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The Country Bears (2002)

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Beary Barrington goes on an adventure to save Country Bear Hall by getting the Country Bears back together for a reunion concert.

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Peter Hastings

Writer:

Mark Perez
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Haley Joel Osment ... Beary Barrington (voice)
Diedrich Bader ... Officer Cheets / Ted Bedderhead (voice)
Candy Ford ... Trixie St. Claire (voice)
James Gammon ... Big Al (voice)
Brad Garrett ... Fred Bedderhead (voice)
Toby Huss ... Tennessee O'Neal (voice)
Kevin Michael Richardson ... Henry Dixon Taylor (voice)
Stephen Root ... Zeb Zoober (voice)
Christopher Walken ... Reed Thimple
Stephen Tobolowsky ... Norbert Barrington
Daryl Mitchell ... Officer Hamm (as Daryl 'Chill' Mitchell)
M.C. Gainey ... Roadie
Alex Rocco ... Rip Holland
Meagen Fay ... Mrs. Barrington
Eli Marienthal ... Dex Barrington
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Storyline

Based on an attraction at Disneyland, the Country Bear Jamboree, this movie is one in a long line of live action Disney family films. The movie is a satire of "Behind the Music" rock and roll bands. Beary, a young bear raised by a human family in a world where humans and talking bears coexist, attempts to trace his roots. He meets up with the Country Bears, a long-since broken-up band, a parody of bands like the Eagles. Beary helps the Country Bears reunite for one final concert, while searching for who he truly is. Written by Matt Dicker

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It's A Bear Getting The Family Together! See more »


Certificate:

G | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 July 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Bears See more »

Filming Locations:

Franklin, Tennessee, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,309,675, 28 July 2002, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$16,988,996, 3 November 2002
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Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

When Henry gives Beary a tour of Country Bear Hall, he names a few performers who had played there back in the day, including Liver Lips McGrowl and Gomer, two of the bears featured in the "Country Bear Jamboree" in Walt Disney World, on which the movie was based. See more »

Goofs

When the phone tracing is being set up in the Barrington house, Officer Cheets hangs up the handset on a phone. In the next shot it is still in his hand. See more »

Quotes

Reed Thimple: What is that?
Big Al: A sign.
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Crazy Credits

At the beginning of the credits, additional clips of music personalities telling their "memories" of the Country Bears are played on a video screen. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Shameful Sequels: Tower of Terror (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

1812 Overture
(uncredited)
Written by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
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I was pleasantly surprised!
26 July 2002 | by greg_raySee all my reviews

This was a far better movie than I expected. Although simple in plot and substance, the presence of both past and present music stars lends to the credibility of the "Bears" as a musical force from the 70's. It was funny, and a great film for the whole family!


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