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The Secret Adventures of Tom Thumb (1993)

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A boy born the size of a small doll is kidnapped by a genetic lab and must find a way back to his father in this inventive adventure filmed using stop motion animation techniques. Tom meets... See full summary »

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Nick Upton ...
Pa Thumb
Deborah Collard ...
Ma Thumb
Frank Passingham ...
Man
John Schofield ...
Man
Mike Gifford ...
Woman in bar
Robert Heath
George Brandt
Andy Davis
Dave Alex Riddett
Andy Joyce
Richard Goleszowski
Tim Norfolk
John Beedel
Andy McCormack
Brett Lane ...
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A boy born the size of a small doll is kidnapped by a genetic lab and must find a way back to his father in this inventive adventure filmed using stop motion animation techniques. Tom meets a variety of strange creatures and eventually discovers a race of miniature humans like himself. Written by Keith Loh <keith@mwg.com>

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13 January 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Die geheimen Abenteuer von Däumling  »

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Pa Thumb: I know... Why don't we call him Tom? Tom Thumb.
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not really...
10 November 2005 | by (Zutphen, Holland) – See all my reviews

I came across this movie due to recommendations from the Eraserhead discussion board. So i had my expectations: i oughta be weird dark, twisted. Well, it is.

It's not a great movie though. It's a very original movie, thaT must be said. But the stop motion simply doesn't work. It's all very lifeless, even the REAL actors seem lifeless.

It has a nice story, and the backgrounds and weird characters look great. great detail toO!But when things start to move, all tensions are lost. I bought the DVD, cause usual the discussion board are really helpfull to me ( thanks IMDb and members!), so at least i have the short movie "the saint inspector". now THAT's great stop motion movie! so i just pretend that the saint inspector is the main feature and tom thumb is just an OK extra :)


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