There is one reference to alcohol, though it was over the heads of my children. Brother Bear is a 2003 American animated adventure Comedy-drama film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures.It is the 44th animated feature in the Walt Disney Animated Classics series. One bear, while charging a man, lunges into a spear. Nothing for now. Koda's early years are full of experiences, which he deeply enjoys recanting to others. Koda's line afterwards was thrown in to help add to the banter and brotherly relationship. They enjoyed it just as much. On a positive note, viewers of “Brother Bear” witness the reconciliation of the moose brothers, the sacrifice of one life to protect another life, and Kenai’s desire to make atonement for killing Koda’s mother. Koda's mother is the mother of Koda and a minor character in the 2003 Disney film Brother Bear.  The movie received an Academy Award nomination for Best Animated Feature, but lost against Finding Nemo. 8. Brother Bear begins with a spark that turns into a fire. Share. This scene is just so funny :D I NEED HELP WITH THE LYRICS AND DUBBERS! Some hunters, for example, trap a bear. The charm, believed to direct the destiny of its wearer, is taken very seriously. When he came of age, he was gifted with a totem, the Bear of Love, much to his disappointment. "The Fishing Song" - This was intended for the salmon run sequence, but was replaced by "Welcome". He is telling the story to the young people in the village. After a bear takes the life of Sitka, the oldest brother, the impulsive youngest brother Kenai kills the bear in revenge, only to be changed into a bear himself by the Great Spirits. Loading recommendations for you Adding to Cart... Added to Cart Not Added Item is in your Cart View Cart Proceed to checkout Not Added There was a problem adding this item to Cart. On a positive note, viewers of “Brother Bear” witness the reconciliation of the moose brothers, the sacrifice of one life to protect another life, and Kenai’s desire to make atonement for killing Koda’s mother. Whilst Denahi, Kenai's human brother, set out to take vengeance as he assumed Kenai was killed by a bear, in which the bear is Kenai himself transformed by spiritual power. Oct 2, 2020 - Explore Maizie Seput's board "Kenai/Koda", followed by 398 people on Pinterest. I urge parents to discuss the concepts of the Great Spirit, the circle of life, and “destiny”—before, during, and after viewing this film. Haha, so funny scene :D Kenai: Joaquin Phoenix Koda: Jeremy Suarez Rutt: Rick Moranis Tuke: Dave Thomas I DON'T OWN ANYTHING! Anticipating the bells and whistles big budgets afford, we look forward to Disney movies. Brother Bear is a 2003 traditionally-animated movie produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures on November 1, 2003. We enjoyed the movie so much that the following week, we took my friend and her daughter, age 11 to see it also. Instead, Disney went all out, commissioning Phil Collins to provide the singing. Disney proudly presents Brother Bear, an epic animated adventure full of comedy and heart with five great songs from Academy Award® winner Phil Collins (Best Original Song). When Brother Bear first came out in the theaters, I took my two sons, ages 12 and 6 to see it. It had been half a season since he chose to remain a bear due to the strong bond he had developed for the cub. He also had a friend named Bucky, who licked an icicle and had to get his tongue peeled off in order to free him. Followers. Read "Brother Bear" - Movie Review - and more of the latest on movies and films from a Christian perspective. There is no cursing or vain use of the Lord’s name; however, some childlike name-calling peppers the dialogue for comic relief. After their journey, Kenai and Koda discover the true meaning of brotherhood. Now Kenai must find a way to turn back to normal before his midle brother kills him. The audience sees the dead bear lying on the ground. Sweeney as Sitka Joan Copeland as Tanana Plot: After his brother is killed by a bear, a young man sets out to take revenge and is turned into a bear himself. The brothers tease each other as siblings often do. In real life, few people have the opportunity to literally walk in someone else’s