Appearance wise, he goes from being gray to bluish purple. Phillip Glasser, Dom DeLuise, Nehemiah Persoff, and Erica Yohn reprise their roles from the first film for Fievel Goes West. [18], An American Tail: Fievel Goes West was Steve Hickner's first time as an associate producer, a position that forced him to be more sociable than he usually was; he later took his experience on the film as valuable, as it taught him the lesson of "acting [giving him] way to actual behavior". While walking out of town, Fievel stops to talk with an elderly bloodhound sleeping outside the jail, discovering that he is actually Wylie Burp. '"[88], In a 2017 /Film feature about Amblimation, Dalin Rowell highlighted the "cinematic" scale of its animation and opined that it "should be remembered for its creativity and willingness to be a bit more bold and daring than its predecessor. It was released through Universal on November 22, 1991. [112] Similar two-film DVD collections were released in Spain on June 22, 2009[113] and the United States on August 22, 2010. [40] It also has the 124th all-time biggest opening weekend for a G-rated film,[41] opening in fourth place with $3,435,625;[42] and has 60th smallest weekend drop for a film in 600-plus theaters thanks to its second week grossing $3,782,080. He sends Tanya to Miss Kitty, who is now a saloon-girl cat, and she reveals that she came at Cat R. Waul's request. A brave little mouse begins an exciting new life in a wondrous new world in the An American Tail 4-Movie Complete Collection. "[72] The Washington Post praised it for being "quick, vivid and a real hoot to viewers of any age", but also noted its wonky setup: "the family is tricked into a cross-country quest by a fast-talking fake mouse [...] Not only are the marionette's strings fully visible during Cat R. Waul's spiel, but the cat can be seen through a sewer grate. Tiger is captured by American Indian mice who declare him their god, and Tanya suddenly finds herself pursuing a dance-hall career. 1 T.R. [50], According to The Washington Post, Fievel Goes West tied with For the Boys (1991) for "the dubious if unofficial distinction of the fastest failure of a big-budget holiday movie. An American Tail: … He is voiced by Jon Lovitz in An American Tail: Fievel Goes West and Dan Castellaneta in Fievel's American Tails. Bell the Cats There's lot's of old women who'd want to marry me! [3] He was not involved in the production and post-production, and admitted in 1993 that he disliked Fievel Goes West as "entertainment without character". He is the henchman and a right-hand man to Cat R. Waul. "[6] Production manager Cynthia Woodbyrne explained that "he wanted us to keep the camera moving all the time", a technique imposed in cuts such as the film's sewer ride sequence and a 360-degree pan shot of the film's desert vista. Fievel, the lovely, lovable little cartoon hero of the hit films An American Tail ® and An American Tail: Fievel Goes West ® rides again in these rip-snortin' animated adventures! Maybe we put too much faith in a sequel Fievel's American Tails when our audience had grown out of [An American Tail] six years later. [35] Steven Hulett of the union Motion Picture Screen Cartoonists opined that the low performances of both Fievel Goes West and We're Back! Cat R. Waul approaches the mice and proposes to build a new saloon together, although intending to trick the mice into doing the bulk of the work and then eat them afterwards. Type of Villain. However, Fievel makes his cooking difficult. "[73] Halliwell's Film Guide labeled Fievel Goes West as an "enjoyable and high-spirited animated film that borrows plot and attitudes from classic Westerns. Law and Disorder 3. [79], In the late 2010s, An American Tail: Fievel Goes West was recognized on publication lists of best Netflix-available westerns,[80] ranking in the top ten of lists by Paste[81] and The Daily Dot. [100], Beginning November 18, 1994, McDonald's, in a deal with MCA/Universal, offered customers a $2.50 rebate on a video purchase of Jurassic Park (1993) if they purchased from McDonald's one of the following tapes for six dollars: Fievel Goes West, The Land Before Time (1988), Back to the Future (1985), and Field of Dreams (1989). The cats fly into the air and land into a mailbag, which a passing train picks up and leaves. Stupid mice! Tiger is captured by mouse Indians and hailed as a god. With a little encouragement from Miss Kitty, she pulls off a performance for the