101 Dalmatians II: Patch’s London Adventure

Last Updated on: June 26th, 2024

101 Dalmatians II: Patch’s London Adventure (2003 Movie)

“101 Dalmatians II: Patch’s London Adventure” is a direct-to-video animated film released by Walt Disney Pictures in 2003. It is a sequel to the 1961 animated classic “101 Dalmatians” and serves as a continuation of the original story.

In the film, the Dalmatian puppies Pongo and Perdita have settled down in the English countryside with their 99 puppies. However, one of their puppies, Patch, feels overshadowed by his siblings and yearns for a unique identity. He idolizes his TV hero, Thunderbolt, a famous canine star of a television show.

When Thunderbolt’s show announces auditions for a new sidekick, Patch sets off to London to meet his idol and prove his worth. In London, Patch befriends Thunderbolt, but he soon discovers that Thunderbolt is not the brave hero he appears to be on TV. Together, they embark on an adventure to save the other Dalmatian puppies who have been kidnapped by Cruella de Vil’s henchmen, Jasper and Horace.

Throughout the film, Patch learns valuable lessons about courage, teamwork, and the importance of being true to himself. Meanwhile, the other Dalmatian puppies and their parents work together to rescue Patch and bring him back home.

“101 Dalmatians II: Patch’s London Adventure” was well-received by young audiences and fans of the original film. The movie retains the charm and humor of its predecessor while introducing new characters and fresh adventures for the beloved Dalmatian family.

The film features original songs and showcases the adorable and mischievous Dalmatian puppies in various comical situations. It also explores the theme of finding one’s place in a big family and the importance of self-discovery and identity.

While “101 Dalmatians II: Patch’s London Adventure” may not have had the same level of impact as the original 1961 film, it remains a delightful addition to the “101 Dalmatians” franchise. The film captures the spirit of adventure, friendship, and family that has made the Dalmatians one of Disney’s most beloved and enduring properties.

Fun Facts

  • “101 Dalmatians II: Patch’s London Adventure” is a direct-to-video animated film released in 2003, serving as a sequel to the original 1961 animated film “One Hundred and One Dalmatians.”
  • In this sequel, the focus shifts to one of the Dalmatian puppies, Patch, who yearns for a unique adventure and ends up in London to save his favorite TV hero, Thunderbolt.
  • The character Thunderbolt is voiced by Barry Bostwick, known for his role as Brad Majors in the cult classic “The Rocky Horror Picture Show.”
  • The film features several catchy songs, including “Try Again” and “You’re the One,” which add a musical element to the story.

Additional Details



  • Directors: Jim Kammerud and Brian Smith
  • Producers: Carolyn Bates and Leslie Hough
  • Music: Richard Gibbs

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