Brother Bear

Continuity mistake: At the beginning and end of the film, there is a narration who the subtitles label as Sitka, but at the very beginning, we see that the narrator is actually Denahi.

Susan Kirk

Continuity mistake: After Koda frees Kenai from the rope trap, the rope disappears twice from around his (Kenai's) leg: first when he is walking towards his brother Denahi (then the rope reappears around his leg as he runs away), and disappears again when he meets Koda again inside the glacier (only to reappear again when he snags it around a rock/ice chunk and trips).

Plot hole: When the two moose run after Kenai and Koda asking for protection from the hunter, they talk about Denahi following their paw prints and Kenai looks behind him at the paw print. But if the moose followed their paw prints, wouldn't there be hoof prints as well?

julie sheridan

Continuity mistake: In the scene where the bears are riding the mammoth, Koda is touching Kenai, but when the camera angle changes, they are at least a foot away from each other.

Other mistake: At the end of the film, as Kenai walks up to Koda after he's been transformed back into a bear, Koda leaps on him in joy. If you look closely at Kenai's hind legs, there are a few frames of animation missing. His legs go from a standing to a sitting position instantly. It's barely noticeable (no pun intended).

Factual error: During the opening scene when Kenai is running away from a herd of stampeding caribou, several of the caribou do not have antlers, even though both male and female caribou sport antlers. One of these "antlerless" caribou is even seen running near the front of the herd and is easy to see.

Singer: Great Spirits of all who lived before/ Take our hands and lead us/ Fill our hearts and souls with all you know/ Show us that in your eyes/ we are all the same/ Brothers to each other/ In this world we remain/ truly brothers all the same.

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Trivia: During the film's opening number, pay attention to the shot when Kenai is riding the back of the mammoth, busting through the fishing net that his brothers are holding. If you look very closely, you'll see Nemo, from Finding Nemo, right there along the flying salmon. He's only in three short frames, so it helps if you pause the DVD and go frame by frame. (00:04:45)

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Question: Why did Sidka sacrifice himself to kill the bear, instead of running and stabbing the bear with his spear? By doing so he only made Kenai try to get revenge on the bear.

Answer: His ultimate goal was to protect his brothers from the bear. If he tries to attack her directly, there's a good chance she'll dodge the blow, strike back at him, and then go back to attacking the other two once he's too injured to defend them. Whereas the means for a glacial collapse were right nearby, and even if the fall didn't kill the bear, Sitka figured it would at least frighten her off.

Answer: It's all about the movie lesson that bears are not evil and you shouldn't kill them, and also he didn't know if he could kill the bear, but he was sure that if he sacrificed himself it would lure the bear away.

Answer: The bear injures Sitka right before he sacrifices himself. We don't see the injury itself due to the film wanting to keep its G rating, but we do see the bear attack and most likely maul Sitka, heavily implying his injuries are fatal. This is why he's hunched over and breathing heavily when we next see him as the bear is moving towards Kenai and Denahi.

Answer: Sitka may not have wanted to harm the bear at all. He doesn't seem to be that kind of a person he sacrificed himself so that the bear could live.

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