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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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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)
Kevin Schon ...
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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Balto - Aventura na Terra do Gelo  »

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Maurice LaMarche (Balto) previously voiced a werewolf character named Lawrence Talbot in Alvin and the Chipmunks Meet the Wolfman (2000), another movie produced by Universal Cartoon Studios that was released Straight to Video. See more »

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When Balto is having the second or third dream, and is covered by the blue blanket, he has three toes on his paws instead of four. See more »

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Aleu: We have to jump!
Balto: But we'll be killed!
Aleu: We'll be killed if we don't!
[pushes Balto off the cliff, then jumps after him]
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Muru's Chant
Written by Michele Brourman and Amanda McBroom
Performed by Rob Paulsen
Produced by Michele Brourman
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Cheese fluff, anyone?
19 June 2004 | by (Florida) – See all my reviews

I have yet to see a DTV sequel that did not completely butcher the original and make me want to run a sledgehammer through my VCR. Balto II: Wolf Quest is no exception. I might have been able to overlook the poor animation if the plot had been decent, but we've seen it a million times. The writers decide to produce offspring from the original movie's hero, and then follow their angst plight through adolescence. The voice casting for Aleu was horrid, a stronger female voice would have done wonders for her characters. And that mouse... oy. He howled for crying out loud! I'm sorry, but that's just beyond laughable, and not in a good way. The wolves were horribly drawn, especially the three "mean" ones. Were these a tribute too the three sled dogs that always trailed after Steele? They, as well as their leader looked more like rats crossed with panthers. The animators seem to have fallen into the horrible cliché of "Wanna make a baddie? Give him an over-sized chin!" Yick.

Then there were all the overdone and overUSED Indian references. Since it's Alaska, couldn't they at least gone with Eskimo legends, since they were so intent on dumping spiritualism on us? The glowing eye effect lost it's charm... as soon as I saw it. I just wish these people will stop pumping out sequels for the sake of a dollar. Make something that's worthy of theater release, and that lives up to it's predecessor.


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