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An American Tail: Fievel Goes West (1991)

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A family of Emigre mice decide to move out to the west, unaware that they are falling into a trap perpetrated by a smooth talking cat.

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Flint Dille (screenplay), Charles Swenson (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Phillip Glasser ... Fievel (voice)
James Stewart ... Wylie (voice)
Erica Yohn Erica Yohn ... Mama (voice)
Cathy Cavadini ... Tanya (voice)
Nehemiah Persoff ... Papa (voice)
Dom DeLuise ... Tiger (voice) (as Dom Deluise)
Amy Irving ... Miss Kitty (voice)
John Cleese ... Cat R. Waul (voice)
Jon Lovitz ... Chula (voice)
Jack Angel Jack Angel ... Additional Voices (voice)
Fausto Bara Fausto Bara ... Additional Voices (voice)
Vanna Bonta ... Additional Voices (voice)
Philip L. Clarke Philip L. Clarke ... Additional Voices (voice) (as Philip Clarke)
Jennifer Darling ... Additional Voices (voice)
Annie Holliday Annie Holliday ... Additional Voices (voice)
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Storyline

Some time after the Mousekewitz's have settled in America, they find that they are still having problems with the threat of cats. That makes them eager to try another home out in the west, where they are promised that mice and cats live in peace. Unfortunately, the one making this claim is an oily con artist named Cat R. Waul who is intent on his own sinister plan. Unaware of this, the Mousekewitz's begin their journey west, while their true cat friend, Tiger, follows intent on following his girlfriend gone in the same direction. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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Look out pardners, there's a new mouse in town!


Certificate:

G | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 November 1991 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Fievel au Far West See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$22,166,041

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$40,766,041
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

This one of only two sequel's to one of Don Bluth's films to release theatrically, with the other on being All Dogs Go to Heaven II (1996) .Other sequels to his films were simply released straight-to-video/DVD. See more »

Goofs

At one point in the movie, T.R. Chula is chasing Fieval and singing a taunting, masochistic version of the "Itsy Bitsy Spider" song. The song was first published in the form most commonly used today (with water spout, etc.) in 1962, and it's earliest publication was in 1947. It's not likely the song was sung circa 1885, when the movie was set. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Fievel: And then, the hero Wylie Burp, squinted across the dusty street. Hopelessly, surrounded by the Cactus Cat gang, he stood his ground, refusing to back down.
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Crazy Credits

Instead of showing the traditional Amblin logo (the one of Elliot going on the bicycle and flying up to the moon) the logo says, "Amblimation" and Fievel is pushing it, then he stands next to it and his hat falls down over his eyes. See more »

Alternate Versions

In a televised airing of the movie on Universal Kids, the following scenes are edited: The scene when Fievel fights the Cactus Cat Gang in his fantasy, the scene goes from his voice over right to the bullet of the gun turning into the cap of his cap gun, therefore, leaving out the part where he takes down the gang by shooting them and Wylie Burp congratulating him. The scene where Cat R. Waul tries to find someone to entertain his gang of cats, and he lands on a fork springing him to where a couple is dining out and lands back on the stage, so the part where the fat lady is rubbing him into the cleavage of her bare breasts is cut out. See more »


Soundtracks

Somewhere Out There
Music by James Horner and Barry Mann
Lyrics by Cynthia Weil
Performed by Cathy Cavadini
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my favorite movie ever
8 June 2002 | by todd2uSee all my reviews

This is my absolutely most favorite cartoon movie ever. it has action, romance, adventure, and gun slinging. The music was really good. I loved every minute of this movie. I'm a big fan. I've loved this movie since I was in 1st grade,( thats when it came out into theaters). I recommend this movie to anyone who loves a good cartoon movie. This one is a classic. You wont be disappointed.


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