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'''''Disney In The House: Introduction''''' is a 2017 American [[live-action/animated]] comedy musical fantasy film directed by [[Chris Columbus]] from a screenplay by Vixi Anderson, [[Spike Lee]], [[Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski|Scott Alexander]], [[Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszweski|Larry Karaszewski]], and [[Coen brothers|Coen brothers Ethan and Joel]]. [[John Lasseter]] served as the film's executive producer. The film's [[ensemble cast]] features [[Sarah Silverman]], [[Ginnifer Goodwin]], [[Ed O'Neill]], [[Tom Hanks]], [[Dakota Fanning]], [[Spencer Breslin]] (both from archive recordings of their child voices), [[Chris Rock]], [[Michael J. Fox]], [[Owen Laramore]] (in his film debut), [[Frank Welker]], [[Dee Bradley Baker]], [[Samantha Morton]], [[Sam Elliott]], [[Anthony Anderson]], [[Billy Connolly]], and [[Miguel Ferrer]] (in his final live-action role before his death). Supporting roles were provided by [[Max Casella]], [[Sam Shepard]], [[Helena Bonham Carter]], [[Kevin Michael Richardson]], [[Andy Dick]], [[Alicia Silverstone]], and [[Danny Mann]].
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'''''Disney In The House: Introduction''''' is a 2017 American [[Live-action/animation|live-action/animated]] comedy-drama fantasy film directed by [[Chris Bailey (animator)|Chris A. Bailey]]. [[Rob Renzetti]], and Vixi Anderson in their [[List of directorial debuts|feature directorial debuts]] from a screenplay penned by Anderson and writing duo [[Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski|Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszweski]]. [[John Lasseter]] served as the film's executive producer. The film stars [[Sarah Silverman]], [[Ginnifer Goodwin]], [[Ed O'Neill]], [[Tom Hanks]], [[Dakota Fanning]], [[Spencer Breslin]] (both from archive recordings of their child voices), [[Owen Laramore]], [[Michael J. Fox]], [[Max Casella]], [[Chris Rock]], and [[Billy Connolly]]. The film's score was composed by [[Hans Zimmer]] and [[John Powell]].
   
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It was confirmed in November 2012 that Disney had began development on a live-action/animation hybrid film where humans and Disney characters co-exist in peace. Producers Gary Marsh and Gary Krisel wrote a script that originally centered on Vanellope von Schweetz and Woody as rivals. However, in November 2014, the script turned out disastrous, and Marsh and Krisel better-reflected the plot Disney desired. [[Disneytoon Studios]] was originally set to do animation, but after poor results, Disney decided to hire [[Reel FX Creative Studios|Reel FX]] to complete the computer animation in the final cut.
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Produced by [[Walt Disney Wonder Studios]] as its first film, it was released theatrically in the United States on January 9, 2017 by [[Walt Disney Pictures]]. The film grossed $550 million worldwide and received critical acclaim for its heartwarming story, the performances of Silverman, Hanks, Fanning, and Laramore, and the CGI animation on the Disney characters. The film also has a rare [[list of films with a 100% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes|100% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes]] and received four [[Academy Award]] nominations including [[Academy Award for Picture|Best Picture]].
   
The first film produced by [[Walt Disney Wonder Studios]], the film premiered at the [[El Capitan Theatre]] on January 5, 2017, and was released theatrically in the United States on January 9 by [[Walt Disney Pictures]] to critical and commercial success, grossing $984 million against its $179 million budget and receiving praise for its humor, characters, subject matter, [[Hans Zimmer]]'s musical score, and the performances (particularly those of Silverman and Fanning). The film was nominated for six [[Academy Award]]s including [[Academy Award for Best Picture|Best Picture]] and [[Academy Award for Best Original Song|Best Original Song]]. In December 2020, the film was added to the [[National Film Registry]] by the [[Library of Congress]] for being deemed "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".
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The film's success led to nine sequels: ''[[Disney In The House: 4th Of July]]'', ''[[Disney In The House: Christmas]]'', ''[[Disney In The House: Wild Wild West]]'', [[Disney In The House: Musical Melody|''Disney In The House: Musical Melody'']], ''[[Disney In The House: Off To Adventure Camp]]'', ''[[Disney In The House: Time Travel]]'', ''[[Disney In The House: Return To Adventure Camp]]'', ''[[Disney In The House: World Animals]]'', and ''[[Disney In The House: Oceans]]'' on July 4, 2017, December 26, 2017, May 11, 2018, December 25, 2018, March 3, 2019, June 13, 2019, September 23, 2019, December 23, 2019, and February 25, 2020.
 