cats. [76] However, the animation wasn't completely devoid of noted perks in reviews. He is a spider and he had the appearance and mannerism of an Old West outlaw. Chula is last seen holding Miss Kitty hostage, telling Fievel that he'd better not pull the trigger of the large gun that Cat R. Waul had. "[62] While Terry found most of the characters unmemorable,[63] he and other reviewers praised the presence of Wylie Burp. Chula was the secondary antagonist of American Tail: Fievel Goes West, his name is a play on his species - namely a tarantula spider and he had the appearance and mannerism of an Old West outlaw.. T.R. This is best illustrated in the episode "That's What Friends Are For", when Chula becomes lonely while Waul is away, he actually attempts to befriend Tiger and Fievel, completely contradicting his characterization in the film. Numerous subplots send the characters off in unlikely directions while the main plot thread is left undeveloped. [31][32] In the summer of 1992, Universal Studios Florida opened American Tail: Fievel's Playland, a playground featuring set recreations of An American Tail and Fievel Goes West. Chula is fought as the third boss in the video game version of, In an article for the video game version of, He is played by Jon Lovitz in the film. Fievel escapes by spraying Chula with some perfume, temporarily blinding the fiendish spider. Chula is the secondary antagonist in An American Tail: Fievel Goes West and the recurring antagonist in Fievel's American Tails. For the 1994 video game, see, An American Tail: Fievel Goes West (video game), An American Tail: The Treasure of Manhattan Island, An American Tail: The Mystery of the Night Monster, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, while working on her second English-language album, "Fievel Crawling Out of his Mouse Hole for 'American Tail II, "Animation Really Keeps Steven Spielberg", "Cathy Cavadini at Lexington Comic & Toy Con 2018", "Sample Chapter: The Leaping Frog and the Patient Snake", "THE MEDIA BUSINESS: ADVERTISING; 3 Marketers Are Packaging Film Tie-Ins, Kiddie-Style", "SUMMERTIME : Run For It : For minimum line waits and maximum fun, the secret is to make a plan", "TRAVEL ADVISORY; Four New Shows at Universal", "A look inside Hollywood and the movies. [111] In the United Kingdom, it first appeared on December 6, 2006 on DVD as part of a Slim 2 box set that featured the first two American Tail films. "[28] Multiple reviewers condemned Fievel Goes West's lack of a cohesive story[58][59][60][61][62] and extremely fast pace. [95], Comedy television series such as 30 Rock,[96] Brooklyn Nine-Nine,[97] and Rick and Morty have referenced Fievel Goes West. Tiger is reluctant at first, but relents at the suggestion that a new persona might win back Miss Kitty. Also, it makes his name sound like "tarantula", which is the kind of spider he actually is. [25] Along with competing with an unusual number of family films with middling budgets such as The Addams Family, Curly Sue , My Girl, and Spielberg's Hook;[26][27][28] both Beauty and the Beast and Fievel Goes West were promoted with, as of the films' release date, the most expensive set of film tie-ins ever. It is the only such playground at any of NBC Universal's theme parks. [18] She enjoying working on Kitty for Irving's Mae West-esque delivery and the "scatterbrained dialogue" giving her "a lot of freedom in [the character's] choreography". James Horner returned as a composer and wrote the film's song "Dreams to Dream", which garnered a Golden Globe nomination. Spider-Man The Deluxe Collectors Pack 4-Disc DVD & CD Soundtrack. Chula is Cat R. Waul's spider lackey from An American Tail: Fievel Goes West. There is also a Fievel-themed playground at Universal Studios Florida, featuring a large water slide and many oversized objects such as books, glasses, cowboy boots, and more. shipping: + C $73.73 shipping . An American Tail: Fievel Goes West - Yarn is the best way to find video clips by quote. Meanwhile, Fievel is wandering aimlessly through the desert, as is Tiger, who has found his way out west as well, and they pass each other. Fievel is picked up by a hawk, dropped over the mouse Indian village and reunites with Tiger. This was the same day Walt Disney Pictures' Beauty and the Beast (1991) was distributed, making it the first time in history two animated films were released on one date instead of two separate ones. [66][60] Empire opined that, despite its enjoyable comedic relief characters