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The Secret of NIMH (1982)
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Derek Jacobi Derek Jacobi
Nicodemus
Elizabeth Hartman Elizabeth Hartman
Mrs. Brisby
Arthur Malet Arthur Malet
Mr. Ages
Dom DeLuise Dom DeLuise
Jeremy
Hermione Baddeley Hermione Baddeley
Auntie Shrew
Wil Wheaton Wil Wheaton
Martin
Jodi Hicks Jodi Hicks
Cynthia


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Don Bluth Don Bluth
(story adaptation)


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6 years, 10 months ago at Sep 13 10:12
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The Secret of NIMH a classic childhood classic of mine; yes I owned and watched this movie often as a child through my VHS tape. However, my nostalgic value aside and my professional opinion towards movies today is The Secret of NIMH a good film or a great film? Well to point out the number one plus about this movie is that it was created by Don BLuth one of the greatest animation Directors of all... read more

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6 years, 11 months ago at Aug 24 20:55
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This movie is possibly one of the best pieces of western animation, and also fairly under rated considering its quality. Directed by Don Bluth, a man who has a talent for making a great movie for every bomb he directs.

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6 years, 7 months ago at Dec 14 0:21
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This movie scared me so much as a child and to this day it's still capable of that. But, I still love it no matter what and cry everytime I watch it. Usually, if it is on tv I will avoid it at all costs, it's just that emotional :/
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Description: A fieldmouse named Mrs. Brisby must move her family to a safe location before the farmer plows the field where they live, but her invalid son Timmy cannot go outside due to his pneumonia. She enlists the aid of some highly intelligent, escaped lab rats that have built a subterranean society inside a rose bush near the farmer's garden. The rats, led by the wise Nicodemus, decide to help her physically move her house to repay a debt of gratitude to her late husband, who made possible the rats' escape from the laboratory. But things become complicated when some of the rats decide to use the situation to kill Nicodemus and make it a ... (more)
Release date: 16 July 1982
UPC: 027616703729
Tags: Animation (19), Fantasy (12), Family (11), Adventure (9), Sci-fi (9), Animals (7), Based On Novel (7), Animated (7), 1980s (6), Drama (6), 1982 (6), Rats (3), Cartoon (3), Kids (3), Talking Animal (2), Cage (2), Mission (2), Box Office Flop (2), Farm (2), Farmer (2)
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