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The Rescuers Down Under (1990)

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The R.A.S. agents, Miss Bianca and Bernard, race to Australia to save a little boy and a rare golden eagle from a murderous poacher.

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Jim Cox (animation screenplay by), Karey Kirkpatrick (animation screenplay by) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Bob Newhart ... Bernard (voice)
Eva Gabor ... Miss Bianca (voice)
John Candy ... Wilbur (voice)
Tristan Rogers ... Jake (voice)
Adam Ryen Adam Ryen ... Cody (voice)
George C. Scott ... McLeach (voice)
Wayne Robson ... Frank (voice)
Douglas Seale ... Krebbs (voice)
Frank Welker ... Joanna (voice)
Bernard Fox ... Chairman / Doctor (voice)
Peter Firth ... Red (voice)
Billy Barty ... Baitmouse (voice)
Ed Gilbert Ed Gilbert ... Francois (voice)
Carla Meyer Carla Meyer ... Faloo / Mother (voice)
Russi Taylor ... Nurse Mouse (voice)
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Storyline

Cody, a 9-year-old boy from Mugwomp Flats responds to a distress call about a trapped giant Golden Eagle called Marahute. Freeing her, he gains a close friendship with the bird. However, Cody is soon abducted by the murderous poacher, Percival McLeach, who is after that bird which is of a highly endangered species and therefore an extremely profitable quarry. In a panic, a mouse Cody freed from one of McLeach's traps sends a desperate call for help to the Rescue Aid Society in New York City who assigns their top agents, Miss Bianca and Bernard, to the task. With transportation provided by the goofy albatross, Wilbur, the agents arrive in Australia and link up with the RAS' local field operative, Jake the Kangaroo Rat. Together, the trio must race against time to find Cody, stop McLeach, and save Marahute. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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Certificate:

G | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

Disney's Official Site

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 November 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bernard och Bianca i Australien See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$27,931,461

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$47,431,461
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Disney's first animated sequel. This would later carry on with Fantasia 2000 (1999) and Winnie the Pooh (2011), whilst the rest of the sequels would be straight to video. See more »

Goofs

McLeach pulls the feather out of his jacket to show he has one too then sticks it in his hat, but in the previous shots you can already see the feather in his hat. It also disappears and reappears. See more »

Quotes

McLeach: Joanna! Did you know there was a razorback in my truck? Did ya?
[Joanna nods]
McLeach: DID ya?
[Joanna shakes her head]
McLeach: THERE WAS A RAZORBACK IN MY TRUCK! Now, you quit playing around and do your job, you four-legged python!
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Alternate Versions

In the French version of the movie (which was made in 1991), the beautiful 's Pop song "Bernard Et Bianca Au Pays Des Kangourous" can be heard during the ending credits with on lead guitar, on bass, on harmonica, , Kako Bessot and on brass ensemble and on drums & percussions. However she and the other musicians appear to be uncredited. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Brief Film Reviews: My DVD/Blu-Ray Collection (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Main Title
(uncredited)
Composed by Bruce Broughton
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Great Story towards Animals
8 July 2008 | by jlivesay2010See all my reviews

I have been watching this movie since I was a kid. Its a great movie. It shows a good background towards how to treat animals and how its not right to poach them like McCleach did and how you should always help them if there in terrible trouble. I cry a lot when I see this movie. I especially cry at the scene where McCleach captures the eagle. The ending I like because its real happy. The music goes real good with this movie. If anyone is looking for a movie thats good with comedy and with animal protection. Its this one definitely. Its says at the end Special Thanks to San Diego Wild Animal Park. Those of you that haven't watched this movie please watch it you will cry your eyes out.


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