The Emperor's New Groove Movie Review Summary

Actors: David Spade, John Goodman, Eartha Kitt, Patrick Warburton

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Emperor Kuzco (David Spade) is an arrogant guy. A very arrogant guy. He's snide, spoiled, and sarcastic. And boy, does he love it! He's used to getting anything that he wants, and what he wants right now, is to build his Kuzcotopia on a kind-hearted peasant, Pacha's (John Goodman) hilltop. This, of course, upsets Pacha. He tries reasoning with the spoiled little boy-king, but Kuzco merely has guards restrain him and in the words of Kuzco "When I give the word...your little, town-thingy, will go bye-bye, bye-bye!" And with that, Pacha is dragged out of the palace.
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Meanwhile, Kuzco's recently fired advisor; Yzma (Eartha Kitt) and her muscular henchman, Kronk (Patrick Warburton) have devised a plan to throw off the Emperor's Groove...for good. They concoct a poison to serve in disguise of a drink, on the eve of his eighteenth birthday. Which happens to be that day. Fortunately, Kronk accidentally mixes up the potions, and instead of adding poison to the Emperor's drink, he adds extract of Llama. Which transforms our spoiled emperor, into a rude, spoiled, sarcastic Llama.

Furious with Kronk's mistake, Yzma orders him to dispense the Llama-boy. But along on his journey, the kind henchman has a change of heart, accidentally dumping the bag that holds Kuzco, onto the very same peasant who Kuzco plans to build his Kuzcotopia on, Pacha's cart.

The events following lead onto an adventure full of twists and turns, from Scorpions and Crocodiles to crossdressing. Kuzco and Pacha must work together in order to get back to the palace, and Kuzco must learn to not care only about himself, if he doesn't want to be stuck eating grass the rest of his life.
The review of this Movie prepared by Empress_Karma

Meso-American emporor Kuzco (Spade) is at the top of the world...until disgruntled advisor Yzma (Kitt) tries to poison him. Fortunatly for Kuzco, Yzma's right-hand man Kronk (Warburton) is one leaf short of a spinich puff and gets the potions mixed up. Instead of dying, Kuzco is transformed into a llama. When Kronk is told to dispose of Kuzco, he screws up again and Kuzco is accidentally put on the kart of Pacha (Goodman), a peasant who was told hours earlier that his village was to be torn down to make way for "Kuzcotopia". Back at his village, Pacha finds Kuzco as a llama. Kuzco needs to get back to the palace, but he's defenseless as a llama and the only way Pacha will help him is if he decides to build "Kuzcotopia" somewhere else. Yzma and Kronk are also after him. A hilarious Disney movie that will make adults as well as kids laugh until it hurts.
The review of this Movie prepared by Adam D. Bram

Script Analysis of The Emperor's New Groove

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Plot & Themes

Comedy, primarily    -   Yes Time/era of movie:    -   distant past    -   biblical times If a cartoon...    -   animated cartoon Comedy or Parody about    -   fairy tale/classic story    -   riches to rags How much humor v. drama    -   Nearly all humor

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   Prince/Nobleman/King Age:    -   a teen Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Hispanic/Latinic    -   American Indian Unusual characteristics:    -   Extremely cynical or arrogant    -   Super sensitive soggy jelly muffin


The Americas (not US):    -   Yes The Americas:    -   Central    -   South Jungles?    -   Yes Jungles    -   Alligators/Crocs Misc setting    -   scientific labs    -   castle

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Any profanity?    -   None If lots of song/dance...    -   lot of singing and dancing If this is a kid's movie...    -   Ages 10-15

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