MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 389 this week

Tom's Midnight Garden (1999)

6.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.8/10 from 436 users  
Reviews: 18 user | 5 critic

Young Tom Long is forced to stay with his kindly Aunt and Uncle while his brother recovers from a bout of the measles. At their flat, he is disappointed to find there is no garden to play ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (novel)
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 96 titles
created 16 Dec 2011
 
a list of 29 titles
created 7 months ago
 
a list of 576 titles
created 3 months ago
 
TOM
a list of 38 titles
created 1 month ago
 
a list of 1201 titles
created 2 weeks ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Tom's Midnight Garden (1999)

Tom's Midnight Garden (1999) on IMDb 6.8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Tom's Midnight Garden.

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Moondial (TV Mini-Series 1988)
Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A teenage girl discovers a portal through time, and tries to help two children of the past.

Stars: Siri Neal, Tony Sands, Valerie Lush
Adventure | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Return to the magical place where hope and friendship grow. Back To The Secret Garden, the sequel inspired by the classic children's tale, The Secret Garden, leads us into a magical world ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Tuchner
Stars: Joan Plowright, Cherie Lunghi, Aled Roberts
Tom Brown's Schooldays (TV Series 1971)
Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Stars: Iain Cuthbertson, Simon Fisher-Turner, Richard Morant
An Angel for May (TV Movie 2002)
Drama | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Tom travels fifty years to the past after discovering a time machine. He meets May, a little orphan who needs help. Now that he knows his friends' fate and his own, he will try to reorder the events and change their history.

Director: Harley Cokeliss
Stars: Julie Cox, Charlotte Wakefield, Matthew Beard
Harry and the Wrinklies (TV Series 1999)
Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Stars: Elsie Kelly, Toni Palmer, Lynne Armitage
Drama | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Two children in 1917 take a photograph, believed by some to be the first scientific evidence of the existence of fairies. Based on a true story.

Director: Charles Sturridge
Stars: Paul McGann, Florence Hoath, Elizabeth Earl
Drama | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A young British girl born and raised in India loses her neglectful parents in an earthquake. She is returned to England to live at her uncle's estate. Her uncle is very distant due to the ... See full summary »

Director: Agnieszka Holland
Stars: Kate Maberly, Maggie Smith, Heydon Prowse
Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A grieving young boy (Morrow) looks to protect his new best friend, a talking goose, from his school principal (Chase), who's fattening up the bird for a Christmas cook-off.

Director: Nicholas Kendall
Stars: Chevy Chase, James Purefoy, Max Morrow
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Nigel Le Vaillant ...
Thomas Long (adult)
Marlene Sidaway ...
Doris Schuster
Serena Gordon ...
Melody Long
Alfie Lawrence ...
Harriet Long
Mel Martin ...
Alice Long
...
Aunt Gwen Kitson
...
Uncle Alan Kitson
Anthony Way ...
Tom Long
Nick Robinson ...
Peter Long
Liz Smith ...
Mrs. Willows
Arlene Cockburn ...
Susan the Maid
Tom Bowles ...
Mr. Ferguson
...
...
Abel
...
Hubert
Edit

Storyline

Young Tom Long is forced to stay with his kindly Aunt and Uncle while his brother recovers from a bout of the measles. At their flat, he is disappointed to find there is no garden to play in; but his disappointment turns to wonder when he discovers a magical garden which only appears at night when an old grandfather clock strikes thirteen. His nightly excursions to this beautiful garden become even more interesting when he realises that the people he meets cannot see him - except one young girl named Hattie. Written by Rhino <rhino@blueyonder.co.uk>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

garden | clock | girl | measles | head bandage | See more »

Taglines:

It was a special time... and a special place


Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

| |

Language:

Release Date:

13 October 2000 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Il giardino di mezzanotte  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

,  »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

[talking about Hatty]
James: Why do you hate her so much?
Aunt Melbourne: I hate her because it's so easy for the rest of you to love her.
See more »

Connections

Version of Tom's Midnight Garden (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

After Always
Written by Debbie Wiseman & Don Black
Performed by Barbara Dickson & Miriam Stockley
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
Grabbed Me and Wouldn't Let Go
13 February 2002 | by (Hamilton, NJ) – See all my reviews

I'd never heard of this movie before today, and had no intention of watching it. I stopped by my parents' house to feed their cat, and offhandedly flipped the TV on, about 10 minutes into the movie. Oh look, I thought, another dry British film. Wow, Greta Scacchi does a pretty good accent. Next thing I knew, I had my coat off, it was 2 hours later, and the film was over. It grabbed me just like that. Of course, I may be biased -- I have a thing for "time travel" stories of any kind, and this one was so subtle that I found it especially intriguing. Anybody who's ever felt a bit alone or abandoned at some point in their life should get a lift from this story. And there's a nice underlying message about the ability of true friendship to transcend both gender and age.


11 of 12 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
looking for dvd lyle_30116
region 1 dvd rramirez8
Technical information dainsliebqz
Masterpiece of a book - time for a remake of this movie. bookskds
Discuss Tom's Midnight Garden (1999) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?