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Robin Hood (1973)

The story of the legendary outlaw is portrayed with the characters as humanoid animals.

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An imaginative Disney version of the Robin Hood legend. Fun and romance abound as the swashbuckling hero of Sherwood Forest and his valiant sidekick plot one daring adventure after another to outwit the greedy prince and his partner as they put the tax squeeze on the poor. Written by alfiehitchie

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8 November 1973 (USA)  »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)

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$32,056,467
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(RCA Photophone Sound Recording)

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1.75 : 1
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CASTLE THUNDER: heard when Prince John and the guards crash through one of the castle walls during the jailbreak scene. See more »

Goofs

When Robin Hood and Little John (both disguised as gypsies) are allowed to kiss Prince John's hands, Robin is seen slyly slipping off one of the Prince's rings before kissing one of his hand, while Little John kisses off the stones from the Prince's rings on his other hand. In the next scene however, you see Prince John still has rings (sans stones) on both his hands. See more »

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[first lines]
Alan-A-Dale: You know, there's been a heap of legends and tall tales about Robin Hood. All different too. Well, we folks of the animal kingdom have our own version. It's the story of what really happened in Sherwood Forest.
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Happy Birthday
(1893) (uncredited)
Written by Mildred J. Hill and Patty S. Hill
Sung by all at Skippy's birthday party
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The best telling of Robin Hood on the silver screen
7 April 2002 | by See all my reviews

It is strange how many people damn the Disney version of "Robin Hood" for rough and repetitious animation, one-dimensional characters, and weak pacing. After all, A LOT of animated films suffer from this syndrome, even "landmark" productions like "Anastasia" and "Shrek." The characters are stereotypes, but they act believably: Prince John is silly, but with a truly evil undercurrent ("Squeeze every last drop out of those insolent...musical...peasants."), the Sheriff is deliciously nasty ("Upsy-daisy"), and Robin Hood is very affable. The music is, quite simply, fantastic. "Not in Nottingham" is easily the best Disney song ever (barring "When She Loved Me" in Toy Story 2), the opening theme and song are catchy and appropriate for the movie's tone, and the movie's action scenes are clever, chaotic, and action-packed but not gory. This is a movie you can show your kids without being embarrassed upon seeing that the movie is one long commercial for action figures and plush toys.


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