TOTAL, THE IMAGINARY POLAR BEAR OF “TIMMY FAILURE” (2019)
In the feature film Timmy Failure: mistakes were made, one of the Originals offered by the Disney + platform for its launch, the tongue-in-cheek young hero is accompanied … by an imaginary 700-kilo polar bear baptized Total! Both, the puny child and the imposing animal, run Total Failure Inc., a detective agency in Portland.
BALOO, THE CULT BEAR OF THE “JUNGLE BOOK” (1967)
The most famous animated bear on the big screen is obviously the adorable Baloo! Star of the classic The Jungle Book, he loves to have fun and take life on the bright side. His motto, which is also the title of a cult song from the animated film: It takes little to be happy! Baloo will appear in the credits of The Jungle Book 2 and the remake in live version released in theaters in 2016.
WINNIE THE POOH
So cute Winnie the Pooh … The cult animated teddy bear appears for the first time on the big screen in the feature film The Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, in 1977. We will see it next, accompanied by Tigger, Piglet, Eeyore and his other friends, in the series The New Adventures of Winnie the Pooh or, back to the cinema, in the Winnie the Pooh of 2011.
THE BAD LOTSO FROM “TOY STORY 3” (2010)
He looks so cute this big white and purple teddy bear that smells good … But make no mistake: Lotso, which we can discover in the animated film Toy Story 3, is actually a very ugly character. Whoever is in charge of the Sunnyside daycare center hides a tyrannical and manipulative character, making toys that do not obey him experience a real nightmare.
LITTLE JEAN IN “ROBIN DES BOIS” (1974)
Petit Jean is Robin’s sympathetic companion. In the animated film released in theaters in 1974, it is a bear that lives alongside the hero in the forest of Sherwood. And who sings a cult song there: the very catchy Lord the wicked king.
KENAI AND KODA IN “BROTHER OF THE BEARS” (2004)
Released in 2004, the animated film Brother Bear tells the story of Kenai, who was previously a young Indian but who turned into a bear after killing a member of this animal species. Decided to go to the mountain to find human form, he will meet Koda, a talkative and playful bear …
THE TRIPSED BEARS OF “REBELLE” (2012)
They are not the main characters in the animated film Rebel, but impossible not to notice them when they turn into adorable furballs! They are the triplets Amich, Hubert and Harris, children of Elinor and Fergus, and therefore brothers of Merida. Particularly turbulent, they are transformed into bears by tasting the cake concocted by the witch.
BONGO IN “SPRING COQUIN” (1947)
Bongo is a little bear who has a hard time supporting his daily life as a circus star. Abused by his masters, he managed to escape and leave for the forest to live an incredible adventure. A nice character to discover in Bongo, king of the circus, medium-length film as part of the animated film Coquin de printemps.