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An impetuous princess discovers that her reckless choice has put both her family and her father's kingdom in peril in this animated adventure from Pixar films. As a toddler, Merida (voice of Kelly MacDonald) saw her father, King Fergus (Billy Connolly), do battle with one of the fiercest animals in the kingdom -- a horribly scarred hulk of a bear named Mordu. Though Fergus lost his leg defending his family, Merida and her mother, Queen Elinor (Emma Thompson), managed to escape the beast before it vanished back into the forest. Years later, Merida has grown up to become not just a skilled archer, but also a beautiful princess who inspires a competition among the eligible bachelors in the land. But Merida has little interest in getting married, and the harder her mother pushes the issue, the more fiercely she resists it. When the tournament for her hand gets under way and a deep divide opens between mother and daughter, Merida makes a wish that threatens the future of both her family and the entire kingdom. Now, with only a brief window of time to set things right, Merida must summon the courage to atone for her mistake and prevent a past tragedy from destroying any hope for a peaceful future. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

  • Release date:June 22, 2012


Awarded by
American Cinema Editors Guild Nicholas C. Smith Best Edited Animated Feature 2012 Nominee
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Mark Andrews Best Animated Feature 2012 Winner
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Brenda Chapman Best Animated Feature 2012 Winner


Brenda Chapman
Mark Andrews
Katherine Sarafian
Brenda Chapman
Brenda Chapman
Screen Story
Irene Mecchi
Patrick Doyle
Composer (Music Score)
Andrew Stanton
Executive Producer
John Lasseter
Executive Producer
Pete Docter
Executive Producer