and "fantastic chase scenes", Fievel Goes West suffered from being "fairly predictable". Fievel Goes West was promoted with a wide array of tie-ins and started in the top ten at the box office. Note: A theatrical engagement is defined as the movie playing in a single theater for one week.So, for example, a film that plays in 3,000 theaters in its first week and 2,000 theaters in its second week will have had 5,000 theatrical engagements. [28][99] Nichols and Tower Video's John Thrasher predicted it would do well in sales due to a lack of competition. They'll see the world through Fievel's eyes as they climb a 30-foot spider web, crawl through giant tin cans, cross swaying rope bridges, explore an enormous … Review/Film; Immigrant Mice Face the Frontier", An American Tail: The Computer Adventures of Fievel and His Friends, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, USC Shoah Foundation Institute for Visual History and Education, The Dreamer of Oz: The L. Frank Baum Story, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=An_American_Tail:_Fievel_Goes_West&oldid=999114100, American children's animated adventure films, American children's animated comedy films, American children's animated musical films, Pages using multiple image with manual scaled images, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 8 January 2021, at 15:30. Easily move forward or backward to get to the perfect spot. : A Dinosaur Story (1993) resulted from the poor quality of their stories, "and animation is a story-driven art form". A sequel to An American Tail (1986), the film follows the story of the Mousekewitzes, a family of Jewish-Ukrainian mice who … [7] At the time, Amblimation was also developing We're Back! A piece of dialogue from Fievel in the former appears to retcon Fievel Goes West as a dream the character had, but many fans would prefer to see both direct-to-video films as prequels that take place before Fievel Goes West, with the dialogue being taken as foreshadowing. He tells Miss Kitty to put her on stage. Chula would later appear again as Cat R. Waul's henchman in Fievel's American Tails. Little Mouse on the Prairie 4. [144], The film also features an arrangement of "Rawhide" in its score. I've got seven more, dog chow!". His trading card suggests it stands for "Terribly Rude". [98], An American Tail: Fievel Goes West received its first VHS and cassette release on March 19, 1992. [3] Kirschner started pre-production as Spielberg was setting up filming for Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) in Europe. [13] The voice actors were videotaped during their recording sessions, and the animators used the footage for how the characters would move in the film. Tanya rushes to the mice and, using her singing (and knowing that Cat R. Waul will not allow the trap to be triggered if she is there), alerts them to the trap and warns them to flee. Fievel Goes West was followed by a short-lived CBS series named Fievel's American Tails and two direct-to-video sequels and prequels: An American Tail: The Treasure of Manhattan Island (1998) and An American Tail: The Mystery of the Night Monster (1999). [118] Unlike the previous home media releases, the film has a sequence edited, like the infamous hidden penis doodle that was briefly seen during Tanya's version of "Dreams to Dream" was removed, thanks to the controversy. A computer game based on the film was created in 1993. [47] As of December 1, 2019, it is the 141st highest domestic-grossing G-rated film of all time[48] and 123rd worldwide. "[74] Roger Ebert gave it two-and-a-half stars out of four and wrote, "There is nothing really the matter with An American Tail: Fievel Goes West, except that it is not inspired with an extra spark of imagination in addition to its competent entertainment qualities". Fievel accidentally reveals himself and, after Cat R. Waul abandons him to find the source of the singing he heard, Chula captures Fievel in a glass bottle and goes to cook Fievel alive. A Dinosaur's Story and Balto. Chula plays Seth inOliver and Berlioz 4 T.R. Chula tries to get him to back off by spitting a web in his face, but this turns into his undoing: Tiger grabs it and, using it as a piece of rope, sends Chula flying onto the giant mousetrap. [115] Fievel Goes West was issued to Blu-ray on April 4, 2017 in the United States,[116] July 4 in Canada,[117] and September 25 in the United Kingdom. This gets Chula very excited, as he says "I love the 'flying aah'!". Notable