Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey ( 1993 )


Before the Seavers leave for a family vacation to San Francisco, they drop off their pets -- Chance, an adventurous American bulldog; Shadow, a wise golden retriever; and Sassy, a cautious cat -- at a friend's ranch. But when the animals start to worry that they've been left for good, the three embark together on a treacherous and thrilling journey to find their way back home through the California wilderness.


A central theme is the unwavering loyalty the animals have toward their family and each other.

The film strongly emphasizes the bond and friendship between the animals.

The animals show great bravery as they overcome various obstacles to find their way home.

The animals demonstrate perseverance as they continue their journey against all odds.


The film showcases the deep love the pets have for their owners and each other.

The animals work together to overcome challenges, highlighting the importance of teamwork.

fear 4/10

There are several scenes where the animals are in danger, which may be tense for younger viewers.

violence 3/10

Instances of mild peril and animal fights are depicted but are not graphic.

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