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Mr. Toad's Wild Ride (1996)

The Wind in the Willows (original title)
Mole's underground home is bought by the Weasels from wealthy landowner Mr. Toad and Mole is thrown out. He and Rat start to fight to get his home back from evil Weasels.

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Mr Toad's Lawyer
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Geoffrey Weasel and Mole's Clock
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Storyline

Mole's underground home is bought by the Weasels from wealthy landowner Mr. Toad and Mole is thrown out. He and Rat start to fight to get his home back from evil Weasels.

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weasel | mole | toad | rat | mating | See All (65) »

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Go wild in the country!


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Rated PG for fanciful villainy and gunplay | See all certifications »

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31 October 1997 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$72,844 (USA) (2 November 1997)

Gross:

$72,844 (USA) (2 November 1997)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

In the fall of 1996, this film flopped in the UK box office, because the participating theaters only showed this during the afternoons. See more »

Quotes

Mole: Dog food factory!
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Connections

Version of A Trip to Sleepy Hollow (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

Mr.Toad
Music by John Du Prez
Lyrics by Terry Jones
Performed by Terry Jones
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Monty Python does The Wind In The Willows
18 April 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

When I first heard about this film, my first thought was - I'm going to hate it. I really like Monty Python, it had nothing to do with the fact that they were in it - I just thought I would hate it as I don't usually like it when animal characters are played by humans and don't look anything like the animals. Only when I watched this film (12 years after it was made) did I realize that was actually the point.

Terry Jones is a fantastic Toad. He's got his personality and attitude to a T. Ditto for Badger, Ratty and Mole. The film is rather a comical version of the book, and whilst it stays along the same lines, there are a lot of changes of the storyline. Bits are added, and bits are removed...but I can say i was never once bored while watching this! Go ahead and check it out - I'm glad I did!


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