The Tale of Despereaux Synopsis
An outcast mouse (Matthew Broderick) must rescue a kidnapped princess.
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WONDERFUL TAIL!!! (UM - TALE) GRADE: Solid B-plus

By MOVIES REVIEWER
I just attended this EXCELLENT 100-minute movie from Universal . It is based on the 2003 children's novel by Kate DiCamillo - voiced by a stable of top Hollywood/British actors and actresses....

The Tale of Despereaux

By conradwsba1
This movie was okay. Good at some parts. I would recomend this movie....

“THE TALE OF DESPEREAUX” -- A Mouse shows the Power of No-Cower =

By jimchudnow
This is the animated story of an unusual little mouse with super big ears named Despereaux (voiced by MATTHEW BRODERICK). The other mice see him as somewhat odd because, rather than “cower” about...

Great messege along with cuteness

By WCinLV
In a world where children are learning to be followers, this has a great message of how to be yourself and follow your heart. I had a good time watching this movie and that is what I go to the movies...

The Tale of Desperaux

By SWIMMINGROX
Everyone should either read the book or see the movie The Tale of Desperaux. It is awesome! don`t believe anyone who says its bad because they are prbably lieing go out and see it in theaters...

i was surprized!

By GreenShorts
my family and i went and saw this movie for my little brother and i was shocked on how good it was, the plot was like any kids movie, the voices went well with the animations, great visuals, this a...

Saw it at a sneak

By ckdckd
VIOLENT!!!!!! SLOW!!!!!! DID I SAY SLOW!!!!!!...

Uhhhhhhh..........okay???

By TwilightLover4Ever
I never really was crazy about the book. I watched the trailer for the movie and didn't see any "magic" happening. I guess it could be a good movie but, I personally don't like either book or movie....

A must see!

By mdelacruz
Although the movie was very different from the book, I thoroughly enjoyed it. My kids (9 and 7) were a little creeped out by RatWorld and thought some of the score was kind of scary, though. Viewing...

Cute

By angie78090
I thought the movie was very delightful and so did my kids with the exception of my 3 year old who didn't seem that interested. It didn't follow the book as closely but that was OK....

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Rated G
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Touching, beautiful tale is an excellent family film.
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