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An American Tail: The Treasure of Manhattan Island (1998)

In the historic melting pot of 19th century New York City, Fievel and the Mousekewitz family are struggling to make their American dream come true. But when a mysterious treasure map leads ... See full summary »

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In the historic melting pot of 19th century New York City, Fievel and the Mousekewitz family are struggling to make their American dream come true. But when a mysterious treasure map leads Fievel and his friends to a secret world of Native American mice living beneath the city, he finds something even more precious than gold and jewels! Written by Anonymous

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Meet Fievel. In his search to find his family, he discovered America.


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15 February 2000 (USA)  »

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An American Tail III: The Treasure of Manhattan Island  »

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Due to Phillip Glasser growing up and having his voice change, he did not reprise Fievel for this film, as well as the next film, An American Tail: The Mystery of the Night Monster (1999). Instead he was voiced by Thomas Dekker, who was also the current voice of Littlefoot, the Child Protagonist of The Land Before Time series at the time. See more »

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Follows An American Tail: Fievel Goes West (1991) See more »

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Anywhere in Your Dreams
Written by Wayne Tester & Sharon Rice
Performed by Leeza Miller McGee (as Leeza Miller) and Thomas Dekker
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Not as good as the first two
6 July 2000 | by See all my reviews

First off, you never expect a direct to video movie to be as good as the first two movies that went theatrical. I was really looking forward to this film, ever since I bought the two classic masterpieces during their re-release on video. I saw the trailer, and it looked like fun. Tell you the truth, The Treasure of Manhattan Island plays out more like an animated TV show than a movie. It's not nearly as kind and gentle hearted as the first two...it's not as fun either. As for the music, it's not really top notch either. 2 of them are completely disposable and the other one, I dunno the name, works perfectly in a scene featuring Fievel and his new found friend and their ride in a water bucket supported by string. This is by far the best part of the film, and the only part in this 3rd film that really resembles true American Tail magic. All in all, it's a good film, just a huge step down from the first two. If they worked more on a better script and if it had more of a movie feel to it and not a TV animated show, it would've been better. Throw in more quality songs (there were only 3 songs in this film)and that also would've made it better. More magic was needed, and here for the most part it was lacking....though Dom Deluise is still great with his tiny role. Worth watching, just be aware of the flaws


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