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G| 1 hr. 23 min.

Plot Summary
After his mother is killed, Tod the fox (Mickey Rooney) is taken in by the kindly Widow Tweed (Jeanette Nolan). He soon befriends the neighbor's new hound dog, Copper (Kurt Russell). The two are inseparable, but their friendship is hampered by their masters and by the fact that they are, by nature, enemies. They grow apart as they grow older; Copper has become a strong hunting dog and Tod a wild fox. The pair must overcome their inherent differences in order to salvage their friendship.

Cast: Mickey Rooney , Kurt Russell , Pearl Bailey , Jack Albertson , Sandy Duncan , Jeanette Nolan , Pat Buttram , John Fiedler

Directors: Ted Berman , Richard Rich , Art Stevens

Genres: Children, Drama, Animated

Distributor: Buena Vista Pictures

The Fox and the Hound (1981)

Release Date: October 5th, 2001|1 hr. 23 min.

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