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Release Date:
26 July 2002 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
They're legends. Bearly. See more »
Plot:
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... See more » | Add synopsis »
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4 nominations See more »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Haley Joel Osment ... Beary Barrington (voice)

Diedrich Bader ... Officer Cheets / Ted Bedderhead (voice)

Candy Ford ... Trixie St. Claire (voice)

James Gammon ... Big Al (voice)

Brad Garrett ... Fred Bedderhead (voice)

Toby Huss ... Tennessee O'Neal (voice)

Kevin Michael Richardson ... Henry Dixon Taylor (voice)

Stephen Root ... Zeb Zoober (voice)

Christopher Walken ... Reed Thimple

Stephen Tobolowsky ... Norbert Barrington

Daryl Mitchell ... Officer Hamm (as Daryl 'Chill' Mitchell)

M.C. Gainey ... Roadie

Alex Rocco ... Rip Holland

Meagen Fay ... Mrs. Barrington

Eli Marienthal ... Dex Barrington

Queen Latifah ... Cha-Cha

Chip Chinery ... Tom Tamina
Carolyn Almos ... Tina Tamina
Marcus Knight ... Chef
Michael Lawrence Morgan ... Benny Bogswaggle
Alpheus Merchant ... Elderly Black Man
Daniel Escobar ... Store Manager

Christopher Darga ... Mr. Slamboni

Jess Harnell ... Long-Haired Dude
Ann Hastings ... Elderly Woman

Paul Rugg ... TV Reporter
Dennis E. O'Donnell ... Wedding Band Member
Michael R. Hastings ... Wedding Band Member
Peter Leinheiser ... Wedding Band Member
Arthur F. Repola ... Wedding Band Member (as Art Repola)
Betty Weiss ... Cashier
Jennifer Paige ... Waitress (as Jennifer S. Paige)
Josh Quirk ... Fry Cook
Sean O'Connell ... Grip
Larry Burke ... Video Roadie
Krystal ... Herself (as Krystal Marie Harris)
Don Henley ... Himself / Tennessee O'Neal (singing voice)

Wyclef Jean ... Himself

Elton John ... Himself

Willie Nelson ... Himself

Bonnie Raitt ... Herself / Trixie St. Claire (singing voice)

Brian Setzer ... Himself

Don Was ... Himself

Xzibit ... Himself
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

John Alexander ... Big Al
Brian La Rosa ... Ted Bedderhead
Tom MacLear ... Trixie Band Member
Melissa Noble ... Dixie Bear

Tony Sabin Prince ... Zeb Zoober
Kaefan Shaw ... Fred Bedderhead

Becca Sweitzer ... Waitress
Timothy Anderson ... Cafe Patron (uncredited)
Billy Bonsangue ... Dancer (uncredited)

Greg Bronson ... Store Shopper (uncredited)
Bubba Carr ... Dancer (uncredited)

Elizabeth Daily ... Beary Barrington (singing voice) (uncredited)
Michael Dinwiddie ... Zeb (character) (uncredited)
Bernie Dresel ... Drummer - Brian Setzer (uncredited)

Karen Elmore ... Singer (uncredited)
Davey Faragher ... Soundtrack Singer (uncredited)

Patrice Fisher ... Backup Singer (uncredited)
Aisha Jamila Francis ... Dancer (uncredited)
Marc C. Geschwind ... Bartender (uncredited)

Gregory Graham ... Cowboy Party Guest (uncredited)

Jennifer Hamilton ... Waitress (uncredited)

Colin Hay ... (singing voice) (uncredited)

Brandon Henschel ... Dancer (uncredited)

John Hiatt ... Himself / Ted Bedderhead (uncredited)
Joseph Hickok ... Audience Member (uncredited)
Mary Kircher ... Car Polish Expert (uncredited)
Melissa S. Markess ... Shop Assistant (uncredited)

Misty Rosas ... Beary Barrington (uncredited)
Pamela Rossi ... Dancer (uncredited)

Peter Siragusa ... Victor The Vulture (uncredited)

Kevin Alexander Stea ... Cafe Patron (uncredited)
Tara Tortorello ... Bride (uncredited)

Julia Faye West ... Concert Attendee (uncredited)

Directed by
Peter Hastings 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Mark Perez (written by)

Produced by
Jeffrey Chernov .... producer
Andrew Gunn .... producer
John G. Scotti .... associate producer
Jeremiah Vaughn .... consulting producer
 
Original Music by
Christopher Young 
 
Cinematography by
Mitchell Amundsen (director of photography) (as C. Mitchell Amundsen)
 
