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Writers:
Daniel P. Mannix (based on the book by)
Larry Clemmons (story) ...
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Release Date:
10 July 1981 (USA) See more »
Tagline:
Two friends that didn't know they were supposed to be enemies.
Plot:
Two childhood friends find themselves forced to become enemies. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
1 win & 2 nominations See more »
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(78 articles)
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One of the best Disney films ever created and one of the saddest films also See more (76 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Mickey Rooney ... Tod (voice)

Kurt Russell ... Copper (voice)

Pearl Bailey ... Big Mama (voice)

Jack Albertson ... Amos Slade (voice)

Sandy Duncan ... Vixey (voice)

Jeanette Nolan ... Widow Tweed (voice)

Pat Buttram ... Chief (voice)

John Fiedler ... Porcupine (voice)

John McIntire ... Badger (voice)
Richard Bakalyan ... Dinky (voice) (as Dick Bakalyan)

Paul Winchell ... Boomer (voice)

Keith Coogan ... Young Tod (voice) (as Keith Mitchell)

Corey Feldman ... Young Copper (voice)
'Squeeks' the Caterpillar ... (voice)

Directed by
Ted Berman 
Richard Rich 
Art Stevens 
 
Writing credits
Daniel P. Mannix (based on the book by)

Larry Clemmons (story) &
Ted Berman (story) &
David Michener (story) &
Peter Young (story) &
Burny Mattinson (story) &
Steve Hulett (story) &
Earl Kress (story) &
Vance Gerry (story)

Produced by
Ron Miller .... executive producer
Wolfgang Reitherman .... co-producer
Art Stevens .... co-producer
 
Original Music by
Buddy Baker (musical score composed by)
 
Film Editing by
James Koford  (as Jim Koford)
James Melton 
 
Art Direction by
Don Griffith 
 
Production Management
Don A. Duckwall .... production manager
Edward Hansen .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Don Hahn .... assistant director
Mark A. Hester .... assistant director
Terry L. Noss .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Tomas Krantz .... adr editor (Swedish version)
Herb Taylor .... sound
Wayne Allwine .... sound editor (uncredited)
Nick Alphin .... sound re-recording mixer (uncredited)
Robert Hathaway .... sound supervisor (uncredited)
Allen Hurd .... sound (uncredited)
Armetta Jackson-Hamlett .... sound effects editor (uncredited)
Richard Portman .... sound re-recording mixer (uncredited)
Frank Regula .... sound re-recording mixer (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Phil Meador .... special photographic effects (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Jack Boyd .... effects animator
Ted Kierscey .... effects animator
Don Paul .... effects animator (as Don C. Paul)
Mark Dindal .... effects animator (uncredited)
John Emerson .... airbrush artist (uncredited)
Jeff Howard .... effects assistant animator (uncredited)
Tom Hush .... effects inbetween artist (uncredited)
Diann Landau .... effects inbetween artist (uncredited)
Dorse A. Lanpher .... effects animator (uncredited)
Patricia Peraza .... assistant effects animator (uncredited)
Kathleen Quaife-Hodge .... effects inbetween artist (uncredited)
Scott Santoro .... effects inbetween artist (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Peter Anderson .... animation camera supervisor (uncredited)
Joe Jiuliano .... animation camera operator (uncredited)
Brian LeGrady .... animation camera operator (uncredited)
Rob Maine .... animation camera operator (uncredited)
Peter McEvoy .... animation camera operator (uncredited)
Chuck Warren .... assistant animation camera (uncredited)
 
