When this news reaches Nome, Balto sets out in search of them with Boris, Muk and Luk. See more ideas about Balto film, Anime wolf, Cartoon. Disclaimer: I do not own Balto or any of the characters, I only own the idea for this story. The dogs are helpless. Lola Bates-Campbell as Rosy's unnamed granddaughter, who appears in the live-action sequences and is accompanied by her dog Blaze, a purebred Siberian Husky. In Balto 3: Wings of Change, Star is darker and more purplish colored. Balto is based on the real dog of the same name. The film was theatrically released in the United States on December 22, 1995 and then international theatres on January 13, 1996 when it first premiered in Brazil. When the capable but completely self-absorbed lead dog, Steele (voiced by Jim Cummings), gets his team lost, saving the town falls on the shoulders ��� This story is long. 1995 American film directed by Simon Wells, https://www.bfi.org.uk/films-tv-people/4ce2b7dbbb4a5, "Exclusive interview with Balto director Simon Wells", "The Real Story of Balto - Alpha Howl Library", "The Sled Dog Relay That Inspired The Iditarod", "Balto - Box Office Data, DVD Sales, Movie News, Cast Information - The Numbers", "Balto Movie Review & Film Summary (1995)", "James Horner - Balto (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) (CD, Album)", "Balto III: Wings of Change (Video 2004)", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Balto_(film)&oldid=997973217, American children's animated adventure films, Album articles lacking alt text for covers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Juliette Brewer as Rosy, Jenna's owner and a kind, excitable girl who was the only human in. Although the film was a major financial disappointment (it was overshadowed by the successes of Pixar Animation Studios' first film Toy Story and Jumanji), and received mixed reviews from critics, its subsequent sales on home video led to two direct-to-video sequels: Balto II: Wolf Quest (2002) and Balto III: Wings of Change (2004), though none of the original voice cast reprised their roles. After the serum run, Gunnar Kasaan, the musher, sold Balto on a nationwide tour. He fires a gun to start the race, and is seen stopping a timer at the end of the race, but it appears to not have worked. Steele claims that everyone is fine, but Star tells Balto that the musher hit his head and didn't get up, nudging the man's arm. However, executive producer Steven Spielberg wanted a clearer sense of Steele's "inherent evil", so Fraser was replaced by Jim Cummings. Balto: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack is the soundtrack of the film, composed by James Horner.[20]. Film Production. Balto is a 1995 animated movie produced by Steven Spielberg's animation studio, Amblimation, based loosely on a real sled run from 1925.. A bunch of kids are sick in Nome, Alaska. Biography Balto. His habit is gulping nervously. A large man with dark brown facial hair. Steele was the lead dog on the best dog racing team in Nome; he first encountered Balto (in the movie, Steele's behavior towards Balto is an obvious indication that they have met on prior occasions) after being defeated by the latter in a race while rescuing Rosy's hat. In reality, the sled run to retrieve the medicine was actually a relay. The film stars Kevin Bacon, Bridget Fonda, Jim Cummings, Phil Collins (in a dual role) and Bob Hoskins, with Miriam Margolyes in the live-action sequences. Balto is a 1995 British-American live-action/animated adventure film directed by Simon Wells, produced by Amblin Entertainment and distributed by Universal Pictures. As they seat themselves for a rest, the woman tells her granddaughter a story about Nome, Alaska 70 years earlier in the winter of 1925, shifting the film from live-action to animation. When they near the Narrow Pass, Steele picks up speed, and the musher nearly falls off the sled, yelling at Steele, who ignores him. He is an egotistical Alaskan Malamute with an extremely mean streak, taking excessive pride in his popularity amongst both the village humans and the dogs and liking to bully Balto over his part-wolf heritage. UNSC database: Thank you. [16] Despite being the biggest box-office disappointment of the year, it was much more successful in terms of video sales. https://baltotrilogy.fandom.com/wiki/Steele%27s_Musher?oldid=20125. The film is loosely based on a true story about the dog of the same name who helped save children infected with diphtheria in the 1925 serum run to Nome. On review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, the film has a 54% approval rating based on 24 reviews, with an average score of 5.88/10. Boris in the first film, had great faith in Balto when he left to save Nome. Star and Gray Malamute stand over him, the malamute saying that it looks like he's hurt bad. Two fictional direct-to-video sequels of the film followed, made by Universal Cartoon Studios with their animation done overseas by the Taiwanese studio Wang Film Productions, as Amblimation had gone out of business. He wears a black coat and a musher's hat. Balto's ears pricked. To Steele, she was the most beautiful thing he had ever seen. More images can be found in Balto Screenshots, as well as the movie and reference art pages. Steele's Team retrieves the medicine from Nenana, but on the way back, Steele gets lost. Balto received generally mixed reviews from critics. Jenna enjoys being with Balto, seeing he truly considers and cares for her and her feeli��� He appears fond of his lead dog, Steele, and distrusts Balto because of his wolf lineage. On the way, they are attacked by a massive grizzly bear, but Jenna, who followed their marked trail, intervenes. While attempting to save the medicine from falling down a cliff, Balto himself falls. Boris also was