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All Dogs Go to Heaven [1989] (1 disc)
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Director:Dan Kuenster
Don Bluth
Gary Goldman
Writer:David N. Weiss
Composer:Ralph Burns
Songs:Charles Strouse
T.J. Kuenster
Length:85 minutes
(1 hour 25 minutes)
MPAA Rating:G
Sorting Category:Kids
IMDB Rating:6.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes Rating:50%
Amazon Rating:4.5/5 stars
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  • Cartoon
  • Family
  • Action
  • Drama
  • Fantasy
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Synopsis: After Charlie breaks out of the pen, he has an unfortunate "accident" and ends up barking at Heaven's door. However, he insists on going back for a second try, even if it costs him his eternal soul.


Reaction: Fun and original. Not the best Don Bluth, but still a fun show.


Personal Rating: 7/10

Select Cast and Crew
Dan Kuenster => Director
Don Bluth => Director
Gary Goldman => Director
David N. Weiss => Writer
Ralph Burns => Composer
Charles Strouse => Songs
T.J. Kuenster => Songs
Anna Manahan => Stella Dallas (voice)
Burt Reynolds => Charlie B. Barkin (voice)
Candy Devine => Vera (voice)
Charles Nelson Reilly => Killer (voice)
Dana Rifkin => Fat Pup (voice)
Daryl Gilley => Dog Caster (voice)
Dom DeLuise => Itchy Itchiford (voice)
Earleen Carey => Kate (voice)
Frank Welker => "Charlie's last visit with Anne-Marie") (voice) (uncredited) / The Devil Dog (segments "Charlie's nightmare"
Godfrey Quigley => Terrier (voice)
Jay Stevens => Mastiff (voice)
Judith Barsi => Anne-Marie (voice)
Ken Page => King Gator (voice)
Loni Anderson => Flo (voice)
Melba Moore => Whippet Angel (voice)
Nigel Pegram => Sir Reginald (voice)
Rob Fuller => Harold (voice)
Thomas Durkin => Gambler Dog (voice)
Vic Tayback => Carface (voice)

Random Trivia For This Title:

  • On the soundtrack version of {Let Me Be Surprised}, Charlie is heard saying "Damn that Carface, I'll kill him." but the "damn" part is removed in the movie (though Charlie still mouths the word).
  • Burt Reynolds and Dom DeLuise recorded their lines together, as did Vic Tayback and Charles Nelson Reilly.
  • During the scene where Charlie is almost shot by Carface, he and Anne-Marie pass by "Bluth's Bakery" - a reference to director Don Bluth.
  • The illustration on the War and Peace book that Charlie "reads" to Anne-Marie has the caption "General Pomeroy is shot." This is a reference to lead animator John Pomeroy, who is also a military history buff.
  • Judith Barsi's final film.
  • During the scene when Charlie is in heaven, where they keep all the clocks, one of them is a Mickey Mouse wristwatch. Director Don Bluth is a former Disney animator.
  • When the heavenly whippet looks in Charlie's records, his mother and father are named "Loni" and "Burt", and look like canine versions of Loni Anderson and Burt Reynolds (who were together at the time.)