G | | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
When a young Inuit hunter needlessly kills a bear, he is magically changed into a bear himself as punishment with a talkative cub being his only guide to changing back.
One of the few animated Disney films to take place in America. Others include Dumbo (1941), Bambi (1942), Lady and the Tramp (1955), The Rescuers (1977), The Fox and the Hound (1981), Oliver & Company (1988), Pocahontas (1995), Lilo & Stitch (2002), Home on the Range (2004), Meet the Robinsons (2007), Bolt (2008), The Princess and the Frog (2009), and Big Hero 6 (2014).
Denahi as an Old Man:
This is a story from long ago, when the great mammoths still roamed our lands. It's the story of my two brothers and me. When the three of us were young, we were taught that the world is full of magic. The source of this magic is the ever-changing ...
While Kenai is falling of the ledge before he goes into the ice cave, his rope completely disappears.
At the beginning of the end credits, there are several comedic vignettes presented as pseudo out takes involving the chararacters of the film.
The movie changes aspect ratio about a quarter of the way into the film from 1.75:1 to 2.35:1, after Kenai is transformed into a bear. The DVD release in March 2004 features the original widescreen version of the film (which retains the aspect ratio change) and a so-called "family-friendly" version which keeps an 1.66:1 aspect ratio for the entire film.
English, Inuktitut, Croatian, Serbian
$291,940 (USA) (26 October 2003)
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