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Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland (1989)

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A young boy whose dreams transcend reality is sucked into his own fantasy, which is everything he has dreamed of until he unleashes a century old secret that may not only destroy this ... See full summary »

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Nemo (voice)
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Flip (voice)
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Danny Mann ...
Icarus (voice)
Laura Mooney ...
Bernard Erhard ...
King Morpheus (voice)
Bill Martin ...
Nightmare King (voice) (as William E. Martin)
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Oomp (voice)
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Oompy (voice)
Sidney Miller ...
Oompe (voice)
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Oompa (voice)
John Stephenson ...
Greg Burson ...
Nemo's Father / Flap (voice)
Jennifer Darling ...
Nemo's Mother (voice)
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Bon Bon (voice)
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A young boy whose dreams transcend reality is sucked into his own fantasy, which is everything he has dreamed of until he unleashes a century old secret that may not only destroy this perfect dream world but reality itself. Written by Kadi Lynnith

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Take Off On A Wonderful Adventure With "Little Nemo"...


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21 August 1992 (USA)  »

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El pequeño Nemo  »

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$35,000,000 (estimated)

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$1,368,210 (USA)
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The circus people in the parade scene all resemble the Slumberland characters only wearing different outfits. See more »

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Princess Camille: I believe the invitation was for you alone, and not your little rat.
Nemo: My little rat?
Icarus, the squirrel: Hey, I'm not a rat!
Princess Camille: Yes, your little rat.
Nemo: Icarus is not a rat! So I am in my pajamas, so what? You invited me here in the middle of the night! And princess or not, this is no way to treat a guest.
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One of my favorite animated films from my childhood
9 October 2009 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

This is an anime film I remember vaguely from my childhood. I do remember renting the VHS while visiting my Aunt Sharon, and after a few (I think) years later, I had taped it; I still have it. After watching it, I absolutely love it! With wonderful animation and songs by the award-winning Sherman Brothers, who wrote songs for Disney films like The Jungle Book, The AristoCats, Winnie the Pooh, etc. The film is based on Winsor McCay's comic strip, who was a pioneer of animation; McCay also created the first Little Nemo animated movie in 1911.

The film starts when Nemo wakes up one night to an invitation to visit the wondrous world of Slumberland. There he becomes a playmate for King Morpheus' daughter Princess Camille and is dubbed a prince and heir to the throne. But soon finds that his new position involves the responsibility of protecting Slumberland. Nemo is warned never to open the door which holds the evil Nightmare King prisoner. Dared by a mischievous trickster named Flip, Nemo opens the door, and the Nightmare King slithers out and abducts King Morpheus on the night of Nemo's princely coronation. Assisted by his flying pet squirrel Icarus, Camille, the delicate Professor Genius, and Flip, Nemo travels to Nightmare Land to rescue the King.

I love to watch the little Princess giving Flip a slug in the face, and "sentencing" him to "NO CIGAR SMOKING!" I wish there is a no-smoking law. I also love the lovable Boop goblins who help Nemo on his quest. So overall, I loved this film and it will always been one of my favorite animated films. And one note: Little Nemo is the first anime film to receive a national wide U.S. theatrical release.


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