Film Editing by
George Bowers 
Seth Flaum 
 
Casting by
Ruth Lambert 
 
Production Design by
Dan Bishop 
 
Art Direction by
Maria L. Baker  (as Maria Baker)
 
Set Decoration by
Kathe Klopp 
 
Costume Design by
Genevieve Tyrrell 
 
Makeup Department
Kim M. Ferry .... additional hair stylist
Cleve Gunderman .... special makeup effects artist
Rob Hinderstein .... makeup designer
Lee Romaire .... sculptor/painter: Jim Henson Creature Shop
Beka Wilson .... key hair stylist
Janice Zoladz .... key hair stylist
 
Production Management
Jamie D. Boscardin .... production supervisor
Stephen Lim .... unit production manager
Charles Rapp .... production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Bruce Hendricks .... second unit director
Kristen Ploucha .... second assistant director
Douglas A. Raine .... first assistant director: second unit
John G. Scotti .... first assistant director
Jody Spilkoman .... second second assistant director
Nicholas Wolfert .... second assistant director: second unit
 
Art Department
Greg Aronowitz .... concept model maker
Greg Aronowitz .... propmaker
Drew Boughton .... assistant art director
Eric Bryant .... art department production assistant
Gloria Ciraolo .... painter
Alan Day .... set dresser
Joe Elvington .... set laborer
Windy Fleischaker .... production assistant
Monica Frommholz .... art department coordinator
Jaroslav Gebr .... portraits
Lance Gunnin .... general foreman
Steve A. Hagberg .... construction coordinator
Werner Hoetzinger .... set dresser
Ritchie Kremer .... property master
Tom MacLear .... on-set technical advisor
Tom MacLear .... set decorator buyer assistant
Monica Perez .... assistant property master
Mike Piccirillo .... art department production assistant
Scott Reiber .... stand-by painter: reshoots
Eric Rosenberg .... graphic artist
Carisa Rosenthal .... set dresser
Mary Saisselin .... set designer
Gary Damian Thomas .... storyboard artist (as Gary Thomas)
Steven C. Voll .... welder
Brian Wade .... concept artist
Richard D. Wright .... set dresser
Ron Ashmore .... paint supervisor (uncredited)
Tony Wright .... labor foreman (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
James Ashwill .... foley mixer
Tim Boot .... dialogue editor
Tim Boot .... playback engineer
Christopher Boyes .... re-recording mixer
G.W. Brown .... supervising adr editor
John T. Cucci .... foley artist (as John Cucci)
Andy D'Addario .... re-recording mixer
Valerie Davidson .... sound editor
Chris Diamond .... cable utility
Erik Flockoi .... dubbing recordist
Nerses Gezalyan .... sound mixer
Kimberly Harris .... adr editor (as Kimberly A. Harris)
Larry Hopkins .... layback sound mixer
Doc Kane .... adr mixer
Samuel F. Kaufman .... adr recordist
Steve Kohler .... dubbing recordist
Adam Kopald .... sound effects editor
John Kwiatkowski .... sound editor
Linda Lew .... foley recordist
Nancy MacLeod .... sound editor
Donald J. Malouf .... supervising sound editor
Steve Nelson .... sound mixer
Dan O'Connell .... foley artist
Charles W. Ritter .... sound editor
Victoria Rose Sampson .... adr editor
Douglas Shamburger .... boom operator
Ann L. Thornberg .... assistant sound editor
Todd Toon .... supervising sound editor
Tara Tortorello .... adr coordinator
Mark A. Tracy .... first assistant sound editor
Thomas Whiting .... adr editor (as Thomas G. Whiting)
Dan Yale .... sound editor
Andy Potvin .... stereo sound consultant: Dolby (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Jaremy Aiello .... animatronic character sculptor
Rick Bongiovanni .... special effects technician: animatronic bear heads
Larry Addison Bortolott .... special effects
Tamara Carlson .... fabricator/dresser: Jim Henson's Creature Shop
Tony Chavez .... special effects
Joe Colwell .... sculptor
David Fedele .... special effects costume fabricator
Patrick M. Gerrety .... beast creature effects
Joe Gomez .... mold technician
Doug Hubbard .... special effects
Jeff Jingle .... animatronic bear design
David P. Kelsey .... special effects coordinator
Donald Krause .... special effects technician
Gary Martinez .... mechanical designer
Robin McCarthy .... creature construction: Jim Henson Co.
Barry McQueary .... special effects
Ken Niederbaumer .... special effects technician: Jim Hensons Creature Shop
David A. Poole .... special effects
Brian Wade .... special bear effects: conceptual design
Lynne Watson .... creature hair department
Bryan Wohlers .... special effects foreman
Michael Clarke .... special effects technician (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Jacqueline Allard .... digital compositor
Michael Curtis .... digital compositor
Michael S. Harbour .... digital compositor
Kyle J. Healey .... pre-vis supervisor: TSL
William Koshowany .... digital compositor
Josh Novak .... lead compositor: main title sequence
Sally Ray .... production supervisor: Jim Henson's Creature Shop
 
