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Thumbelina (1994)

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The tiny girl meets a fairy prince who saves her from the creatures of the woods.

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Jacquimo (voice)
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Mother (voice)
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Thumbelina (voice)
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Hero / Reverend Rat (voice)
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Queen Tabitha (voice)
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King Colbert (voice)
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Joe Lynch ...
Grundel (voice)
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Mrs. (Ma) Toad (voice)
Danny Mann ...
Mozo (voice)
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Gringo (voice)
Kendall Cunningham ...
Baby Bug (voice)
Tawny Sunshine Glover ...
Gnatty (voice)
Michael Nunes ...
Li'l Bee (voice)
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Mr. Beetle (voice)
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A girl no bigger than her mother's thumb feels all alone in the world knowing she is the only person her size. Her wish for a companion at last comes true when the prince of the faerys arrives at her window sill. However, the niave Thumbelina's life goes downward from there when a toad kidnaps her. While she tries to find a way home, she begins to grow up and learns about hope with the help of the friends she always wanted. Written by Max Vaughn

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Follow your heart and nothing is impossible. See more »


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30 March 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Hans Christian Andersen's Thumbelina  »

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Budget:

$28,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

£832,233 (UK) (5 August 1994)
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Trivia

Gary Imhoff was in his early forties when he voiced the sixteen-year-old Prince Cornelius. See more »

Goofs

When Thumbelina finds the wounded Jacquimo, the thorn piercing his wing clearly entered from behind, yet when she pulls it out later, it has gone through from the front. See more »

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[first lines]
Jacquimo: Hello. Welcome to Paris, city of love. Who am I? I am Jacquimo, swallow extraordinaire and lover of beautiful things.
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The end credits are on a book page and there are pictures that change every few minutes starting with the beetle and ending with Hero the dog. See more »

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Follow Your Heart (Intro)
Lyrics by Bruce Sussman and Jack Feldman
Music by Barry Manilow
Arranged and Produced by Barry Manilow
Performed by Gino Conforti
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The worst animated movie of all time
2 May 2013 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

I saw this as a kid and I actually liked it but now GOD does this movie suck really bad. For starters the animation was too cheap,the songs were dreadful except Soon and Let Me Be Your Wings which are my favourite songs in this movie,The voice acting was great only because it features Jodi Benson who's the voice of Ariel from The Little Mermaid and here she voice s the main charcther,the bird was so annoying,the prince was terrible as he was dim-witted and only cared for Thumbelina's singing voice,Charco was like Nikki Minaj's twin sister and that song On The Road was terrible and don't get me started with Marry The Mole which is the winner of the worst song in an animated film by the Razzie Awards back in 1994. Oh and the composer is of course Barry Manilow who done hits like Copacabana.

Alright so let's dive into the story. An old woman wishes to have a child and she receives a magic flower that gives her a little thumb- sized girl named Thumbelina. So Thumbelina wishes to see people that are exactly the same size as her and she wishes to be a fairy.So here comes Cornelius who is a crowned prince who stumbles across Thumbelina,and what do you know the two are instantly falling head over heels in love with each other. But when Thumbelina gets kidnapped by a toad who wants her to marry her son,she has to find her way back home.

Overall if you love Jodi Benson's singing voice and if you love really cheesy movies like this then check it out but for the rest avoid at all costs.

2/10


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