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THE COUNTRY BEARS

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The Country Bears

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
G
runtime:
88 minutes
Wide Release Date:
07/26/02
performer:
Haley Joel Osment, Brad Garrett, Don Henley, Elton John, Queen Latifah, Eli Marienthal, Willie Nelson, Stephen Tobolowsky, Christopher Walken
director:
Peter Hastings
distributor:
Walt Disney Pictures
genre:
Kids and Family, Comedy

We gave it a C

I always loved the Country Bear Jamboree show at Disney World. Maybe it’s just because I’m a sucker for old-school animatronics. Yet, after sitting through the big-screen adaptation, I now just feel like a sucker. The plot centers on the furry fellas’ reuniting to save their old concert hall from an evil banker (Walken), but the story moves so slowly and the production numbers are so inane, you’ll find it increasingly difficult to either grin or bear it.

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