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Once Upon a Forest (1993)

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A young mouse, mole and hedgehog risk their lives to find a cure for their badger friend, who's been poisoned by men.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Cornelius (voice)
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Phineas (voice)
Ellen Blain ...
Abigail (voice)
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Edgar (voice) (as Ben Gregory)
Paige Gosney ...
Russell (voice)
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Michelle (voice) (as Elizabeth Moss)
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Abigail's Father (voice)
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Edgar's Mom (voice)
Susan Silo ...
Russell's Mom (voice)
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Willy (voice) (as Will Nipper)
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Waggs (voice) (as Charlie Adler)
Rickey D'Shon Collins ...
Bosworth (voice) (as Rickey Collins)
Angel Harper ...
Bosworth's Mom (voice)
Don Reed ...
Marshbird (voice)
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Truck Driver (voice)
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Storyline

This animated wildlife film provides an environmental friendly message that humans are a malicious, careless breed. Three cherubic little animals have to rescue their friend who has been overcome by poisonous gas. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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mouse | mole | hedgehog | badger | rescue | See All (31) »

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An Adventurous Race Against Time! See more »


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G | See all certifications »

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18 June 1993 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Endangered  »

Box Office

Budget:

$13,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$6,574,896 (USA)
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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Michael Crawford has stated he had a terrible time singing the song "Please Wake Up" as it was a grown-up singing to a child who was on the verge of dying. He had to struggle not to cry while recording. See more »

Goofs

Abigail, at various points in the film, will switch between having green eyes or blue eyes. See more »

Quotes

Abigail: You were right, Edgar. I was wrong. Thanks for coming to my rescue!
[sniffles]
Russell: What about me? I broke your fall!
Abigail: You too, Russell!
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Connections

Referenced in Nostalgia Critic: Duck Tales (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

He's Gone/He's Back
Music by Andraé Crouch, Sandra Crouch and James Horner
Lyrics by Andraé Crouch and Sandra Crouch
Performed by Ben Vereen
Vocal Backgrounds by The Andrae Crouch Singers
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brilliant
20 February 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

i first saw this movie when i was about 9 yrs old. i fell in love. it captured my imagination and because of it i respect my environment. every child should see this movie. little skunk, Michelle, captured my heart when she woke up and didn't know what was going on. the other "furlings" were so courageous and brave for her and taught my brothers and i how to act to our friends. also, the children who watch this movie will learn about how human beings are killing the animals with poison. this movie and the movie "fern gully" both show kids how to respect their environment. if i had kids, i would want them to watch these kinds of movies over other titles out there.


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