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Originally slated as Direct-To-Video, this feature was upgraded to theatrical release.
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This is the last time Nikita Hopkins voices Roo, since he went through puberty later the same year this film released.
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This is the last theatrically released Winnie the Pooh film to feature John Fiedler as the voice of Piglet before his death 4 months later.
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This is the first on-screen depiction of Heffalumps since Winnie the Pooh and the Blustery Day (1968).
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The trap Kanga is caught in includes a life preserver labeled HMS Ashdown; much of the Hundred Acre Wood is modeled on Ashdown Forest (and vice versa; there is now a feature known as the Heffalump Trap).
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At 68 minutes this is the shortest feature length Winnie the Pooh film to be released in theaters until the next film Winnie the Pooh (2011) which ran at 63 minutes.
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This is the last theatrically released DisneyToon Studios' feature film to be rated G by the MPAA.
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Ken Sansom's last theatrically released film before his death in 2012.
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Of the latter-day Winnie the Pooh features, this performed the worst at the US box office (thus prompting the follow-up Pooh's Heffalump Halloween Movie (2005) to go straight to DVD). The film did considerably better in international markets.
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Owl and Christopher Robin don't appear in this film, except the latter only makes a very brief appearance during the first part of the end credits.
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More than 900 children, most of them actors, auditioned in the U.S. for the voice of Lumpy. Soon thereafter, auditions were held in the U.K. That day, the team found their Lumpy in five-year-old Kyle Stanger, who had never acted before. Songwriter and recording artist Carly Simon helped come up with Lumpy's full name: Heffridge Trumpler Brompet Heffalump, IV. Simon also sings on the soundtrack and wrote some new songs for the film. According to the team, she became very passionate about the story during production. A Heffalump's favorite food: Cookies called rumple-doodles. Heffalump is the first in the Pooh series in which Winnie the Pooh narrates. For the first time, Roo plays the big lead.
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Carly Simon composed five new songs for the film.
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Due to the presence of Lumpy's mother, this is the first Winnie the Pooh film to have a female character other than Kanga.
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Despite the film's title, Roo is actually the main protagonist of the film, not Pooh Bear.
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In the early trailer, most of the scenes show footage from The Tigger Movie (2000).
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Early on the film was originally going to be called The Heffalump Movie.
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This is the last theatrical Winnie the Pooh film released by DisneyToon Studios.
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The only original song in the soundtrack is the original "Winnie the Pooh" from the Sherman brothers performed in a cover by Carly Simon as heard in Piglet's Big Movie (2003).
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The original Teaser Trailer was created using mostly Re-Used Footage from the Tigger Movie & Piglet's Big Movie.
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Despite all the characters having leading roles and all dialogue which they have in this movie, this is the first and the only theatrical Winnie the Pooh movie from Disney where Eeyore is the only main character in this film who has a minor role with only three lines.
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