• Released
  • December 19, 2008
  • G , 1 hr 34 min
  • Action/Adventure
    Animated
  • 7,585 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: An outcast mouse (Matthew Broderick) must rescue a kidnapped princess.

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Critic Ratings

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88

TV Guide

A perfect fairytale, adhering to The Princess Bride's standards of fighting, fencing, torture, and true love, without the ham-fisted moral...
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75

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
A skillfully managed fairy tale about a mouse, a rat, and fairy tales in general.
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75

New York Post

By Kyle Smith
More like Disney's "Sleeping Beauty," somber, slow and elegant instead of frantic and dazzling.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
May not be a classic, but it still has a lot of class.
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
It is a joy to look at frame by frame, and it would be worth getting the Blu-ray to do that. I am not quite so thrilled by the story, which...
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
The tiny, intrepid rodent is so cute it's impossible not to ooh and aww, just looking at him. Which is a good thing, because you'll need...
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63

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
While the story does not quite come to magical life, the themes of courage, hope and decency are sweetly inspiring.
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60

The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
The flatly generic results certainly appear at odds with the picture's stirring visual style, which pays homage to the great Flemish...
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58

Entertainment Weekly

Too bad the story's such a mess.
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50

NPR

By Bob Mondello
A little slow for the very youngest kids -- though the messages it imparts are certainly ones you'll want them to hear.
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Rated G
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 6+ Touching, beautiful tale is an excellent family film.
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