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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 »
User Reviews:
Hold on a second: This isn't even rated a 7 on the IMDB?! See more (84 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)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Candy Candido ... Bear (growling) (voice) (uncredited)
Brian Harvey ... Chorus (uncredited)
Clarence Nash ... Bear (snarling) (voice) (uncredited)

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)
Robert Hathaway .... sound supervisor (uncredited)
Frank Regula .... sound re-recording mixer (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Bill Kilduff .... special photographic effects (uncredited)
Phil Meador .... special photographic effects (uncredited)
Ron Osenbaugh .... 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)
Tom Hush .... effects inbetween artist (uncredited)
Diann Landau .... effects inbetween artist (uncredited)
Dorse A. Lanpher .... effects animator (uncredited)
Patricia Peraza .... effects assistant animator (uncredited)
Kathleen Quaife-Hodge .... effects inbetween artist (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Peter Anderson .... animation camera supervisor (uncredited)
Joe Jiuliano .... animation camera (uncredited)
Brian LeGrady .... animation camera (uncredited)
Rob Maine .... animation camera (uncredited)
Peter McEvoy .... animation camera (uncredited)
Chuck Warren .... 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
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
Brad Bird .... animator (uncredited)
Don Bluth .... animator (uncredited)
Sandra Borgmeyer .... breakdown artist (uncredited)
Kristine Brown .... xerox checker/inker (uncredited)
Janet Bruce .... cel painter (uncredited)
Ben Burgess .... assistant animator (uncredited)
Tim Burton .... animator (uncredited)
Reed Cardwell .... assistant animator (uncredited)
Daryl Carstensen .... cel painter (uncredited)
Lorna Cook .... animator (uncredited)
Retta Davidson .... assistant animator (uncredited)
John Eddings .... xerographer (uncredited)
Becky Fallberg .... ink and paint manager (uncredited)
Will Finn .... inbetween artist (uncredited)
Mike Gabriel .... animator (uncredited)
Andy Gaskill .... animator (uncredited)
Gary Goldman .... animator (uncredited)
Leslie Gorin .... assistant animator (uncredited)
Heidi Guedel .... animator (uncredited)
Ray Harris .... assistant animator (uncredited)
Dan Haskett .... animator (uncredited)
Mark Henn .... inbetween artist (uncredited)
Glenn M. Higa .... xerographer (uncredited)
Jay Jackson .... assistant animator (uncredited)
Emily Jiuliano .... animator (uncredited)
Skip Jones .... assistant animator (uncredited)
Sarah-Jane King .... cel painter (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)
Fujiko Miller .... assistant animator (uncredited)
Linda Miller .... animator (uncredited)
David Molina .... assistant animator (uncredited)
Madlyn O'Neill .... painter (uncredited)
Carmen Oliver .... cel painter (uncredited)
Dave Pacheco .... assistant animator (uncredited)
Vera Pacheco .... assistant animator (uncredited)
Gilda Palinginis .... assistant animator (uncredited)
Robin Police .... painter (uncredited)
John Pomeroy .... animator (uncredited)
Ruben Procopio .... assistant animator (uncredited)
Harry Sabin .... assistant animator (uncredited)
Henry Selick .... animator (uncredited)
Dave Smith .... painter (uncredited)
Dave Spafford .... assistant animator (uncredited)
Rusty Stoll .... assistant animator (uncredited)
Tad Stones .... assistant animator (uncredited)
Brigitte Strother .... painter (uncredited)
Olga Tarin-Craig .... cel painter (uncredited)
Donald Towns .... background artist (uncredited)
Sally Voorheis .... assistant animator (uncredited)
Cyndee Whitney .... assistant animator (uncredited)
Kevin Wurzer .... assistant animator (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Buddy Baker .... conducted by: musical score
Evelyn Kennedy .... music editor
Walter Sheets .... orchestration
Jack Wadsworth .... music editor
John Beal .... composer: trailer (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)
 
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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)

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Trivia:
Originally, when Chief got hit by the train, he was supposed to die, which was supposed to fully justify Copper's revenge at Tod. However, for the same reason as Trusty from Lady and the Tramp (1955), some of the crew had qualms against eliminating a main character, mostly because of the risk of the scene being too intense for children.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:
Big Mama:[to Tod] Now, if you're so foxy, and old Chief's so dumb, then why does that hound get the fox on the run? 'Cause he's got the hunter, and the hunter's got the gun. Kablaam! Elimination. Lack of education.See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in The Big Fat Quiz of the Year (2004) (TV)See more »
Soundtrack:
Appreciate the LadySee more »

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48 out of 59 people found the following review useful.
Hold on a second: This isn't even rated a 7 on the IMDB?!, 15 November 2002
Author: tiyusufaly

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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