The Secret of NIMH

"Very Good"

The Secret of NIMH Review


Never mind the G rating, this is scary stuff which sent my little one fleeing to another room inside of 10 minutes. Between the cat attacks and murderous rats, there's a lot of terror in The Secret of NIMH, but slightly older kids will likely thrill to the Harry Potter-like adventure here, which has a widowed mouse trying to figure out how to move her cinder block house and three children to safety before the plowing begins and rips them all to shreds. So, of course, she turns to the genetically enhanced rats down the way, who overcome their own obstacles before coming to a magical, sword-slinging rescue. Quite the finale.


The Secret of NIMH

Facts and Figures

Run time: 82 mins

In Theaters: Friday 2nd July 1982

Box Office Worldwide: $14.7M

Budget: $7M

Distributed by: United Artists

Production compaines: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 3.5 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 96%
Fresh: 22 Rotten: 1

IMDB: 7.6 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director:

Producer: , , John Pomeroy

Starring: as Nicodemus (voice), as Mrs. Brisby (voice), as Mr. Ages (voice), as Jeremy (voice)

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