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Thumbelina (1994)

G  |   |  Animation, Family, Fantasy  |  30 March 1994 (USA)
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The tiny girl meets a fairy prince who saves her from the creatures of the woods.




(original classic fairytale), (screenplay)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jacquimo (voice)
Mother (voice)
Thumbelina (voice)
Hero / Reverend Rat (voice)
Queen Tabitha (voice)
King Colbert (voice)
Joe Lynch ...
Grundel (voice)
Mrs. (Ma) Toad (voice)
Danny Mann ...
Mozo (voice)
Gringo (voice)
Kendall Cunningham ...
Baby Bug (voice)
Tawny Sunshine Glover ...
Gnatty (voice)
Michael Nunes ...
Li'l Bee (voice)
Mr. Beetle (voice)


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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


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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$28,000,000 (estimated)


£832,233 (UK) (5 August 1994)

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1.85 : 1
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King Colbert (Kenneth Mars) comes to the defense of his son by asking Queen Tabitha (June Foray) if she remembers being sixteen. This was precisely the problem that Mars' character (King Triton) had in The Little Mermaid (1989) which also starred Jodi Benson and was similarly based on a Hans Christian Andersen fairytale. See more »


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


[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 »


Version of Thumbelina (1978) See more »


On the Road
Lyrics by Bruce Sussman and Jack Feldman
Music by Barry Manilow
Arranged and Produced by Barry Manilow
Performed by Charo, Joe Lynch, Danny Mann, and Loren Lester
Back-Up Singers: Domenick Allen, Larry Kenton, and Rick Riso
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23 November 2002 | by (Scottsville, Kentucky) – See all my reviews

I LOVE Thumbelina! My Mom taped it for me when I was little and I would watch it every day. Now my niece does the same thing. I guess it runs in the family! A great movie for the family to sit down and watch together or kids to watch on their own. If you haven't seen it, SEE IT! YOU'LL LOVE IT!

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