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Balto: Wolf Quest (2002)

Balto and his daughter Aleu embark on a journey of adventure and self discovery.

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Balto (voice)
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Jenna (voice)
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Aleu (voice)
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Niju the Evil Wolf (voice)
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Boris (voice)
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Muru (voice)
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Terrier / Sumac / Wolverine 2 (voice)
Nicolette Little ...
Dingo (voice)
Melanie Spore ...
Saba (voice)
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Muc / Luc / Wolverine 1 (voice)
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Hunter / Nuk (voice)
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Aniu (voice)
Mary Kay Bergman ...
Fox / Wolverine 3 (voice)
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Yak (voice)
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Half wolf Balto has a litter with his full husky wife. Most puppies resemble her and are easily adopted by the Wild West villagers. Only one daughter, which has his lupine traits, must be raised by them and devoted goose Boris. She also proves a free-spirited rebel, drawn to the wild. Balto spares no effort to protect his stubborn, near-adult pup, which leads to both of them confronting and joining wise old 'wolf shaman' Nava's troop, which needs to make hard choices, requiring a strapping younger leader. Written by KGF Vissers

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19 February 2002 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Balto - Aventura na Terra do Gelo  »

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Muru's name is Latin. It could come from "mus", meaning 'mouse.' Or, more probably, it derives from "murus", which means 'wall.' This is where we get the word 'mural.' Most likely, it comes from "murus" because Muru himself turns out to be a cave painting, and he is part of a huge mural on the cave wall. See more »

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When Balto is talking to Jenna about Aleu running away, there is a telephone pole with no wires visible. Two shots later, there are clearly wires on it. The whole scene ends up with all of the telephone poles having clearly no wires whatsoever. See more »

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Aleu: Why did you come and find me?
Balto: I came to bring you home, Aleu.
Aleu: No. I don't wanna go home. Not until I find out who I am.
Balto: That's ridiculous, Aleu. You know who you are.
Aleu: No. I know *what* I am, but not
[short pause]
Aleu: *who* I am, and I'm not stopping until I find out.
Balto: Then I'm coming with you.
Aleu: [sweetly] Oh, papa.
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Who You Really Are
Written by Michele Brourman and Amanda McBroom
Performed by Rob Paulsen, Amanda McBroom, George Hall, Roger Freeland,
Ali Olmo, Lisa Harlow Stark and Rob Trow
Produced by Michele Brourman
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A bad DTV sequel to an animated classic
12 March 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Back in 1995, we were given the animated film, "Balto". It was one of my favorite movie's as a kid and it developed a cult following. In 2002, we were given, "Balto: Wolf Quest", a bad DTV sequel.

The thing's I liked about this film was the hand-drawn animation, even though it's DTV, it was still good. David Carradine does a good job as the the Wolf Shaman, Nava. I also thought, Maurice LaMarche did a decent job as Balto. He wasn't as good as when Kevin Bacon did the voice of him in the first one, but he was still good.

The thing's I didn't like about this film is that the CGI animation was terrible. It look's like it came from a video game. Lacey Chabert was pretty bad as Aleu. She sound's like an eight-year old. Also, the villain Niju was really weak. I liked Mark Hamil as the Joker in, "Batman: Arkham Asylum", but seeing him in this movie is just lame. Why not have Steele from the first movie be in this one? Also, we don't get to see that much of Jenna, Boris, Muk or Luk. Not only it had bad CGI animation and a weak villain, but the movie had singing. The song's aren't even that good.

In the end, "Balto: Wolf Quest", is a bad sequel that's not worth watching. Fan's of the first film might enjoy it but for everyone else, no.


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