shoes; however, it happens often in the movies, “Freaky Friday,” both the old and new version for instance. (18.104.22.168 04:08, 30 March 2007 (UTC)) Yes, Kenai and Koda are Grizzly Bears. A few scenes are quite intense, but this is not surprising considering the nature of hunting. No member comments yet. But during this journey far away from home, Koda felt at home with Kayla, she was curious, funny, and clumsy, "like she wasn't a bear", Koda taught her to swim, climb on the trees, fishing and all a bear does. Daily, John Cygan, Jennifer Darling, Debi Derryberry, Jonathan Dokuchitz, Dan Gilvezan, Patti Deutsch, Paul Eiding, Bill Farmer, Byron Howard, John DeMita, Chad Einbinder, Patrick Fraley, Sandy Fox, Jeff Fischer, Eddie Frierson, Earl Ghaffari, Michael Gough, Don Fullilove, Lex Lang, Hope Levy, Neil Kaplan, Tom Kane, David Kaye, Carole Jeghers, Rosanna Huffman, Daamen J. 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One of the Web’s first and most popular Christian Web sites for children. 50. Kenai is a male bear.He is the younger brother of Sitka and Denahi, the adoptive elder brother of Koda, and the husband of Nita.. Kenai was born a human.He grew up in his tribe under the watchful eye of his elder brothers, learning to hunt, fish, and honor the Great Spirits of the deceased. Disney's Brother Bear Koda Plush 12" 5 out of 5 stars 4 $43.50 $ 43. Koda's mother nearly won the fight until Sitka brought down the glacier, causing himself and Koda's mother to fall into the icy water below. In the Brother Bear 2 article, Kenai is referred to as a grizzly, but I would like to know the source of this information. It could be argued that Disney is merely closely following the traditions of Indian legends, and most likely they are. Not connected : To be able to post a message site, you must be connected. Insults such as “dog breath,” “Pine cone breath,” and “fat head” are exchanged. Report a problem. Kenai, preparing to enter manhood, eagerly awaits his gift, a chosen symbol determined by the Great Spirits, to adorn his neck and change his destiny. Brother Bear is a 2003 traditionally-animated movie produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures on November 1, 2003. Along the way he meets and befriends a grizzly cub named Koda. After a day of fishing, the brothers return to the village to attend an important religious ceremony. But unfortunately it never made it to the movie. In the film, an Inuit boy named Kenai pursues a bear in revenge for a battle that he provoked in which his oldest brother Sitka is killed. Now, with brother hunting brother, Kenai's only hope to change back is to find the place where the lights touch the Earth. “Brother Bear” delivers catchy tunes, no-expense-spared animation, an epic story, and of course, a moral lesson. "This Can't Be My Destiny" This was song by Phil Collins. Innocent sounding but completely unbiblical, is the idea that people are as valuable as animals, and that we all end up in the same vaguely defined place after death. Additionally, although “Brother Bear” is not a production of previous epic proportions, say the “Lion King,” for example, it is an entertaining film with the usual high quality animations, humor, and a few warm and fuzzy moments. We all were laughing through almost the whole movie...if it wasn't something the two bears were doing, it was at the moose. The reaction from movie reviewers was mixed to negative with many panning the movie as coping older Disney movies like The Lion King and the 20th Century Fox movie Ice Age (although Brother Bear began production before Ice Age did), while others defended the movie as a different and resonable variation of the theme. Run Time: 1 hour, 25 minutes Starring Joaquin Phoenix as Kenai Jeremy Suarez as Koda Rick Moranis as Rutt Dave Thomas as Tuke Jason Raize as Denahi D.B. 151. Tweet = 1 388 visits. Koda's mother is an adult female bear.She is the mother of Koda.. Return. Relation with Brother bear: Kenai and Koda's friend and Tug's relative. Three brothers, Kenai (voiced by Joaquin Phoenix), Denahi (voiced by Jason Raize), and Sitka (voiced by D.B. Hide Full Bio Read More . Some birds “poop” when flying. The 43rd animated feature in the Disney animated features