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Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco (1996)

G  |   |  Adventure, Comedy, Family  |  8 March 1996 (USA)
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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 overview, first billed only:
Chance (voice)
Sassy (voice)
Shadow (voice)
Al Michaels ...
Sparky Michaels (voice)
Lucky Lasorda (voice)
Trixie Uecker (voice)
French Poodle (voice)
Ashcan (voice)
Pete (voice)
Riley (voice)
Delilah (voice)
Sledge (voice) (as Tisha Campbell)
Bando (voice)
Spike (voice)
Stokey (voice)


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 <>

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Your favorite talking animals are back!


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8 March 1996 (USA)  »

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Homeward Bound 2: Lost in San Francisco  »

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


$49,142,277 (USA)

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A brief unused clip can be seen in the trailer of Chance snagging a hot dog from a street vendor. See more »


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 »


Chance: [running backwards on a conveyer belt] Wow, this is cool. An obstacle course!
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Chance, Sassy, and Shadow are back!!!!!
4 September 2006 | by ((Near) D/FW Airport, Texas, USA) – See all my reviews

If you thought the first movie was great, that's awesome!!!!! But the second movie????? Come along and find out!!!!!

Disney made a sequel to the 1993 film in 1996. It was called "Homeward Bound II: Lost in San Francisco," and this is a very exciting Disney live action film. In it, we have the same family as before, and they were packing up on a vacation for Vancouver, Canada. However, the animals escaped at the airport, and now the family left without Chance, Sassy, and Shadow!!!!! Now, like in the last film, they had to find their way home (and it put a huge dent in the family vacation, too).

Most people might not like this film, but seeing as how the first film was great, this movie is the same, too. I like how exciting the adventure was, and I thought the pets' encounter with the Blood Red Van was funny, too!!!!!

"HB II: LISF" is twice as fun as the first one is!!!!!

10 stars

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