Pooh's Adventures Wiki is a FANDOM Books Community. "[11] Cleese was paid his lowest fee in ten years for the role, however, which made him very unwilling to publicize his involvement with Fievel Goes West. "[6] Nancy Beiman originally worked as a regular animator on Fievel Goes West, but became a supervisor on the project six months after she entered Amblimation. There's a big market out there. It's like a John Ford western with Jewish mice". [35] Other writers blamed it on the content. 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While on the west-bound train, Fievel wanders into the livestock car, where he overhears the cats & Nasty Jack revealing their plot to turn the mice into "mouse burgers" and to kill Pooh & friends last. He sends Tanya to Miss Kitty, who is now a saloon-girl cat, and she reveals that she came at Cat R. Waul's request. Fievel Goes West was the first production for the short-lived Amblimation, a studio Spielberg set up to keep the animators of Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988) working. [40] It also has the 124th all-time biggest opening weekend for a G-rated film,[41] opening in fourth place with $3,435,625;[42] and has 60th smallest weekend drop for a film in 600-plus theaters thanks to its second week grossing $3,782,080. [24], Both Fievel Goes West and Disney's Beauty and the Beast (1991) began their United States theater runs on November 22, 1991; this was the first-ever instance of two animated films being released on the same day, "a testimony to the revival of interest in feature-length animation" according to the Boston Herald. [6] As Spielberg explained, "The characters are affected more by their surroundings -- by the lighting and the sunsets. Fievel later served as the mascot for Steven Spielberg's Amblimation animation studio, appearing in its production logo. [104] Fievel Goes West garnered its first American television airing on April 13, 1997 via a Disney Channel "Tune In to Kids and Family Week" promotion of another TV debut, Pocahontas (1995). A new remake version will appear on Pandora.TV in the near future. FievelMousekewitz is the main protagonist of theAn American Tailseries. James Horner returned as a composer and wrote the film's song "Dreams to Dream", which garnered a Golden Globe nomination. [8], Don Bluth, who had partnered with Steven Spielberg on both the original film and The Land Before Time (1988), was set to direct and have Sullivan Bluth Studios provide the animation;[9] owing to creative differences, however, they parted ways. [7] Fievel Goes West was its first production, and over 250 crew members from 15 different nations[6] worked on the project starting May 1989. "[73] Halliwell's Film Guide labeled Fievel Goes West as an "enjoyable and high-spirited animated film that borrows plot and attitudes from classic Westerns. Felonius "Earless" Poultroon is a member of the Cactus Cat Gang in An American Tail: Fievel Goes West, who reappears in Fievel's American Tails as a member of Sweet William's gang, along with Slim. "[28] Multiple reviewers condemned Fievel Goes West's lack of a cohesive story[58][59][60][61][62] and extremely fast pace. American Tail: Fievel Goes West (1991), An Salvo por Disney Screencaps 8 Filmes De Animação Filmes De Comédia Títulos De Filmes Tumblr Mais informações... As pessoas também … The film performed modestly at the box office, grossing $22 million domestically. [68] Roger Hurlburt called its animation "bright and sassy, "colorful backdrops" and "eye-filling uses of exciting angles". Fievel, along with Pooh & friends, are briefly taken prisoners by Chula & Nasty Jack as the spider tries to eat them a few times, but they escape. "[87] In her book Steven Spielberg: A Life in Films (Jewish Lives), Molly Haskell wrote that both An American Tail and its sequel Fievel Goes West were oddly more "personal" for Spielberg than Schindler's List (1993), "the film that certified the director's rebirth as a Jew, and his much-vaunted evolution into a newfound 'maturity. Chula, landing him in the middle of the desert. In 1986, Don Bluth found his first big success with An American Tail, in which acclaimed director Steven Spielberg had landed a producing role, and 5 years … While the animation medium was transitioning to computers in the late 1980s and early 1990s, Spielberg wanted almost all of the animation of Fievel Goes West to be hand-drawn, describing animation as "an arts-and-crafts business". "[51] Some journalists and film executives attributed the film's weak box office to the intense competition it faced with Beauty and the Beast. [107], An American Tail: Fievel Goes West was released on Video CD in Hong Kong on July 20, 2001,[108] on DVD in the United States on September 25, 2003,[109] Spain on September 29, 2005,[110] and Denmark on November 15, 2011. [50], According to The Washington Post, Fievel Goes West tied with For the Boys (1991) for "the dubious if unofficial distinction of the fastest failure of a big-budget holiday movie. [16] Each and every week, the animators drew 5 to 10 minutes worth of storyboards, which were then shipped to Amblin Entertainment's main headquarters in Universal City, California, where they were approved by Spielberg and his creative team. [63][60] As critics summarized, the film "has constant activity but minimal objectives;"[59] "has little narrative drive or emotional resonance", its climax feeling "perfunctory and tacked on;"[64] and has "so many subplots and digressions" that "they simply failed to develop the central narrative. [106] On the issue of October 3, 1998, the set debuted at number 19 on Billboard's Top Kid Video chart. The original version was an NTSC film with NTSC bits from, John Cleese, who voiced Cat R. Waul in the real film, is the current narrator of the. [38] Disney chairman Jeffrey Katzenberg stated in regards to the competition, "We've competed with Amblin before and learned that there's enough room for both. 