These Sundance Film Festival headliners became household names thanks to some unforgettable roles early in their careers. Watch the video. It's the last day of school, and Max wants to catch the eye of Roxanne, one of the more attractive girls in school. But how can you be cool when your dad's Goofy? Stage an impromptu concert at the final assembly, that's how! Or at least it sounded good until Principal Mazer found out. Goofy finds out about his son's antics sort of , and decides a fishing trip, like his dad took him on, is the solution. Of course, he doesn't know that Max finally lands a date with Roxanne for a party thrown by the class valedictorian.
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The film was also dedicated to Pat Buttram , who died during the film's production. Taking place a few years after the events of Goof Troop , A Goofy Movie follows Goofy and his son, Max , who is now in high school, and revolves around the father-son relationship between the two as Goofy embarks on a misguided mission to bond with his son by taking him on a cross-country fishing trip, impeding Max's social life by taking him away from his friends, in particular his high school crush Roxanne. Disney came up with the idea to make a theatrical animated film starring Goofy while considering ideas for a potential Goof Troop TV special. Lima wanted to expand out Goofy as a character and "give him an emotional side" that would resonate with audiences. Much of the cast from the show reprised their roles, including Farmer as Goofy, Paulsen as PJ , and Cummings as Pete , whereas Dana Hill was replaced by Marsden as Max's voice due to the character's age difference. It received mixed reviews, and because it was greenlit by the recently fired Jeffrey Katzenberg , the film's release was deemed by Disney to be merely a contractual obligation. A direct-to-video sequel to the film titled An Extremely Goofy Movie was released on February 29, However, with its home media release, the film garnered a cult following , particularly among millennials who grew up with the film, and since it has become a much more visible property within Disney. Goofy is the single father of his year-old son Max Goof , although the two have a tense relationship.
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Skip to Content. We're updating our reviews to better highlight authentic stories and accurate, diverse representations. See something that needs to be addressed? Suggest an update to this review. Goofy and Max are going through a rough patch, typical of adolescence, where trust, patience, respect, and discipline are all shifting borders in a new land. But the bond that they share is stronger than the challenges they withstand. Goofy is an earnest, loving father, who wants his son to love and respect him. Perilous scenes in a car, where Goofy and Max fall off of a cliff into a river. At one point, Max gets so frustrated with a mascot wearing a possum outfit that he punches him in the kisser.