The film's success started a franchise consisting of seven sequels: [[Disney In The House: 4th Of July|''Disney In The House: 4th Of July'']], [[Disney In The House: Christmas|''Disney In The House: Christmas'']], [[Disney In The House: Wild Wild West|''Disney In The House: Wild Wild West'']], [[Disney In The House: Off To Adventure Camp|''Disney In The House: Off To Adventure Camp'']], [[Disney In The House: Time Travel|''Disney In The House: Time Travel'']], [[Disney In The House: Return To Adventure Camp|''Disney In The House: Return To Adventure Camp'']], and [[Disney In The House: World Animals|''Disney In The House: World Animals'']] on July 4, 2017, December 26, 2017, December 25, 2018, March 3, 2019, June 13, 2019, September 23, 2019, and December 23, 2019.
 
   
 
== Plot ==
 
== Plot ==
Humans and Disney characters co-exist in harmony in Disneyville, the most magical star in the sky. Mayor Lawrence Pierce and Mr. Ziploc take Vanellope von Schweetz and her pet iguana Iggy on a history tour and introduce them to Judy Hopps, Hank, Woody, Agent P, and the Little Green Men. When they build shelter for Woody, Vanellope tells them her sad backstory of when poachers killed her friend Banana; Vanellope has been wanting to make her own family ever since. A knight named Murray hitches them on a ride to the Hader's Kingdom.
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Humans and Disney characters co-exist in harmony in Disneyville, the most magical star in the sky. Mayor Lawrence Pierce and Mr. Ziploc take Vanellope von Schweetz and her pet iguana Iggy on a history tour and introduce them to Judy Hopps, Hank, Woody, Agent P, and the Little Green Men. When they build shelter for Woody, Vanellope tells them her sad backstory of when poachers arrested her former friend Banana; Vanellope has been wanting to make her own family ever since. A knight named Murray hitches them on a ride to the Hader's Kingdom.
   
King Marcus, the ruler of the Hader's Kingdom, greets the gang. After introducing them to his son, Conrad, he tells them about the time a dragon killed his wife. When they spy on Conrad's sister Sally's singing about longing to marry her brother, Vanellope comforts her by saying Conrad would never abandon her. They pick a wedding dress that is Sally's size, and are about to help her put in on, but Woody stops the music and criticizes Vanellope for her lack of discipline before confessing that the dragon killed his neighbor. Woody finally agrees to help Sally marry Conrad.
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King Marcus, the ruler of the Hader's Kingdom, greets the gang. After introducing them to his son, Conrad, they spy on Conrad's sister Sally's singing about longing to marry her brother. Vanellope comforts her by saying Conrad would never abandon her. Woody admonishes Vanellope for delibrately bringing bad luck on her family (saying Sally is too young to be married), and laments that he has not been anywhere since a dragon killed his neighbor. Woody finally agrees to help Sally marry Conrad. After the successful date at the kingdom's pizza place, the group helps a spy named Agent Gadget retrieve three gems out of the hands of a murderous outlaw couple named Ginny and Alan.
   
