A mute boy and a calf with the ability to speak form a deep friendship, learning what it means to love and sacrifice for another.

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Adult Billy / Narrator (voice)
Jay Johnson ...
Ears (voice)
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Grandpa Baker (voice)
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Mr. Gus Holder (voice)
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Scarlett (voice)
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Aunt Agnes (voice)
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Emily (voice)
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Buster (voice)
Charlie Cronin ...
Bucky (voice)
Jennifer Darling ...
Star (voice)
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Lawyer / Sherriff (voice)
Stu Rosen ...
Doctor (voice)
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Slim (voice)
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Brewster (voice)
Mary Kay Bergman ...
Hens (voice)
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A mute boy and a calf with the ability to speak form a deep friendship, learning what it means to love and sacrifice for another.

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Wishes can come true.


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21 October 1997 (USA)  »

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Annabell und die fliegenden Rentiere  »

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[talking about the bullies Bucky and Buster]
Emily: I hope Santa has nothing but dolls when he gets to their house.
[Billy nods, then suddenly looks shocked]
Emily: Well he's gotta leave them *something*.
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Spoofs Good Morning, Vietnam (1987) See more »

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Just A Dream
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Composed and Conducted by Steve Dorff
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The best cartoon I ever saw. Period.
7 January 2001 | by See all my reviews

This is an animation for the ages. I thought "Mickey's Christmas Carol" was my absolute favourite of all time, until I saw Annabelle's Wish.

It's the tale of true friendship and unselfishness that I believe EVERYONE should watch. It touches the heart, body, and soul with stunning visuals, a great score, and wonderful art and voices. Buy it if you have kids. Buy it if you are a kid. Buy it... if ... if you still believe there is some good and worth in this world left.


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