adult attendees includes Chuck Robb, Lynda Bird Johnson Robb, Al Gore, Marvin Bush, Margaret Bush, Fred Grandy, Elliot Richardson, and Robert Haft. Seeing this, Tiger is enraged and overcoming his fear of spiders and goes into a blind fury, tossing all of the Cactus Cat Gang onto the giant mousetrap Cat R. Waul had set up. T.R. [44] Fievel Goes West eventually made just over $22 million domestically, and $18 million overseas, for a total of $40,766,041;[45] making it the 15th highest-grossing film of 1991 in the United States[46] and the 37th highest grosser of the year worldwide. The Legend of Mouse Hollow 7. [8], Don Bluth, who had partnered with Steven Spielberg on both the original film and The Land Before Time (1988), was set to direct and have Sullivan Bluth Studios provide the animation;[9] owing to creative differences, however, they parted ways. This strategy was also used for We're Back! Aunt Sophie's Visit 12. Fievel is unsure about taking it, but realizes that his journey is not over. [7] Nibbelink and Wells had both previously worked with Spielberg as supervising animators on Who Framed Roger Rabbit. Tiger chooses to stay in while Fievel catches a passing tumbleweed, which takes him to Green River. A fond memory of a kids movie. [103] The release was pulled from the shelves in January 1993. "[51] Some journalists and film executives attributed the film's weak box office to the intense competition it faced with Beauty and the Beast. [11] He accepted the offer based on his enjoyment of the first American Tail and "I love sound studios anyway – there's none of the hassle and boredom and time wasting you get in television. Presumably, he returns to Cat R. Waul. He told his spider lackey, T.R. He soon captures Fievel and after thinking about it lets Fievel go. 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Waul, who entices the mice into moving yet again to a better life out west. An American Tail: Fievel Goes West (also known as An American Tail II: Fievel Goes West or An American Tail II) is a 1991 British-American animated comedy Western film produced by Steven Spielberg's Amblimation animation studio and released by Universal Pictures. In order to deal with this predicament, he sends Chula with orders to give him the 'flying aah' and make it good. It has a rich, deep style. [122], Between January to February 1992, Marvel Comics ran a three-issue series based on Fievel Goes West, written by D.G. [78] In a 1993 newspaper feature about portrayals of females in animated films, journalist Ann Doss Helms disliked how most animated women had no other characters of the same gender to motivate or guide them; the writer criticized how little attention Tanya's parents gave to her aspirations, but praised the advice Miss Kitty gave to Tanya, suggesting "there's hope that things are changing". Chula first appeared in An American Tail: Fievel Goes West alongside Cat R. Waul during the cat attack on Fievel's neighborhood. "[89] A 2016 review from Greg Jameson of Entertainment Focus opined it "has less universal appeal than the original, because the themes aren't as rooted in human experience so it packs less of an emotional punch." An American Tail: Fievel Goes West (also known as An American Tail 2) is a 1991 American animated western film produced by Steven Spielberg's Amblimation animation studio and released by Universal Pictures. T.R. Seeing this, Cat R. Waul unveils a giant revolver, which he fires at the fleeing mice as a makeshift cannon, until Wylie catapults Fievel to the gun, which the mouse quickly intercepts from and attempts to use against Cat R. Waul. T.R. Right-Hand Sadist. [105] On August 11, 1998, as part of Universal Family Features's highly-family-demanded $15-million campaign to relaunch the American Tail franchise after a six-year moratorium; digitally-restored versions of An American Tail and Fievel Goes West were released on VHS on a 2-tape release. With the cats dealt with, he goes to save Miss Kitty. [94] On April 28, 2018, Fievel Goes West was screened at the Autry Museum of the American West, a Los Angeles museum of the history of the American West. Agora.Community is a digital hub whose purpose is to entertain, inspire, educate and provide opportunities to be mentored by industry veterans. "[10], With Cleese as the first choice for Cat R. Waul,[6] he was approached in 1989 by one of the film's producers at what Cleese vaguely called "the Italian Oscars". Chula, landing him in the middle of