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The Country Bears (2002)

 -  Comedy | Family | Music  -  26 July 2002 (USA)
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Based on an attraction at Disneyland, the Country Bear Jamboree, "The Country Bears" (2002) is one in a long line of live action Disney family films. The movie is a satire of Behind the ... See full summary »

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Based on an attraction at Disneyland, the Country Bear Jamboree, "The Country Bears" (2002) is one in a long line of live action Disney family films. The movie is a satire of Behind the Music rock & roll bands. Beary, a young bear raised by a human family in a world where humans and talking bears coexist, attempts to trace his roots. He meets up with the Country Bears, a long-since broken-up band, a parody of bands like the Eagles. Beary helps the Country Bears reunite for one final concert, while searching for who he truly is. Written by Matt Dicker

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$35,000,000 (estimated)

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$5,309,675 (USA) (26 July 2002)

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$16,988,996 (USA) (1 November 2002)
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After Tennessee and Trixie's performance in the bar, a bar patron comments that it was better than Eagles. The patron is Don Henley, who is one of the founding members of the Eagles and who provided the singing voice for Tennessee. The female companion he says it to is Bonnie Raitt, who provided the voice for Trixie. See more »

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When the phone tracing is being set up in the Barrinton house, Officer Cheets hangs up the handset on a phone. In the next shot it is still in his hand. See more »

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[coming out of the car wash, Officer Hamm's hair looks like doo-wop style hair]
Officer Cheets: Your hair looks ridiculous.
[Officer Cheets turns to find that his hair is longer]
Officer Hamm: My hair?
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After the final credits, an outtake featuring Officers Hamm and Cheets shows them walking out of the car wash with shrunken clothes and wild hair. See more »

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References The Godfather (1972) See more »

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Straight to the Heart of Love
Performed by Elizabeth Daily
Written by John Hiatt
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5 August 2002 | by (Madison) – See all my reviews



If you've seen the trailer, you've already seen the best parts of this movie. Honestly. "Beary Barrington" is a bear who talks and lives with a human family and realizes one day that he's different. So he runs away, hoping to find his purpose in life by reuniting a now defunct singing bear band. After each encounter we are treated to a cheesy musical number, and some silly slapstick comedy. My five year old son thought the movie was "okay", but from an adult point of view, the characters (especially the old bears) are dull, the songs ridiculous, and the humor flat. Even the cameo appearances by such stars as Elton John, Don Henley and Bonnie Raitt can't add spark to this lifeless and predictable children's film.


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