canon, it was originally titled Bears, and was the third and final Disney animated movie produced mainly by the Feature Animation studio at Disney-MGM Studios in Orlando, Florida, that studio was shut down in March 2004, not long after the release of this movie in favor of computer animated features. Brother Bear 2 was released August 29, 2006. However, parents may want to discuss the mixture of ancestor worship, mysticism, and Hinduism presented as a feel-good story of loyalty and friendship. Forced to roam the land as a bear, Kenai ultimately understands that bears are not enemies of man, but simply animals doing what they must to survive. While journeying to the Salmon Run with Koda, Koda's mother was provoked and attacked by a human hunter named Kenai.The two fought, with Kenai's brothers, Denahi and Sitka, joining in. Disney proudly presents Brother Bear, an epic animated adventure full of comedy and heart. Jan 26, 2014 - Explore Rachel Phillips's board "Brother Bear ", followed by 171 people on Pinterest. According to the myth of the Great Spirit, we are all part of the great circle of life. He never realized the feelings of bear until he managed to kill one of it, which is Koda's mother, and later his brother bear. Kenai and Koda must flee from Kenai’s angry brother, but of course, the brother has no idea he is trying to kill his own sibling. The popular American movie critics Roger Ebert and Richard Roeper have given positive reviews of the movie. Last comments . Denahi, the middle brother, comes upon this bear and, thinking it killed Kenai, vows revenge. This page was last changed on 3 December 2020, at 20:28. With Tenor, maker of GIF Keyboard, add popular Koda From Brother Bear animated GIFs to your conversations. From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0328880/news, http://www.animated-news.com/2003/brother-bear-two-thumbs-up/, DuckTales the Movie: Treasure of the Lost Lamp, Walt Disney Animation Studios short films, https://simple.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Brother_Bear&oldid=7199455, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License, Yes (except Koda sings the first few lyrics and the last lyric). Based on: Original story. Brother Bear is a 2003 American animated comedy-drama film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures.It is the 44th Disney animated feature film.In the film, an Inuit boy named Kenai pursues a bear in revenge for a fight that he provoked in which his oldest brother Sitka is killed. Through some mystical action of the Great Spirit, possibly to teach him a lesson, Kenai changes from the hunter to the hunted; he becomes a bear. His destination—the place where the lights dance on the mountains, a sacred Indian ground. Not really wanting a tag-a-long at first, Kenai acquiesces to the cubs request to come along, but only because Koda claims to know the way to the sacred spot, the one place Kenai desperately desires to find. Currently unavailable. Kenai, a young boy who sees bears as killers, finds himself walking on somebody else's shoes when he, after killing a bear out of revenge for his brother's death, is turned into a bear by the Great Spirits. Report this character. When Denahi sees a bear and discovers his brother’s possessions, he fears Kenai is dead. Fortunately, none of the characters burst into song. Not unlike the film “Pocahontas,” “Brother Bear” is loaded with anti-Christian “spiritual truths.”. Wikiquote has a collection of quotations related to: Additional Voices Charlie Adler, Lori Alan, Carlos Alazraqui, Pamela Adlon, Matt Adler, Steve Alterman, Stephen Apostolina, Jack Blessing, Jack Angel, Dee Bradley Baker, Michael Bell, Bob Bergen, Gregg Berger, Lara Cody, Rodger Bumpass,Catherine Cavadini, Julianne Buescher, Nancy Cartwright, Paul Briggs, Kimberly Brooks, Doc Kane, Corey Burton, Stephen J. Anderson, Cam Clarke, Robert Cotworthy, Michael Corbett, David Cowgill, Randy Crenshew, Jim Cummings, E.G. The film is set in post-ice age in Alaska, where the local tribesmen believe all creatures are created through Spirits, said to appear in the form of an aurora. In two other scenes, one of Kenai’s brothers falls into a dangerously raging river, and the other falls into a crevice. Unaware that the bear is actually his own brother, Denahi determines to kill the bear. Kenai, unable to communicate to his brother, must run for his life. Adventures in the rainforest! Though there are some good one-liners and a few moral lessons to bring home, the film’s emphasis on spiritual mysticism is of mammoth proportions and of grave concern to me. Specifically, when we die, we become part of the Great Spirit, god-like and omnipresent. The brothers clearly love each other; in fact, Sitka lays down his own life by triggering a huge landslide to spare Kenai from the spear of his other brother. 