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Stuart Little (1999)

The Little family adopt a charming young mouse named Stuart, but the family cat wants rid of him.

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Smokey (voice)
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Monty (voice)
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Lucky (voice)
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Mr. Stout (voice)
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Storyline

In New York City, you would come across a small house, home to a family known as the Littles. You would happen to think of them as the nicest family you'd ever meet. One day, Fredrick and Eleanor, both parents and Littles, ho to and orphanage to find a brother for their son, George. While at it, they meet Stuart, a small, but charming mouse, who apparently, is human-civilized. They adopt him, and everyone, even George, loves him. But there is one problem with Stuart's life, Snowbell, the Little family cat, who wants him. But when trouble starts up almost immediately, Stuart must make it back to his home-before snowbell's friends find out about him

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The Little Family Just Got Bigger


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Rated PG for brief language | See all certifications »

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17 December 1999 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Stuart Little, un ratón en la familia  »

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Budget:

$133,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$15,018,223 (USA) (17 December 1999)

Gross:

$140,015,224 (USA) (28 April 2000)
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Trivia

In this film Snowball is hostile to Stuart in Stuart Little 2 (2002) he and Stuart become friends See more »

Goofs

At the time when Uncle Crenshaw asks for his favorite "Little" nephew at the family gathering, Grandpa Spencer is not in the group shot. After switching shots and going back to the group shot, Grandpa Spencer is there. See more »

Quotes

Monty, the Mouth: Aren't you gonna' run?
Stuart Little: Why?
Monty, the Mouth: 'cause you're a mouse.
Stuart Little: I'm not just a mouse. I'm a member of this family.
Monty, the Mouth: A mouse with a pet cat?
[rolls over and laughs out loud, repeating that line over again]
Stuart Little: I guess that's pretty funny!
Monty, the Mouth: Pretty funny? I'm gonna wet my fur! A MOUSE WITH A PET CAT!
[laughs hard more, and looks down at Snowbell, who is embarrassed]
Monty, the Mouth: Your new little master? Wait 'til the boys hear all about this!
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Followed by Stuart Little 2 (2002) See more »

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Lucky Day
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A cheery little holiday film
15 December 1999 | by (Vancouver, BC) – See all my reviews

Stuart Little: The Little family set out to adopt a child, and choose a amiable talking mouse instead, much to the chagrin of their son and the family cat.

There are two words that describe this movie - words I swore I would never use in a review- : cute and sweet. Based on the children's story by EB White, the story is funny, cheerful, engaging and translates well to the screen.

The filmmakers obviously realized that making Stuart look real was essential to the movie's success and spared little expense (approximately half the film's $60 million budget went to Stuart). The results are phenomenal - you can see each individual hair on his face, his movement is amazingly fluid and when he talks, you forget he's animated . The same techniques are also utilized to make the film's felines talk. The voices - Michael J. Fox as Stuart and Nathan Lane as Snowbell - were ideal choices and help to enhance the experience.

Everyone left the premiere sporting a big silly grin and I think you will too. One note - you'll never look at pest control quite the same again.


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