Was Road to El Dorado a failure?
DreamWorks would see returned about $27.9M after theaters take their percentage of the gross. The Road To El Dorado went out through UIP in most overseas markets and it was a complete dud, with the theatrical receipts stalling at $25.5M. This animated flop lost at least $80 million.
What is the moral of The Road to El Dorado?
DreamWorks Animation’s 3rd feature length film. My thoughts after watching “The Road to El Dorado” is that it is mediocre at best. I say this because it is not horrible, but it is not great either. there is no moral or lesson, none of the characters learn anything, nothing.
Will there be an El Dorado 2?
The film was cancelled permanently and the first film is a stand-alone film.
What happened to tzekel kan?
Before they left, Tzekel-Kan noticed Chel hiding behind the rocks and told the men to wait, but they didn’t listen and dragged him away. It is unknown what happened to Tzekel-Kan after that, but it is possible he was either killed, imprisoned, or sold as a slave.
Does Miguel love Tulio?
It was confirmed that in the first script Miguel and Tulio were supposed to be lovers. Their voice actors even recorded their lines together in a studio in order to make the dialogue between two characters feel more natural.
Is there a real city of gold?
The dream of El Dorado, a lost city of gold, led many a conquistador on a fruitless trek into the rainforests and mountains of South America. But it was all wishful thinking. The “golden one” was actually not a place but a person – as recent archaeological research confirms.
Does Chief Tannabok know Miguel is human?
Trivia. Chief Tannabok is one of three El Dorado natives to know of Tulio and Miguel’s mortality, the others being Chel and Tzekel-Kan. However, it is implied he kept it secret due to seeing their kindness and positive influence on his people.
Are Miguel and Tulio a couple?
Yes, and they actually got most of the way to completion of the movie as a gay couple so many lines and scenes remain the same. No, they’re just friends.
What was the story of the road to El Dorado?
The story is about two swindlers who get their hands on a map to the fabled city of gold, El Dorado, while pulling off some sort of scam. Their plan goes bad and the rogues end up lost at sea after several misfortunes.
Who are the voices in the road to El Dorado?
Miguel (voiced by Kenneth Branaugh) and Tulio (voiced by Kevin Kline) accidentally stow away, along with their one possession, a map to El Dorado, the legendary land of gold. They escape in a rowboat and land on a coast that looks just like the one in their map.
Why was the movie El Dorado a Miss?
That the story was too derivative, the animation too similar to the pantheon of Disney Renaissance movies that came before it, the audience too unclear, the movie too obviously chasing Disney glory. Watching it now, it’s obvious why it was a miss at the box office back in 2000. El Dorado is the perfect movie for the internet age.
What was the result of the El Dorado myth?
If good can be said to have come of the El Dorado myth, it is that it caused the interior of South America to be explored and mapped. The German explorers scoured the area of present-day Venezuela and even the psychotic Aguirre blazed a trail across the continent.