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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 ...
(voice)
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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 (74) »

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


Certificate:

G | See all certifications »

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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

John McIntire and his wife Jeanette Nolan, much like The Rescuers (1977) both voiced characters in the film. McIntire voiced the Grumpy Badger that Tod mets when dropped off in the Forest, whilst Nolan voiced Tod's Human Caretaker Widow Tweed. See more »

Goofs

When Widow Tweed stops her car after Amos Slade shoots holes on her milk canisters, there is a puddle of spilt milk behind the car. When Amos stops his car, the puddle is gone. See more »

Quotes

Adult Copper: Tod, if it's the last thing I do, I'll get you for this!
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Crazy Credits

And "Squeeks" the caterpillar. See more »


Soundtracks

Appreciate the Lady
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Music and Lyrics by Jim Stafford
Performed by Pearl Bailey (uncredited)
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so under appreciated !
1 May 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This has got to be one of the best Disney films out there!! I can't believe its not rated at least a 7!! I mean, this was probably the only movie I could stand watching with my mother as a kid. We would both cry our eyes out no matter how many times wed seen it. This is one of the few movies that really shows the villain's in a different light. Most kids movies are afraid to show that the bad guys aren't ALL bad. This movie at least gave the villain a heart. The characters in this movie are amazing. They have such real human traits. This movie shows the importance of friendship and that things are going to change as you get older. That is one of the hardest lessons to learn but one of the most important. Walt wasn't afraid to show it in this one and I respect him for that. If you're gunna take your kid to a movie make it The Fox and the Hound.


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