Molly Mahoney is the awkward and insecure manager of Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium, the strangest, most fantastic, most wonderful toy store in the world. But when Mr. Magorium, the 243 year-old eccentric who owns the store, bequeaths the store to her, a dark and ominous change begins to take over the once remarkable Emporium.
Nanny McPhee arrives to help a harried young mother who is trying to run the family farm while her husband is away at war, though she uses her magic to teach the woman's children and their two spoiled cousins five new lessons.
The Clock family are four-inch-tall people who live anonymously in another family's residence, borrowing simple items to make their home. Life changes for the Clocks when their daughter, Arrietty, is discovered.
On his ninth birthday a boy receives many presents. Two of them first seem to be less important: an old cupboard from his brother and a little Indian figure made of plastic from his best ... See full summary »
The Borrowers are four-inch high "little people" who live under the floorboards. When the owner of the house they live in dies and evil realtor Ocious Potter wants to destroy the house to build luxury apartments on its place, they start to fight him with the help of the son of house owner, Pete. Written by
This is the second time Hugh Laurie and Mark Williams star together. They first starred in Disney's 101 Dalmatians. See more »
When the insecticide foam is removed from Potter's face, it has burned off his moustache, however it covered his face and his fringe, yet it hasn't burned off his eyebrows or any of his hair. See more »
We're not vermin. We're not creeps. And we're not pests. We're Borrowers.
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During the end credits, there is a scene shown where Potter tries to explain to the police about seeing the Borrowers. See more »
Pete Lender (Bradley Pierce) is sure that someone is causing things to disappear from his home. His parents dismiss him. In fact, a family of borrowers are living in the house. Pod (Jim Broadbent) and Homily Clock (Celia Imrie) are the parents to Arrietty (Flora Newbigin) and Peagreen (Tom Felton). The unscrupulous lawyer Ocious P. Potter (John Goodman) tells Mrs. Lender that without her aunt's will, the Lenders have to move. Potter is planning to demolish the house for new condominiums. Pete catches Arrietty and befriends the Clocks. He takes them along to the new home. However Arrietty and Peagreen fall off of the truck and they return back to the house. Potter comes over and finds the will in a hidden safe in the house. Arrietty and Peagreen manage to steal the will away from Potter.
I don't like how this movie looks. It looks ugly. I don't like the reddish brown hue on everything. Their house looks ugly. The giant brand name products don't intrigue me. The Clocks don't enchant me. I don't find Pete adorable. Everything just irked me. The look is so unappealing that it distracts me from the story which is not that compelling anyways.
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