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The Secret of NIMH

ages 7+ | 90 % Say It's Worth Your Time


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Genre: Drama , Fantasy , Animated , Family

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Producer: Don Bluth, Gary Goldman, James Stewart, Rich Irvine, Mel Griffin

Cast: Shannen Doherty, Derek Jacobi, Peter Strauss, Aldo Ray, John Carradine, Paul Shenar, Wil Wheaton, Dom DeLuise, Hermione Baddeley, Edie McClurg, Charles Champlin, Arthur Malet, Elizabeth Hartman, Norbert Auerbach, Lucille Bliss, Ian Fried, Tom Hatten, Jodi Hicks, Dick Kleiner, Joshua Lawrence

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  • (Male) Chicago Sun-Times Critic

    No Maturity Rating | Worth Your Time

    “The Secret of Nimh” contains that absolute rarity among feature-length animated cartoons, an interesting premise. It is: What if a group of laboratory animals were injected with an experimental drug that made them as intelligent as humans? There have been smart animals in the movies for years, of course, but they were always playing quasi-humans in a universe where the real humans were seen mostly from the knees down. Now here's a story that concerns itself with the problem of being a rat and having a superior intelligence.

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  • No Maturity Rating | Worth Your Time

    The Secret of NIMH is a richly animated and skillfully structured film created by former Disney animators Don Bluth, Gary Goldman and John Pomeroy. As craft, their first feature film is certainly an homage to the best of an age ago. Every character moves fluidly and imaginatively against an extravaganza of detailed background and dazzling effects, all emboldened by fascinating colored textures.

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    No Maturity Rating | Worth Your Time

    Even though Mrs. Brisby (voiced by Elizabeth Hartman) is a mouse, like any good mother she is alarmed by the illness of her youngest child. In a desperate quest to find a cure, the timid widow seeks help from the mysterious and dangerous Rats of NIMH -- and inadvertently stumbles upon their secre

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  • Dove Foundation

    No Maturity Rating | Worth Your Time

    Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages

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  • ages 8+ | Worth Your Time

    Parents need to know that this animated movie about a group of intelligent rats who escape from an animal laboratory is suspenseful and rather dark. Several scenes include animal children in peril and a sword fight between rats ends in one death with a little blood. The worst part for sensitive viewers: a flashback shows the animated animals being imprisoned and injected with a needle.

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  • (Male)

    ages 8+ | Not Worth Your Time

    I was very surprised to hear a few bible words slip out in a Don Bluth movie. This is not a rated G movie. There's scenes with blood. I don't know what the movie rating people were thinking. It is one the first movies to have swearing compared to The Last Unicorn. The few swear words ruined the experience.

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Okfor ages12+