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An American Tail: Fievel Goes West (1991)

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A family of Emigre mice decide to move out to the west, unaware that they are falling into a trap perpetrated by a smooth talking cat.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Fievel (voice)
... Wylie (voice)
Erica Yohn ... Mama (voice)
... Tanya (voice)
... Papa (voice)
... Tiger (voice)
... Miss Kitty (voice)
... Cat R. Waul (voice)
... Chula (voice)
... Frenchy - French Member of Cat R. Waul's Gang (voice)
Mickie McGowan ... New York Mice / Country Mice (voice) (as Mickie Mc Gowan)
Fausto Bara ... Additional Voices (voice)
... Additional Voices (voice)
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Some time after the Mousekewitz's have settled in America, they find that they are still having problems with the threat of cats. That makes them eager to try another home out in the west, where they are promised that mice and cats live in peace. Unfortunately, the one making this claim is an oily con artist named Cat R. Waul who is intent on his own sinister plan. Unaware of this, the Mousekewitz's begin their journey west, while their true cat friend, Tiger, follows intent on following his girlfriend gone in the same direction. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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Look out pardners, there's a new mouse in town!


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22 November 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Fievel au Far West  »

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$22,166,041

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$40,766,041
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Trivia

Celine Dion was originally going to sing Dreams to Dream and even recorded a demo for Steven Spielberg. Unfortunately, it was rejected which prompted Dion to be terminated. Devastated by this, Celine Dion would later went on to record Beauty and the Beast with Peabo Bryson after listening to Angela Lansbury's rendition, also released on the same year as this film. Dion would later reunite with Will Jennings and James Horner on the 1997 hit 'My Heart Will Go On' from Titanic. See more »

Goofs

When Fievel rides the tumbleweed he goes past armadillos. Armadillos were not found very far north of Texas in the 1800s. See more »

Quotes

Tiger: [lost in desert] I'm lost and all alone, in a million acre catbox.
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Crazy Credits

Instead of showing the traditional Amblin logo (the one of Elliot going on the bicycle and flying up to the moon) the logo says, "Amblimation" and Fievel is pushing it, then he stands next to it and his hat falls down over his eyes. See more »

Connections

Featured in Troldspejlet: Episode #34.5 (2005) See more »

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An American Tail Overture
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Written by James Horner
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James Stewart's voice was the one and only highlight of this movie.
27 May 2001 | by See all my reviews

This episodic sequel to "An American Tail" is worth seeing if for nothing more than to hear James Stewart's voice as Sheriff Wylie Burp. Stewart is my favorite actor of the past times, and it's always a delight to hear him. The rest of the movie is mediocre and forgettable at best. Some people thought it was an improvement over the first film, but I wonder why? Sure, the original was sentimental and predictable, but it had the classic song "Somewhere Out There" written by James Horner, and also a much better, straight-forward story. The second movie seems more of a Saturday-morning cartoon style western comedy. There's very little story or heart. I guess more people prefer the light-heartedness of this movie than the sentimentality of the first. Now I won't knock this movie for some who like it, but I wish the first film was more appreciated by people. See this only for James Stewart's voice. Note: I also liked the main character of Fievel better as an immigrant from the first movie.


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