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The Fox and the Hound (1981)

Two childhood friends find themselves forced to become enemies.

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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

When an adopted fox and a to-be hunting hound become inspepearable friends as pups, their friendship grows stronger every day in their "childhood." But as they grow older, they grow farther and farther apart, to the day when the two old comrades bond is put the ultimate test.

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dog | hound | fox | friendship | hunting | See All (74) »

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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:

Cap und Capper  »

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)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

It was originally scheduled to be released on Christmas Day of 1980 before Don Bluth and his colleagues left Walt Disney Productions, so the film's premiere was re-scheduled to July 1981. See more »

Goofs

When Todd and the black bear fall down the waterfall, the bear is presumed to be dead, but how did Todd survive the fall? See more »

Quotes

Big Mama: Tod, that Copper is going to come back a hunting dog, a real killer.
Young Tod: Oh no, not my friend Copper. He won't ever change.
Big Mama: I hope you're right.
Young Tod: And we'll keep on being friends forever. Right, Big Mama?
Big Mama: Darling, forever is a long, long time, and time has a way of changing things.
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Crazy Credits

And "Squeeks" the caterpillar. See more »


Soundtracks

Best of Friends
(1981)
Music by Richard O. Johnston
Lyrics by Stan Fidel
Performed by Pearl Bailey (uncredited)
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Hold on a second: This isn't even rated a 7 on the IMDB?!
15 November 2002 | by See all my reviews

This has got to be one of the most underappreciated Disney classics yet. The Fox and the Hound is probably the most heartwarming Disney film yet. It mixes humor, action, and romance as well as any other Disney film, except for a select few such as Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast, Mulan, or Tarzan. Nevertheless, I cannot believe this is rated only a 6.6. Several Disney films that are rated above this movie come nowhere near close to it in quality (i.e. Snow White, Bambi, Sleeping Beauty, etc...). I cannot comprehend how it is rated so low...9/10 (Ranks right up there with the likes of Robin Hood and Pinocchio).


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