Pocahontas Poster

Release Date: June 23rd, 1995

DVD Release Date: June 6th, 2000

G|1 hr 27 min

Plot Summary
This is the Disney animated tale of the romance between a young American Indian woman named Pocahontas (Irene Bedard) and Capt. John Smith (Mel Gibson), who journeyed to the New World with other settlers to begin fresh lives. Her powerful father, Chief Powhatan, disapproves of their relationship and wants her to marry a native warrior. Meanwhile, Smith's fellow Englishmen hope to rob the Native Americans of their gold. Can Pocahontas' love for Smith save the day?

Cast: Irene Bedard, Judy Kuhn, Mel Gibson, Linda Hunt, John Kassir, Frank Welker, David Ogden Stiers, Christian Bale

Director: Mike Gabriel , Eric Goldberg

Genres: Animated, Family, Adventure

Production Co: Walt Disney Pictures

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Disney's 33rd animated feature, and its first with characters based on real people, is a stunning movie with clever twists, vivid characterizations, insightful songs and a surprising harvest of revisionist history that manages to ring smartly as pure entertainment. show more

  • Disney deserves praise for raising the ante on its ambitions in animation. Next time, though, a little less civics lesson and a little more heart. show more

  • Taking advantage of the studio's breathtakingly intricate animation, directors Mike Gabriel and Eric Goldberg have breathed vitality into this, the fifth "new wave" Disney animated picture. show more

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