Mother 3 (film) (Johnsonverse)

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Genre: Action
Science fiction
Photography: Color
Running Time: 220 minutes
Release Date: August 12, 2008
Production Companies: Johnson Studios
Timothy Hill Productions
Distributed by: 20th Century Fox (US)
Johnson Studios (worldwide)
Directed by: Timothy Hill
Written by: Timothy Hill
Sheldon Johnson, Jr.
Tammy Jo Johnson
Shigesato Itoi (story)
Produced by: Timothy Hill
Music by: John Williams
Starring: Fred Perry
Mabel Luckey
Antonio Banderas
Tim Curry
William Shatner
Leonard Nimoy
Andrew Hall
Brittany Murphy
Ken Perry
Language: English
Country: United States
United Kingdom
Photography: Color
Budget: $224 million (estimated)
Box office: $1.456 billion
Previous film: Revenge of the Sontarans (2002)
Next film: EarthBound 2: Invasion (2011)

Mother 3 is a 2008 American-British science fiction film based on the 2006 video game of the same name developed by Brownie Brown and HAL Laboratory and published by Nintendo. It was produced and directed by Timothy Hill, who also wrote the screenplay with Sheldon Johnson, Jr. and Tammy Jo Johnson from a story treatment by Shigesato Itoi. The film stars Fred Perry, Mabel Luckey, Antonio Banderas, Tim Curry, William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, Andrew Hall, Brittany Murphy, and Ken Perry.

The fourth film in the Mother series, Mother 3 began production in 2006, the same year as the game's release, with filming taking place throughout 2007. It was released on August 12, 2008 to critical acclaim, and made over $1 billion in the worldwide box office.


In the year 2012, a meteorite hits the town of



  • Fred Perry as Lucas - Lucas is a 13-year-old boy who is the
  • Mabel Luckey as Kumatora - At 18 years old, Kumatora is brash, tough, and masculine; she is a princess from
  • Antonio Banderas as Duster - The oldest of the main trio at 40, Duster is
  • Andrew Hall as Pokey "Porky" Minch - The main antagonist,
  • Brittany Murphy as Hinawa - Lucas and Claus' deceased mother.
  • Ken Perry as Claus - Lucas' brother,
  • Fred Willard as Alec - A
  • Kevin Costner as Flint - A
  • Christopher Plummer as Wess -
  • Tony Shalhoub as Fassad (Yokuba) -
  • Nick Robinson as Fuel -
  • John Ratzenberger as Lighter -
  • Tim Johnson as Ness Jones -
  • Chloe Johnson as Paula Polestar -
  • Hayden Michaels as Jeff Andonuts -
  • William Shatner as General William Landon
  • Leonard Nimoy as Bill Stagman
  • Michael Douglas as Paul Polestar
  • Julie Kavner as Phoebe Polestar
  • Natasha Johnson as Tracy Jones

Voice cast

  • Dan Castellaneta as Mr. Saturn
  • Nicholas Briggs as the voice of the Daleks
  • Frank Welker as Ultimate Chimera


Production began in 2006 before the release of the original game.



Critical response

Box office


Differences from Original Game

  • In the game,

See Also