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Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco (1996)

Shadow, Sassy, and Chance have to find their way home after they become stranded at the San Francisco International Airport as their owners fly to Canada on vacation.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Chance (voice)
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Sassy (voice)
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Shadow (voice)
Al Michaels ...
Sparky Michaels (voice)
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Lucky Lasorda (voice)
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Trixie Uecker (voice)
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French Poodle (voice)
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Ashcan (voice)
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Pete (voice)
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Riley (voice)
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Delilah (voice)
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Sledge (voice) (as Tisha Campbell)
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Bando (voice)
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Spike (voice)
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Stokey (voice)
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Storyline

Shadow, Sassy and Chance are back! It's been three years since their trek through the woods and over the mountains. Now the family lives in San Fransisco and they're taking a vacation in Canada. Only problem, the pets escape from the airport while being put in the cargo area of the plane. Now their family is in Canada and the pets are all alone in San Fransisco. They meet scruffy bully dogs and a gang of rebel dogs all abandoned and have started their own group. Also looking for them is a "Blood Red Van" driven by bumbling dog catchers. Also Chance meets a girl dog and it's love at first bite. Written by Dylan Self <robocoptng986127@aol.com>

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Your favorite talking animals are back!


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8 March 1996 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$597,273 (USA) (26 July 1996)

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$49,142,277 (USA)
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Four American Pit Bulls share the role of Chance, four Golden Retrievers share Shadow, and six Himalayan cat performers carry the part of Sassy. See more »

Goofs

After Jack puts down the French poodle, and heads back into the blood-red van, the urine stain isn't visible until he's inside the van. See more »

Quotes

Sassy: Hurry, Chance! You don't want to miss dinner!
[Chance ignores her]
Sassy: It's amazing! I mention food, and he doesn't even move!
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References Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991) See more »

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I Left My Heart In San Francisco
Written by George Cory (as George C. Cory, Jr.) & Douglass Cross (as Douglas Cross)
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Decent sequel, but it doesn't quite live up to its original
30 December 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Homeward Bound:The Incredible Journey was a beautiful charming film, that I have loved since childhood. And maybe it is just me but I feel it is underrated as well. This sequel is inferior, but in my mind, it is decent. It does have its problems, such as the lame direction, the not-so-crisp editing and one too many slow and corny moments in the plot. But what does compensate hugely is the witty script(of which Sassy gets the majority of the best lines), the lovely soundtrack and the voice acting. Michael J Fox and Sally Field once again do fine work, and while the late Don Ameche was a lot more noble and gentle, Ralph Waite does an above average job as the voice of Shadow the Golden Retriever. The animals also did wonderfully and came very close to stealing the show, and the camera-work is often excellent. All in all, worth the look, but be warned that it doesn't quite live up to its original. 7/10 Bethany Cox


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