2 members currently on the forums : Anonymous, Sierra. 22319. Now that Kenai and Nita are mated/married and Koda's a full grown teenage bear, the adventure continues with Rutt, Tuke, Anda, Kata, Tug and Mabel, but a lot more trouble occurs when an evil animal hunter named Dr. Garkin lurks around the forest and the mountains, and it's up to Kenai, Nita, Koda, along with Koda's nephews and niece, Quimby, Gamby, Knolee and Minoru, along with their good animal friends. Please try again later. So, hi! Through the fire, the title card appears. Until the day, she met a good and nice bear, called Koda, Koda decided to help Kayla to go back home, together they face dangers, traps and many challenges. When Kenai receives his token of love, in the form of a bear, resentment and disappointment set in. Children will love Koda and the talking animals. What bothers me most about the movie “Brother Bear” is the not so subtle theme, that we are all “brothers”. See more ideas about Brother bear, Bear, Brother. Featured in. raves Clay Smith of Access Hollywood. Share the best GIFs now >>> That’s about all I have to say honestly :v I like to roleplay and draw and stuff so ye! Actions. Kenai soon crosses path with a young bear cub named Koda, whom he soon begins to see as his little brother. Also along the way, Kenai discovers talking animals, a tradition with Disney, and a wise old bear. This might sound to some like the telling of some harmless Indian legend, but to many people, particularly those not fully grounded in God’s Word, it is a nice way to say that everybody goes to some wonderful place after death and that our goodness ultimately makes us as gods. A sequel, Brother Bear 2, was released on August 29, 2006. Violence: Moderate / Profanity: None / Sex/Nudity: None. We don't know when or if this item will be back in stock. A narrator says that the story begins long ago, when great mammoth’s ruled the lands. On the way, Kenai meets Koda, a talkative, young bear cub who is lost from his mother and completely alone. Following Friends Follow Unfollow Chat . That would be Koda, a dark furred bear cub, who somberly made his way through the edge of the forest onto the open landscape. The story is of his two brothers and himself. By the way, in the Dakota language, Koda means “friend” (too perfect). Wow, I should really update this bio! See more ideas about Kenai, Brother bear, Disney. What Could Have Been: The character Koda was originally written as an older, Baloo-esque Grizzly Bear named Griz (Yes, that's pretty Hilarious in Hindsight), who would have served as a big brother figure to Kenai. Register on the site! Also true to Disney form, the film layers humor and special effects to please both young and old viewers. Bio Since Oct 2017 (3 Years 24 Days) Hey! Reputation. Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Rick Moranis, Jeremy Suarez, Dave Thomas, Joan Copeland | Directed by: Aaron Blaise, Bob Walker | Produced by: Chuck Williams, II | Distributor: Walt Disney, Let’s face it, Walt Disney productions set the standard for animation films. however so far, Brother Bear holds a rating of 38% in Rotten Tomatoes, which says that "Brother Bear is gentle and pleasant if unremarkable Disney fare, with so-so animation and generic plotting".. Fun for the whole family with games, activities, stories, answers to children’s questions, color pages, and more! Believing the bear to be a thief and destroyer of mankind, the young Indian boy, Kenai, vows to prove his manhood by hunting down and killing the bear who ambled into camp to steal some fish. This song was never released. According the book of Genesis, God