18. The Virginia Company
"This one is a great scene and I love everything about this movie. But having to choose a least favorite scene and this would be it. The others are just better. Love Meeko and Percy! Can't believe people don't like them! :( "- AnnaKay19
It’s kind of odd that the opening scene in the movie is last in our countdown. Here is where we meet our hero AND our villain. They are setting sail from England to the new world in search of the three G’s; Glory, God and Gold. We also meet Thomas, a young clumsy boy on the road to becoming a man. He immediately strikes up a friendship with John Smith, who takes him under his wing.
17. Steady as the Beating Drum
"bland, scratchy voices, lame lyrics, and basically nothing." - percyandpotter
Here we meet Pocahontas’ tribe. We get to catch a glimpse of their peaceful and natural lives. We meet Chief Powhatan, who has just returned home from a journey and looking forward to seeing his daughter.
16. Pocahontas to wed Kocoum
"Hate that scene! She belongs with John!!!!!"- breebree446
Pocahontas and her Father have a heart to heart. He wants to see her on the right path, and believes she should marry Kocoum. He wants her to live a long, steady life, like the river. But being the “little mischief” she is, of course she wants to do things HER way, and follow her own path; whatever that may be.
15. Meeko steals Percy’s cherries
"Goodness me! The scenes with Meeko and Percy are HILARIOUS!! I love the scenes with those 2 haha - their scenes bring a bit of humour to an otherwise bland movie"- Mongoose09
Being the nosy raccoon that he is, Meeko decides to sneak around the ship to investigate things. He falls off a branch and ends up in a bathtub, with Governor Ratcliffe’s pampered pooch, Percy, who is soaking in a warm bath eating a bowl of delicious cherries. After startling each other, Meeko grabs the bowl and dumps the cherries in his mouth, and runs off.
14. Meeko and Flit take a dive
"There are so many amazing and powerful moments in this movie. This scene was just put in the film for some quick comic relief and it wasn't even that funny." - dancing_dear
These two help to provide some comedy relief to a serious movie. At the beginning Pocahontas dives off of a cliff. Meeko quickly decides that he is going to follow her. About halfway down he begins to freak out, while Flit flutters nearby smarting off and basically getting onto him. Meeko grabs him and they fall into the water together.
13. John Smith meets Meeko
"ehhh. Not to spectacular or magical."- Duncan_Courtney
After seeing “strange clouds”, Pocahontas decides to go and check it out. She watches John Smith from behind a bush, and Meeko gets the notion to go meet this stranger. John Smith tells Meeko he’s never seen an animal like him before, and then he gives him a biscuit. Being the little pig that he is, Meeko practically inhales it. John discovers that Meeko has a “friend” nearby, and he walks over to the bush where Pocahontas is hiding. Luckily, Flit comes to her rescue, and John must leave because Governor Ratcliffe is coming ashore.
12. Secret meeting in the woods: Thomas shoots Kocoum
"This scene is kind of sad, because Kocoum didn't deserve to die. He thought John Smith was hurting Pocahontas, so he thought he was helping."- madisonsavanna
Pocahontas sneaks out to see John Smith. Nakoma is afraid that she will get hurt, so she tells Kocoum about it. So he follows her. Meanwhile, Thomas had been ordered by the Governor to follow John wherever he goes. Pocahontas and John meet up and finally realize how much they care about each other, and they share a beautiful, passionate kiss. Kocoum watches from a distance and is enraged, and starts to attack and attempt to kill John. Thomas, trying desperately to save his friend, shoots Kocoum, and he falls to his death, pulling Pocahontas’s necklace off and breaking it as he fell into the water.
11. Pocahontas spies on John Smith
"I love it when she is checking him out, and just gazes at him." - DreamyGal
Being the “little mischief” that she is, Pocahontas follows John Smith around, not really thinking about getting hurt. She just went with her instincts and spied on him. You can tell by the way she looks at him and smiles that she is interested in him, even though she literally knows nothing about him.
10. Pocahontas and the compass
"meh....Pocahontas is extra dull in this scene. And stupid."- princesslullaby
Through the entire movie, Pocahontas is trying to interpret a dream she keeps having about a spinning arrow. After her tribe captures John Smith, she retreats to Grandmother Willow for comfort and advice. Meeko hands her John’s compass and she realizes that the compass is like the arrow from her dream, pointing her down her path.
