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Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1993)

Three pets escape from a California ranch to find their owners in San Francisco.

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Don Alder ...
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Anne Christianson ...
Ted D'Arms ...
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Woody Eney ...
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David MacIntyre ...
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Three pets (Chance, a young dog unfamiliar with the world; Shadow, an aging, wise dog; and Sassy, a snobby cat) are left behind when their family goes on vacation. Unsure of what happened, the animals set out on a quest to find their family. This journey across America is very dangerous and the animals risk never seeing their masters again. The group of pets travel across forested mountains and areas of wide-open countryside, while their family searches for them in the same areas. Written by Anonymous

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In the classic tradition of Walt Disney Pictures comes a story about courage, adventure and friendship.


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12 February 1993 (USA)  »

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$41,833,324 (USA)
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In the French dub, Jean Reno voices Shadow and Christain Clavier voices Chance. Both actors appear in the Les Visteurs movies and the remake Just Visiting. See more »

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The marks on Chance's face from getting hit by the porcupine change in nearly every shot, and at one point disappear all together, but are back in the next shot. See more »

Quotes

Shadow: I really wish i'd give that pup a good talking too.
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MISSION IMPOSSIBLE THEME
Written by Lalo Schifrin
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Very Nice Family Movie
4 October 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Robert Hays and Kim Griest play normal human beings while Sally Field, Michael J. Fox and Ameche are voices of animals. All of them combined to make a nice family movie here, and a pretty successful one at the box office.

There are many funny lines given to Fox to read as the main character, the dog. Field also has a good lines as the cat while Ameche plays it straight as the mature Golden Retriever.

The only somewhat-bothersome character is the 13-year-old boy who is impatient and pouty at times, but he gets out that after awhile.

The scenery is nice, too, with photographers doing a fine job capturing the beauty of California's Sierra mountain range.

All in all, a very nice movie and highly-recommended for one of those 'family nights.'


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