Saludos Amigos (1943) - Rotten Tomatoes

Saludos Amigos (1943)




Critic Consensus: One of Disney's lesser-known animated films, Saludos Amigos may be slight stuff, but it's still a spirited, energetic travelogue.

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Movie Info

This Walt Disney feature opens with live-action footage of Disney and his staff heading off to South America to glean material for a new cartoon project. The film then segues into the misadventures of American tourist Donald Duck at Lake Titicaca, among other sequences.
Animation , Classics , Comedy , Kids & Family , Special Interest
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Walt Disney Productions

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Critic Reviews for Saludos Amigos

All Critics (10) | Top Critics (2)

A good-neighborly, Technicolor whimsey that has made Walt Disney one of South America's favorite North Americans.

Full Review… | November 16, 2009
TIME Magazine
Top Critic

In color, with topical music, it is a gay forty-minute potpourri.

Full Review… | May 6, 2008
New York Times
Top Critic

Disney's South American tour has fun cartoons.

Full Review… | January 2, 2011
Common Sense Media

Not a well-remembered bit of Disneyana, and I am not prepared to argue against the justice of that fact.

Full Review… | November 2, 2009
Antagony & Ecstasy

The two films are as artistically astonishing as they are culturally clueless.

Full Review… | May 1, 2008
Combustible Celluloid


March 11, 2008

Audience Reviews for Saludos Amigos


An entertaining animated travelogue with four short stories: the first one quite funny and amusing, the following two not so interesting and actually a bit dull, but finally the last one being the most gorgeous to look at, introducing the charming character of José Carioca.

Carlos Magalhães
Carlos Magalhães

Super Reviewer


Disney Movie #11: Saludos Amigos A great collection of shorts that is charming, funny and lively. Saludos Amigos is without a doubt, one of Disney's more creative and original films. Although some shorts are better than others, all of them are worth watching if you can grab a copy of this film. Though it's short, it packs in quite a few stories, allowing every story to stay fresh, even after you've watched it. Saludos Amigos is not one of Disney's popular films but it's definitely a showcase of classic Disney characters.

Anthony Le
Anthony Le

Super Reviewer

first of the Compilation era It's animation is decent, though nothing note worthy and the shorts are fun occasionally but again nothing note worthy. This era is mostly forgettable though to most shorts being hardly much too be amazed at. Next up:Saludos Amigos 2: Goofy Quits


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