Disney’s “The Rescuers” And “The Rescuers Down Under” Arrive On Blu-ray For The First Time

August 24, 2012 • By

We’ve never been able to decide which “Rescuers” movie was our favorite, and now we never have to! Thanks to Disney we can sit down and watch both “The Rescuers” and “The Rescuers Down Under” on the same Blu-ray DVD Combo Pack! Here’s a description of the brand new release:

To commemorate the 35th anniversary of an original classic, Disney proudly presents a special 2-movie collection featuring all-time family favorites, ‘The Rescuers’ and ‘The Rescuers Down Under,’ for the first time ever on Blu-ray! Join two of the world’s bravest mice – Bernard and Bianca – as they set out on two thrilling rescue missions full of comic adventure while soaring through the Devil’s Bayou and flying sky high in the Australian outback. Buckle up for the ride of your life as these tiny heroes with great big hearts outrun and outwit their rivals to save the day. Brimming with lovable characters and unforgettable music, the 2-movie collection is high-flying fun for the entire family! Share the laughs and excitement for the first time on Disney Blu-ray.

Voice actors in “The Rescuers” include:

Bob Newhart (“Elf”) as the voice of Bernard
Eva Gabor (“Green Acres”) as the voice of Miss Bianca
Joe Flynn (“The Love Bug”)
Jim Jordon (“Chico and the Man”)
Jeanette Nolan (“The Horse Whisperer”)
Pat Buttram (“Who’s the Boss?”)

Voice actors in “The Rescuers Down Under” include:

Bob Newhart (“Elf”) as the voice of Bernard
Eva Gabor (“Green Acres”) as the voice of Miss Bianca
John Candy (“Uncle Buck”)
Adam Ryen (“Star Trek: The Next Generation”)
Wayne Robson (“The Incredible Hulk”)
Tristan Rogers (“General Hospital”)
George C. Scott (“Patton”)

3-Disc Blu-ray Combo Pack Bonus Features:

Peoplitis” deleted song
The Making of “Rescuers Down Under”
“Three Blind Mouseketeers” animated short
Water-Birds, A Walt Disney True Life Adventure documentary
“Someone’s Waiting For You” Sing-Along

2-Disc DVD Bonus Features:

The Making of “Rescuers Down Under”
“Three Blind Mouseketeers” animated short
Water-Birds, A Walt Disney True Life Adventure documentary
“Someone’s Waiting For You” Sing-Along

These movies have a lot of heart, and like all Disney movies they never get old. The adventures are still fun to follow along with and the characters are hilarious! Both movies are great for the entire family, and it’s so hard to choose one over the other as a favorite!

Although, the song from the first movie ALWAYS gets stuck in our head when we hear it, and it’s the first thing that comes to mind when we think of “The Rescuers” franchise.

Let us know if you pick up “The Rescuers” and “The Rescuers Down Under” on Blu-ray and DVD and tell us what YOU think of both of the movies!


Review Materials Provided By Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment