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(1995)

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The character of Powerline is a mixture of Prince and Michael Jackson.
Although Jason Marsden is a talented singer, he did not perform the musical numbers in the film. It was out of Disney's concern that a Broadway-style musical actor should provide Max's singing voice instead. That actor was Aaron Lohr.
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Goofy's car is an AMC Pacer.
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The original USA VHS release had Parachute Express's music video "Dr. Looney's Remedy".
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HIDDEN MICKEY: In the second scene before Goofy walks in, Max has a Mickey Mouse phone on his dresser.
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During the song "On The Open Road" Goofy's keychain has the famous Walt Disney's logo "D" on it.
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There are several references to Disney characters, including Max saying Goofy's 'best buddy' is Donald Duck, and a cardboard prop with Ariel from The Little Mermaid (1989) after Max gets "busted".
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P.J.'s intials stand for "Pete Junior".
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When Max is singing in the school auditorium, Roxanne's position changes from close to the stage to the back of the room. The reason the filmmakers did this was to give the illusion that all Max cares about is Roxanne and no one else.
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HIDDEN MICKEY: During the Powerline Concert, Mickey Mouse can be spotted in the crowd in the lower left portion of the crowd shot immediately after the Stage manager is thrown into the DiamondVision screen. Also, Mickey Mouse can be spotted during the show in the auditorium, when Max flies towards Roxanne, in the left bottom corner, right after the camera focuses the whole room.
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WILHELM SCREAM: Twice. First, during the "On the Open Road" song, Goofy's car crashes into a construction scaffolding and the famous scream can be heard. The second time, it can be heard again during the Powerline concert when the stage manager chasing Max is thrown into the Diamond Vision screen.
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When Goofy and Max are in the bat caves taking a photo of themselves with flash (which causes the bats to fly out at them), you can see that the sign above the caves as they're running out reads: "Carl's Butt Caves".
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At one point in early production Steve Martin was considered for the voice of Goofy.
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Throughout the film, Goofy is only referred to by his real name once - by Pete, when they meet at the latter's trailer. Otherwise, he's referred to as "Dad" (by Max), "Mr. Goof" (by Max's Principal), or just "Goof" (by Pete).
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This film marks the only time that Star Trek (1966) has ever been directly referenced in a Disney film.
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During the song "On the Open Road' a limousine drives by and a character wearing a sequined white glove (supposedly Michael Jackson) is seen waving from the sunroof.
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This film was originally made around late 1993, and was supposed to be released in theaters during the holiday season of 1994. However, some production problems in France caused the film's release to be pushed back to 1995, while The Lion King (1994) was reissued to fill in for the film's absence.
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The costume worn by Powerline is a parody of the yellow HazMat costumes worn by Devo, circa 1977/78.
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In the United Kingdom, the film aired with the Mickey Mouse cartoon Runaway Brain (1995).
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When released in theaters in the USA in 1995, double sided movie posters were given out which had the original movie poster on one side with a blue background and a flipped image on the back with a purple/pink background. The poster measured 40 x 27 inches.
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Was released in it's original 1.85 : 1 widescreen presentation on Laserdisc in the USA, France and Japan. It is also in it's original 1.85 : 1 ratio on the Region 4 DVD.
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There is a The Making of 'A Goofy Movie' (1995) made for TV movie which as of 2014, has not been released on DVD or any video format.
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The traveling pair who sing about the "week of rest and relaxation" during the song "On the Open Road" She is the Powerline singer Goofy bursts in on during "I2I" at the end of the movie, and if you pay attention, you will see the driver of her car's picture on her mirror.
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In the sense "On the Open Road", Goofy & Max pass by a familiar pair of hitchhikers, Mickey Mouse & Donald Duck.
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GOOFY HOLLER: The cartoon equivalent of the famous "Wilhelm Scream" can be heard as the movie opens and the title is shown on screen. Again at the end of the movie after Goofy's car explodes and he's sent flying upwards, then plummets back to the ground. The scream is heard one more time after the credits roll.
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A series of 12 German lobby cards were released in 1995 to promote the film in Germany. Each of the cards measured 11.75" x 8.5".
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A series of 12 Spanish lobby cards were released in 1995 to promote the film in Spain. Each of the cards measured 9.4 x 13.4 inches (24x34 cm).
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Burger King released five toys featuring Goofy and Max to promote the film in the USA in 1995. They were of:
  • Goofy and Max on a Raft.


  • Goofy and Max on Water Skis.


  • Goofy on a Bucking Bronco.


  • Goofy and Max in a Fishing Boat.


  • Goofy and Max in the Runaway Car. (This toy came in two versions: a version with a red and black car and a version with a yellow and blue car.


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A standee was released by Walt Disney Pictures to to promote the original VHS release. It measured 48" tall.
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A standee was released by Walt Disney Pictures to promote the original VHS release. It measured 48" tall.
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A vinyl banner was released in 1995 to promote the movie that measured 4 x 10 feet. It had a purple background.
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The title of the movie refers to both the main character, Goofy, and the kind of antics he gets into.
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Spoilers 

The trivia item below may give away important plot points.

In the scene after Big Foot attacks Max and Goofy, Max kicks the glove box and the map falls out. Max, then, looks at it. The starting location is around the area of Columbus, Ohio, answering a question that's been around for ages: "Where does Goofy live?"
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Goofs | Crazy Credits | Quotes | Alternate Versions | Connections | Soundtracks

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