clearly created man to rule over the Earth; man and beast do not share the same status in the eyes of God. Moreover, the Great Spirits, the collective body of our dead ancestors and all other dead creatures, guide us and direct our destiny. See more ideas about brother bear, disney and dreamworks, disney movies. Set in the Pacific Northwest some 10,000 years before the Europeans settled in America, three Native American brothers, Kenai, Denahi and Sitka enjoy life within the security of their tribe. The hand-drawn animation is alternately static and inconsistent, and the story may be too downbeat for younger kids, who are most assuredly the target audience…. …The journey is diverting in a Saturday-morning kind of way, but it doesn’t compare to, say, …Strong pagan worldview includes witchcraft, totem worship, environmentalism, and ancestor worship…. One moose tells his brother they should celebrate the happy ending with a “cool bed of hops.”. Parents need not worry about language. This is what Koda would be as a 29-year-old bear similar to Jeremy Suarez's age. NUMBER (228) Owner: ShadowFox Name: Koda Age: 6 Birthdate: September 17, 2019 Upload Date: March 19, 2020 Hibernation In: March 23, 2020 Hibernation Out: June 30, 2020 Sep 22, 2020 - Explore Crystal Mascioli's board "Brother Bear", followed by 2956 people on Pinterest. He had a bad experience trusting the sanitary status of snow colored yellow or green, and learned \"the hard way\" that white snow is best to trek in. Long ago, as the Earth was emerging from the Ice Age, there were three brothers. With five great new songs from Academy Award winner Phil Collins (1999 Best Original Song, "You'll Be In My Heart," from Tarzan®), it's "pure Disney magic from beginning to end!" …large theological missteps… If the eco-pantheism of “Pocahontas” could be quantifiably boiled down and deposited in a container, that, let’s say, filled a quart canning jar, then this film’s spiritualism would fill an oil drum…, …the anti-hunting stance is so overt that even non-hunters might cringe a bit…, Jeff Strickler, Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune, …Disney’s latest animated feature is kinda creepy and feels like two movies, neither of which is very exciting…, …Frightening/Tense Scenes: Heavy | Music (scary/tense): Extreme | Violence: Moderate…, …caution for questionable content about ‘spirits and magic’…, Alan Boyer, Preview Family Movie and TV Review, …definitely a second-team affair, featuring two first-time directors. 1 History 1.1 Brother Bear 1.2 Brother Bear 2 1.3 Personality 2 Gallery She is the first bear to be seen in the film. The Shaman, for example, says that the “spirits of our ancestors.have power to make changes,” and that Kenai will have to make restitution with his dead brother before the Great Spirits will change him back into a person again. Learn about the Creator of the universe by exploring His marvelous creation. Brother Bear: Kenaï and Koda Brother Bear Brother Bear and Moose Brother Bear 42 Brother Bear 41 Brother Bear 40 Brother Bear 39 Brother Bear 38 Brother Bear 37 Otherwise, the language is clean and acceptable for children to hear. Which I am about to do! © Disney Following. When an impulsive boy named Kenai is magically transformed into a bear, he must literally walk in another's footsteps until he learns some valuable life lessons. The song was however mention in the special feature by Phil Collins. Following close behind him was his adoptive big brother, a man turned bear called Kenai. Posts (16) Wall (29) Koda_ :bear: 11/12/19. Though there are some good one-liners and a few moral lessons to bring home, the film’s emphasis on spiritual mysticism is of mammoth proportions and of grave concern to me. Koda_ :bear: Virtuoso . Adults will appreciate the music of Phil Collins and the hilarious commentary provided by Rick Moranis and Dave Thomas, voices of the comic moose duo. It is about a human named Kenai who turns into a bear and discovers brotherhood. Some critics might argue that the Great Spirit is God-like, but the spiritual tale includes communication with dead ancestors, tokens as destiny shapers, and equality of man and nature, common elements of Indian legends and directly opposed to God’s Word.