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Once Upon a Forest (1993)

A young mouse, mole and hedgehog risk their lives to find a cure for their badger friend, who's been poisoned by men.

Director:

Charles Grosvenor

Writers:

Rae Lambert (story), Mark Young | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Crawford ... Cornelius (voice)
Ben Vereen ... Phineas (voice)
Ellen Blain Ellen Blain ... Abigail (voice)
Benji Gregory ... Edgar (voice) (as Ben Gregory)
Paige Gosney Paige Gosney ... Russell (voice)
Elisabeth Moss ... Michelle (voice) (as Elizabeth Moss)
Paul Eiding ... Abigail's Father (voice)
Janet Waldo ... Edgar's Mom (voice)
Susan Silo ... Russell's Mom (voice)
Will Estes ... Willy (voice) (as Will Nipper)
Charlie Adler ... Waggs (voice)
Rickey D'Shon Collins Rickey D'Shon Collins ... Bosworth (voice) (as Rickey Collins)
Angel Harper Angel Harper ... Bosworth's Mom (voice)
Don Reed ... Marshbird (voice)
Robert David Hall ... Truck Driver (voice)
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Storyline

This animated wildlife film provides an environmental friendly message that humans are a malicious, careless breed. Three cherubic little animals have to rescue their friend who has been overcome by poisonous gas. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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An Adventurous Race Against Time! See more »


Certificate:

G | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Trivia

Because of time constraints and budget limitations, over ten minutes were cut from the film before its release. See more »

Goofs

Cornelius puts a flower behind Michelle's ear before they leave for their walk. After the boat sinks, the furlings are seen running back to their homes and the flower is missing from Michelle's ear. The flower re-appears behind Michelle's ear when Abigail finds her in her home. See more »

Quotes

Cornelius: Oh dear heavens, not here.
Michelle: What happened? Where is everyone? MOMMY! DADDY!
Cornelius: Michelle!
[to Furlings]
Cornelius: We must stop her! It's not safe!
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Crazy Credits

In the first half of the end credits, painted illustrations of the Furlings and Cornelius doing things after the events of the film are shown. See more »

Connections

Featured in Cartoon Corner: Animals United Review (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

He's Gone/He's Back
Music by Andraé Crouch, Sandra Crouch, and James Horner
Lyrics by Andraé Crouch and Sandra Crouch
Performed by Ben Vereen
Vocal Backgrounds by The Andrae Crouch Singers
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I love this movie
18 April 2008 | by amber_lynn_sykesSee all my reviews

I love this movie. I have been looking for this movie for years and then as I was sitting here on my computer (at work) I thought about it again. When I found it I freaked. I loved it...and I grew up to be an animal rights activist:). The movie did wonders for me. I saw that some people thought it was a bad message. I was really baffled by that...I guess we could say the same thing about Ferngully too then...The only message this movie sends is that bad things happen and its up to us to live according to the change we wish to see in the world. And I agree with what was posted before me...we cant shield them from everything...as long as you (the parent) are there to answer your child's questions...the meaning shouldn't be all that alarmingly skewed.


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Language:

English

Release Date:

18 June 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Endangered See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$13,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,206,251, 20 June 1993

Gross USA:

$6,582,052

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$6,582,052
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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