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Pocahontas (1995)

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An English soldier and the daughter of an Algonquin chief share a romance when English colonists invade seventeenth-century Virginia.
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Joe Baker ... Lon (voice)
... Thomas (voice)
... Pocahontas (voice)
... Ben (voice)
James Apaumut Fall ... Kocoum (voice)
... John Smith (voice)
... Grandmother Willow (voice)
... Meeko (voice)
... Pocahontas (singing voice)
Danny Mann ... Percy (voice)
... Powhatan (voice)
... Governor Ratcliffe / Wiggins (voice)
... Nakoma (voice)
... Kekata (voice)
... Flit (voice)
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Storyline

This is the Disney animated tale of the romance between a young American Indian woman named Pocahontas and Capt. John Smith, who journeyed to the New World with other settlers to begin fresh lives. Her powerful father, Chief Powhatan, disapproves of their relationship and wants her to marry a native warrior. Meanwhile, Smith's fellow Englishmen hope to rob the Native Americans of their gold. Can Pocahontas' love for Smith save the day? Written by Jwelch5742

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An American legend comes to life See more »


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Release Date:

23 June 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Pocahontas  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$55,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$29,531,619, 28 July 2012, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$141,600,000

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$346,079,773, 28 July 2012
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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The animation style is of a more flat and geometric appearance, first employed by the studio on Sleeping Beauty (1959), and on 101 Dalmatians (1961). It would be a style that was re-used on Hercules (1997), and, to a lesser extent, on Mulan (1998). See more »

Goofs

Moose cannot be found in Virginia. Their indigenous North American natural habitats are in northern American states (including Alaska) and all Canadian regions. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Chorus: [singing] In sixteen hundred seven, we sailed the open sea for glory, God and gold and the Virginia Company/for the New World is like heaven, and we'll all be rich and free or so we have been told by the Virginia Company/so we have been told by the Virginia Company/For glory, God and gold and the Virginia Company.
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Featured in The Story Behind the Story (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

If I Never Knew You
(1995)
(Love Theme From "Pocahontas")
Music by Alan Menken
Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Performed by Jon Secada and Shanice
Produced by Emilio Estefan Jr. and Robbie Buchanan
Arranged by Robbie Buchanan and Aaron Zigman
Jon Secada appears courtesy of EMI/SBK Records
Shanice appears courtesy of Motown Record Company, L.P.
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The greatest underrated Disney's gem !
9 July 2004 | by See all my reviews

When this movie came out (in 1995), I thought : "Another one "big stupid kiddy Disney American colonialist propaganda movie" ! Nobody thinks no more about a love story between an Indian girl and a colonialist ! The indians were exterminated by the colonialists ! Not loved by them ! Everybody knows that !"

And I didn't watch such of silly movie, of course ! I'm not a stupid man !

BUT, there's a week ago, the daughter of my sister (9 years old), forgot that DVD in my home. I thought : "Let's see this stupidity, just to laugh at the most ridiculous Disney's movie !"

I watched it. And I cryed. This is the best Disney's movie, and maybe the best movie, I've ever watched !

How can you criticize it ? Have you lost your children soul ?!!

Of course, just after watched it, I thought : "Well, that's good. Better than I thought. But that's all".

But the next day, the song of the old "mother witch" remains in my mind ! I decided to watch it again, and again. Now, I've seen this movie about 20 times in one week. That's incredible, I think I'm a fan !!!!

For me, in general, the worst part of a Disney movie, was the songs. I've always hated them. For the first time, I found the songs were the best part of this movie ! I listened to every songs of this movie, and I think, they are all good, and even, great ! Also the music ! It's an Mozart's opera !

Graphics are good, but the editing is better ! The first encounter between Pocahontas and Smith at the falls is a pure master-piece ! And the movie's references are plenty ! The "3-voices song" of "savages", reminds me the "rumbles" of "West Side Story", and the final "goodbye" reminds me the final of Spielberg's "E.T.".

I don't know if this movie was done "for children", but I know I cry every time I watch it !

Thanks for Mike Gabriel, Eric Goldberg, Alan Menken, Stephen Schwartz, and the Disney Company to have kept their "children soul". I was wrong and they were right. And I'm happy of that.

Well, I quit you now, I need to watch this movie again... Goodbye ! :-))

10/10 !!!!!! of course !


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