Tinker Bell (movie)

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Tinker Bell
Directed byBradley Raymond
Written byJeffrey M. Howard
Produced byJeannine Roussel
StarringMae Whitman
Kristin Chenoweth
Lucy Liu
America Ferrera
Narrated byLoreena McKennitt
Edited byMark W. Rosenbaum
Music byJoel McNeely
Distributed byWalt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment
Release date
  • October 28, 2008 (2008-10-28)
Running time
78 minutes
CountryUnited States
Box office$2,427,167[1]

Tinker Bell is a Disney movie based on the character from Peter Pan. It was released on DVD and Blu-ray Disc on October 28, 2008. Unlike the other two Disney movies of Peter Pan, this movie was animated completely using computer animation. This was also the first time that the Disney version of Tinker Bell talked. The original name of the movie was Tinker Bell and the Ring of Belief.

The movie was directed by Bradley Raymond.[2]

Release Dates[change | change source]

Country Premiere
 Argentina September 11, 2008
Mexico Mexico September 19, 2008
 Russia October 23, 2008
 United States October 28, 2008
 Sweden October 29, 2008
 Netherlands November 4, 2008
 Belgium November 5, 2008
 France November 5, 2008
 Iceland November 6, 2008
 Germany November 13, 2008
 Brazil November 19, 2008
 Czech Republic November 26, 2008
 Italy November 26, 2008
 Japan December 23, 2008
 Panama September 4, 2009
 Hungary September 14, 2010

Cast[change | change source]

Soundtrack[change | change source]

The movie's soundtrack was released on October 14, 2008, a week before the DVD release and contains songs from and inspired by the movie.

  1. "To the Fairies They Draw Near" - Lorena McKennitt
  2. "Fly to Your Heart" - Selena Gomez
  3. "How to Believe" - Ruby Summer
  4. "Let Your Heart Sing" - Katharine McPhee
  5. "Be True" - Jonatha Brooke
  6. "To the Fairies They Draw Near, Part II" - Lorena McKennitt
  7. "Shine" - Tiffany Giardina
  8. "Fly With Me" - Kari Kimmell
  9. "Wonder of It All" - Scottie Haskell
  10. "End Credit Score Suite" - Joel McNeely[7]

Video game[change | change source]

Disney Fairies: Tinker Bell
Developer(s)EA Bright Light Studio
Publisher(s)Disney Interactive
Director(s)Bradley Raymond Edit this on Wikidata
Producer(s)Jeannine Roussel Edit this on Wikidata
Composer(s)Joel McNeely Edit this on Wikidata
Platform(s)Nintendo DS
ReleaseOctober 24, 2008
Mode(s)Single-player, multiplayer

Disney Fairies: Tinker Bell is an adventure game loosely based on the movie.

Release[change | change source]

In April 2008, Disney announced that the movie will be released on DVD and Blu-ray Disc on October 28, 2008.[8] Contrary to the previous announcement of the suspension of direct-to-video sequels, they also announced three direct-to-DVD sequels to follow this movie, also digitally animated:

  • Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure (fall 2009)
  • Tinker Bell: A Midsummer Storm (working title, summer 2010)
  • Tinker Bell: A Winter Story (working title, summer 2011)

The movie saw an exclusive theatrical release at the El Capitan Theatre between September 19 and October 2nd. It will also premiere on Disney Channel in November as part of "New in November."

References[change | change source]

  1. "Tinker Bell (2008) - Financial Information". The Numbers.
  2. "Director Frank Nissen on Cinderella III". Animated-Views.com. January 23, 2007. Retrieved January 28, 2007.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 "Tinker Bell (Video 2008)" – via www.imdb.com.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 First Look: 'Tinker Bell' will fly solo, straight to DVD, USA Today, May 28, 2008
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 ""Variety.com"".
  6. "News And Views". Loreena McKennitt.
  7. "DisneyShopping.com".[permanent dead link]
  8. http://corporate.disney.go.com/news/corporate/2008/2008_0408_animation_roll_out.html Disney Animation plans 2008-2012

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