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Thumbelina [1994] (1 disc)

Director:Don Bluth
Gary Goldman
Writer:Don Bluth
Composer:Barry Manilow
Mark Isham
William Ross
Songs:Barry Manilow
Length:87 minutes
(1 hour 27 minutes)
MPAA Rating:G
Sorting Category:Kids
IMDB Rating:5.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes Rating:25%
Amazon Rating:4.0/5 stars
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Synopsis: The tiny girl meets a fairy prince who saves her from the creatures of the woods.

Personal Rating: 6/10

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Don Bluth => Director / Writer
Gary Goldman => Director
Barry Manilow => Composer / Songs
Mark Isham => Composer
William Ross => Composer
Hans Christian Andersen => Original Fairytale
Barbara Cook => Mother (voice)
Carol Channing => Ms. Fieldmouse (voice)
Charo => Mrs. Toad (voice)
Danny Mann => Mozo (voice)
Gary Imhoff => Prince Cornelius (voice)
Gilbert Gottfried => Mr. Beetle (voice)
Gino Conforti => Jacquimo (voice)
Jodi Benson => Thumbelina (voice)
Joe Lynch [II] => Grundel (voice)
John Hurt => Mr. Mole (voice)
June Foray => Queen Tabitha (voice)
Kendall Cunningham => Baby Bug (voice)
Kenneth Mars => King Colbert (voice)
Loren Lester => Gringo (voice)
Michael Nunes => Li'l Bee (voice)
Neil Ross => Mr. Fox / Mr. Bear (voice)
Pat Musick => Mrs Rabbit (voice)
Tawny Sunshine Glover => Gnatty (voice)
Tony Jay => Cow (uncredited)
Will Ryan => Reverend Rat (voice) / Hero

Random Trivia For This Title:

  • [?] Angeline Ball was the live-action reference model for Thumbelina as well as for Goldie in Rock-A-Doodle which is another Don Bluth film.
  • Was originally released with the [Animaniacs] short called {I'm Mad}.
  • This was the first and only animated film to win a Razzie Award for "Worst Original Song" for {Marry the Mole} sung by Carol Channing.