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Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1993)

Three pets escape from a California ranch to find their owners in San Francisco.

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Don Alder ...
Ed Bernard ...
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Anne Christianson ...
Ted D'Arms ...
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Woody Eney ...
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Rich Hawkins ...
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Jane Jones ...
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David MacIntyre ...
Kit McDonough ...
Mary Marsh ...
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Three pets (Chance, a young dog unfamiliar with the world; Shadow, an aging, wise dog; and Sassy, a snobby cat) are left behind when their family goes on vacation. Unsure of what happened, the animals set out on a quest to find their family. This journey across America is very dangerous and the animals risk never seeing their masters again. The group of pets travel across forested mountains and areas of wide-open countryside, while their family searches for them in the same areas. Written by Anonymous

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In the classic tradition of Walt Disney Pictures comes a story about courage, adventure and friendship.


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12 February 1993 (USA)  »

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$41,833,324 (USA)
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Trivia

Although the film is a remake of the 1963 version The Incredible Journey (1963) and based on Sheila Burnford's novel of the same name, the main characters names and breeds have been changed. In the film Chance is a young, exuberant American bulldog , while in the novel his name is Luath and he is a Labrador Retriever. In the film Shadow is a wise, old Golden Retriever while in the novel his name is Bodger and he is a Bull Terrier. The film has a female Himalayan cat named Sassy, while the novel has a male Siamese cat named Tao. See more »

Goofs

The marks on Chance's face from getting hit by the porcupine change in nearly every shot, and at one point disappear all together, but are back in the next shot. See more »

Quotes

Chance: [eating a shoe and talking to Shadow] Why don't you relax, Gramps?
[with mouth full]
Chance: Have yourself a shoe!
Shadow: [tuts in disgust] Pups!
Sassy: Have you any idea where that's been?
Chance: Oh, yeah. That's why I love it
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MISSION IMPOSSIBLE THEME
Written by Lalo Schifrin
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I loved it!
11 October 2000 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

What a fun movie! I enjoyed the locales, scenery, and just had a ball when I saw it several years ago in the theater. Now my family owns the video. Chance, Sassy, and Shadow are adorable animals and are voiced perfectly by Michael J. Fox, Sally Field and the beloved late actor Don Ameche. I also loved the family and felt they were played very realistically. I especially loved Robert Hays as the gentle stepfather who wants to do right by his new stepkids. If you're looking for good, clean, solid and funny family entertainment, you can't go wrong with Homeward Bound.


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