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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Fievel (voice)
Wylie (voice)
Erica Yohn ...
Mama (voice)
Tanya (voice)
Papa (voice)
Tiger (voice)
Miss Kitty (voice)
Cat R. Waul (voice)
Chula (voice)
Frenchy - French Member of Cat R. Waul's Gang (voice)
Mickie McGowan ...
New York Mice / Country Mice (voice) (as Mickie Mc Gowan)
Fausto Bara ...
Additional Voices (voice)
Larry Moss ...
Additional Voices (voice)
Additional Voices (voice)
Nigel Pegram ...
Additional Voices (voice)


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>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


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


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Release Date:

22 November 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Fievel au Far West  »

Box Office


$22,166,041 (USA)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Did You Know?


When Fievel is riding on the tumbleweed, the "Theme from Rawhide" is being played in the background. It is the version sung by John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd from The Blues Brothers (1980) which features a cameo appearance by Steven Spielberg in it. See more »


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 »


Cat R. Waul: Jolly, jolly good. Now for my part.
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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 »


Follows An American Tail (1986) See more »


Written by Dimitri Tiomkin and Ned Washington
Performed by The Blues Brothers
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my favorite movie ever
8 June 2002 | by (Ohio) – See all my reviews

This is my absolutely most favorite cartoon movie ever. it has action, romance, adventure, and gun slinging. The music was really good. I loved every minute of this movie. I'm a big fan. I've loved this movie since I was in 1st grade,( thats when it came out into theaters). I recommend this movie to anyone who loves a good cartoon movie. This one is a classic. You wont be disappointed.

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