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Two young wolves at opposite ends of their pack's social order are thrown together into a foreign land and need each other to return home, but love complicates everything.

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Humphrey (voice)
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Kate (voice)
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Tony (voice)
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Winston (voice)
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Marcel (voice)
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Paddy / Mooch (voice)
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Eve (voice)
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Lilly (voice)
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Garth (voice)
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Salty (voice)
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Shakey (voice)
Maya Kay ...
Bear Cub (voice) (as Maya Feltheimer)
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Reba (voice)
Marilyn Tokuda ...
Claws / Janice (voice)
Eric Lopez ...
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In Jasper National Park, the wolves, Kate and Humphrey, have known each other since puppyhood, but they are on the oppose ends of the Western Pack's social structure with Kate as the energetic Alpha daughter of the pack leader and Humphrey being the good humoured Omega. That social structure forces Kate to accept an arranged marriage with Garth of the Eastern Pack to unite the packs for peace, regardless of Humphrey's hopeless attraction for her. Before that union can occur, Kate and Humphrey are captured by the park's rangers and sent to an Idaho park as part of a wolf repopulation project. Mindful of her duties, Kate is determined to return to Jasper and Humphrey offers to help with the assistance of two odd geese. However, as this disparate pair struggle through the dangers to get home, a growing mutual appreciation of their talents and then a deeper love threatens to disastrously complicate everything if they make it back. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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Rated PG for rude humor and some mild action | See all certifications »

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Alpha and Omega in 3D  »

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Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£643,425 (UK) (22 October 2010)

Gross:

£2,996,462 (UK) (3 December 2010)
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Dennis Hopper's last film. See more »

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The wolves chase large caribou herds in Jasper National Park, but in actuality caribou are almost extinct in the park. According to the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada, fewer than 30 are still in the park. See more »

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Marcel: [in disgust] I hate cupcakes!
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Get Down (You're the One for Me)
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15 January 2011 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Alpha and Omega

Gift shopping for a she-wolf must be difficult, since they already own a permanent fur coat.

Fortunately, the male wolf in this animated movie isn't expected to purchase any luxuries for his she-wolf.

A pair of polar opposite wolves from Jasper National Park, Kate (Hayden Panettiere) and Humphrey (Justin Long), are relocated to a park in Idaho where they are expected to repopulate the wolf species.

Desperate to return to their home–where both of their wolf packs are warring over communal hunting grounds–Kate and Humphrey seek the travel guidance of a French-Canadian goose (Larry Miller).

Ill-conceived and poorly animated, Alpha and Omega is schlocky at best. The story is familiar, the subject matter is abnormal and the musical numbers featuring the wolves singing and dancing on their hindquarters is off-putting.

Besides, why would a couple of hungry wolves ever return to Canada when Americans are so much plumper? (Red Light)


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