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The Care Bears Movie (1985)

The Care Bears watch over a young brother and sister who have lost their trust in humanity. Meanwhile an evil wizard wishes to cover the Earth in concrete.

Director:

Arna Selznick

Writer:

Peter Sauder (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mickey Rooney ... Mr. Cherrywood (voice)
Jackie Burroughs ... The Spirit (voice)
Georgia Engel ... Love-a-Lot Bear (voice)
Sunny Besen Thrasher Sunny Besen Thrasher ... Jason (voice)
Eva Almos Eva Almos ... Friend Bear / Champ Bear / Swift Heart Rabbit (voice)
Patricia Black Patricia Black ... Funshine Bear / Share Bear (voice) (as Patrice Black)
Melleny Melody Melleny Melody ... Birthday Bear / Cheer Bear / Baby Tugs Bear (voice) (as Melleny Brown)
Bob Dermer Bob Dermer ... Grumpy Bear (voice) (as Bobby Dermer)
Jayne Eastwood ... Mrs. Cherrywood (voice)
Eve Evans Eve Evans ... Secret Bear (voice) (as Anni Evans)
Gloria Figura Gloria Figura ... Bedtime Bear (voice)
Cree Summer ... Kim (voice) (as Cree Summer Francks)
Brian George ... Mr. Fetuccini (voice)
Janet-Laine Green ... Wish Bear (voice)
Luba Goy ... Lotsa Heart Elephant / Gentle Heart Lamb (voice)
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Storyline

The Care Bears live in a country high in the clouds, where they have a lot of fun together. But they also do care for the human children on Earth, who they watch through huge telescopes from the sky, and come to help whenever there is need. Nikolas, a magician's apprentice, is in danger of getting under the influence of a bad spirit, which resides in an ancient spell book. The siblings Kim and Jason don't trust anyone anymore after being disappointed once too often. The Care Bears take them into their wonderland where they experience exciting and dangerous adventures together and quickly become good friends. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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A movie that'll make the whole family care-a-lot. See more »


Certificate:

G | See all certifications »

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Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 March 1985 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

As Novas Aventuras dos Ursinhos Carinhosos See more »

Filming Locations:

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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Box Office

Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,725,001, 31 March 1985

Gross USA:

$22,934,000
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo | Dolby Stereo (uncredited)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The only word Secret Bear says aloud during the whole movie is "Yeah!" shouted during the final song. See more »

Goofs

When the evil spell takes over the tree in the Forest of Feelings, Braveheart Lion has his symbol on his belly in the shot as Swift Heart Rabbit is coming to the rescue. Even though they don't get their symbols until the end of the movie. See more »

Quotes

Friend Bear: No, Secret Bear. I don't think it was the cloud-mobile's fault.
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Soundtracks

Home is in Your Heart
Written and Performed by Carole King
Accompanied by NRBQ (as N.R.B.Q.)
Produced by Lou Adler
Performed by Louise Goffin, Sherry Goffin, Robbie Kondor, Lavi Larky and Harry Dean Stanton
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A classic 80's film that should not be forgotten
15 March 2000 | by hchooverSee all my reviews

This film, unlike it's sequel, is a masterpiece. I grew up with this movie, It was one of my first theatre-going experiences as a child, This film unfortunately has never been given the credit it deserves. This film that has such a deep meaning to society has been all but forgotten. The animation is about the quality of that that Disney was turning out in the mid-80's, but the purpose behind the movie is what is so great, this movie that was concieved to sell toys actually conveys a sense of morality to its audience.

The music is wonderful, John Sebastian and Carole King did a wonderful job. Before long, you'll find yourself singing along with the songs. The comical lines in this film are far better than those in the sequel, the humour is actually funny. Whether you're six years old or twenty-five, this is a very enjoyable movie, and hopefully it will reappear on video again soon, because a virtuous film like this should be readily available to everyone.


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