After the successful date at the kingdom's pizza place, the group helps a spy named Agent Gadget retrieve three gems out of the hands of a murderous outlaw couple named Ginny and Alan. By the time they arrive at Ginny and Alan's lair, the bodyguard, Mr. Z, kidnaps Sally. At the moment Vanellope and Conrad save her, the dragon chases them, but they narrowly escape when the dragon gets caught on a chandelier. Conrad takes Sally for a rowboat ride across a lagoon, and the two kiss. While looking for a train back to the Hader's Kingdom, Vanellope comes across a ghost of Banana that reveals that his plan was to lure her to the poachers to be arrested, as revenge for abandoning him when the poachers killed him. After a few pleas from Marka, Vanellope's next-door neighbor, Vanellope sadly turns herself in to the poachers.
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By the time they arrive at Ginny and Alan's lair, the dragon chases them, but they narrowly escape when the dragon gets caught on a chandelier. Conrad takes Sally for a rowboat ride across a lagoon, and the two kiss. While looking for a way back to the Hader's Kingdom, Vanellope comes across Banana. Banana reveals he faked his death and that his plan was to lure her to the poachers to be arrested, as revenge for abandoning him when the poachers killed him. After a few pleas from her next-door neighbor Marka, Vanellope turns herself in to the poachers and becomes discouraged. In jail, a skeleton named Skull Housetown informs Vanellope that the dragon is headed for the Hader's Kingdom. Realizing Banana intended to destroy Disneyville all along, Vanellope escapes jail, with help from Woody. Vanellope, Judy, Hank, Woody, Sally, Conrad, Gadget, Mr. Ziploc, Lawrence, Iggy, Agent P, and the Little Green Men return to the Hader's Kingdom to tell Marcus about the situation.
   
Shortly after being put in jail, a skeleton named Skull Housetall informs Vanellope that the dragon is headed for the Hader's Kingdom. Realizing Ghost Banana intended to destroy Disneyville all along, Vanellope escapes jail, with help from Judy. Vanellope, Judy, Hank, Woody, Sally, Conrad, Gadget, Mr. Ziploc, Lawrence, Iggy, Agent P, and the Little Green Men return to the Hader's Kingdom to tell Marcus the situation. The dragon arrives at that moment, under Ghost Banana's commands. Despite failing to strike the dragon, she uses Aladdin's magic lamp to trap Ghost Banana forever. Using Sally as bait, Vanellope and Gadget lure the dragon to his death. The bridge crumbles, and Vanellope grabs the rope Sally and Gadget are holding. Gadget resigns himself to his fate, lets go of the rope to sacrifice himself, and dies, giving Vanellope the advantage to save Sally.
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The dragon arrives at that moment, under Banana's commands. Gadget is reprimanded by Banana, who forces Gadget to reveal his duplicity to Vanellope and the others, because he was secret working for him and was not a real spy. As Vanellope and her family turn hostile towards him, Gadget asks for their trust, having had a change of heart. Enraged, Banana closes in on Vanellope to kill her, but she throws him into a kitchen where forks fall, injuring and instantly killing him. Using Sally as bait, Vanellope and Gadget lure the dragon to his death. The bridge crumbles, and Vanellope grabs the rope Sally and Gadget are holding. Gadget resigns himself to his fate, lets go of the rope to sacrifice himself, and dies, giving Vanellope the advantage to save Sally.
   
Three days after Conrad and Sally finally marry, the bridge is rebuilt, and Vanellope and the gang head home. Judy, Hank, Mr. Ziploc, and Lawrence move in with Iggy, and Marka reconciles with Vanellope. The film ends with everyone in Disneyville singing a reprise of "''I Wish''", and with Vanellope shouting with excitement as the iris closes on her.
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Three days after Conrad and Sally finally marry, the bridge is rebuilt, and Vanellope and the gang head home. Judy, Hank, Mr. Ziploc, and Lawrence move in with Iggy and Vanellope. Everyone in Disneyville celebrates with the song "''We Are Family''", and the film ends.
   
