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Care Bears Movie II: A New Generation (1986)

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In this second installment to the original Care Bear Movie trilogy of the 1980s, the Care Bear Family goes on their first Caring Mission--to stop the evil doings of a demon villain, named ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Hadley Kay ...
Dark Heart / The Boy (voice)
Chris Wiggins ...
Great Wishing Star (voice)
Christy (voice) (as Cree Summer Francks)
Alyson Court ...
Dawn (voice)
Michael Fantini ...
John (voice)
Sunny Besen Thrasher ...
Camp Champ (voice)
True Heart Bear (voice)
Pam Hyatt ...
Dan Hennessey ...
Billie Mae Richards ...
Eva Almos ...
Friend Bear (voice)
Bob Dermer ...
Grumpy Bear (voice)
Patricia Black ...
Share Bear / Funshine Bear (voice) (as Patrice Black)
Nonnie Griffin ...
Harmony Bear (voice)
Jim Henshaw ...


In this second installment to the original Care Bear Movie trilogy of the 1980s, the Care Bear Family goes on their first Caring Mission--to stop the evil doings of a demon villain, named Dark Heart, from taking over a summer camp while making the Bears and Cousins vanish forever. In exchange for the Family's capture, he gives a camper named Christy the chance to succeed as the "Camp Champ" over her so-named rival. While starting the Kingdom of Caring, its founders (True Heart Bear and Noble Heart Horse) will stop at nothing to end the wrath of the Bears' first villain. Christy's friends, Dawn and John, and the rest of the Family join them in doing so. Narrating the tale is the Great Wishing Star (voiced by Chris Wiggins), who also helps True Heart and Noble Heart start the Kingdom, as both of them take care of the little orphan Cubs. Written by Dylan Cuffy

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It's A Whole New Adventure. See more »


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Release Date:

21 March 1986 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Care Bears Movie II: A New Generation  »

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$8,540,346 (USA)

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Did You Know?


Castle Thunder: During the storm sequence in which True Heart Bear and Noble Heart Horse have to deal with a dragon (one of Dark Heart's transformations). See more »


During the Forever Young song at the end of the movie, Bedtime Bear is seen putting on a nightgown, but the next shot of Bedtime getting into bed is minus the nightgown. See more »


Christina 'Christy' Davis-Timbs: Since I've been Camp Champ, I've never made you do trash duty or pushed you in the mud. No one laughs at you anymore when you trip or fall on your face. I won't let 'em! I can't go back to being a nobody, not now!
Dawn Killeen: You were never a nobody, Christy.
John Bixby: You were always good at being our friend.
Dawn Killeen: And a friend is the most special person in the world!
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Referenced in Atop the Fourth Wall: Care Bears #13 (2011) See more »


Flying My Colours
Written by Dean Parks & Carol Parks
Vocals by Dean Parks & Carol Parks
Background vocals by Amanda Parks and Acacia Parks
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An odd piece of work...
19 July 2000 | by (Boston, MA) – See all my reviews

For the longest time, I liked this movie better than the original Care Bears movie. Well last summer, I watched them both together and decided I was wrong. The first one is a better Care Bears movie (as you may have guessed if you read my review for it). This one isn't a BAD movie, it's just... VERY STRANGE.

Well first of all, as a few people have mentioned, it completely disavows any knowledge of the first movie. I can't think of another sequel that contradicts the original so blatantly (especially with the genders of some characters and how they all met). When I was little and watching this, I was quite a bit confused and distraught. I felt the same way watching it as an adult!

On to the reasons why the movie is actually pretty good (IF you disassociate it from the first movie). I can't think of another movie for little kids with a DEMON as it's villan! Now I am not for a minute suggesting that evil demons who want to steal the souls of campers and Care Bears are good, I just find it cool that there's a SUPREMELY EVIL BEING in a movie for little kids! It's like that bizzare "Santa Clause vs. Satan" movie from Mexico you hear about sometimes.

Anyhow, the demon's name is Darkheart and he wants this chick to help him get the Care Bears in return for him giving her special powers. Very dark for a kiddy flick eh? And did I mention that Darkheart appears to the girl most often as a WHINEY VOICED 10 YEAR OLD BOY??? Freaky! Meanwhile some other kids are in Care-a-Lot looking after BABY CARE BEARS! Oh, man! Demons and baby Care Bears IN THE SAME MOVIE!!!!!

Needless to say, everything gets cleared up in the end (but not before we get to see Darkheart trap the Care Bears' souls in this scary chandelere thing in one [surprisingly] deeply disturbing scene). But I am left with the question of wether this movie has found the cult audience it so richly deserves. I might just watch it again myself.

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