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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Don Alder ...
Molly's Father
Ed Bernard ...
Desk Sergeant
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Anne Christianson ...
Research Assistant
Ted D'Arms ...
Vet
Woody Eney ...
Forest Ranger 'Mark'
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Laura Burnford-Seaver
Rich Hawkins ...
Forest Ranger
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Bob Seaver
Nurmi Husa ...
Jane Jones ...
Molly's Mother
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David MacIntyre ...
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Female Forest Ranger
Mary Marsh ...
Laura's Mom
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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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A Incrível Jornada  »

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$41,833,324 (USA)
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Trivia

Chance makes two references to Arnold Schwarzenegger. He nicknames the mountain lion "Arnold Schwarzekitty", and when they launch it into the river, Chance says, "Hasta la vista", which Arnold Schwarzenegger said in Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991). See more »

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Grizzly bears are not found in the mountains of California. See more »

Quotes

Chance: [Chance is riding with his head out the car window] Da Daaaa Bat Dog!
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Referenced in Bloodletting (1997) See more »

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MISSION IMPOSSIBLE THEME
Written by Lalo Schifrin
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One of the most Heart-Warming Funny Lovable Films About Animals EVER!!
11 January 2004 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

Maybe I'm a sap but this is the sweetest movies ever! I saw it for the first time when I was around 4 or 5, and I cried my eyes out. Between then and now (embarrassed at age 15) I have seen it over 25 times and have sobbed each and every one of them. Don't worry they're tears of happiness! And it's not all sap! There's a lot of humor and comedy in it too. Usually the whole talking animal thing can be a huge drag but in this movie it's not the case. My only word of advice: Even if you love this-Don't see the sequal...cornyness! I suggest everyone checks this out...you won't be sorry, no matter how old or young you are!


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