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The Swan Princess: Escape from Castle Mountain (1997)

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The first wedding anniversary of Princess Odette and Prince Derek is distracted by field fires set by Knuckles. His master Clavius, wants to conquer the world, and he needs to capture a ... See full summary »

Director:

Richard Rich

Writers:

Brian Nissen (screenplay), Brian Nissen (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview:
Michelle Nicastro ... Odette (voice)
Douglas Sills ... Derek (voice)
Jake Williamson Jake Williamson ... Clavius (voice)
Christy Landers ... Uberta (voice)
Donald Sage Mackay ... Jean-Bob (voice)
Doug Stone ... Speed (voice)
Steve Vinovich ... Puffin (voice)
Joseph Medrano Joseph Medrano ... Lord Rogers (voice)
James Arrington James Arrington ... Chamberlain (voice)
Joey Camen ... Knuckles (voice)
Owen Miller Owen Miller ... Bromley (voice)
Rosie Mann Rosie Mann ... Bridget (voice)
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The first wedding anniversary of Princess Odette and Prince Derek is distracted by field fires set by Knuckles. His master Clavius, wants to conquer the world, and he needs to capture a giant orb to do that. Clavius kidnaps Queen Uberta and Odette with Derek have to save her. Written by Anonymous

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Trivia

The only actors to reprise their roles from The Swan Princess are Michelle Nicastro (Odette), Steve Vinovich (Puffin) and James Arrington (Chamberlain). See more »

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While the Prince is in the Quicksand, his quiver of arrows that he lost reappears then disappears. See more »

Quotes

Clavius: [walking into Uberta's cell, which Knuckles is redecorating] What is this?
Uberta: If I'm going to spend my birthday here, everything must be perfect!
Clavius: Oh you're driving me nuts with this birthday thing!
[he pulls Knuckles away]
Uberta: Let go of my servant!
[she grabs Knuckles and they fight over him]
Clavius: Your servant? I taught him everything he knows! And furthermore, this ain't your castle Lady! Let go!
Uberta: Lady? Your Highness is the proper way for one of your class to address one of mine!
Knuckles: Ow! Not so hard!
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Alternate Versions

The 1997 US VHS release the use subtitle "Escape from Castle Mountain". However, international home media, worldwide digital, and the R1 DVD releases use the alternative subtitle "The Secret of the Castle". See more »

Connections

Followed by The Swan Princess: Royally Undercover (2017) See more »

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Stick to the first Swan Princess
13 July 2008 | by Smells_Like_CheeseSee all my reviews

When I was a little girl, I absolutely adored The Swan Princess, it was reliving the same fairy tales of Snow White, Sleeping Beauty, and Cinderella, the princess and her prince who saves the day is always a timeless story that will never die, well, hopefully. But I figured that I would check out the sequels for The Swan Princess to see what they were like and unfortunately, this is the typical cartoon sequel that just disappoints more than entertains. The only character I found still very amusing was the Queen, she was very funny in this movie and had the best part. But with the voice changes, they were noticeable and also bothered me quite a bit, I don't mean to be picky, just it was too weird for me. The story also was just more or less borrowed from the first Swan Princess, just the villain in this movie is following Rothbart's footsteps.

Odette and Derek are about to celebrate their one year anniversary, but Derek has been too preoccupied with fighting for his kingdom to keep it safe. With his mother's birthday also coming up, he forgets about that since there is a new villain in town, Clavious, who is hoping to go above and beyond where Rothbart's powers went and kidnaps the Queen on her birthday. But Odette must change back into her swan self in order to help Derek fight him and save his mother.

The Swan Princess 2 is of course more than alright for the kids, that I never mind, it's good clean fun for them. The reason why these sequels are disappointing though is because it is usually just for the kids, that is the audience they aim for, but it's more enjoyable when the jokes and story can be enjoyed by everyone. Now there are a few laughs and giggles here and there, but this wasn't as clever in my opinion to the first Swan Princess. I would recommend it for the little one's, but if you're looking for a fun cartoon movie, I'd recommend staying with the first Swan Princess.

4/10


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 July 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Swan II See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$50,208, 20 July 1997

Gross USA:

$273,644

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$273,644
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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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