 
== Cast ==
 
== Cast ==
* [[Sarah Silverman]] as Vanellope von Schweetz, a resident of Disneyville. She is the film's protagonist.
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* [[Sarah Silverman]] as Vanellope von Schweetz, a New York-accented child-like adolescent and a resident of Disneyville.
* [[Ginnifer Goodwin]] as Judy Hopps, a resident of Disneyville and Vanellope's new best friend.
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* [[Ginnifer Goodwin]] as Judy Hopps, an anthropomorphic bunny and a resident of Disneyville.
* [[Ed O'Neill]] as Hank, Disneyville's greatest septopus.
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* [[Ed O'Neill]] as Hank, an anthropomorphic red octopus and Disneyville's greatest septopus.
* [[Tom Hanks]] as Woody, a resident of Disneyville. He is the film's deuteragonist.
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* [[Tom Hanks]] as Woody, a over-cautious but well-meaning resident of Disneyville.
* [[Dakota Fanning]] as Sally Hader, the princess of the Hader's Kingdom and Conrad's younger sister. She is the film's tritagonist.
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* [[Dakota Fanning]] as Sally Hader, the pretty, elegant, and graceful princess of the Hader's Kingdom and Conrad's younger sister.
* [[Spencer Breslin]] as Conrad Hader, the prince of the Hader's Kingdom and Sally's older brother. He is the film's tetartagonist.
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* [[Spencer Breslin]] as Conrad Hader, the handsome, good-hearted, and compassionate prince of the Hader's Kingdom and Sally's older brother.
* [[Chris Rock]] as Agent Gadget, a super spy.
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* [[Chris Rock]] as Agent Gadget, a super spy. He is later turned out to be a duplicitous bounty hunter sent by Banana, but he is actually nice and careful.
 
* [[Michael J. Fox]] as Mr. Ziploc, an anthropomorphic plastic bowl and the news messenger of Disneyville.
 
* [[Michael J. Fox]] as Mr. Ziploc, an anthropomorphic plastic bowl and the news messenger of Disneyville.
* [[Owen Laramore]] as Lawrence Pierce, the mayor of Disneyville.
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* [[Owen Laramore]] as Lawrence Pierce, an easygoing and optimistic know-it-all and the mayor of Disneyville.
* [[Frank Welker]] as Iggy, Vanellope's pet iguana.
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* [[Frank Welker]] as Iggy, Vanellope's pet iguana who can only communicate through chittering.
 
* [[Dee Bradley Baker]] as The Little Green Men, residents of Disneyville who are the most excited about Vanellope's dream. Baker also voices Agent P, a citizen of Disneyville and a platypus who is good partners with the Little Green Men.
 
* [[Dee Bradley Baker]] as The Little Green Men, residents of Disneyville who are the most excited about Vanellope's dream. Baker also voices Agent P, a citizen of Disneyville and a platypus who is good partners with the Little Green Men.
 
* [[Samantha Morton]] and [[Sam Elliott]] as Ginny and Alan, a murderous outlaw husband and wife couple.
 
* [[Samantha Morton]] and [[Sam Elliott]] as Ginny and Alan, a murderous outlaw husband and wife couple.
* [[Anthony Anderson]] as a hideous dragon who killed Marcus' wife.
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* [[Billy Connolly]] as Marcus III Hader, the optimistic and elderly Scottish-accented ruler of the Hader's Kingdom and Conrad and Sally's father.
* [[Billy Connolly]] as Marcus III Hader, the optimistic ruler of the Hader's Kingdom.
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* [[David Krumholtz]] as Murray, a knight who invites Vanellope and her family to the Hader's Kingdom.
* [[Miguel Ferrer]] as Murray, a knight and Murray's trustworthy adviser.
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* [[Max Casella]] as Banana, Vanellope's former friend who was sent to jail by poachers. He is later revealed to have been plotting to destroy Disneyville as revenge.
* [[Max Casella]] as Banana, Vanellope's former friend who was killed by poachers. He is later revealed to be a ghost plotting to destroy Disneyville as revenge. Banana is the film's main antagonist.
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* [[Miguel Ferrer]] as Commander, the ruthless leader of the illegal poachers. This was the last live-action role for Ferrer before his death on January 19, 2017, ten days after the film's release.
* [[Sam Shepard]] as Commander, the leader of the illegal poachers.
 
