A half-wolf, half-husky named Balto gets a chance to become a hero when an outbreak of diphtheria threatens the children of Nome, Alaska in the winter of 1925. He leads a dog team on a 600-mile trip across the Alaskan wilderness to get medical supplies. The film is based on a true story which inspired the Iditarod dog sled race. Written by
His story became a legend. His adventure is one you'll never forget.
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After this movie's release, 'Nikki' became one of the most popular sled dog names. See more
During the white wolf scene, Balto's paws alternately have/don't have claws. See more
Help. Help. We can't swim. Help, help. We're drowning, we're drowning. Save us.
Bears? Fellas? IDIOT BALLS OF FLUFF?
Easy, Boris. You know how they are.
[to Muk and Luk, who are thrashing and yelling in the water
Muk. Luk. Relax. Come on you're OK you're not drowning.
[to Muk and Luk whose yells and thrashes have subsided
[with Russian accent
He has point bears. You are not drowning because; if you had thought for a moment you will observe, perhaps: TIDE IS OUT.
[stomps away, annoyed
After the credits, Fievel from "An American Tail" (1986) pushes the Amblimation logo into place, then stands next to it and his hat falls down over his eyes. See more
Reach for the Light
Composed by James Horner
and Barry Mann
Lyrics by Cynthia Weil
Performed by Steve Winwood
Backing Vocals: Bonnie Keen (uncredited), Chris Rodriguez (uncredited), Micah Wilshire (uncredited), and Tina Clark (uncredited)
Chorus: Caitlin McCollister (uncredited), Elizabeth Winwood (uncredited), Emily Estes (uncredited), Evan Brooder (uncredited), Gianno Caputo (uncredited), Holly Burt (uncredited), Jamie Grable (uncredited), Joel Dunham (uncredited), Katy Dunham (uncredited), Lauren Caputo (uncredited), Leah Lofton (uncredited), Mary Claire Winwood (uncredited), Natalia DiGesare (uncredited) See more