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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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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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Chance the dog makes two references to Arnold Schwarzenegger. He nicknames the mountain lion Arnold Schwarzekitty, and when they launch it into the river, Chance says, "Hasta la vista," which Arnold Schwarzenegger says as the Terminator in Terminator 2: Judgement Day. See more »

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Originally, Chance called the Mountain Lion a Big Cat implying he doesn't know what it's called. Later in the film however, Chance calls the Mountain Lion by it's correct name. See more »

Quotes

Chance: [seeing a poop] Wow! That's as big as Sassy!
Sassy: Thanks, precious.
Chance: Only it smells better!
Sassy: At least I don't roll in it like some species!
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MISSION IMPOSSIBLE THEME
Written by Lalo Schifrin
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For the whole family
29 December 2003 | by (The Hague, Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Two dogs named Chance (voice by Michael J. Fox) and Shadow (voice by Don Ameche) and a cat named Sassy (voice by Sally Field) are left behind when the family that owns them goes on vacation. They are not sure what happened and therefore they have to find the family. An incredible journey is what is next.

This is a movie for all ages but especially kids will love this. The animals, the beautiful nature, some nice and funny moments, a good heart and a happy ending, everything what a movie for the whole family needs. Of course the story is simple and some events are quite impossible, but with movies like this you are not suppose to ask too many questions and you must not be too critical.


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