Synopsis: Set in Scotland in a rugged and mythical time, "Brave" features Merida, an aspiring archer and impetuous daughter of royalty. Merida makes a reckless choice that unleashes unintended peril and forces her to spring into action to set things right.
Director(s): Mark Andrews, Brenda Chapman, Steve Purcell (co-director)
Production: Walt Disney Pictures
  Won 1 Oscar. Another 18 wins & 48 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
93 min

So what?

Don't let them lick...

Boys, you're naughty! Don't just play with your haggis.

Oh, now, how'd you know you don't like it if you won't try it?

It's just a wee sheep stomach! It's delicious! Mmm.


Thank you Maudie.

Aha. From the lords Macintosh, MacGuffin and Dingwall.

Their responses, no doubt.

Stay out of my food, you greedy mongrels! Chew on that, you manky dogs!


They've all accepted!

Who's accepted what, mother?

Boys, you are excused.

What did I do now?

Your father has something to discuss with you.



The lords are presenting their sons as suitors for your betrothal!


The clans have accepted!



Honestly, Merida. I don't know why are you reacting this way.

This year, each clan will present a suitor to compete in the games for your hand.

I suppose a princess just does what she's told!

A princess does not raise her voice!

Merida, this is what you've been preparing for your whole life!

No, it's what you've been preparing me for my whole life!

I won't go through with it!

You can't make me!







Once, there was an ancient kingdom.

Oh, mom!

Ancient kingdom.

Its name long forgotten.

Ruled by a wise and fair king who was much beloved.

And when he grew old, he divided the kingdom among his four sons,

that they should be the pillars on which the peace of the land rested.

But, the oldest prince wanted to rule the land for himself.

He followed his own path and the kingdom fell to war and chaos and ruin.

That's a nice story!

It's not just a story, Merida.

Legends are lessons, they ring with truths.

Ah, mom!

I would advise you to make your peace with this.

The clans are coming to present their suitors.

It's not fair!

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Brenda Chapman

Brenda Chapman (born November 1, 1962) is an American writer, animation story artist and director. In 1998, she became the first woman to direct an animated feature from a major studio, DreamWorks Animation's The Prince of Egypt. She co-directed the Disney/Pixar film Brave, becoming the first woman to win the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature. more…

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