Balto (1995) - Plot Summary Poster


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  • 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 Alan Katz
  • A canine outcast who is half-wolf half-dog lives in Nome, Alaska 1925 and is teased by all the dogs in the town except for Jenna, a pure bred Husky. He then gets the chance to be a hero when a case of diphtheria breaks out and the dog team gets lost. He then sets out on a crazy journey with his goose friend Boris and Muk and Luk the polar bears. Jenna then decides to go looking for them.She then finds them and helps them out some she then gets injured and Balto tells her to go back with Muk and Luk he tells Boris to help guid Muk and Luk he then finds the sled team and helps guide them on another crazy journey. He then gets the medicine back to the children of Nome and then becomes the town hero and is loved by all.

  • An outcast half-wolf risks his life to prevent a deadly epidemic from ravaging Nome, Alaska.

    - Written by Anonymous


Nome, Alaska, 1925. A diphtheria epidemic is sweeping through Nome, and 18 people have already gotten sick...

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