The Rescuers Down Under

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"Hang on for the most thrilling ride of your life!"
  • G
  • 1990
  • 1 hr 14 min
  • 6.8  (46,735)
  • 70

The Rescuers Down Under is a 1990 American animated film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and directed by Hendel Butoy and Mike Gabriel. It is a sequel to the 1977 film The Rescuers and is the 29th film in the Walt Disney Animated Classics series. The story follows the adventures of two tiny mouse heroes, Bernard and Bianca, who work for the Rescue Aid Society. In this movie, they are called upon to help a young boy named Cody, who lives in the Australian Outback. Cody has a special gift for communicating with animals, and he befriends a golden eagle named Marahute. But an evil poacher named Percival C. McLeach wants to capture Marahute and sell her for a fortune.

Bernard and Bianca team up with other animals like Jake the kangaroo mouse, Frank the frill-necked lizard, and Wilbur the albatross to help Cody and Marahute. Along the way, they face many dangers and obstacles, including McLeach's vicious crocodiles and a treacherous narrow canyon.

The animation in The Rescuers Down Under is top-notch, and the backgrounds are especially stunning. The film was one of the first to use computer-generated imagery to create three-dimensional effects, such as the canyon and the waterfall sequences.

The voice cast includes Bob Newhart as Bernard, Eva Gabor as Bianca, John Candy as Wilbur, and George C. Scott as McLeach. All of the actors give great performances, and the characters are lovable and memorable.

The film also features a stirring musical score by composer Bruce Broughton, which includes the memorable song "Someone's Waiting For You". The film also features an impressive use of sound effects, including realistic animal noises and thrilling action sequences.

The Rescuers Down Under is a heartwarming tale of friendship, bravery, and adventure. It is a great family film that will appeal to both children and adults. It is also a testament to the power of animation and the skill of the many artists who worked on the film.

Overall, The Rescuers Down Under is a worthy successor to the original film, and it stands as one of Disney's most underrated classics. It is a must-see for fans of animation and adventure movies alike.

The Rescuers Down Under is a 1990 animated movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 14 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.8 and a MetaScore of 70.

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