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When The Rescue Aid Society receives a message for help from a young orphan (voice of Michelle Stacy), they put two of their agents, Miss Bianca and Mr. Bernard (voice of Eva Gabor and Bob Newhart) on the case. The two little mice set out on the dangerous mission despite the enormity of the situation.
Why Is The Rescuers Rated G?
The Rescuers is rated G
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Violence: A desperate child sends messages for help in bottles she tosses into the ocean. An orphaned child is verbally abused and intentionally manipulated. She is also kidnapped, hounded by alligators and forced to enter a dark cave that floods during high tide. Characters experience perilous situations including frightening moments, scary car drives, a risky airplane ride (aboard a bird), near drowning, falling from heights, and threats of being eaten by other creatures. Guns are fired at characters and fireworks cause explosions. Skeletons are depicted.
Sexual Content: Some male characters express mildly chauvinistic views. Characters are seen in their underwear. A couple hugs and kisses.
Alcohol / Drug Use: A character, depicted as drunken, drinks moonshine and gives some to others.
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This movie is the prequel to The Rescuers Down Under.
You may notice some characters that are reminiscent of others found in Disney animations. Madame Medusa has a lot in common with the villainous Cruella De Vil of 101 Dalmatians. Her pet alligators look like the sidekicks of Ursula in The Little Mermaid. And Eva Gabor voices another glamour girl in The Aristocrats.
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Canadian Home Video Rating: G
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Home Video Notes: The Rescuers
Release Date: 21 August 2012
To celebrate the 35th anniversary of Disney’s The Rescuers, the animation and its sequel The Rescuers Down are releasing to home video together in a 3-disc Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack. The package includes:
- Blu-ray and DVD copy of The Rescuers
- Blu-ray and DVD copy of The Rescuers Down Under
- Deleted Song: Peoplitis
- Silly Symphony Short: The Three Blind Musketeers
- Disney Nature Documentary: Water Birds
- Sing-Along: Someone Waiting For You
- Making-of The Rescuers Down Under