Animation Department
Daniela Bielecka .... background painter
David Block .... character animator
Chris Buck .... character animator
Hendel Butoy .... character animator (as Hendel S. Butoy)
Randy Cartwright .... supervising animator
Michael Cedeno .... character animator
Ron Clements .... supervising animator
Jim Coleman .... color stylist
Leroy Cross .... coordinating animator
Tom Ferriter .... key assistant animator
Ed Gombert .... character animator
Joe Hale .... layout artist
Dan Hansen .... layout artist
Chuck Harvey .... character animator
Ron Husband .... character animator
Ollie Johnston .... supervising animator
Glen Keane .... supervising animator: "The Bear"
Dick N. Lucas .... character animator
Sylvia Mattinson .... key assistant animator
John Musker .... character animator
Phil Nibbelink .... character animator
Cliff Nordberg .... supervising animator
Dale Oliver .... character animator
Michael Peraza Jr. .... layout artist
Jerry Rees .... character animator
Sylvia Roemer .... layout artist
Brian Sebern .... background painter
Walt Stanchfield .... coordinating animator
Dave Suding .... coordinating animator
Kathleen Swain .... background painter
Frank Thomas .... supervising animator
Michelle Urbano .... cel painter
Darrell Van Citters .... character animator
Jeffrey James Varab .... character animator (as Jeffrey J. Varab)
Guy Vasilovich .... layout artist
Glenn V. Vilppu .... layout artist
Chuck Williams .... coordinating animator
Phillip Young .... character animator
Tommy Ardolino .... inbetween artist (uncredited)
Kelly Asbury .... inbetween artist (uncredited)
Dale Baer .... animator (uncredited)
Philo Barnhart .... assistant animator (uncredited)
Bill Berg .... assistant animator (uncredited)
Brad Bird .... animator (uncredited)
Don Bluth .... animator (uncredited)
Sandra Borgmeyer .... breakdown artist (uncredited)
Kristine Brown .... ink & paint artist (uncredited)
Janet Bruce .... cel painter (uncredited)
Ben Burgess .... assistant animator (uncredited)
Tim Burton .... animator (uncredited)
Daryl Carstensen .... cel painter (uncredited)
Daryl Carstensen .... xerox checker (uncredited)
Brian Clift .... inbetween artist (uncredited)
Lorna Cook .... animator (uncredited)
Retta Davidson .... assistant animator (uncredited)
Mark Dindal .... inbetween artist (uncredited)
John Eddings .... xerography (uncredited)
Becky Fallberg .... ink and paint manager (uncredited)
Rick Farmiloe .... assistant animator (uncredited)
Will Finn .... inbetween artist (uncredited)
Mike Gabriel .... inbetween artist (uncredited)
Andy Gaskill .... animator (uncredited)
Gary Goldman .... animator (uncredited)
Leslie Gorin .... assistant animator (uncredited)
Stan Green .... assistant animator (uncredited)
Heidi Guedel .... animator (uncredited)
Bill Hajee .... animator (uncredited)
Ray Harris .... assistant animator (uncredited)
Dan Haskett .... animator (uncredited)
Mark Henn .... animator (uncredited)
Glenn M. Higa .... xerography (uncredited)
Michael Horowitz .... inbetween artist (uncredited)
Emily Jiuliano .... animator (uncredited)
Skip Jones .... inbetween artist (uncredited)
Debra Jorgensborg .... color stylist (uncredited)
Karen A. Keller .... assistant layout artist (uncredited)
Sarah-Jane King .... cel painter (uncredited)
Lureline Kohler .... assistant animator (uncredited)
Tia W. Kratter .... background artist (uncredited)
Bill Kroyer .... animator (uncredited)
Susan Kroyer .... assistant animator (uncredited)
Dan Kuenster .... assistant animator (uncredited)
Joe Lanzisero .... breakdown artist (uncredited)
Eric Larson .... animation consultant (uncredited)
John Lasseter .... animator (uncredited)
Larry Leker .... assistant layout artist (uncredited)
Gretchen Maschmeyer Albrecht .... cel painter (uncredited)
Linda Miller .... animator (uncredited)
David Molina .... inbetween artist (uncredited)
Madlyn O'Neill .... painter (uncredited)
Carmen Oliver .... cel painter (uncredited)
Dave Pacheco .... assistant animator (uncredited)
Vera Pacheco .... inbetween artist (uncredited)
Gilda Palinginis .... assistant animator (uncredited)
Robin Police .... painter (uncredited)
John Pomeroy .... animator: "Amos Slade" (uncredited)
Tina Price .... cel painter (uncredited)
David Pruiksma .... assistant animator (uncredited)
Harry Sabin .... assistant animator (uncredited)
Natasha Selfridge .... assistant animator (uncredited)
Henry Selick .... assistant animator (uncredited)
Toby Shelton .... assistant animator (uncredited)
Dave Smith .... painter (uncredited)
Dave Spafford .... inbetween artist (uncredited)
David Stephan .... breakdown artist (uncredited)
Rusty Stoll .... inbetween artist (uncredited)
Tad Stones .... assistant animator (uncredited)
Brigitte Strother .... color stylist (uncredited)
Olga Tarin-Craig .... cel painter (uncredited)
Dave Thomson .... scene planner (uncredited)
Donald Towns .... background artist (uncredited)
Sally Voorheis .... inbetween artist (uncredited)
Cyndee Whitney .... breakdown artist (uncredited)
Kevin Wurzer .... breakdown artist (uncredited)
Kathy Zielinski .... animator (uncredited)
Stephan Zupkas .... inbetween artist (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Buddy Baker .... conducted by: musical score
Evelyn Kennedy .... music editor
Walter Sheets .... orchestration
Jack Wadsworth .... music editor
Jay Lawton .... music supervisor (uncredited)
Tommy Morgan .... musician: harmonica (uncredited)
Shawn Murphy .... scoring mixer (uncredited)
John Richards .... music recordist (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Mel Shaw .... creative assistant to the producers (as Melvin Shaw)
Lorraine Davis .... production secretary (uncredited)
Dennis Edwards .... production coordinator (uncredited)
Joe Morris .... production coordinator (uncredited)
Joanne Phillips .... administrative supervisor (uncredited)
Ron Rocha .... production coordinator (uncredited)
Charlene Rogers .... production secretary (uncredited)
Susan Vessiny .... office administrator (uncredited)
 
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Runtime:
83 min
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Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (RCA Photophone Sound Recording) | Dolby (35mm prints)

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Trivia:
Production was delayed a year after many of the young animators left to join Don Bluth's studio.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: 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:
Adult Copper:[to Tod] I'll let you go this one time.See more »
Movie Connections:
Soundtrack:
Lack of EducationSee more »

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32 out of 38 people found the following review useful.
One of the best Disney films ever created and one of the saddest films also, 29 September 2004
Author: OriginalMovieBuff21 from United States

The Fox and the Hound is such an excellent Disney film, being on one of the tops of my list. I couldn't of asked for a better Disney film either. This movie made me cry a lot and I'm a guy. It was like the only movie I cried to except The Return of the King. The movie is bittersweet and heartwarming and the movie also gets into your heart and rushes out. The movie is quite underrated to my belief. Getting a 6.5 rating and 3 stars is just not in my books. Well, I guess the critics do it call a classic so I don't know. I highly recommend this movie and if your looking for a film to cry to this is the movie to get. A very stunning picture

Hedeen's outlook: 10/10 **** A+

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