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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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Cast

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Stuart Little (voice)
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Snowbell (voice)
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Smokey (voice)
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Monty (voice)
Jim Doughan ...
Lucky (voice)
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Red (voice)
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Mr. Stout (voice)
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Mrs. Stout (voice)
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Race Announcer (voice)
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Uncle Crenshaw
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Aunt Beatrice
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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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Release Date:

17 December 1999 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Stuart Little, un ratón en la familia  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$133,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$15,018,223, 19 December 1999, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$140,035,367

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$300,135,367
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Trivia

Geena Davis and Jeffrey Jones appeared in Beetlejuice (1988). See more »

Goofs

No front load washing machine would fill in the manner depicted. First, the water level would never be as high as it is shown, especially with such a small load. The washer would be partially full. Second, the water spigot would not be in the rear of the machine, let alone mounted on the drum. It would be either above the door or in the area around the drum, but not mounted on it. Third, once started, the machine would most likely tumble while filling, or at least do some tumbling before "deciding" on a load size (and thus, "deciding" on how much to fill, how much time it will take, etc.). This machine appears to behave more like a top loader, in that it fills completely and then washes. See more »

Quotes

Smokey: [pushes the branch Stuart's on down] Here you go, boys! Dinner's served!
Monty, the Mouth: Alright, Smokey! Way to go!
Stuart Little: Oh dear!
Lucky: Look, it's mouse on a stick! I love mouse on a stick!
Monty, the Mouth: A little further! Keep him comin'! Keep him comin'! Alright I can almost reach him! Keep him coming! I got him, he's mine!
[Snowbell snaps the branch]
Monty, the Mouth: What the? Hey, the branch is the gonna!
Snowbell: Well, what have we got here?
Monty, the Mouth: Snow, don't come out here, the branch is breaking!
Snowbell: Stuart, are you alright?
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Crazy Credits

During the first portion of the end credits, George and Stuart are shown fooling around in Stuart's bedroom as Snowbell tries to catch Stuart. Snowbell goes as far as he can to catch Stuart to the point where he is launched out the side window and into a nearby dumpster. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Malibu's Most Wanted (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

You're Where I Belong
(End Title)
Written by Diane Warren
Produced by Keith Thomas
Performed by Trisha Yearwood
Courtesy of MCA Records Nashville
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great family film with a good heart
9 June 2008 | by See all my reviews

Both "Stuart Little" and its first sequel, titled "Stuart Little 2" are two nice little family films that I recommend for their effective blend of drama, adult humor that never goes out of hand, controlled suspense and violence as well as language, and yet it never gets so immature as to become only for the kids. Some critics thought that the movie might have had some moments too intense or unsuited for young children. I was eight years old when I first saw this film and it never bothered me. I was surprised to find swearing in this film, but again, it didn't degrade the film because it was sparingly used and by that I mean it was only used once or twice.

The character of Stuart is very effectively brought onto the screen. The mouse is entirely computer-generated in an efficient way and the contributions of Michael J. Fox's voice work out very well. The same goes for the other animated characters. All of the live-action performances were well-done and they blended in perfectly with the CGI characters.

"Stuart Little" has a good heart and it is can be a very warm little family movie for everybody to enjoy. I still enjoy it nine years after I first saw the film and I do recommend it. It's a film that will suit audience members of all ages. As long as you enjoy family films.


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