 
* [[Helena Bonham Carter]] as Marka, a British-accented woman and Vanellope's next door neighbor.
 
* [[Helena Bonham Carter]] as Marka, a British-accented woman and Vanellope's next door neighbor.
 
* [[Andy Dick]] as Skull Housetall, a skeleton who warns Vanellope about Banana's evil plan.
 
* [[Andy Dick]] as Skull Housetall, a skeleton who warns Vanellope about Banana's evil plan.
* [[Kevin Michael Richardson]] as Mr. Z, Ginny and Alan's bodyguard who kidnaps Sally.
 
* [[Tracey Ullman]] as Quinn, the owner of Quinn's Pizza Place
 
* [[John Ratzenberger]] as Sir, the Hader's kingdom's marriage officiant.
 
* [[Jeff Bennett]] as Bird-O-Clock, Vanellope's alarm clock.
 
   
 
== Box office ==
 
== Box office ==
The film opened on January 9, 2017, and was projected to gross $100 million in its opening weekend. It grossed $484 million in the United States and Canada, and $514 million in other territories, for a worldwide total of $984 million at the end of the theatrical run. It was Walt Disney Wonder Studios' highest-grossing film before being surpassed by ''Disney In The House: Time Travel'' in 2019.
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The film opened on January 9, 2017, and was projected to gross $100-110 million in its opening weekend. It grossed $250 million in the United States and Canada, and $300 million in other territories, for a worldwide total of $550 million at the end of the theatrical run on June 24, 2017, ten days before ''Disney In The House: 4th Of July'' was released. It was Walt Disney Wonder Studios' highest-grossing film before being surpassed by ''Disney In The House: Time Travel'' in 2019. With a theatrical run lasting for five months, it has had the longest theatrical run of any Walt Disney Wonder Studios film before being surpassed by ''Disney In The House: Time Travel'' (which ran in theaters for six months) in December 25, 2019.
   
 
== Critical response ==
 
== Critical response ==
''Disney In The House: Introduction'' was loved by critics and audiences alike. It has a 100% approval rating on [[Rotten Tomatoes]]. The consensus reads, "Full of classic family entertainment, eye-popping CGI effects, a few musical numbers, and a thrilling cast, ''Disney In The House: Introduction'' marks a successful film debut for Gary Marsh and Gary Krisel's Walt Disney Wonder Studios, justifying its existence". [[Metacritic]] signed the film to a score of 93 out of 100 based on 34 critics, indicating "universal acclaim". Audiences polled by [[CinemaScore]] gave the film a grade of "A+" on an A+ to F scale.
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''Disney In The House: Introduction'' was universally loved by critics and audiences alike. It has a 100% approval rating on [[Rotten Tomatoes]] based on 200 reviews. The consensus reads, "Full of classic family entertainment, eye-popping CGI animation, and a thrilling cast, ''Disney In The House: Introduction'' marks a successful film debut for Walt Disney Wonder Studios". [[Metacritic]] signed the film to a score of 93 out of 100 based on 34 critics, indicating "universal acclaim". Audiences polled by [[CinemaScore]] gave the film a grade of "A+" on an A+ to F scale.
 
Ty Burr of ''The Boston Globe'' gave the film 5 out of 5 stars, saying, "''Disney In The House: Introduction'' is the greatest movie of all-time. It is capable of captivating kids". Alison Willmore of ''Vulture'' called the film "surprisingly sensational". According to Sarah Silverman's performance of Vanellope von Schweetz, Richard Roeper of ''Chicago Sun Times'' gave the film "Two Thumbs Up" and wrote, "There's no protagonist better than Vanellope". Anthony Lane of ''New Yorker'' wrote, "Using Dakota Fanning's child voice from archive recordings is just a nicer idea than I can ever imagine". Leonard Maltin of ''Entertainment Tonight'' called the film "clever and laugh-out-loud funny". Tim Grierson of ''Paste'' wrote, "''Disney In The House: Introduction'' is irresistible".
 
