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Napoleon (1995)

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The adventures of Golden Retriever pup Napoleon and his friend, the parrot Birdo Lucci.

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Mario Andreacchio
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jamie Croft ... Napoleon (voice)
Philip Quast ... Birdo (voice)
Susan Lyons Susan Lyons ... Napoleon's Mum / Other Wallaby (voice)
Coralie Sawade Coralie Sawade ... Kids' Mother (voice)
Brenton Whittle Brenton Whittle ... Owl / Frog / Wombat / Other Wallaby / Desert Mouse (voice)
Anne-Louise Lambert ... Spider / Earless Wallaby / Desert Mouse (voice) (as Anne Lambert)
Carole Skinner Carole Skinner ... Cat (voice)
Catherine Lambert ... Lorikeet / Rabbit (voice)
Tracey Canini Tracey Canini ... Lorikeet / Rabbit (voice)
Annabel Sims Annabel Sims ... Lorikeet / Rabbit (voice)
Neusa Timms Neusa Timms ... Lorikeet / Rabbit (voice)
Debbie Horn Debbie Horn ... Lorikeet / Rabbit (voice)
Lucia Mastrantone Lucia Mastrantone ... Lone Lorikeet (voice)
Frank Whitten ... Koala (voice)
Fiona Press ... Other Wallaby / Galah (voice)
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Storyline

Napoleon is a little dog that lives in Sydney. He and his mother live with a family, but Napoleon loves to dream about meeting the wild dogs that live far away, and eventually becoming one himself. One day he gets into a basket hung from some balloons and flies away into the sky. The wind carries him to a nearby island where the basket finally lands. There he meets all kinds of different animals; some of them are friendly, but some aren't. With the help of a parakeet friend he learns the secrets of living alone in the island and defending himself from wild animals. He goes in search of the wild dogs, whom he finally finds. He is very happy with them, but then he gets homesick and starts to miss his mother, so he decides to go home again. Written by Marcos Eduardo Acosta Aldrete

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Taglines:

He's Boldy Going Where No House Pet Has Ever Gone Before. See more »

Genres:

Adventure | Family

Certificate:

G | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

MGM

Country:

Australia | Japan

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 October 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Наполеон See more »

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Budget:

AUD4,300,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

52 puppies were used to portray Napoleon over the course of the 28-week shoot, with anywhere from three to eight being used for a single scene. This was because the puppies slept a lot, cutting down filming time, and because a puppy could only be used for three weeks before it grew too big. See more »

Goofs

When Napoleon meets the "owl", it is not actually an owl. The animal is actually a Tawny Frogmouth. See more »

Quotes

Conan: What? Oh, no! Oh, no! It's my mother!
Mother Penguin: I'm telling you, he came down there!
Conan: Quick, you gotta hide me!
Mother Penguin: Pengi?
Conan: Maybe, I can hide behind these rocks.
Mother Penguin: Pengi!
Conan: Oh, no! It's too late!
Mother Penguin: Pengi, come home with us! I don't need this aggravation!
Father Penguin: What are you, nuts? You're giving us a heart attack!
Conan: My name's not Pengi! It's Conan and I'm not leaving!
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Alternate Versions

Two English versions exist: the original Australian cast and a dub with an American cast. See more »

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My three year old nephew's favourite movie
2 July 2000 | by TheoraSee all my reviews

A great tour through Australia, the scenery is magnificent. My three year old nephew has watched this about 100 times and still demands it on average once a week. It's a good movie for young children but not too childish for adults to get some enjoyment out of it as well. One the whole family can watch.


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