"I love Savages, too. It's epic." - madisonsavanna
How loud are the drums of war? This scene is extremly climactic. A battle is about to begin, John Smith is about to be beaten to death, and Pocahontas is running as fast as she can to get to him.
8. Listen With Your Heart
"Not a very exciting piece in the movie. It's very dull." - sumerjoy11
Que que na-to-ra...you will understand...well, you will if you speak Powhatan! In this scene, Pocahontas is trying to figure out what this reoccuring dream means, and Grandmother Willow tells her to just listen with her heart and to the spirits that surround her.
7. Meeting Pocahontas
"i like when pocahontas jumps off a cliff! it shows her fun loving and adventurous personality back when she had one!" - Gleek4ever
In this scene we meet the beautiful Pocahontas doing what she does best; standing on a cliff with the wind blowing through her hair. Nakoma yells up to her telling her that her Father has returned. She makes a running start and leaps off of the cliff finishing with a lovely swan dive! This scene shows off her adventurous spirit...which slowy dwindles away after she meets John Smith.
6. "If I Never Knew You"
"I loved that scene, I think it's beautiful." - madisonsavanna
This is truly one of the most romantic parts of the movie. Pocahontas sneaks into the tent that John Smith is being held prisoner in. She hugs him and cries, saying "It would've been better if we never met. None of this would've happened." He lovingly looks at her, and says "Pocahontas, look at me. I'd rather die tomorrow than live a hundred years without knowing you." Then he starts to sing to her.
5. "Just Around the Riverbend"
"i love all of them, but this one isn't that emotional as the others." -chericherry
Pocahontas has just heard the news that she is to marry Kocoum. But in her heart, she knows it's just not the path for her. She hops into her canoe, and she's off! This is one of my favorite songs, because it reveals so much about her. It shows off her adventurous side, when she goes down a big waterfall. At the end of the scene the river parts, going to seperate ways. To the left, the river it steady and calm; to the right, it's wild and full of curves and waves. She goes right, showing that she will follow her own path.
4. Pocahontas saves John Smith then he gets shot
"Her emotions suck. Pocahontas' voice actress= FAIL." - princesslullaby
Pocahontas throws herself onto John Smith, preventing her Father to strike him. He tells her to stand back, and she says " I won't! I love him, Father. Look around you. This is where the path of hatred has brought us. This is the path I choose, Father. What will yours be?". He sees that he is wrong and sets Smith free. But Ratcliffe thinks that it's a trick, and tries to shoot Chief Powhatan, but John Smith jumps in front of him, taking the bullet himself.
"The Meeting gives me chills. In a good way." - Mongoose09
As John Smith explores the new world, he stops for a drink of water by a beautiful misty waterfall. He senses that someone is following him, so he hides. Pocahontas slowly makes her way down to the waterfall, looking for this mystery man. All of a sudden he jumps out in front of her, with his gun loaded ready to fire. She slowly stands up and does what she does best; stares him down. He lowers his weapon and is awestruck by her beauty.
2. Heartbreaking Goodbye
"I love the Heartbreaking Goodbye. It shows how powerful and strong John's and Pocahontas' relationship really is. Even though the two go their separate ways, they will remain in each other's hearts forever." - ppgbelle4
As we come to the end of the movie, John Smith must return to England to receive proper medical treatment. Pocahontas comes to see him off, and he asks her to come with him. She looks at him with her soulful eyes, then looks at her Father who tells her she must choose her own path. She decides to stay, saying "I'm needed here". They share an emotional and passionate kiss, and his ship sets sail. Pocahontas runs all the way to her favorite cliff and a big gust of wind rushes up behind her as she watches the love of her life leave. Not your typical "happily ever after", but that's what sets this film apart from others.
1. "Colors of the Wind"
"The end might be emotional, but Colours of The Wind is an icon of my childhood that will never die. I knew all the words before I could read and it's always going to be my favourite part of Pocahontas. The message, music and singing is beautiful, as is t
After insulting Pocahontas and her people by calling them "savages", John Smith gets schooled by Pocahontas. She opens his eyes and explains her viewpoint on life and nature and how mankind is connected to everything in nature. She encourages him to connect more with nature, instead of conquering it. It is a very deep, and meaningful song with an important lesson.