Level Up (film)

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This is the film of Cartoon Network's Level Up, for the series see, Level Up (TV series).
Level Up
Created by Derek Guiley
David Schneiderman
Written by Derek Guiley
David Schneiderman
Directed by Peter Lauer
Composer(s) Paul Robb
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
Executive producer(s)
  • Peter Lauer
  • Derek Guiley and David Schneiderman (co-executive producers)
  • Gideon Amir
  • Karen Mayeda-Vranek (co-producer)
Editor(s) Scott Richter
Cinematography Llyod Ahern
Running time 68 minutes
Production company(s)
Budget $500,000
Original network Cartoon Network
Original release
  • November 23, 2011 (USA)
  • June 8, 2012 (UK)
Followed by Level Up (TV series)

Level Up is a 2011 made-for-television film from Cartoon Network Studios, created by Derek Guiley and David Schneiderman with the direction of Peter Lauer, and aired on November 23, 2011 for the United States. This film spoofed video games. Jagex and Rooster Teeth were brought in as consultants. This film is rated TV-PG-V. This movie was made as a pilot for the 2012 Cartoon Network series, Level Up. It premiered on Cartoon Network (UK & Ireland) on June 8, 2012.


Four completely different regular high school teenagers take on a dark leader named Maldark, who goes haywire by escaping from a video game and brings in havoc by bringing in various different monsters (such as Ghouls, Trolls, etc.) to the real world, and where a battle becomes released. Now the four teens must fight together for experience, take out Maldark and his minions and save the real world.


Home media[edit]

Region 1

DVD title Aspect ratio Time length Bonus features Release date
"Level Up: The Movie"[2] 1.78:1 68 minutes A never before seen episode of Level Up titled "Wanted" and a music video from the series. May 1, 2012

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