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Once Upon a Forest (1993)

A young mouse, mole and hedgehog risk their lives to find a cure for their badger friend, who's been poisoned by men.

Director:

Charles Grosvenor

Writers:

Rae Lambert (story), Mark Young | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Crawford ... Cornelius (voice)
Ben Vereen ... Phineas (voice)
Ellen Blain Ellen Blain ... Abigail (voice)
Benji Gregory ... Edgar (voice) (as Ben Gregory)
Paige Gosney Paige Gosney ... Russell (voice)
Elisabeth Moss ... Michelle (voice) (as Elizabeth Moss)
Paul Eiding ... Abigail's Father (voice)
Janet Waldo ... Edgar's Mom (voice)
Susan Silo ... Russell's Mom (voice)
Will Estes ... Willy (voice) (as Will Nipper)
Charlie Adler ... Waggs (voice)
Rickey D'Shon Collins Rickey D'Shon Collins ... Bosworth (voice) (as Rickey Collins)
Angel Harper Angel Harper ... Bosworth's Mom (voice)
Don Reed Don Reed ... Marshbird (voice)
Robert David Hall ... Truck Driver (voice)
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Storyline

This animated wildlife film provides an environmental friendly message that humans are a malicious, careless breed. Three cherubic little animals have to rescue their friend who has been overcome by poisonous gas. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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An Adventurous Race Against Time! See more »


Certificate:

G | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

18 June 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Endangered See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$13,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,206,251, 20 June 1993

Gross USA:

$6,582,052

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$6,582,052
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The last Hanna Barbera production to ever be theatrically released. See more »

Goofs

Abigail, at various points in the film, will switch between having green eyes or blue eyes. See more »

Quotes

Edgar: You know, Abigail, sometimes I wish I was brave... like you.
Abigail: You are.
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Crazy Credits

In the first half of the end credits, painted illustrations of the Furlings and Cornelius doing things after the events of the film are shown. See more »


Soundtracks

Please Wake Up
Written by James Horner
Lyrics by Will Jennings, Michael Tavera, Kelly Ward, and Mark Young
Performed by Michael Crawford
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best animated film ever
23 June 2004 | by foxigrl11See all my reviews

okay i haven't actually seen this movie since i was like 7 but i just spent about 5 hours trying to figure out the name of the movie by using a million different searches because i am that much in love with this movie. i think that every single time my mother brought me to the movie store i rented this movie. as soon as i found the movie i saw pictures and i almost cried. these characters are super adorable and i need to buy this movie. i don't see how any people do not like this movie or think it is about how bad people are. every movie needs a theme and little kids do not really notice things like that. the only thing i really picked up about saving the economy or whatever is that you shouldn't litter or pollute because it can hurt the little animals. i mean are you saying that is a BAD message to send to kids. okay lets tell them we live in a perfect world and so you can ruin it any way you like.that's not cool. i think this is the best animated movie ever made and the message is kind of like fern gully's too but it is way better


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