Chip and Dale Rescue Rangers: The Movie?

Chip and Dale Rescue Rangers
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It’s been no secret that the live action Alvin and the Chipmunks and The Smurfs films have been wildly successful so naturally it was only a matter of time before other cartoons got the same treatment.  Still, this news comes a bit out of left field for me.  It appears that Mandeville Pictures (owned by Disney) will be making a live action/CGI adaptation of Chip and Dale Rescue Rangers.

Unlike the creations of Alvin and The Smurfs (though even as a kid I never really cared for them), I’m actually a little excited about this one.  As a kid of the 90s, I loved watching reruns of the show and to this day I still can’t that awesome theme song out of my head.

I’ve got to say though, while I’m not surprised that Disney has decided to get in on the live-action/CGI act, I certainly didn’t expect them to pick Chip and Dale for the big screen treatment.  I probably would’ve figured something like Winnie the Pooh, DuckTales, Gummi Bears or maybe even the Gargoyles (gritty is really in right now after all) to be a more likely choice.  Nevertheless, I kind of like the idea of a Chip and Dale movie and to me this one actually has a decent shot of being good (though I’ll be less than surprised if I end eating those words in a couple of years).

Do you like the idea of a Chip and Dale live action film?  What other Disney animated shows do you think should get the big screen treatment?  Tell us what you think in the comment section below.         

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About the Author

Derek Johns
is a native Texan who has had a love and fascination with movies as long as he can remember. He attended Sam Houston State University where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communications with an emphasis on Broadcast Journalism. His love of film only grew during his college days, with seldom an hour going by without him making some kind of movie reference. He has since gone on a seemingly never-ending quest to see as many movies (old and new) that he possibly can, a task made possible by his Netflix subscription. Besides movies he enjoys television, reading, writing, video editing, listening to music, and watching Doctor Who.
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