Once Upon a Forest | Full Movie

Once Upon a Forest
  • G
  • 1h 11m
  • 1993
Rotten22%
Common Sense Media Iconage 6+
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Take an unforgettable journey to the magical land of Dapplewood in this rousing animated adventure. The lives of three friends – Abigail the wood mouse, Edgar the mole, and Russell the hedgehog – are disrupted when a chemical spill threatens Dapplewood. And when a toxic spill makes their best friend ill, the three set off on an extraordinary journey to save their friend, and their home.
© 1992 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All rights reserved.

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

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Seattle Times
Jeff Shannon
Fresh

It's a good thing this breezy animated adventure lasts only slightly more than 70 minutes. Childre...

June 25, 2017
Philadelphia Inquirer
Desmond Ryan
Rotten

Respect for nature and the environment is a message that no one would quarrel with, but this is ye...

June 25, 2017
Chicago Tribune
Gene Siskel
Rotten

The characters are not memorable; the songs are lame and the drawing style is pedestrian.

June 25, 2017
Chicago Tribune
Johanna Steinmetz
Rotten

It contains a dire message: Man is destroying nature and progress is evil. It is hard to know what...

June 25, 2017
Variety
Todd McCarthy
Rotten

While an agreeable enough effort in most respects, pic is a bit dark and somber to be terrifically...

June 21, 2017
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Common Sense Media

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Common Sense Says
Sweet critter adventure, but some dark themes as well.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that Once Upon a Forest is a colorful family movie that plays upon a child's deepest fears: the loss of a family or of home. This fact is glossed over while the friends are sent on an adventure. This lighthearted approach to mass destruction seems a little dated and may upset sensitive kids. The animals of Dapplewood forest start as an unruly bunch, but they come together to help a friend in dire need.

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Additional Info

  • Genre:Animation, Family
  • Release Date:June 18, 1993
  • Highest Available for Purchase:HD

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