Homeward Bound - The Incredible Journey
Homeward Bound - The Incredible Journey (1993)

Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey, Disney's 1993 remake of the 1963 hit The Incredible Journey, follows three household pets as they travel across mountains and plains on their way to find their owners. A misunderstanding leads the… More

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Rated: G
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Release Date: February 3, 1993
DVD Release Date: December 2, 1997
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Critic Score: 87% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Disney's remake of The Incredible Journey successfully replicates, and in some ways improves upon, the simple charms of the original, with its cross-country animal odyssey sure to delight kids.

Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

That rare family film that really ought to please the entire family.

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Wally Hammond
Time Out

Totally uncorrupting.

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Quentin Curtis
Independent on Sunday

The anthropomorphism, outside its cartoon context, seems condescendingly cruel, denying the characters' animal grace and subtlety.

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Brian Lowry

A sprightly little entertainment that should enthrall tots without straining the patience of their parents.

Janet Maslin
New York Times

This film is clever even with its human actors, dispensing with the first film's animal-loving hermits and playing up the importance of a cute, newly typical American family.

Sheila Johnston
Independent (UK)

It has a dumb, trashy humour that I have to confess secretly to enjoying.

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Jeff Menell
Hollywood Reporter

[A] delightful remake.

Desson Thomson
Washington Post

Even the most televisionally overstimulated will likely enjoy this boy-and-his-dog movie -- which also happens to be a girl-and-her-cat movie too.

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William Thomas
Empire Magazine

Although a remake that adds very little to the original bar a few jokes, this still remains enjoyable and brings a classic story to the attention of the next generation.

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Flixster Audience Score: 71% Flixster User Reviews
Lucas Martins
Sweet and likable for all the family. Years after, The Incredible Journey still a delight remarkable odyssey and a Disney classic.
Alex roy
Homeward Bound-The Incredible Journey is the perfect family film. The film may not be flawless, but for what it is, it's a fun, charming film that kids and… More
Bathsheba Monk
My animal-movie loving mania continues. I seem to remember a black and white version of this movie, but maybe I'm hallucinating nostalgia. I definitely… More
Chris Weber
As far as family films go, this one seems like one of the sweetest and least annoying. As a kid I dug this because I thought it was a really fresh and neat… More
Directors Cat
It's the rare remake that works and improves upon its inspiration. I grew up with this film and I still cry every time I watch it. So much care was put… More
Aj V
It's cute that these animals can talk and have to find their way home after being lost, but that's all it is, cute. It's not an amazing… More