The Black Cauldron(Movie, 1985)

| 1h 20min | Genres: Animation, Adventure, Kids & Family
The Black CauldronRating: 3.3/5 (with 416416 votes)
The Black Cauldron is a 1985 American animated fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation in association with Silver Screen Partners II and released by Walt Disney Pictures. The 25th Disney animated feature film, it is loosely based on the first two books in The Chronicles of Prydain by Lloyd Alexander, a series of five novels that are, in turn, based on Welsh mythology. Set in the mythical land of Prydain during the Early Middle Ages, the film centers on a wicked emperor known as the Horned King, who hopes to secure an ancient magical cauldron that will aid him in his desire to conquer the world. He is opposed by young swineherd Taran, the young princess Eilonwy, the bard Fflewddur Fflam, and a wild creature named Gurgi who seek to destroy the cauldron, to prevent the Horned King from ruling the world. The film is directed by Ted Berman and Richard Rich, who had directed Disney's previous animated film The Fox and the Hound in 1981, the first Disney animated film to be recorded in Dolby Stereo. Disney acquired the rights to the books in 1973 with production beginning in 1980, set for a C... ()
Movie poster of The Black Cauldron

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Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English [CC]
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Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English [CC]
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About The Black Cauldron

Taran is an assistant pigkeeper with boyish dreams of becoming a great warrior. However, he has to put the daydreaming aside when his charge, an oracular pig named Hen Wen, is kidnapped by an evil lord known as the Horned King. The villain hopes Hen will show him the way to The Black Cauldron, which has the power to create a giant army of unstoppable soldiers.

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The Black Cauldron 1985 Trailer | Disney(Trailer, 1:38)

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Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Based on the work of: Lloyd Alexander ("The Chronicles of Prydain")
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN), Portuguese (PT)
Translated into 28 languages: Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Persian (FA), Finnish (FI), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Japanese (JA), Korean (KO), Lithuanian (LT), Dutch (NL), Norwegian (NO), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Romanian (RO), Russian (RU), Slovak (SK), Serbian (SR), Swedish (SV), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Vietnamese (VI), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 07/24/1985
Appearing Characters: Taran, Eilonwy, The Horned King, Gurgi, Hen Wen, Dallben, Fair Folk, Fflewddur Fflam, Creeper, King Eidilleg, Doli, Orddu, Orwen, Orgoch, The Horned King's henchmen
Narrator: John Huston
Producer: Joe Hale
Screenwriter: Art Stevens, David Jonas, Al Wilson, Vance Gerry, Roy Morita, Ted Berman, Peter Young, Richard Rich, Joe Hale
Executive Producer: Ron W. Miller, Edward Hansen, Don Hahn
Animator: Andreas Deja, Phil Nibbelink, Hendel Butoy, Steven E. Gordon, Dale Baer, Doug Krohn, Ron Husband, Shawn Keller, Jay Jackson, Mike Gabriel, Barry Temple, Phillip Young, Tom Ferriter, Jesse Cosio, Ruben A. Aquino, Rubén Procopio, Cyndee Whitney, Viki Anderson, George Scribner, David Block, Mark Henn, Charlie Downs, Terence Harrison, Sandra Borgmeyer, David Pacheco, Don Paul, Barry Cook, Mark Dindal, Ted Kierscey, Jeff Howard, Kelvin Yasuda, Patrizia Peraza, Bruce Woodside, Scott Santoro, Kimberly Knowlton, Glenn Chaika, Allen Gonzales, Kathy Zielinski, Sue DiCicco, Jill Colbert, Richard Hoppe, Kevin Wurzer, Dave Brain, Sylvia Mattinson, Pixote Hunt, Walt Stanchfield
Composer: Elmer Bernstein
Performer: Elmer Bernstein
Other Team Members: Mel Shaw, Mike Hodgson, Don Griffith, Guy Vasilovich, Dan Hansen, Glenn Vilppu, William Frake III, James Coleman, Donald Towns, Brian Sebern, Tia Kratter, John Emerson, Lisa Keene, Andrew Phillipson, Andreas Deja, Mike Ploog, Phil Nibbelink, Al Wilson, David Jonas, Kathy Durning, Jack Wadsworth, Retta Davidson, Tom Ferriter, Dave Suding, Chuck Williams, Fujiko Miller, Bette Isis Thomson, Margaret Nichols, Lureline Weatherly, Martin Korth, Wesley Chun, Eric Larson, David Jonas, Peter Bernstein
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"O Caldeirão Mágico"
"Taran und der Zauberkesse"
"Taron y el caldero mágico"
"Taram et le Chaudron Magique"
"Disneys 25 The Black Cauldron"
"A fekete üst"
"טרן וקדרת הקסמים"
"Crni kotao"
"Taran and the Magic Cauldron"
Budget: 25,000,000 USD
Revenue: 21,288,692 USD (= 85%)
Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1

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