the desert. This is one of very few sequels that really deserve the title of the original classics. "[6] Nancy Beiman originally worked as a regular animator on Fievel Goes West, but became a supervisor on the project six months after she entered Amblimation. Meanwhile, Fievel is chased by Chula and briefly taken prisoner, but flees. Tanya Mousekewitz voiced by Cathy Cavadini and 2 others . This is proven when One Eye says he's played his last hand, to which he says "I don't think so. In the show, he is more tamed and nowhere near as insane as he is in the film. [2] A sequel to An American Tail (1986), the film follows the story of the Mousekewitzes, a family of Jewish-Ukrainian mice who emigrate to the Wild West. However, Fievel who heard everything that the cats said accidentally loses grip on the falling false cowboy, which Cat R. Waul accidentally eats. He also wanted the animation to have a "live-action" feel. His family is devastated once again over his loss and arrive in Green River, Utah with heavy hearts. Author. Two direct-to-video sequels were produced after the series: An American Tail: The Treasure of Manhattan Island, released in 1998, and An American Tail: The Mystery of the Night Monster, released in 1999. It is implied in the show that he only does evil things because Waul tells him to, whereas in the film he enjoys acting evil. Chichester with art by George Wildman.[123]. Spielberg is entertaining animators in a whirlwind round of cocktail parties and offering huge fees for signing up with him. [imitates Cat R. Waul] I'm a good looking spider, no? However, he nonetheless called it a fun film and praised its animation and voice acting. Chula plays Banzai in The Cat King 2 T.R. [6] These types of crane and dolly shots, replicating certain shots in Spielberg's Jaws (1975) and Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), were groundbreaking for the time. [43] However, it also holds the record of the 119th post-thanksgiving weekend drops. T.R. However, they each figure that the other is a mirage and continue on their separate ways. Watch An American Tail Fievel Goes West [1991] Online Full. Upon arrival at Green River, Chula blocks up the water tower, drying up the river. As Cat R. Waul prepares to enjoy the train conductor for dinner, he asks Chula to turn on the phonograph so that the music will aid the digestion. It is the 1991 sequel to the 1986 film An American Tail, the second film released in the American Tail series, and the fourth installment in terms of the series' fictional chronology. An American Tail: Fievel Goes West - Yarn is the best way to find video clips by quote. An American Tail: Fievel Goes West (1991) Plot Synopsis. The Gift 5. Fievel convinces him to help and train Tiger as a lawman and as a dog. [35] Other writers blamed it on the content. He is next seen playing cards with some of Cat R. Waul's henchmen. T.R Chula. Fievel finds Wylie away from the party who hands him his sheriff badge. Fievel Mousekewitz voiced by Phillip Glasser and 3 others . Tanya becomes a famous singer and the water tower flows with 9,000 gallons of water again, making Green River bloom with thousands of flowers. Although Linda Ronstadt originally sang the song, she rejected allowing her voice on it after recording finished; Celine Dion was replaced, and she recorded her vocals while working on her second English-language album. Posts. Find the exact moment in a TV show, movie, or music video you want to share. "[10] With no Bluth in sight for the sequel, Spielberg instead relied on ex-Disney animator Phil Nibbelink and ex-Richard Williams storyboard artist Simon Wells, the great-grandson of science-fiction author H. G. Wells, to direct the project. Fievel's American Tails is an American/Canadian animated television series, produced by Amblimation, Nelvana, and Universal Cartoon Studios.It aired on CBS for one season in 1992, and continued Fievel's adventures from the film An American Tail: Fievel Goes West. [104] Fievel Goes West garnered its first American television airing on April 13, 1997 via a Disney Channel "Tune In to Kids and Family Week" promotion of another TV debut, Pocahontas (1995). [37] Tom Pollock, a Universal chairman, also had faith Fievel Goes West would perform well. Mail Order Mayhem 11. [124] In 2020, NBCUniversal regained rights to the series and is set to stream on Peacock,[125] over two decades after being abandoned since the release of the DTV films in the late 1990s. Tiger, Wylie and Fievel intervene and battle the cats, during which Miss Kitty and Tanya discover the trap. Yelling "Mouse overboard", he grabs Fievel and sends him flying off of the train. A family of Emigre mice decide to move out to the West, unaware that they are falling into a trap perpetrated by a smooth-talking cat. [134], On July 19, 1991, the Los Angeles Daily News announced Anita Baker would sing "Dreams to Dream",[138] but this did not happen. He is next seen in Cat R. Waul's saloon, when after getting stabbed by Fievel with a fork Cat R. Waul says "I want the subversive who attempted to assassinate me found!". 