Official Premiere Release Date: November 17, 2008
Official General Release Date: November 21, 2008
Copyright: Disney Enterprises, Inc. © 2008
Distributed by: Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
MPAA Rating: G (General Audiences ~ All Ages Admitted)
Length: 96 Minutes

Cast and Characters
  Cast Character/Performance Notes
Stephen Anderson additional voice
Diedrich Bader Veteran Cat
Jeff Bennett Lloyd
June Christopher additional voice
Christin Ciaccio Briggs additional voice
David Cowgill additional voice
Todd Cummings Joey
Miley Cyrus Penny
Grey Delisle Penny's Mom
John DiMaggio Saul
Lino DiSalvo Vinnie
George Doering guitar
Sean Donnellan Penny's TV Dad
Terri Douglas additional voice
Bruce Dukov concertmaster
Susie Essman Mittens
Michael Fisher hand percussion
Dan Fogelman Billy
Greg Germann The Agent
Jackie Gonneau additional voice
Nathan Greno additional voice
The Hollywood Studio Orchestra score performance
Kellie Hoover Ester
Forrest Iwaszewski additional voice
Holly Kane additional voice
Daniel Kaz additional voice
Phil LaMarr additional voice
Jenny Lewis Assistant Director
Jenny Lewis 'Barking At The Moon'
James Lipton The Director
Anne Lockhart additional voice
J. P. Manoux Tom
Malcolm McDowell Dr. Calico
Dara McGarry additional voice
Scott Menville additional voice
Tim Mertens Bobby
Chloë Moretz Penny young; credited as 'Young Penny'
Ronn Moss Dr. Forrester
Motörhead 'Dog-Face Boy'
Jonathan Nichols additional voice
Daran Norris Louie
Paul Pape additional voice
Lynwood Robinson additional voice
Karen Ryan additional voice
Randy Savage Thug
Brian Stepanek Martin
Tara Strong additional voice
Nick Swardson Blake
Pepper Sweeney additional voice
John Travolta Bolt
Kari Wahlgren Mindy
Mark Walton Rhino
Joe Whyte additional voice
Chris Williams additional voice

Original Score Composed by John Powell
Orchestra Conducted by Pete Anthony

 Song Composer/ Lyricist Performers Notes
Barking At The Moon Written by Jenny Lewis Jenny Lewis
Dog-Face Boy Written by Michael Burston, Philip Campbell, Micael Delaoglou, and Ian Kilmister Motörhead Courtesy of Sanctuary Records; Under license from Universal Music Enterprises and courtesy of SPV America; By arrangement wirh Singerman Entertainment
I Thought I Lost You Written by Miley Cyrus and Jeffrey Steele Miley Cyrus as Penny; John Travolta as Bolt
Score performed by The Hollywood Studio Orchestra; Concertmaster Bruce Dukov
Guitar by George Doering
Hand Percussion by Michael Fisher
Award Year Winner/ Nominee Category Recipient Notes
Academy Awards 2008 (81st) Nominee Animated Feature Film Chris Williams and Byron Howard
Annie Awards 2008 (36th) Nominee Best Animated Feature Walt Disney Animation Studios
Annie Awards 2008 (36th) Nominee Best Animated Effects Kevin Lee
Annie Awards 2008 (36th) Nominee Best Production Design In A Feature Production Paul Felix
Annie Awards 2008 (36th) Nominee Best Storyboarding In A Feature Production Joe Mateo
Annie Awards 2008 (36th) Nominee Best Voice Acting In A Feature Production Mark Walton as the voice of Rhino


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