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The Care Bears Movie (1985)

G  |   |  Animation, Adventure, Comedy  |  29 March 1985 (USA)
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The Care Bears watch over a young brother and sister who have lost their trust in humanity. Meanwhile an evil wizard wishes to cover the Earth in concrete.

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The Spirit (voice)
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Love-a-Lot Bear (voice)
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Funshine Bear / Share Bear (voice) (as Patrice Black)
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Grumpy Bear (voice) (as Bobby Dermer)
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Bedtime Bear (voice)
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Kim (voice) (as Cree Summer Francks)
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Mr. Fetuccini (voice)
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Wish Bear (voice)
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The Care Bears live in a country high in the clouds, where they have a lot of fun together. But they also do care for the human children on Earth, who they watch through huge telescopes from the sky, and come to help whenever there is need. Nikolas, a magician's apprentice, is in danger of getting under the influence of a bad spirit, which resides in an ancient spell book. The siblings Kim and Jason don't trust anyone anymore after being disappointed once too often. The Care Bears take them into their wonderland where they experience exciting and dangerous adventures together and quickly become good friends. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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A movie that'll make the whole family care-a-lot. See more »


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29 March 1985 (USA)  »

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As Novas Aventuras dos Ursinhos Carinhosos  »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)

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$22,934,000 (USA)
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Trivia

The Care Bears Movie grossed almost $23 million at the American box-office, making it the most successful animated production outside the Disney market at the time of its release, and Nelvana's highest-grossing film for another eight years. See more »

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After locking the evil spirit book, you can see Good Luck Bear without a rain coat on, A few seconds later he has it back on. See more »

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Playful Heart Monkey: What happened to all your fur?
Kim: We never had any fur.
Brave Heart Lion: That's impossible! Every monkey has fur!
Playful Heart Monkey: And who said they were monkeys?
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Playful Heart Monkey: I know. They're lions with haircuts.
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Home is in Your Heart
Written and Performed by Carole King
Accompanied by NRBQ (as N.R.B.Q.)
Produced by Lou Adler
Performed by Louise Goffin, Sherry Goffin, Robbie Kondor, Lavi Larky and Harry Dean Stanton
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Give the Bears some credit already!
19 July 2000 | by (Boston, MA) – See all my reviews

Mention the Care Bears and for some reason everyone starts to cringe or think of nasty things to do to them. I have to say it breaks my heart that so many people are against a cartoon that teaches kids about empathy, friendship, and conflict resolution (and all without fighting).

I recently had the pleasure of acquiring a copy of this movie, and I, for one, am going to treasure it. I'm serious. Watch it with a little kid who takes the Power Rangers too seriously. I guarantee you'll be a little misty eyed by the end, and the kid will discover the revolutionary idea that it's not against the rules to befriend the monster instead of battling it.

I know I won't have a lot of people backing me up here, but I thought I should put my two cents in. And anyhow, Grumpy Bear is too cute.


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