   
== Accolades ==
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Ty Burr of ''The Boston Globe'' gave the film 5 out of 5 stars, saying, "''Disney In The House: Introduction'' is the greatest movie of all-time. It is capable of captivating kids". Alison Willmore of ''Vulture'' called the film "surprisingly sensational". According to Sarah Silverman's performance of Vanellope von Schweetz, Richard Roeper of ''Chicago Sun Times'' gave the film "Two Thumbs Up" and wrote, "There's no protagonist better than Vanellope". Anthony Lane of ''New Yorker'' wrote, "Using Dakota Fanning's child voice from archive recordings is just a nicer idea than I can ever imagine". Leonard Maltin of ''Entertainment Tonight'' called the film "clever and laugh-out-loud funny". Tim Grierson of ''Paste'' wrote, "''Disney In The House: Introduction'' is irresistible".
The film was nominated for six [[Academy Award]]s: [[Academy Award for Best Picture|Best Picture]], [[Academy Award for Best Original Song|Best Original Song]], [[Academy Award for Best Production Design|Best Production Design]], [[Academy Award for Best Visual Effects|Best Visual Effects]], and [[Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay|Best Adapted Screenplay]]. Silverman was nominated for a [[Black Reel Award for Outstanding Actress]] but lost to [[Natalie Paul]] for [[Crown Heights (film)|''Crown Heights'']]. It was also nominated for a [[BAFTA Award for Best Film]]. At the [[75th Golden Globe Awards]], it was nominated for three categories: [[Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture--Musical or Comedy|Best Musical or Comedy]], [[Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song|Best Original Song]], and [[Golden Globe Award for Best Director -- Motion Picture|Best Director]].
 
 
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Disney In The House: Introduction is a 2017 American live-action/animated comedy-drama fantasy film directed by Chris A. Bailey. Rob Renzetti, and Vixi Anderson in their feature directorial debuts from a screenplay penned by Anderson and writing duo Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszweski. John Lasseter served as the film's executive producer. The film stars Sarah Silverman, Ginnifer Goodwin, Ed O'Neill, Tom Hanks, Dakota Fanning, Spencer Breslin (both from archive recordings of their child voices), Owen Laramore, Michael J. FoxMax Casella, Chris Rock, and Billy Connolly. The film's score was composed by Hans Zimmer and John Powell.

Disney In The House: Introduction
Dith introduction

Theatrical release poster
Directed by Chris A. Bailey
Rob Renzetti
Vixi Anderson
Produced by Gary Marsh
Gary Krisel
Screenplay by Scott Alexander
Larry Karaszweski
Vixi Anderson
Story by Gary Marsh
Gary Krisel
Vixi Anderson
Scott Alexander
Larry Karaszweski
Starring Sarah Silverman
Ginnifer Goodwin
Ed O'Neill
Tom Hanks
Dakota Fanning
Spencer Breslin
Owen Laramore
Michael J. Fox
Max Casella
Chris Rock
Billy Connolly
Music by Hans Zimmer
John Powell
Cinematography Newton Thomas Sigel
Edited by Jhoanne Reyes
Jennifer Lame
Production company Walt Disney Pictures
Walt Disney Wonder
Studios

Reel FX Animation Studios
Distributed by Walt Disney Studios
Motion Pictures
Release date January 9, 2017 (United States)
Running time 110 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Budget $175 million
Box office $550 million


Produced by Walt Disney Wonder Studios as its first film, it was released theatrically in the United States on January 9, 2017 by Walt Disney Pictures. The film grossed $550 million worldwide and received critical acclaim for its heartwarming story, the performances of Silverman, Hanks, Fanning, and Laramore, and the CGI animation on the Disney characters. The film also has a rare 100% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes and received four Academy Award nominations including Best Picture.

