Fantasia 2000

Last Updated on: February 25th, 2023

Here is everything you need to know about the amazing movie Fantasia 2000 including casting, reviews, fun facts and more. I hope you find this listing informative and helpful!

Fantasia 2000 Description

Fantasia 2000 (1999 Movie)Experience an extravaganza of sight and sound in Fantasia 2000, the triumphant classic inspired by Walt Disney’s vision of Fantasia as a continuing work-in-progress. Fully immerse yourself in the wonders of this innovative blend of music and animated imagery. See the music come to life, hear the pictures burst into song and share the excitement that is Fantasia 2000 with your family again and again.

Featured Songs:

  • Symphony No. 5
  • Pines of Rome
  • Rhapsody in Blue
  • Piano Concerto No. 2, Allegro, Opus 102
  • Carnival of the Animals (Le Carnaval des Animaux), Finale
  • The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
  • Pomp and Circumstance, Marches #1, 2, 3, & 4
  • Firebird Suite—1919 Version

Fantasia 2000 Fun Facts

  1. The first segment, “Symphony No. 5,” was originally planned for the original “Fantasia” film but was cut due to time constraints.
  2. The film’s most popular segment is probably “Rhapsody in Blue,” which tells the story of various New Yorkers during the Great Depression and is set to George Gershwin’s iconic piece of the same name.
  3. The film was released in IMAX theaters and was the first feature-length animated film to be released in that format.
  4. The film features a new version of the “Sorcerer’s Apprentice” segment from the original “Fantasia,” with Mickey Mouse once again in the lead role.
  5. The animation for “Rhapsody in Blue” was designed by caricaturist and illustrator Al Hirschfeld, who was known for his stylized caricatures of Hollywood celebrities.
  6. The film was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Song for “When You Wish Upon a Star,” which was performed by pop singer Linda Ronstadt.

Fantasia 2000 Cast:

Featured Hosts and Performers

  • James Levine
  • Steve Martin
  • Itzhak Perlman
  • Quincy Jones
  • Bette Midler
  • James Earl Jones
  • Penn & Teller
  • Angela Lansbury

Fantasia 2000 Crew:
  • Directors: Don Hahn, Pixie Hunt, Henedl Butoy, Eric Goldberg, James Algar, Francis Glebas, Paul Brizzi and Gaetan Brizzi
  • Producers: Roy E Disney and Donald Ernst

Fantasia 2000 Details

  • Movie Studio:
  • Year Released: 1999
  • Type of Movie: Animated
  • Box Office: $90.9 million
  • Awards: Nominated Grammy Award
  • IMDB Link

Fantasia 2000 Trailer:

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