funnie, Mrs. Funnie, Connie
  • Greg Lee: Principal White
  • Bob Bottone: Bluff Assistant
  • Bruce Bayley Johnson: Mr. Swirly
  • Fran Brill: Mrs. Elaine Perigrew
  • Melissa Greenspan: Briar Langolier
  • Additional voice artists
  • Rodger Bumpass: Green Police Officer
  • Paul Eiding: Red Police Officer
  • Jackie Gonneau: Kid #1
  • Sherry Lynn: Kid #2
  • Mickie McGowan: Lunch Lady
  • Phil Proctor: Brian the A/V Nerd
  • Brianne Siddall: Kid #3
  • Claudette Wells: Kid #4

Crew

  • Director: Maurice Joyce
  • Producers: David Campbell, Melanie Grisanti, Jim Jinkins, Bruce Knapp and Jack Spillum
  • Music: Mark Watters

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