Stunts
Charlie Brewer .... stunts
Bob Brown .... stunts
Max Daniels .... stunts
Jeffrey J. Dashnaw .... stunts (as Jeff Dashnow)
Keith Splinter Davis .... stunts (as Keith Davis)
Tim A. Davison .... stunt coordinator (as Tim Davison)
Danny Downey .... stunts
Brian Duffy .... stunt double
Brian Duffy .... stunts
Richard Epper .... stunts
Dan Flannigan .... stunts
Christian J. Fletcher .... stunts
Mark Ginther .... stunts
Jimmy Graham .... stunts
Norman Howell .... stunts
Josh Kemble .... stunt performer
Paul M. Lane .... stunts
Kent W. Luttrell .... stunt double (as Kent Lutrell)
Rob Mars .... stunts
Robert E. Nelson .... stunts
Pat Romano .... stunts
Michael Runyard .... stunts (as Mike Runyard)
Ben Scott .... stunts
Jim Sharp .... stunts
Banzai Vitale .... stunt double (as Joseph 'Banzai' Vitale)
Banzai Vitale .... stunts (as Joseph 'Banzai' Vitale)
Jim Wilkey .... stunts
Christian J. Fletcher .... stunt rigger (uncredited)
Paul M. Lane .... utility stunts (uncredited)
Rob Mars .... stunt double: Diedrich Bader (uncredited)
Pat Romano .... stunt rigger (uncredited)
Jason Ybarra .... utility stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Eric Amundsen .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Ken W. Ballantine .... rigging gaffer
Ben Beaird .... key grip
Nick Beaird .... grip
Rafael 'Rafa' Castro .... video assistant operator: second unit
Billy Craft .... lighting technician
Joshua Davis .... lighting technician
Christopher Duskin .... camera operator
Rolf Eberlein .... electrician
Kevin 'Rambo' Fitzgerald .... best boy grip
Gregory Irwin .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Leslie J. Kovacs .... gaffer
Jeff Kunkel .... key grip: second unit
James A. Lundin .... genie operator
Damon Marcellino .... lighting technician: second unit
Andrew Osborne .... assistant camera
Jerry Patton .... "a" camera second assistant
David Presley .... video assist operator: second unit
Robert Presley .... Steadicam operator
Thomas Pugh .... lighting technician
Richard Scarpone .... video assist operator
David Schmalz .... video assist operator
Peter Burgess Smith .... rigging electrician
Kurt E. Soderling .... aerial director of photography
Michael Stone .... camera operator: "a" camera
Michael Stone .... director of photography: second unit
Mike Gentile .... film loader: second unit (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Shannon K. Dunn .... extras casting (as Shannon Dunn)
Vanessa Portillo .... extras casting (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Roberta Bilé .... set costumer
Carolyn Dessert .... costume supervisor
David Dietch .... set costumer
April Krueger .... costumer
Kelly Anne Ross .... key costumer: second unit (as Kelly Ross)
Sarah Rubano .... creature costume
Leticia Sandoval .... specialty costumes
Simone Williams .... dresser
 
Editorial Department
Timothy Colletti .... assistant editor
Dean Holland .... editor: musical sequences
Jeff Smithwick .... color timer
Yoram Tal .... colorist: Online Editor
Trudy Yee .... first assistant editor
Kristen Young .... editorial production assistant
 