The film's success led to nine sequels: Disney In The House: 4th Of July, Disney In The House: Christmas, Disney In The House: Wild Wild West, Disney In The House: Musical Melody, Disney In The House: Off To Adventure Camp, Disney In The House: Time Travel, Disney In The House: Return To Adventure Camp, Disney In The House: World Animals, and Disney In The House: Oceans on July 4, 2017, December 26, 2017, May 11, 2018, December 25, 2018, March 3, 2019, June 13, 2019, September 23, 2019, December 23, 2019, and February 25, 2020.

Plot Edit

Humans and Disney characters co-exist in harmony in Disneyville, the most magical star in the sky. Mayor Lawrence Pierce and Mr. Ziploc take Vanellope von Schweetz and her pet iguana Iggy on a history tour and introduce them to Judy Hopps, Hank, Woody, Agent P, and the Little Green Men. When they build shelter for Woody, Vanellope tells them her sad backstory of when poachers arrested her former friend Banana; Vanellope has been wanting to make her own family ever since. A knight named Murray hitches them on a ride to the Hader's Kingdom.

King Marcus, the ruler of the Hader's Kingdom, greets the gang. After introducing them to his son, Conrad, they spy on Conrad's sister Sally's singing about longing to marry her brother. Vanellope comforts her by saying Conrad would never abandon her. Woody admonishes Vanellope for delibrately bringing bad luck on her family (saying Sally is too young to be married), and laments that he has not been anywhere since a dragon killed his neighbor. Woody finally agrees to help Sally marry Conrad. After the successful date at the kingdom's pizza place, the group helps a spy named Agent Gadget retrieve three gems out of the hands of a murderous outlaw couple named Ginny and Alan.

By the time they arrive at Ginny and Alan's lair, the dragon chases them, but they narrowly escape when the dragon gets caught on a chandelier. Conrad takes Sally for a rowboat ride across a lagoon, and the two kiss. While looking for a way back to the Hader's Kingdom, Vanellope comes across Banana. Banana reveals he faked his death and that his plan was to lure her to the poachers to be arrested, as revenge for abandoning him when the poachers killed him. After a few pleas from her next-door neighbor Marka, Vanellope turns herself in to the poachers and becomes discouraged. In jail, a skeleton named Skull Housetown informs Vanellope that the dragon is headed for the Hader's Kingdom. Realizing Banana intended to destroy Disneyville all along, Vanellope escapes jail, with help from Woody. Vanellope, Judy, Hank, Woody, Sally, Conrad, Gadget, Mr. Ziploc, Lawrence, Iggy, Agent P, and the Little Green Men return to the Hader's Kingdom to tell Marcus about the situation.

The dragon arrives at that moment, under Banana's commands. Gadget is reprimanded by Banana, who forces Gadget to reveal his duplicity to Vanellope and the others, because he was secret working for him and was not a real spy. As Vanellope and her family turn hostile towards him, Gadget asks for their trust, having had a change of heart. Enraged, Banana closes in on Vanellope to kill her, but she throws him into a kitchen where forks fall, injuring and instantly killing him. Using Sally as bait, Vanellope and Gadget lure the dragon to his death. The bridge crumbles, and Vanellope grabs the rope Sally and Gadget are holding. Gadget resigns himself to his fate, lets go of the rope to sacrifice himself, and dies, giving Vanellope the advantage to save Sally.

Three days after Conrad and Sally finally marry, the bridge is rebuilt, and Vanellope and the gang head home. Judy, Hank, Mr. Ziploc, and Lawrence move in with Iggy and Vanellope. Everyone in Disneyville celebrates with the song "We Are Family", and the film ends.

