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Bolt
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Theatrical release poster
Directed by Chris Williams
Byron Howard
Produced by Clark Spencer
John Lasseter
Screenplay by Dan Fogelman
Chris Williams
Starring John Travolta
Miley Cyrus
Susie Essman
Music by John Powell
Editing by Tim Mertens
Studio Walt Disney Animation Studios
Walt Disney Pictures
Distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Release date(s) November 21, 2008 (2008-11-21)
Running time 96 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Budget $150 million
Money made $309,979,994

Bolt is a 2008 American computer-animated adventure/action comedy movie, produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the 48th movie in the Walt Disney Animated Classics series. The movie is about a small white pet dog who lives on the set of a television series and thinks that he has super powers. When he believes that his human owner, Penny has been kidnapped, he goes on a cross-country journey to "rescue" her.

Release Dates

Country Premiere
 Canada November 21, 2008
 United States November 21, 2008
 Philippines November 26, 2008
 Russia November 26, 2008
 Kazakhstan November 27, 2008
 Italy November 28, 2008
 Poland November 28, 2008
 Indonesia December 3, 2008
 Israel December 4, 2008
 Singapore December 4, 2008
 Spain December 5, 2008
 Venezuela December 5, 2008
 Portugal December 11, 2008
 Egypt December 17, 2008
 Ukraine December 18, 2008
 Bulgaria December 19, 2008
Flag of Mexico.svg Mexico December 19, 2008
 Taiwan December 19, 2008
 Chile December 25, 2008
 Peru December 25, 2008
 Iceland December 26, 2008
 Turkey December 26, 2008
 China December 28, 2008
 South Korea December 31, 2008
 Australia January 1, 2009
 Brazil January 1, 2009
 Argentina January 15, 2009
 Croatia January 15, 2009
 Austria January 22, 2009
 Switzerland January 22, 2009 (German speaking region)
 Germany January 22, 2009
 Hong Kong January 22, 2009
 Estonia January 23, 2009
 Hungary January 29, 2009
 Switzerland February 4, 2009 (French speaking region)
 France February 4, 2009
 Greece February 5, 2009
 Denmark February 6, 2009
 United Kingdom February 6, 2009
 Ireland February 6, 2009
 Norway February 6, 2009
 Sweden February 6, 2009
 Belgium February 11, 2009
 Netherlands February 11, 2009
 Finland February 13, 2009
 Latvia February 13, 2009
 Czech Republic February 19, 2009
 Slovakia February 19, 2009
 Lithuania February 27, 2009
 Thailand March 5, 2009
 Japan August 1, 2009

Cast

Awards

Bolt was nominated for the following awards:

  • 2008 Academy Award for Best Animated Feature – lost to WALL-E
  • 2008 Annie Award for Best Animated Feature – lost to Kung Fu Panda
  • 2008 Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Animated Feature – lost to WALL-E
  • 2008 Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Animated Film – lost to WALL-E
  • 2008 Golden Globe Award for Best Animated Feature Film – lost to WALL-E
  • 2008 Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Animated Film – lost to WALL-E
  • 2008 Produce Guild of America's Best Animated Motion Picture – lost to WALL-E
  • 2008 Satellite Award for Best Animated or Mixed Media Feature – lost to WALL-E
  • 2009 Kids' Choice Awards for Favorite Animated Movie – lost to Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa
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