• Bolt (2008)


Release Date: November 21st, 2008

DVD Release Date: March 22nd, 2009

PG |1 hr 36 min

Plot Summary

The days of canine superstar Bolt (John Travolta) are filled with danger and intrigue ... until the cameras stop rolling. But Bolt doesn't know that he's on a TV show; he thinks his amazing powers are real. When Bolt is accidentally shipped from his Hollywood soundstage to the mean streets of New York, he begins his most-amazing adventure: Armed only with his delusions and accompanied by a cat and a hamster, he sets out to to find his owner, Penny (Miley Cyrus).

Cast: John Travolta, Miley Cyrus, Susie Essman, Mark Walton, Malcolm McDowell, James Lipton, Greg Germann, Diedrich Bader

Director: Chris Williams , Byron Howard

Genres: Children , Comedy , Animated , Adventure

Production Co: Walt Disney Pictures, Walt Disney Animation

Distributors: Walt Disney

Keywords: Friendship, 2000s, Rescue, Escape, Touching, New York City

Ratings & Reviews

  • 88
    Lawrence ToppmanCharlotte Observer

    Bolt has the magical quality of great animation, the ability to touch us without the hint of preachiness or manipulation. show more

  • 88
    Chris KaltenbachBaltimore Sun

    Bolt proves a refreshing throwback to the animated classics of yore. show more

  • 70
    Michael RechtshaffenThe Hollywood Reporter

    There's a terrific tenderness in Travolta's performance, while Cyrus and company are similarly effective. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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