Cast Edit

  • Sarah Silverman as Vanellope von Schweetz, a New York-accented child-like adolescent and a resident of Disneyville.
  • Ginnifer Goodwin as Judy Hopps, an anthropomorphic bunny and a resident of Disneyville.
  • Ed O'Neill as Hank, an anthropomorphic red octopus and Disneyville's greatest septopus.
  • Tom Hanks as Woody, a over-cautious but well-meaning resident of Disneyville.
  • Dakota Fanning as Sally Hader, the pretty, elegant, and graceful princess of the Hader's Kingdom and Conrad's younger sister.
  • Spencer Breslin as Conrad Hader, the handsome, good-hearted, and compassionate prince of the Hader's Kingdom and Sally's older brother.
  • Chris Rock as Agent Gadget, a super spy. He is later turned out to be a duplicitous bounty hunter sent by Banana, but he is actually nice and careful.
  • Michael J. Fox as Mr. Ziploc, an anthropomorphic plastic bowl and the news messenger of Disneyville.
  • Owen Laramore as Lawrence Pierce, an easygoing and optimistic know-it-all and the mayor of Disneyville.
  • Frank Welker as Iggy, Vanellope's pet iguana who can only communicate through chittering.
  • Dee Bradley Baker as The Little Green Men, residents of Disneyville who are the most excited about Vanellope's dream. Baker also voices Agent P, a citizen of Disneyville and a platypus who is good partners with the Little Green Men.
  • Samantha Morton and Sam Elliott as Ginny and Alan, a murderous outlaw husband and wife couple.
  • Billy Connolly as Marcus III Hader, the optimistic and elderly Scottish-accented ruler of the Hader's Kingdom and Conrad and Sally's father.
  • David Krumholtz as Murray, a knight who invites Vanellope and her family to the Hader's Kingdom.
  • Max Casella as Banana, Vanellope's former friend who was sent to jail by poachers. He is later revealed to have been plotting to destroy Disneyville as revenge.
  • Miguel Ferrer as Commander, the ruthless leader of the illegal poachers. This was the last live-action role for Ferrer before his death on January 19, 2017, ten days after the film's release.
  • Helena Bonham Carter as Marka, a British-accented woman and Vanellope's next door neighbor.
  • Andy Dick as Skull Housetall, a skeleton who warns Vanellope about Banana's evil plan.

Box office Edit

The film opened on January 9, 2017, and was projected to gross $100-110 million in its opening weekend. It grossed $250 million in the United States and Canada, and $300 million in other territories, for a worldwide total of $550 million at the end of the theatrical run on June 24, 2017, ten days before Disney In The House: 4th Of July was released. It was Walt Disney Wonder Studios' highest-grossing film before being surpassed by Disney In The House: Time Travel in 2019. With a theatrical run lasting for five months, it has had the longest theatrical run of any Walt Disney Wonder Studios film before being surpassed by Disney In The House: Time Travel (which ran in theaters for six months) in December 25, 2019.

Critical response Edit

Disney In The House: Introduction was universally loved by critics and audiences alike. It has a 100% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes based on 200 reviews. The consensus reads, "Full of classic family entertainment, eye-popping CGI animation, and a thrilling cast, Disney In The House: Introduction marks a successful film debut for Walt Disney Wonder Studios". Metacritic signed the film to a score of 93 out of 100 based on 34 critics, indicating "universal acclaim". Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film a grade of "A+" on an A+ to F scale.

Ty Burr of The Boston Globe gave the film 5 out of 5 stars, saying, "Disney In The House: Introduction is the greatest movie of all-time. It is capable of captivating kids". Alison Willmore of Vulture called the film "surprisingly sensational". According to Sarah Silverman's performance of Vanellope von Schweetz, Richard Roeper of Chicago Sun Times gave the film "Two Thumbs Up" and wrote, "There's no protagonist better than Vanellope". Anthony Lane of New Yorker wrote, "Using Dakota Fanning's child voice from archive recordings is just a nicer idea than I can ever imagine". Leonard Maltin of Entertainment Tonight called the film "clever and laugh-out-loud funny". Tim Grierson of Paste wrote, "Disney In The House: Introduction is irresistible".

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