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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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Storyline

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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prince | thumbelina | toad | fairy | rabbit | See more »

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The director of "An American Tail" brings you the musical, magical adventure of... See more »


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Release Date:

30 March 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Hans Christian Andersen's Thumbelina  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$28,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

£832,233 (UK) (5 August 1994)
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Trivia

Angeline Ball was the live-action reference model for Thumbelina as well as for Goldie in Rock-A-Doodle (1991) which is another Don Bluth film. See more »

Goofs

During the "Marry the Mole" sequence, the makeshift dress Mrs. Fieldmouse is wearing loses it's tail end for a few moments. See more »

Quotes

[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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Crazy Credits

After all of the credits Thumbelina runs across the screen and "a DON BLUTH presentation" follows her. A few seconds later Prince Cornelius on his bumblebee fly across the words and they vanish. See more »


Soundtracks

Opening Credits: Let Me Be Your Wings
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Written by Barry Manilow
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Charming, vastly underrated
19 June 2001 | by (London England) – See all my reviews

Charming rendition of the familiar tale... great songs, almost a show... and not too sticky.. the whole family loves it!


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