Tom and Jerry: Spy Quest
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DVD cover
Directed bySpike Brandt[1]
Tony Cervone[1]
Written byJim Krieg
Heath Corson
Story byJim Krieg
Based onTom and Jerry
by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera
Jonny Quest
by Doug Wildey
Characters
by Hanna-Barbera Productions
Droopy
by Tex Avery
Produced bySpike Brandt
Tony Cervone
StarringReese Hartwig
Spike Brandt Arnie Pantoja
James Hong
Michael Hanks
Tia Carrere
Tim Matheson
Eric Bauza
Greg Ellis
Jess Harnell
Richard McGonagle
Joe Alaskey
Grey DeLisle
Edited byKyle Stafford
Music byMichael Tavera
Production
companies
Distributed byWarner Home Video
Release dates
  • June 9, 2015 (2015-06-09) (Digital)
  • June 23, 2015 (2015-06-23) (DVD)
Running time
73 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

Tom and Jerry: Spy Quest is a 2015 American animated direct-to-video action comedy film produced by Warner Bros. Animation. Despite the film being purposed for the Tom and Jerry franchise, it is a crossover between Tom and Jerry and Hanna-Barbera's Jonny Quest and served as a direct sequel to the original 1964 series.[2] It is also the first Jonny Quest entry produced without the assistance of William Hanna and Joseph Barbera, who died in 2001 and 2006 respectively.[3] It was originally released digitally on June 9, 2015, followed by a DVD release on June 23, 2015.[2] In this film, Jonny Quest's original voice actor, Tim Matheson, is involved.

Plot

The film begins with a trip to the beach for Tom and Jerry. On the same day, The duo later encounter Johnny Quest and Hadji, along with their canine companion Bandit. Tom fights off an evil cat army and sends them to retreat. Later, they meet Race Bannon who takes them to Quest Labs where they meet Johnny's father, Dr. Benton Quest, who happens to have a device that will solve the world's energy problems.

Meanwhile, Dr. Quest's nemesis, Dr. Zin soon finds out about the device and he sends his bummbing henchcats Tin, Pan and Alley to steal the device and kidnap Dr. Quest. That evening, Tom, Jerry, Bandit, Hadji, Dr. Quest, Johnny and Race are having dinner. Tom is dissatisfied upon only having a bowl of milk, which leaves him still hungry when he and everyone else go to bed for the night. Before heading for bed, he learns and memorizes the security code, which is 1-2-3-4.

The security system is unlocked as Tom helps himself to the food and as a result, the cats easily break into the Quest Labs and abduct Dr. Quest along with Race and steal the device. Johnny Quest and Hadji wake up to see what has happened, rushing to the scene. They pinpoint to the location where the cat army has taken Dr. Quest and Race and rush off to rescue them. They head to Zin's island where Johnny and Hadji are captured by Zin's robots due to Tom's antics, However, Tom and Jerry escape.

Jerry decide to help them and Tom, who resist to help them, joins the fight where they help Dr. Quest, Johnny Quest, Hadji escape and successfully destroy the volcano which was to attack the White House. Zin tries to escape on his escape pod but it is stolen by his henchcats, who get tired of his tyranny, forcing Zin to hold on to the pod. Tom, Jerry, Johnny, Hadji, Dr. Quest and Race escape from the island are awarded by the President and the film ends with Tom chasing Jerry.

Voice cast

Reception

The film received positive reviews with praise for its humour and many critics calling it an improvement from previous crossover films.

Follow-up film

Tom and Jerry: Back to Oz was released on June 21, 2016.

References

  1. ^ a b Beck, Jerry (March 24, 2015). "DVD TRAILER: Tom & Jerry Meet Jonny Quest in "Spy Quest"". Animation Scoop. Archived from the original on December 22, 2015. Retrieved October 18, 2021.
  2. ^ a b "TOM AND JERRY Team Up With JONNY QUEST in 'TOM AND JERRY: SPY QUEST'". Forces of Geek. March 17, 2015. Archived from the original on March 3, 2016. Retrieved October 18, 2021.
  3. ^ "Tom and Jerry: Spy Quest" – via Amazon.