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The Race Begins (2006)

PG
90 min | Animation, Adventure

The great Buddha gave the eminent Jade Emperor the task of ruling the celestial and mortal worlds. Although the Emperor has made the mortal world a peaceful and tranquil place, which was thriving and prosperous, men still did not have an ...See moreThe great Buddha gave the eminent Jade Emperor the task of ruling the celestial and mortal worlds. Although the Emperor has made the mortal world a peaceful and tranquil place, which was thriving and prosperous, men still did not have an awareness of time. With the absence of this facility, calamity was certain. To prevent this calamity, the Jade Emperor gave a celestial order. "Let it be known in the mortal world, that I, the Imperial Jade Emperor, shall appoint 12 animals to ascend to the celestial world. These 12 species of animals shall represent a cycle of 12 years with each animal representing a year. Any humans born in a particular animal's year shall bear that animal's mark and his strength. This representation shall be known as the Zodiac." But deep in the dark swamps, the thousand year old tree spirit hacks a plan of her own. Determined to thwart the plans of her long time enemy, the Jade Emperor, she sets forth to prevent the success of the Race be impeding the 12 chosen ones. Written by Anonymous See less
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Feb 28, 2012 (United States)

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Fann Wong
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Dennis Chong Kheng Chew
The Rat (voice) (as Dennis Chew) The Rat (voice) (as Dennis Chew)   See fewer
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Jamie Yeo
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Vernetta Lopez
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Zhao Jing Chen
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Johnny Ng
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Yun Fei Li
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Hock Lai Lim
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Saik Nee Ng
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Teck Wan Ng
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Vivien Pei Ying Tan
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Sau Long Wong
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Tom Arnold
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3.9 / 10 | 73 votes