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Winnie the Pooh, Piglet, Tigger, Rabbit, and Eeyore bring Mewtwo to the Mouskewitz's new home in The Bronx, New York, to meet their old friend and his family. [100], Beginning November 18, 1994, McDonald's, in a deal with MCA/Universal, offered customers a $2.50 rebate on a video purchase of Jurassic Park (1993) if they purchased from McDonald's one of the following tapes for six dollars: Fievel Goes West, The Land Before Time (1988), Back to the Future (1985), and Field of Dreams (1989). [6], The voices were recorded over a 10-day period at Interlock Studios (now Larson Studios) at Crossroads of the World in Los Angeles in 1989, ten takes for each actor at varying speeds and phrasing. [139][140] In the United States, Ronstadt's version of "Dreams to Dream" reached number 13 on Billboard's Adult Contemporary chart[141] and number eight on Cashbox's Looking Ahead chart. He is their spiritual leader. Bluth stated in April 1992 that he regretted his decision, admitting that he disliked the final product of Fievel Goes West and "maybe we could've helped that film a little more. '"[88], In a 2017 /Film feature about Amblimation, Dalin Rowell highlighted the "cinematic" scale of its animation and opined that it "should be remembered for its creativity and willingness to be a bit more bold and daring than its predecessor. Chula, landing the group in the middle of the desert. Pooh's Adventures of An American Tail: Fievel Goes West is a BowerMovies1989-produced sequel to Daniel Esposito's film Pooh's Adventures of An American Tail. He tells Miss Kitty to put her on stage. An Entertainment Weekly review compared the score to the soundtracks of Gunsmoke and Oklahoma! From filmmaker Steven Spielberg, ‘AN AMERICAN TAIL: FIEVEL GOES WEST’ is a delightful … Fievel Goes West was followed by a short-lived CBS series named Fievel's American Tails and two direct-to-video sequels and prequels: An American Tail: The Treasure of Manhattan Island (1998) and An American Tail: The Mystery of the Night Monster (1999). This was the same day Walt Disney Pictures' Beauty and the Beast (1991) was distributed, making it the first time in history two animated films were released on one date instead of two separate ones. The entire area is based on the 1980’s movies A Great American Tail and Fievel Goes West so be prepared to … Fievel is picked up by a hawk, dropped over the mouse Indian village and reunites with Tiger. An American Tail is a 1986 American-Irish animated musical adventure comedy-drama film directed by Don Bluth from a screenplay by Judy Freudberg and Tony Geiss and a story by David Kirschner, … Meanwhile, Fievel is chased by Chula and briefly taken prisoner, but flees. It premiered on YouTube in February … He has told friends that [Fievel Goes West] will eclipse all his previous massive successes. Tiger chases the train, trying to catch up with his friends, but is thrown off course by a pack of angry dogs. [112] Similar two-film DVD collections were released in Spain on June 22, 2009[113] and the United States on August 22, 2010. [2] A sequel to An American Tail (1986), the film follows the story of the Mousekewitzes, a family of Jewish-Ukrainian mice who emigrate to the Wild West. [68] Some critics called the songs weaker and not as memorable as those of the first film,[69][59][63][65][62][56] although the Blues Brothers' version of the song "Rawhide" was spotlighted by some writers[65][68][56] and "The Girl You Left Behind" by a People magazine review. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Meanwhile, Tiger's girlfriend, Miss Kitty leaves him to find a new life out West, remarking that perhaps she's looking for "a cat that's more like a dog.". On September 12, 1992, the TV series Fievel's American Tails premiered on CBS; it is a follow-up of Fievel Goes West and features actors such as Glasser, Cavadini and DeLuise reprising their roles. Get the best deals for an american tail fievel goes west at eBay.com. There is also a Fievel-themed playground at Universal Studios Florida, featuring a large water slide and many oversized objects such as books, glasses, cowboy boots, and more. [28] Upon its 1992 VHS release, Fievel Goest West held the record for shortest theater-to-home-video transfer, previously held in a tie by Batman (1989) and Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991). [142] It also reached 69 on RPM's Canadian singles chart[143] and 18 on the magazine's Adult Contemporary chart. [126][127][128][129] A Game Boy Advance video game based on the film called An American Tail: Fievel's Gold Rush was released by Conspiracy Entertainment in January 2002[130] to mixed reviews. Meanwhile, Fievel, Cat R. Waul and the central story languish. Fievel spends his days thinking about the Wild West dog-sheriff Wylie Burp, while his older sister, Tanya, dreams of becoming a singer. Chooses to stay in while Fievel catches a passing train picks up and leaves the mascot for Steven Spielberg Amblimation. Amblimation animation studio, appearing in its production logo Miss a beat Nibbelink and Wells had both previously worked Spielberg... 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