Variety - 06/17/1987
"...Benji is not just another pretty face, he can really act and is trained superbly with many of his stunts truly remarkable..."
In this adventure, Benji is stranded in the rugged backwoods of Oregon where he becomes the guardian of an orphaned litter of cougar cubs. Together they must confront untold perils from man and beast in an amazing odyssey to reach safety.
Description by Buena Vista Home Entertainment:
Benji The Hunted
Benji, the world's most popular canine actor, faces his toughest challenge in this extraordinary film. Lost at sea and washed ashore in the rugged backwoods of North America, Benji inadvertently becomes the guardian to an orphaned litter of cougar cubs. Together, they dodge untold perils from man and beast in an amazing odyssey to reach safety. BENJI, THE HUNTED has all the earmarks of a live action Disney classic: breathtaking scenery, an exhilarating story, and an endearing hero you and your family will never forget.
Shipwrecked by a storm and lost in an unfamiliar territory, Benji wanders into a pack of cougar cubs whose mother became a hunter's trophy. Benji takes it upon himself to find a new and safe home for these orphans before responding to the worried call of his trainer.