G | | Animation, Adventure, Drama
An English soldier and the daughter of an Algonquin chief share a romance when English colonists invade seventeenth century Virginia.
After Governor Ratcliffe (David Ogden Stiers) wounds Captain John Smith (Mel Gibson), Pocahontas (Irene Bedard) gives him some willow bark to "help with the pain". Native Americans actually chewed willow bark to relieve pain, because it's been proven to contain salicylic acid, which became the basis of aspirin.
In sixteen hundred seven, we sailed the open sea for glory, God and gold and the Virginia Company/for the New World is like heaven, and we'll all be rich and free or so we have been told by the Virginia Company/so we have been told by the Virginia ...
When John was climbing up a tree to get a better look, his matchlock suddenly disappeared when he reached to the top.
On some dubs, including the German and Norwegian versions, "Colors of the Wind" is the first song being played in the credits. "If I Never Knew You" plays after.
$2,689,714 18 June 1995