afraid of the local bully Steele. Balto is a 1995 British-American live-action/animated adventure film directed by Simon Wells, produced by Amblin Entertainment and distributed by Universal Pictures. Balto (1995) Family - Yarn is the best way to find video clips by quote. [7] To have a source for the dogs' character animation to be based on, the filmmakers brought in about seven Siberian Huskies and videotaped them walking around in the studio. Being half-wolf, Balto is despised by dogs and humans alike. Back in the present day, the woman, her granddaughter, and Blaze finally find Balto's memorial, and she explains that Alaska runs the Iditarod dog race over the same path that Balto and his team took. He is the musher sent to bring the antitoxin back to Nome, but is knocked unconscious when the team falls into a Valley. After Balto falls with the medicine, Nikki is crouched by the unconscious man. Instead of being the leader of the first and only team, Balto was the leader of the 20th and last team to carry the medicine to. In the film, it is transported in a large square crate. In The Junior Novelization, Star is described as a nervous gray and cream husky. Balto goes on a tour with Gunnar across America to celebrate his heroism. The team carries on until they nearly fall over a cliff, and the musher falls off the sled. It was initially released in widescreen on Blu-ray for the first time exclusively at Walmart retailers on April 4, 2017 before its wide release on July 4, 2017. Her bandanna is more reddish, and though she isn't as bright red, she isn't as dark as she was in Wolf Quest. He's also the mate of Jenna and the father of Aleu, Kodi, Dingo and Saba and two unnamed siblings. The website's critical consensus reads, "Balto is a well-meaning adventure with spirited animation, but mushy sentimentality and bland characterization keeps it at paw's length from more sophisticated family fare. [8] Although most of the film's animation was hand-drawn, the animators used Toonz to improve the graphics, and also created the snowstorms using an early CGI particle animation system. Due to the sequels being completely fictional and having a completely different crew, Kevin Bacon, Bob Hoskins, Bridget Fonda, and Phil Collins did not reprise their roles in either of them. Furthermore, numerous supporting characters from the original (such as Steele, Nikki, Kaltag and Star) either did not return in the sequels or were turned into background characters in them for unstated reasons (possibly because they were either written out by mistake or the writers simply forgot about their existence). He was voiced by Kevin Bacon in the first film and Maurice LaMarche in the sequels who also voiced Brain in Animaniacs. When Balto finds the lost team, Star is crouched by the unconscious musher. 'Balto' is touching, even if in very specific moments -, it is so much because of the honesty in those moments in which the drama is not covered by any extra layer. This version was reprinted along with other Universal films such as An American Tail, An American Tail: Fievel Goes West and The Land Before Time. The film ranked 15th on its opening weekend and earned $1.5 million from a total of 1,427 theaters. Reunited with his friends, Balto earns respect from both the dogs and the humans. The team hurries through the cave and makes it to Nome with the unconscious musher and the medicine. The team departs that night with Steele in the lead and picks up the medicine successfully, but on the way back, they end up stranded at the base of an icy hill, with the musher unconscious. After the race, Steele walks up to his musher, waiting to be praised, but the musher ignores him, looking thoughtful as he asks The Photographer if Steele is losing his edge. In the film, the only residents of Nome who contract diphtheria are 18 children, but in reality, many more were infected, including adults. Fem!Balto/Steele Balta isn't ashamed of her wolf-half. He joins in Steele's bullying of Balto and tries to prevent him from doing well in the race for the fastest dogs, but behind his back, calls Steele disgusting, self-centered, and obnoxious, among other negative traits, and Nikki and Star agree with him. They were on their way to the town after a little hunt in the woods. However, Jenna sees through his lies and insists Balto will return with the medicine. Instead, Bacon was replaced by Maurice LaMarche as the voice of Balto, Hoskins was replaced by Charles Fleischer as the voice of Boris, Fonda was replaced by Jodi Benson as the voice of Jenna, and Collins was replaced by Kevin Schon as the voices of Muk and Luk. The film stars Kevin Bacon, Bridget Fonda, Jim Cummings, Phil Collins (in a dual role) and Bob Hoskins, with Miriam Margolyes in the live-action sequences. Balto Watching the Movie: (Script from Bambi_roleplayer) Balto was sprinted along the ice with Kodiak and Jenna at his heels. Balto was released on VHS and Laserdisc on April 2, 1996, by MCA/Universal Home Video in North America and CIC Video internationally. 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The film's live-action prologue and epilogue segments were filmed in Central Park in Fall 1994. Afterward, the real Balto and his team were sold to a movie producer named Sol Lesser, who made a movie called Balto's Race to Nome (1925), eulogizing Balto. Los hermanos son casi iguales en personalidad que Steele o hasta peor; que se hayan enterado de lo que Steele hizo a Nome con tal de seguir siendo el perro guía de su trineo los hizo molestarlo y burlarse ��� After that, the team was sold again and put on exhibit as a kind of curiosity show. The VHS version was made available once more on August 11, 1998, under the Universal Family Features label. [15] Its release was vastly overshadowed by that of Disney•Pixar's Toy Story, which had premiered a month earlier.