13 half-hour episodes were produced: season 1 1. It is the sequel to An American Tail, and the last installment in the series to be released theatrically, also the fourth installment in terms of the series' fictional chronology. [68] Roger Hurlburt called its animation "bright and sassy, "colorful backdrops" and "eye-filling uses of exciting angles". While the first film was directed by Don Bluth, direction was handled by Phil Nibbelink and Simon Wells in their directorial debut for the sequel. ... Fievel heads back to warn his family, but a spider who works for the cats ends up knocking him off the train, and the Mousekowitz family arrives in Green River, saddened that their son may be lost for good this time. Directed by Phil Nibbelink, Simon Wells. (1955) as well as the works of Aaron Copland. [65][68][60][64][69][63] The Chicago Tribune's Clifford Terry applauded the "vivid and rich" animation, particularly the "colorful figures and detailed backgrounds". It's stylized without being arty. Bluth stated in April 1992 that he regretted his decision, admitting that he disliked the final product of Fievel Goes West and "maybe we could've helped that film a little more. "[36], Opening to 1,400 theaters in the United States,[29] Fievel Goes West has, as of November 30, 2019, the 110th widest G-rated release of all time[39] and the 96th widest G-rated film opening in the United States. Fievel then fires the gun, activating the mousetrap and sending the Cactus Cat Gang flying into a U.S. mailbag. [24], Both Fievel Goes West and Disney's Beauty and the Beast (1991) began their United States theater runs on November 22, 1991; this was the first-ever instance of two animated films being released on the same day, "a testimony to the revival of interest in feature-length animation" according to the Boston Herald. [57] Peter M. Nichols analyzed Fievel Goes West "was panned on the ground that it was not so innovative as other new animated films, notably Beauty and the Beast from Disney, the leader in animation. Fievel, the cute little mouse from An American Tail, is going west for Fievel Goes West. However, before Cat R. Waul can eat Fievel to keep his plan from becoming undone, he hears Tanya singing and is enchanted by her voice. His appearance gave Tiger what can best be described as a panic attack. [14] As Fievel Goes West was a parody of Western films, the animators heavily studied the works of John Ford and Sergio Leone. There's a big market out there. [70], Time Out London published an ecstatic review of Fievel Goes West: "Miles better than the overrated American Tail, this laugh-packed sequel boasts all the classic elements so often missing from modern cartoon features: a straightforward zip-zang-boom storyline, clearly etched characters with instantly identifiable flaws, tip-top voice-overs by well-chosen celebrities, and oodles of elasticated slapstick. Mama Mousekewitz voiced by Erica Yohn and 2 others . 123Movies!! Tanya's original voice actor, Amy Green, was replaced by Cathy Cavadini, and new characters were voiced by John Cleese, Amy Irving, Jon Lovitz, and James Stewart in his final film role. [6] As a way to keep the movie's animators working, due to the closure of Richard Williams Animation,[6] Spielberg formed Amblimation, a collaboration of Universal City Studios and Amblin Entertainment, whose offices were located in London. NC (vo): Released in 1991, Fievel Goes West clearly has little connection with the original in terms of tone, animation, or even the people who made it, and instead decides to make a goofy western. I don't know why this movie exists, why they took this angle with it, or why fate was so cruel to make it Jimmy Stewart's last role. [6] As Spielberg explained, "The characters are affected more by their surroundings -- by the lighting and the sunsets. 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