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An American Tail: Fievel Goes West (1991)

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A family of Emigre mice decide to move out to the west, unaware that they are falling into a trap perpetrated by a smooth talking cat.

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Fievel (voice)
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Wylie (voice)
Erica Yohn ...
Mama (voice)
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Tanya (voice)
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Papa (voice)
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Tiger (voice)
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Miss Kitty (voice)
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Cat R. Waul (voice)
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Chula (voice)
Jack Angel ...
Frenchy - French Member of Cat R. Waul's Gang (voice)
Mickie McGowan ...
New York Mice / Country Mice (voice) (as Mickie Mc Gowan)
Fausto Bara ...
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Some time after the Mousekewitz's have settled in America, they find that they are still having problems with the threat of cats. That makes them eager to try another home out in the west, where they are promised that mice and cats live in peace. Unfortunately, the one making this claim is an oily con artist named Cat R. Waul who is intent on his own sinister plan. Unaware of this, the Mousekewitz's begin their journey west, while their true cat friend, Tiger, follows intent on following his girlfriend gone in the same direction. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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Look out pardners, there's a new mouse in town!


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22 November 1991 (USA)  »

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Fievel au Far West  »

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$22,166,041 (USA)
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Trivia

Several of the storefronts and signs in Green River are named for members of the crew: "Ph. Nibbelink Eyeglasses" and "Wells' Dentistry" (directors Phil Nibbelink and Simon Wells); "P. Rappas Clothing", "Dunnet's Bread and Cakes", and "Saint Brendan Holy Chapel" (layout artists Panagiotis Rappas, Dave Dunnet, and Brendan Houghton); and "Woodbyrne Knickers & Garters" (for production manager Cynthia Henrich-Woodbyrne). In addition, one façade in the "Way Out West" sequence reads "Mardegan" (for layout artist Giorgio Mardegan). See more »

Goofs

When the mice are sitting in the audience/mouse trap, Tanya begins singing "The Star Spangled Banner". The movie takes place circa 1885, and although the words to the song were written in 1814 by Francis Scott Key, the song was only used by the Navy in 1889, and didn't officially become the national anthem, and thereby most likely to be sung at public events, until 1931. See more »

Quotes

Tiger: [to the Mousican chief] How!... do you do?
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Crazy Credits

Instead of showing the traditional Amblin logo (the one of Elliot going on the bicycle and flying up to the moon) the logo says, "Amblimation" and Fievel is pushing it, then he stands next to it and his hat falls down over his eyes. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Shotgun Stories (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Dreams to Dream
Written by James Horner and Will Jennings
Performed by Linda Ronstadt
Arranged, orchestrated & conducted by 'David Richard Campbell'
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Excellent sequel for all ages that will warm your heart!
26 July 2006 | by (Chantilly, Virginia, USA) – See all my reviews

If you ask me, this is an excellent sequel for all ages that will warm your heart! When Tiger (voice of Dom DeLuise) got dumped, I wanted to cry. Although some of the characters were diabolical, I liked everybody. Well, it's hard to say which character was my favorite. If I had to choose, I'd probably choose Tiger, although the mice were good too. The music was good, everyone was cast perfectly, and the direction was flawless. In conclusion, I highly recommend this excellent sequel for all ages that will warm your heart to anyone who hasn't seen it. You're in for a real treat and a good time, so go to the video store, rent it or buy it, kick back with someone close to you, and watch it.


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