[16]. Balto is a social outcast 'cause he's a cross between husky and wolf and the other huskies (especially the ring leader Steele- excellently voiced by Jim Cummings) love to taunt him. In The Junior Novelization, Steele is described as a powerful purebred silver-and-charcoal Malamute with a mask on his face and steel-blue eyes. In the English version, he was voiced by Jim Cummings. Some men come to the musher's age as they stop in front of the hospital. He wears a black coat and a musher's hat. Balto eventually finds the team, but Steele refuses his help out of callousness and attacks Balto, only to fall off a cliff. Steele is the main antagonist of the animated 1995 Amblin Entertainment filmBalto. balto movie star x reader by blueeyedblackwolf 178 0 4 hi guys im sorry about my horrible spelling .star is the one who gets punched all the time hope u like it �������� all characters except daisy are the creaters of balto Steele steps on Balto's paw, causing Balto to yell out and appear to be snarling at the musher. In many ways, Balto takes on some of the bad traits of Steele from the movie. La familia de Steele es una importante ascendencia de perros de trineo honorables. Steele's Musher is a minor character in the original movie. Jenna is a character in the Balto movie trilogy, the love interest and later mate of Balto and the mother of Aleu, Kodi, Dingo, and Saba. The team wins the race, however, Balto outruns Steele to save Rosy's Hat. Steele bares his teeth and stares after them angrily. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. According to Wells, "I liked Brendan a great deal, and we did one recording session with him that was terrific." Steele laughs at the musher as he seems to know the action he caused to lose. A large man with dark brown facial hair. When he was about to reach the finish line, he first encountered Balto (in the movie, Steele's behavior towards Balto is an obvious indication that they have met on prior occasions) after being outrun by the latter in a race while rescuing Rosy's hat. "[18] Film critic Roger Ebert gave the film a positive review, describing the film as "a kids' movie, simply told, with lots of excitement and characters you can care about" and praised every thrilling scene.[19]. Sep 5, 2020 - Explore Movie Character's board "Balto film" on Pinterest. The makers of the film may have chosen to differentiate Balto from the other prominent sled dog of the movie, Steele, who also had a black and white coat. Steele's Musher is the musher of Steele's Team. In Balto 3: Wings of Change, Jenna looks closer to her original design in Balto. After the actors recorded their voices, animating and filming commenced at Amblimation in London on March 1, 1993. This is before the actual Balto movie. [22] The second, Balto III: Wings of Change, was released in 2005. Balto instructs Boris and the polar bears to take her home while he continues on his own. When Steele confronts Balto, the winner of the race, the musher walks over and praises Steele, laughing and patting his head as the dog jumps up on him. Kaltag is a sled dog on Steele's Team. After encountering further challenges and losing only one vial, Balto and the sled team finally make it back to Nome. He appears to be in charge of the race. In the sequels, Balto became a proud father with Jenna and they had a litter of puppies who grew up and moved on with their lives, but in reality, Balto was neutered at 6 months of age, and thus, he never sired a litter. Balto is a 1995 American live-action/animated epic drama adventure film directed by Simon Wells, produced by Amblin Entertainment and distributed by Universal Pictures. He wears a golden championship collar. Balto is the titular main protagonist of the Balto trilogy, and a minor character in the 2019 film Togo. She was voiced by Bridget Fonda in the first film while Jodi Benson plays her in the sequels. The film is l oosely based on a true story about the dog of the same name who helped save children from the diphtheria epidemic in the 1925 serum run to Nome. Severe winter weather conditions prevent medicine from being brought from Juneau by air or sea, and the closest rail line ends in Nenana. Steele's musher turns away from them, saying that he can't trust him because he's part wolf and might turn on him. A shard of ice falls and nearly strikes the musher's head. After Steele falls off the cliff, the dogs pull the unconscious musher onto the sled. In Balto, Jenna is a red and creamy white husky with brown eyes. Nome: Alright, we have 6 dogs in mind, we will send them up. Steele's Musher is first seen racing against Wild Joe's Team. Brendan Fraser was originally cast as Steele, because director Simon Wells had envisioned Steele as a school quarterback jock carried away by his sense of importance, and felt that Fraser fitted that personality well. In Balto 2: Wolf Quest, Jenna is a darker red, and her bandanna is orange. Balto ends up leading the team, and on the way back, has an accident, but proves himself by bringing the antitoxin safely to Nome, and becomes a hero. He is the musher of Steele's Team who is present during the journey to bring back the medicine. The live-action portions of the film were shot in New York City's Central Park. The statue of Balto stands proudly in the sunlight. Before the race begins, he explains that the race is being held to select the fastest dogs for the sled team to fetch the antitoxin. In reality, none of the mushers were ever knocked unconscious. The film was released on DVD on February 19, 2002, which includes a game, "Where is the Dog Sled Team?". James Horner composed the film's music, including the film's only song, "Reach for the Light", sung by Steve Winwood, which plays over the film's closing credits.