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Winnie the Pooh (2011)

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While searching for honey, Pooh and his friends embark on an adventure to find Eeyore's missing tail and rescue Christopher Robin from an unknown monster called, The Backson.

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Stephen J. Anderson (story by) (as Stephen Anderson), Clio Chiang (story by) | 8 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
John Cleese ... Narrator (voice)
Jim Cummings ... Winnie the Pooh / Tigger (voice)
Bud Luckey ... Eeyore (voice)
Craig Ferguson ... Owl (voice)
Jack Boulter Jack Boulter ... Christopher Robin (voice)
Travis Oates ... Piglet (voice)
Kristen Anderson-Lopez ... Kanga (voice)
Wyatt Dean Hall Wyatt Dean Hall ... Roo (voice)
Tom Kenny ... Rabbit (voice)
Huell Howser ... Backson (voice)
Lisa Linder Lisa Linder ... Additional Voices (voice) (as Lisa Linder Silver)
Robert Lopez ... Additional Voices (voice)
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Storyline

During an ordinary day in Hundred Acre Wood, Winnie the Pooh sets out to find some honey. Misinterpreting a note from Christopher Robin, Owl convinces Tigger, Rabbit, Piglet, Pooh, Kanga, Roo, and Eeyore that their young friend has been captured by a creature named the Backson, and they set out to save him. Written by Anonymous

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 July 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,857,076, 17 July 2011

Gross USA:

$26,692,846

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$49,871,429
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | DTS | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Quotes

Rabbit: [believing they've caught The Backson] Now that we have him. Owl, you can go and get Christopher Robin back.
Owl: No, no I'm far to important to put myself in that predicament. Kanga, off you go.
Kanga: Oh,no, no, no, no, no.
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Roo: Send the pig!
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A Very Important Thing to Do
Music and Lyrics by Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez
Performed by Zooey Deschanel
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That Warm Fuzzy Feeling
25 April 2011 | by limoncella-641-42235See all my reviews

Going to see this movie was like stepping back into childhood. I had the 1977 movie on VHS when I was young and I wore that tape out with countless viewings. I was also a big fan of the cartoon show than ran during the nineties and the many direct-to-video films that came out around that time too. So I already walk into this movie with nostalgia on my mind - knowing roughly what to expect, and the film delivers pretty much what you've seen before.

It follows the structure of the 1977 movie mostly, telling three different stories over the length of the film. Which may have worked in 1977, but today if you cut the film apart into these three sections you could just release them as specials on the Disney channel.

The voice work is as good as it needs to be. Jim Cummings is enigmatic as always and Bud Luckey is a nice addition as Eeyore. It's not Disney's best dubbing job but far from their worst.

The film is far too short, there was definitely time for another story should there have been one. 70 minutes shouldn't really be acceptable for a cinema release, under any circumstances.

All qualms I have with the movie are overshadowed by its innocence and joy. Children who go to see this movie may love it, but adults may love it more.


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