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The Fox and the Hound (1981)

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Two childhood friends find themselves forced to become enemies.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Tod (voice)
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Copper (voice)
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Big Mama (voice)
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Amos Slade (voice)
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Vixey (voice)
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Widow Tweed (voice)
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Chief (voice)
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Porcupine (voice)
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Badger (voice)
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Dinky (voice) (as Dick Bakalyan)
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Boomer (voice)
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Young Tod (voice) (as Keith Mitchell)
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Young Copper (voice)
'Squeeks' the Caterpillar ...
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Storyline

A young fox named Tod is taken in by an old woman after his mother is killed by a hunter. Full of mischief, Young Tod befriends Copper, a hound dog pup. As they grow up, however, their friendship becomes endangered by what they have become; Copper is a hunting dog, and Tod is his prey. Written by Amy L. Plack <trek@wpi.edu>

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dog | hound | fox | friendship | old woman | See All (70) »

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Two friends that didn't know they were supposed to be enemies.


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Release Date:

10 July 1981 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El Zorro y el sabueso  »

Box Office

Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$29,800,000 (USA)
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Sound Mix:

(RCA Photophone Sound Recording)

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(Technicolor)

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1.66 : 1
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Trivia

The last VHS in the "Walt Disney Classics" line. Starting with the video release of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937), the home video releases were the "Walt Disney Masterpiece Collection". See more »

Goofs

When Amos takes the dogs to go hunting, he unties them from their barrels. But, as they pull away and we see Big Momma land by the barrels, the ropes that are supposed to be tied to them are gone. See more »

Quotes

Young Tod: Oh, Big Mama, I know Copper would never track on me down. Why, Copper, he's my very best friend.
Big Mama: Ho-ho, your best friend! Now Copper's gonna do what he's been told. Supposed to chase the little fox in the old fox hole. And along comes the hunter with a buckshot load.
Boomer: [pretending to shoot a gun] K-K-Kabaam!
[Dinky pretends to get shot and falls off the tree]
Big Mama: Elimination.
Dinky: [lying on the ground] Lack of education.
Big Mama: You better believe it, Tod, yes siree.
Young Tod: You mean Copper is gonna be my enemy?
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Referenced in Muggers: The Movie (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Lack of Education
(1981)
Music and Lyrics by Jim Stafford
Performed by Pearl Bailey (uncredited)
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Vastly Under-rated Disney Classic
20 October 2002 | by See all my reviews

This is without a doubt one of Disney's most under appreciated classics. Great animation, fantastic voice acting and lovable characters and before all the PC nonsense that bogs down most newer Disney productions. This is Disney at its best, much better than the likes of Hunchback, Tarzan, Pochonatas, Hercules, Aladdin etc. If you haven't seen this one, give it a try, you'll be in for a pleasant surprise!


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