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Charlie the Lonesome Cougar
Charlie the Lonesome Cougar
Actors: Ron Brown, Brian Russell, Linda Wallace, Jim Wilson, Lewis Sample
Genres: Action & Adventure, Kids & Family
G     2000     1hr 15min

Rereleased on video 30 years after its initial release, this classic Disney movie about a motherless cougar looks great, if not quite perfect. Originally filmed in 1967 in the Cascade Mountains of the Pacific Northwest, ...  more »


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Actors: Ron Brown, Brian Russell, Linda Wallace, Jim Wilson, Lewis Sample
Creators: Charles L. Draper, Lloyd Beebe, William W. Bacon III, G. Gregg McLaughlin, Ford Beebe, Winston Hibler, Jack Speirs
Genres: Action & Adventure, Kids & Family
Sub-Genres: Classics, Classics, Family Films
Studio: Starz / Anchor Bay
Format: DVD - Color,Full Screen
DVD Release Date: 02/22/2000
Original Release Date: 10/18/1967
Theatrical Release Date: 10/18/1967
Release Year: 2000
Run Time: 1hr 15min
Screens: Color,Full Screen
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 11
MPAA Rating: G (General Audience)
Languages: English
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Movie Reviews

Charlie the Lonesome Cougar a Disappointment
ChrisALM | Florida USA | 03/16/2000
(3 out of 5 stars)

"Charlie the Lonesome Cougar - a great family movie, right? Well, this is typical Disney fare with the animal story line and the great outdoor settings. And, I was pleased (and actually surprised) to find it available on DVD. The disappointment with me was two fold. First, the quality of the picture left something to be desired. While the picture is clear there are too many instances of scratches and splothes showing up during the movie which detracted from the beauty of the scenery. Secondly, the DVD version I watched had several minutes edited out. Maybe the imperfections in the original movie could not be fixed but I'm disapointed that I purchased this DVD, and without warning I ended up with a shorter, edited version. If you like this kind of family movie, get it. However, be prepared for a less than perfect, shorter version of it."
Doctor Quartz | Huntington Beach, CA USA | 12/05/2002
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This one is fun. Couger Mayhem and Couger Love. My six year old loves this one. It's the kind of movie that is fun to watch on Sunday night with a bowl full of popcorn."
Good Old Fashioned Entertainment!!
Gregory Nyman | Winchendon, MA United States | 08/04/2004
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This movie has stood the test of time, and it is a throw back to an era when Disney could make a film like this and let it stand on its own merits, instead of making many of the kinds of films it does today.

This is good old fashioned entertainment, and it focuses on "Charlie," and follows his escapades in the Northwest. It is both funny, suspenseful, sad, and maddening, as we see this cougar do the most outlandish things, because, of course, he is a cougar.

A great family film and highly recommended!!!"
Definite winner
Doctor Quartz | 11/19/2002
(5 out of 5 stars)

"What a treat it was to purchase this VHS for my young children and find such a blast from the past for myself. This wholesome movie brings smiles to the faces of everyone that visits our house (adults and kids alike) and watches it. Light story, good laughs, super narration, beautiful scenery, simple message - animals belong in the wild. The kids watch this one at least once a week, and we've had it almost year. Great buy, money well spent."