Disney's Animated Classics
Video-Only Animated Features 21-30
101 Dalmatians II:
Patch's London Adventure
(Jan. 21, 2003 - 70 min.) ****
Plot: A sequel to 1961's 101 Dalmations, in which Patch (one of the dalmatian puppies) is separated from his family and teams up with a TV canine hero to free his siblings from Cruella de Ville and, in the process, finds out that he's a hero in his own right.
Atlantis 2: Milo's Return
(May 20, 2003 - 80 min.) ***
Plot: In this sequel to 2001's Atlantis: The Lost Empire, Milo's friends from the surface return to Atlantis to recruit him and Atlantis' Princess Kida to help them solve three mysteries that threaten the existence of Atlantis.
Stitch! The Movie
(Aug. 26, 2003 - 64 min.) ****
Plot: In this sequel to 2002's Lilo and Stitch, Lilo, Stitch and some other-worldly friends try to find some of the pre-Stitch genetic experiments, who are loose in the Hawaiian islands. This video-only feature set the premise for a TV series based on the Lilo and Stitch characters.
The Lion King 1 1/2
(Feb. 10, 2004 - 77 min.) ****
Plot: In this sequel to 1994's The Lion King, pals Timon and Pumba retell the Lion King story from their (somewhat warped, but always hilarious) point of view.
Springtime with Roo
(Mar. 9, 2004 - 65 min.) ***
Plot: When Rabbit disappoints Roo and the rest of the gang by insisting that he wants nothing to do with Easter, the narrator gets into the act and helps to teach Rabbit a lesson about the meaning of Easter. Loosely based on "A Christmas Carol," the classic story about Ebenezer Scrooge, with Tigger even giving a "nod" to author Charles Dickens.
The Three Musketeers
(Aug. 17, 2004 - 68 min.) ***
Plot: When the evil captain of the Musketeers appoints royal janitors Mickey, Donald, and Goofy to be Musketeers as part of his plan to replace Queen Minnie on the throne of France, the trio take their new jobs seriously and do everything in their power to stop the evil plot.
Mickey's Twice Upon a Christmas
(Nov. 9, 2004 - 68 min.) ***
Plot: A collection of five short stories featuring Christmas adventures of Mickey and the rest of the gang. This film represents the first time the classic Disney characters have been presented in computer animated form.
(Feb. 1, 2005 - 79 min.) ****
Plot: In this sequel to 1998's Mulan, General Shang asks Mulan to marry him, but before the wedding, they have to accompany three princesses to a distant land, throwing them into an epic adventure.
(June 14, 2005 - 72 min.) ****
Plot: This prequel to 1999's Tarzan follows the adventures of the young Tarzan as he grows up in the care of the apes in the African jungle.
Lilo & Stitch 2: Stitch Has Glitch
(Aug. 30, 2005 - 68 min.) ****
Plot: In this sequel to 2002's Lilo and Stitch, Lilo prepares for a hula contest but something strange is causing Stitch to misbehave and may also threaten his life.
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