The Fox and the Hound
The Fox and the Hound is a 1981 American animated drama movie. It was produced by Walt Disney Productions. It is loosely based on the novel of the same name by Daniel P. Mannix. It is the 24th Disney animated movie. The movie tells the story of two unlikely friends, a red fox named Tod and a Bloodhound mix-breed named Copper, who become playmates as youngsters. However, as they grow up, they have trouble keeping their friendship despite their emerging instincts, as well as the people around them saying that they have to be enemies. The movie is directed by Ted Berman, Richard Rich, and Art Stevens. The movie features the voices of Mickey Rooney, Kurt Russell, Pearl Bailey, Jack Albertson, Sandy Duncan, Jeanette Nolan, Pat Buttram, John Fiedler, John McIntire, Dick Bakalyan, Paul Winchell, Keith Mitchell and Corey Feldman
|The Fox and the Hound|
|Based on||The Fox and the Hound|
by Daniel P. Mannix
|Music by||Buddy Baker|
|Distributed by||Buena Vista Distribution|
|Box office||$63.5 million|
The Fox and the Hound was released to movie theaters on July 10, 1981. It was a success at the box office. At the time of release it was the most expensive animated movie produced to date. It cost $12 million to make the movie. It was re-released to theaters on March 25, 1988. A direct-to-video followup, The Fox and the Hound 2, was released to DVD on December 12, 2006. Animation sequels The Fox and the Hound 3 Direct-to-video Blu-ray Disc, Blu-ray tape & DVD on March 7, 2023.
|Turkey||July 10, 1981|
|Japan||July 10, 1981|
|United States||July 10, 1981|
|Cambodia||January 1, 2002|
- Mickey Rooney as Tod
- Kurt Russell as Copper
- Pearl Bailey as Big Mama
- Jack Albertson as Amos Slade
- Sandy Duncan as Vixey
- Jeanette Nolan as Widow Tweed
- Pat Buttram as Chief
- John Fiedler as The Porcupine
- John McIntire as The Badger
- Dick Bakalyan as Dinky
- Paul Winchell as Boomer
- Keith Mitchell as Young Tod
- Corey Feldman as Young Copper
- Clarence Nash as The Bear
|1982||9th Saturn Awards||Best Fantasy Film||Nominated|
|1982 Golden Screen Awards||Won|
|5th Youth in Film Awards||Best Motion Picture - Fantasy or Comedy - Family Enjoyment||Nominated|
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