Saludos Amigos
Saludos Amigos (1943)

This Walt Disney feature opens with live-action footage of Disney and his staff heading off to South America to glean material for a new cartoon project. The film then segues into the misadventures of American tourist Donald Duck at Lake… More

Rated: G
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Release Date: February 6, 1943
DVD Release Date: May 2, 2000
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Critic Score: 80% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: One of Disney's lesser-known animated films, Saludos Amigos may be slight stuff, but it's still a spirited, energetic travelogue.

TIME Magazine

A good-neighborly, Technicolor whimsey that has made Walt Disney one of South America's favorite North Americans.

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Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

Not a well-remembered bit of Disneyana, and I am not prepared to argue against the justice of that fact.

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Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)

A colorful combination of life action, animation and Latin music. A pioneering effort by Disney.

Bosley Crowther
New York Times

In color, with topical music, it is a gay forty-minute potpourri.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

The two films are as artistically astonishing as they are culturally clueless.

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Paul Trandahl
Common Sense Media

Disney's South American tour has fun cartoons.

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Stefan Birgir Stefansson


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Flixster Audience Score: 41% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalhães
An entertaining animated travelogue with four short stories: the first one quite funny and amusing, the following two not so interesting and actually a bit… More
Anthony Le
Disney Movie #11: Saludos Amigos A great collection of shorts that is charming, funny and lively. Saludos Amigos is without a doubt, one of Disney's more… More
first of the Compilation era It's animation is decent, though nothing note worthy and the shorts are fun occasionally but again nothing note worthy.… More
Jackson Walsh
A delightful and educational Latin American adventure
Nick Clavette
Pretty good I love the two shorts with Donald Duck.