Location Management
Michael Leon .... location manager
 
Music Department
Pete Anthony .... conductor
Pete Anthony .... orchestrator
Bruce Babcock .... orchestrator
Tim Boot .... music editor
Tom Boyd .... oboe soloist
Kostas Christides .... orchestrator (as Konstantinos Christides)
Kostas Christides .... score coordinator (as Konstantinos Christides)
Sandy DeCrescent .... orchestra contractor
Erin Deis .... music coordinator
George Doering .... musician
Craig Eastman .... musician: fiddle
Nora Felder .... music supervisor
Robert Fernandez .... score recordist
Robert Fernandez .... scoring mixer
Bruce Fowler .... additional music arranger: orchestra
David Giuli .... scoring coordinator
M.B. Gordy .... musician: Percussion
Ryan Kilgore .... musician
Joseph Magee .... supervising music mixer
Roger McGuinn .... composer: song "So You Want to Be a Rock & Roll Star"
Thomas Milano .... music editor
Angie Rubin .... music editor: temp score
Vofka Solovéy .... scoring coordinator (as Vlad Solovey)
James Thatcher .... musician: french horn
Don Welty .... music business and legal affairs
Frank Macchia .... music preparation (uncredited)
Haseo Nakanishi .... score mock-up (uncredited)
Jeffrey Potokar .... temp assistant music editor (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
George Bolton .... driver
Paul D. Boydston .... transportation coordinator
Alex Connaughton .... driver: honeywagon
Daniel Dowling .... transportation
Marc Lipman .... production driver
Esteban Munoz .... mechanic
Mario Simon .... transportation
 
Other crew
Pamela Alch .... script supervisor
Toni Atterbury .... unit publicist
Mike Barry .... set production assistant
Brian Berkel .... general foreman
Matt Braaten .... production assistant
Julianne Buescher .... puppeteer: "Tennessee O'Neal"
Steve Cigarroa .... production assistant
John Criswell .... animatronic supervisor
Heather Curtis .... production assistant
Brian De Esch .... production assistant
Alice Dinnean .... puppeteer
Craig Eastman .... fiddle coach
Louis Farah .... construction medic
Marc C. Geschwind .... extras coordinator
Lisa Greenspan .... production coordinator: additional photography
Terri Hardin .... puppeteer
Garrett Hauenstein .... production secretary
Pamela Jaeckle .... production coordinator
Dave Kasubowski .... craft service
Timber Kislan .... payroll accountant
John C. Kruize .... production accountant
Kenneth LaFayette .... first assistant accountant (as Ken Lafayette)
Frank Langley .... puppet fabricator
Alex Leimone .... production assistant
Karon May .... script supervisor: second unit
Daniel A. Mondschain .... production assistant
Marguerite Pomerhn Derricks .... choreographer
Keith Potter .... set production assistant
Jonathan Price .... synthesizer programmer
Angela Randazzo .... payroll accountant
Tom Roach .... animal wrangler
Craig Schoenfeld .... studio teacher
Debbie-Lynn Siegel .... payroll accountant
Emily R. Silver .... assistant: Peter Hastings
Michelan Sisti .... puppeteer
Charline St. Charles .... assistant production coordinator
Jason Tamez .... assistant production coordinator: additional photography
Tara Tortorello .... assistant to producer
Allan Trautman .... puppeteer: "Fred"
Jeremiah Vaughn .... production staff
K.L. Connie Wang .... clearance administrator (as Connie Wang)
Simone Williams .... assistant fabricator
Andrew Rozario .... production assistant (uncredited)
Julia M. Sauder .... production assistant: re-shoots (uncredited)
Mark Swenson .... production coordinator: additional photography (uncredited)
Kim Thio .... construction medic (uncredited)
 

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Runtime:
88 min
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Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
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Certification:
Argentina:Atp | Australia:G | Brazil:Livre | Canada:G (Alberta/British Columbia/Manitoba/Nova Scotia/Quebec) | Canada:F (Ontario) | Germany:0 | Netherlands:AL | Portugal:M/6 | Singapore:PG | South Korea:All | UK:U | USA:G (certificate #38711)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
While on the tour bus, Fred shows Beary his harmonica that his dad gave to him. In the "Country Bear Jamboree" show at Walt Disney World that the movie is based off of, it is mentioned in song that Fred picked up his harmonica playing from his father.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: When Fred is in the boat on the way to save the rest of the crew, he turns the corner the boat goes up on one wheel and the two extra wheels underneath that make the stunt possible are briefly visible.See more »
Quotes:
Officer Cheets:What is that?
Big Al:[throws hammer down] That's a SIGN!
See more »
Soundtrack:
Car WashSee more »

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3 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
Fun to watch!, 27 July 2002
Author: John from Milford, Massachusetts

I brought my little brother to see this movie thinking it would be painful to watch. I was wrong, it was great! Music, dancing and good family humor. There were several songs that kept my foot taping through the entire movie. Not a sappy kid movie at all. It's Disney at it's best. If you like rock music with a hint of country, go see this movie, even if you don't have a kid to bring. You won't be disappointed!

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