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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.

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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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A high-flying magical, musical adventure that can only happen 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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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Because of time constraints and budget limitations, over ten minutes were cut from the film before its release. See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Abigail: You'll find some more, Russell. That's never been a problem for you!
Russell: That's true...
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Featured in Nostalgia Critic: Once Upon a Forest (2011) 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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One word -- no two words -- MICHAEL CRAWFORD
10 March 2002 | by christinedeslerSee all my reviews

I have to say it... the only reason I have this movie (or should I say the only reason I KEEP this movie) is because Michael Crawford does a characters voice in it... and he SINGS!!!!!!!! *Giggles* Alright so I'm not going to talk about the movie to bash it or praise it because it's a kids movie and it should be up to them to review this movie properly. They are the target audience, after all.

But how can you go wrong? Anyone who is touched by music as remotely hard as I am would have tears at least slightly threatening them during his song. needless to say, I love MC, and that is why I would recommend this movie - but hye, I'm bias!


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