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

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$49,142,277 (USA)
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Chance was portrayed by an American Bulldog in the first film and in this sequel he is called an American Bulldog, this wasn't true. In this film, Chance is now portrayed by an American Pit Bull Terrier, this is because Chance's face was more mushed in in the first film and in this sequel Chance's face appears longer. American Bulldogs have mushed in faces, Pitbulls don't. See more »

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When Chance and Delilah are walking down a sidewalk, the spots on Chance's head changes as he hits his head on a red fire hydrant, revealing it to be a stunt double. See more »

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Chance: [running backwards on a conveyer belt] Wow, this is cool. An obstacle course!
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References Dumb & Dumber (1994) 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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Engaging sequel, a notch above usual kiddie fare
6 September 1999 | by (Atlanta, GA) – See all my reviews

I rented this mostly for my 4-year-old daughter, who enjoys both the 1963 original "Incredible Journey", and the 1993 remake. She thought the sequel was very funny, particularly some of Sassy the Cat's antics. I must admit, the movie took me in as well.

The sequel is a little heavier-handed than the 1993 remake. Not only do our three main characters have to get home, but they have to defeat a gang of city dogs, outwit two dognappers who are trying to sell strays to the "The Lab", rescue a child from a burning building, and find true love on top of it all!

Still, not a bad way to spend 89 minutes. Michael J. Fox is again excellent as Chance, Sally Fields is full of indignation as Sassy, and Ralph Waite does an eerily accurate recreation of the late Don Ameche's characterization of Shadow. Sinbad is wasted as Reilly, their new city dog friend. The character seemed to be more of an afterthought than anything.

Most pleasant surprise: Al Michaels, Tommy Lasorda and Bob Uecker as three dogs "broadcasting" a pee-wee baseball game. If you are looking for a movie to enjoy with your children without feeling totally insulted, Homeward Bound II is a solid bet. A few tense moments, but nothing that should upset anyone beyond the Teletubbies set.


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