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Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1993)

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

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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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Nurmi Husa ...
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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12 February 1993 (USA)  »

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A Incrível Jornada  »

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$41,833,324 (USA)
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The widescreen version of this film is not on DVD. It can only be found on iTunes or rare laserdiscs (which are not anamorphic). See more »

Goofs

When Kate finishes writing the note, she places it on the table, grabs her hat and leaves the barn (or shack). The door slams shut and the blast of air knocks the note off the table and onto the floor. Just for a brief second after the note has fallen, something that resembles a foot can be seen in the upper left-hand corner. See more »

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Chance: [after discovering a skunk in a hollow log] Hey, Shadow, you want to have some fun? Stick your head into that log.
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One of my favourite animal movies ever!
8 May 2005 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I was very young when I first watched this movie, and I love it just as much today as I did then. The main idea of "Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey" is three pets, Shadow, a wise old golden retriever, Chance, a goofy, fun-loving American bulldog puppy, and Sassy, a hilarious Himalayan cat who are left in the care of their owners' friend that lives hundreds of miles away on a farm. After several days, the pets begin to worry. Thinking that their owners must be in some kind of trouble, they set out on their adventure home.Along the way they encounter many unexpected surprises but their determination and love for their owners helps them in finding their way. For me, this was an unforgettable story of love, courage and devotion that will inspire everyone who watches it. A must see for animal lovers! I give it a 10!


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