Freddie as F.R.O.7
Freddie as F.R.O.7 is a 1992 British animated musical action fantasy film written and directed by Jon Acevski. It is a parody of James Bond. The film was inspired by bedtime stories Acevski told to his son about his favourite toy frog working as a secret agent.
It was later released in the United States by Miramax Films under the name Freddie the Frog.
- I've always wanted to go to - what do you call it? - the USA!
- Scotty, you're beginning to turn my color. I think it's time I give you the "French kiss of life!" Don't worry. This will be our little secret!
- Well, then you better give me the message.
- Messina: Eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeevilmania! I'm gonna rule your world! Gonna tease you, and squeeze you till you drop! I can hypnotize. HIT YOU! Right between the eyes. My poison bites will put out the lights and then you're gone. Yes I'm the queen!
- El Supremo: Oooooooo yes, you're the queen!
- Valet: Sir, F.R.0.7. has just arrived, in an incredible automobile.
- Brigadier G: Ah! Good. Show him in.
- Valet: Um, yes sir, just to warn you, though... he's a frog.
- Brigadier G: That's no way to talk about our loyal French allies!
- Valet: No, sir, what I mean is, he's green.
- Brigadier G: Nonsense! He's their most experienced man!
- Valet: Hmmm... I'll show him in, shall I?
- Nessie: [aka the Loch Ness Monster, hears Freddie whistling for her] Freddie! My dear friend's in a spot of bother!
- Scotty, various: [Freddie and Scotty are in a cage underwater surrounded by some monsters, then, something in the shadows approaches, all the monsters swim away as Nessie gets close enough, Scotty is amazed] I thought she doesn't exist!
- Freddie: [Nessie bends out the bars of the cage with her front flippers, they step out] Dearest old friend... Nessie.
- Daffers: Don't you ever get... afraid, Freddie?
- Freddie: No. We frogs are very cold-blodded.
- He's a secret agent with super powers... A leaping green fighting machine... Defending the world against the forces of evil... He's...
- The world's most lovable new animated superhero!
- Adrian Della Touche (British release) - Narrator
- James Earl Jones (American release) - Narrator
- Ben Kingsley - Freddie/Prince Frederic, a French prince. He is orphaned and turned into a frog by Messina and eventually becomes a member of the French secret service and the British secret service.
- Edmund Kingsley - Young Freddie
- Jenny Agutter - Daffers, a martial arts expert and Freddie's love interest
- Brian Blessed - El Supremo, the main villain responsible for capturing various monuments, which he plans to use to create a sleeping virus. He is also married to Messina, which would make him Freddie's uncle.
- Billie Whitelaw - Messina, Freddie's wicked power-hungry aunt who kills his parents, steals the throne and turns Freddie into a frog. She has the power to shape-shift into any animal, most notably a cobra.
- John Sessions - Scotty, a weapons inventor who befriends Freddie and Daffers / Additional Voices
- Phyllis Logan - Nessie, a Loch Ness monster that Freddie befriends as a frog. She assists him with escaping the sea in the climax of the film.
- Nigel Hawthorne - Brigadier G, the head of the British secret service
- Sir Michael Hordern - King, Freddie's father who is killed by his sister Messina
- Victor Maddern - Old Gentleman Raven
- Jonathan Pryce - Trilby, a sneaky member of the secret service
- Prunella Scales - Queen, Freddie's mother who was killed by Messina one year prior to the events of the film / Additional voices