Struggling to find out why the Man on the Moon brought him to life and to be believed in Jack Frost soon finds out who the Guardians are and what they do when the evil Pitch aka Boogie Man comes to ruin the day.
A 3D animated film by Dream Works Annimation, Rise of the Guardians is based the book The Guardians of Childhood and the short film named Man on the Moon by William Joyce. The Guardians are responsible for childhood’s dreams, wishes and hope and will be around forever as long as children believe. When Pitch shows up and spreads his nightmares, children all over the world start to disbelieve therefore the Guardians start losing their magical holiday powers.
So what can Jack Frost do? When he finds out about why the tooth fairy keeps teeth and that she has his teeth Jack aims to end Pitch’s nightmares and get his memories back no matter what it takes. Who knew that the Easter Bunny, Santa, The Sandman, the Tooth Fairy and Jack Frost actually worked together?!
Alec Baldwin as North (aka Santa) who has a Russian accent and tattoos of those who are naughty and nice on his arms is the leader and the guardian of wonder. He lives at the North Pole where the Yeti’s made his home and builds toys while the Christmas elves bake and make music and only think they make the toys!
Hugh Jackman as E Bunny (Easter Bunny) who has a Australian accent is the bringer of Easer eggs and the guardian of hope
Isla Fisher as Tooth (the Tooth Fairy) guardian of memories along with her little “teeth” that are her workers and look a lot like Hummingbirds (even tooth does)
Sandy aka Sandman is the oldest guardian and the keeper of dreams. He does not speak verbally but you know what he is thinking or saying by pictures in sand above his head
Dakota Goyo as Jamie, the last child that believes in the Easter Bunny and the first to see Jack Frost and believe in him
Chris Pine is Frost the guardian of fun and amusement as well as the spirit of winter
Jude Law as Pitch (aka Boogie Man) is the Nightmare king and is jealous that the guardians are believed in but not him
Pitch steals Sandy’s formula for sleeping sand and with his black sleeping sand starts spreading nightmares to all the sleeping children. With all these nightmares loose it is hard to believe but Jamie holds out and wins the day along with Jack Frost. Working together the children of the town and the Guardians defeat Pitch and send him back to the dark place.
Winner of both the Hollywood Film Festivals Best Animated and Mill Valley Film Festivals Audience Favorite Children’s Film this movie is a pleaser to both the young and old alike. Taking my 11 year old son who is on the cusp of no longer believing in any of the guardians it renewed his sense of wonder and belief and made this mama relieve many childhood memories, a must see!