Robin Hood (1973)

Robin Hood (1973)

Robin Hood (1973)

Animated Disney retelling of the classic story of Robin Hood but with the characters portrayed as animals. Stars Brian Bedford and Phil Harris.

A friendly rooster called Alan-a-Dale (Roger Miller) tells stories and sings songs of the heroic Robin Hood (Bedford) and his trusty sidekick, Little John (Harris). When evil Prince John (Peter Ustinov) commands the Sheriff of Nottingham (Pat Buttram) to collect unreasonable taxes from the animals of Sherwood Forest, Robin, Little John and the other merry men wage a lighthearted battle against their enemies.

1973Rating: G83 minsUSA
AdventureAnimatedComedyKids & FamilyRomanceClassic

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Robin Hood (1973) / Reviews

Time Out

Time Out

No one makes cultural appropriation as much fun as Walt Disney.

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Time Magazine

Time Magazine

Even at its best, Robin Hood is only mildly diverting.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

The visual style is charmingly conventional, as gently reassuring as that of a Donald Duck cartoon, sometimes as romantically pretty as an old Silly Symphony.

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

Foxes with bows and arrows. What could be better than that?

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Chicago Reader

Chicago Reader

What sinks this one is the utter lack of the childhood insight and sympathy that really give the Disney films their staying power.

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