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The Country Bears (2002)

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

Director:

Peter Hastings

Writer:

Mark Perez
4 nominations. See more awards »

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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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They're legends. Bearly. See more »


Certificate:

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Parents Guide:

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Did You Know?

Trivia

James Earl Jones were considered for the role of Mr. Norbert Barrington. See more »

Goofs

When the bears are being spun in the booth in the diner, they are alternately seated/dancing between shots. Tennessee also alternates between wearing a sweater and a vest. See more »

Quotes

Beary Barrington: What's that?
Big Al: That there's 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 »


Soundtracks

Where Nobody Knows My Name
Written by Jimmy Tittle, John Hiatt
Produced by Glyn Johns
Performed by John Hiatt
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User Reviews

this movie was wonderful !
14 February 2004 | by autumnpeirSee all my reviews

this movie was absoultely fabulous ! the country bears really brought back memories to when i went to walt disney world on a trip and performed in a contest. thease bears were not only talented but wer3e funny. Zeb was my favorite of all because i can relate to him. the music was terrifec and the memories of all of them were just so tuching. This movie was also a little sad and true because like beary said " the people who love you no matter what thats your family " this qoute really inspired me and i would defintely recommend this film to others


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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

Gross USA:

$16,990,825

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$18,012,097
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Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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