Inspired by Charles Dickens' "Oliver Twist". A homeless kitten named Oliver, roams the streets of New York, where he is taken in by a gang of homeless mutts who survive by stealing from others. During one of these criminal acts, Oliver meets a wealthy young girl named Jenny Foxworth. This meeting will forever change his life. Written by
The first Disney movie with attitude.
Did You Know?
The last animated Disney Classic to use line overlay, also called cel overlay, a technique used to make the backgrounds match the lines of the xeroxed objects in the film. See more
When Dodger pulls the hot dogs underneath the table in the "Why Should I Worry" song, his lips don't move to match the lyrics and there is no muffling to represent the hot dogs in his mouth. See more
You're all right, kid, for a cat. We'll keep a spot open in the gang for ya. Vice president, uptown chapter.
Version of Oliver Twist
Once Upon a Time in New York City
Music by Barry Mann
Lyrics by Howard Ashman
Produced by Stewart Levine
Performed by Huey Lewis See more