MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 6,850 this week

Babes in Toyland (1997)

 -  Animation | Comedy | Family
4.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.2/10 from 327 users  
Reviews: 10 user | 3 critic

Everyone's favorite nursery rhyme characters come magically and musically to life in this animated adventure based on the classic holiday tale.

Writers:

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

On Disc

at Amazon

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 23 titles
created 26 Oct 2011
 
list image
a list of 24 titles
created 22 Dec 2011
 
a list of 29 titles
created 05 Feb 2012
 
a list of 227 titles
created 14 Feb 2013
 
a list of 49 titles
created 7 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Babes in Toyland (1997)

Babes in Toyland (1997) on IMDb 4.2/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Babes in Toyland.

User Polls

2 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Family | Fantasy | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

On Christmas Eve, a little girl named Marie (Cohen) falls asleep after a party at her home and dreams herself (or does she?) into a fantastic world where toys become larger than life. Her ... See full summary »

Director: Emile Ardolino
Stars: Darci Kistler, Damian Woetzel, Kyra Nichols
Animation | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

A friendly troll with a magic green thumb grows one flower too many for the queen, whose laws require all trolls to act meanly, be ugly and scare humans whenever possible. As a punishment, ... See full summary »

Directors: Don Bluth, Gary Goldman
Stars: Dom DeLuise, Cloris Leachman, Charles Nelson Reilly
Animation | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A dog returns from the dead looking for revenge on his killer using an orphan girl who can talk to animals.

Directors: Don Bluth, Gary Goldman, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Dom DeLuise, Burt Reynolds, Judith Barsi
The Little Drummer Boy (TV Short 1968)
Family | Short | Animation
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

An orphan drummer boy who hated humanity finds his life changed forever when he meets three wise men on route to Bethlehem.

Directors: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr., and 1 more credit »
Stars: José Ferrer, Paul Frees, June Foray
Animation | Adventure | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.3/10 X  

Christopher Columbus decides to go on a journey to prove that the Earth is not flat. His companion is a smart wood worm who's on a quest of his own: to save a beautiful fairy princess from the evil lord Swarm and his insect army.

Director: Michael Schoemann
Stars: Corey Feldman, Irene Cara, Dom DeLuise
Rock-A-Doodle (1991)
Animation | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Edmund is a boy whose favorite story of Chanticleer, a rooster whose singing makes the sun rise every morning until the Grand Duke of Owls, whose kind despises the bright sun, makes him ... See full summary »

Directors: Don Bluth, Gary Goldman, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Glen Campbell, Christopher Plummer, Phil Harris
Animation | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

This is the continuing adventures of Charlie and Itchy of "All Dogs Go To Heaven" movie fame. Now the pair are living in San Francisco, doing missions for Heaven on Earth, as directed by ... See full summary »

Stars: Dom DeLuise, Steven Weber, Sheena Easton
Prehysteria! 2 (Video 1994)
Adventure | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  

A rich boy desperate for attention makes friends with the dinosaurs of "Prehysteria!".

Director: Albert Band
Stars: Kevin Connors, Jennifer Harte, Dean Scofield
Family | Fantasy | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

The classic Disney animated characters play the roles in this animated retelling of the Charles Dickens masterpiece.

Director: Burny Mattinson
Stars: Alan Young, Wayne Allwine, Hal Smith
Annabelle's Wish (Video 1997)
Animation | Adventure | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A mute boy and a calf with the ability to speak form a deep friendship, learning what it means to love and sacrifice for another.

Director: Roy Wilson
Stars: Randy Travis, Jay Johnson, Jerry Van Dyke
Comedy | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

A young girl turns to a department store Santa in the hopes that he will help find a new husband for her divorced mother.

Director: Lance Rivera
Stars: Gabrielle Union, Morris Chestnut, Queen Latifah
Animation | Family | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A gentle and wise grey spider with a flair for promotion pledges to save a young pig from slaughter for dinner food.

Directors: Charles A. Nichols, Iwao Takamoto
Stars: Debbie Reynolds, Henry Gibson, Paul Lynde
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
...
Mr. Dumpty (voice)
...
Jill (voice) (as Esmeralda Belle Jané)
...
Jack (voice) (as Joey Ashton)
...
Tom Piper (voice)
...
Mary (voice)
...
Susan Silo ...
Scat (voice)
...
Rodrigo (voice)
...
Gonzargo (voice) (as Jim Belushi)
Lindsay Schnebly ...
Goblin King (voice)
Edit

Storyline

It's 2 days before Christmas, and the Toyland Toy Factory has just received its biggest order ever. But the evil Barnaby, who doesn't believe in toys, has plans to shut the factory down and spoil the holiday for everyone. Now it's up to Toyland's most recent arrivals, young Jack & his sister Jill, to help their newfound friends Tom Piper, Mary Lamb, Humpty Dumpty, and the rest of Toyland stop Barnaby's plot and save Christmas! Written by James Drury <jaguar1@sprint.ca>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

G | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Also Known As:

Aventuras en Juguetelandia  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

This was originally intended by MGM to be a theatrical release for 1996, but had been delayed because of the commercial failure of All Dogs Go to Heaven 2 (1996), and eventually released straight to video in 1997. See more »

Connections

Version of Toyland ng dalawang (1989) See more »

Soundtracks

The Worst Is Yet To Come
Music by Ray Colcord
Lyrics by Lorraine Feather
Performed by James Belushi, Lacey Chabert, etc
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A poorly made, muddled and needlessly mean Disney knock-off.
26 February 1999 | by (Portland, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

This mean-spiritied telling of a Christmas classic (!) is just plain bad movie-making--poor "acting," a confused and confusing plot, florid animation art, and a pack of goblin characters (what classic is this?) that will scare many a small child. Held to the Disney standard, this is a very poor stab at making movie magic.


1 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Esmerelda Belle Jane? bill_murdock
The Most Hilarious Cartoon Ever!! moviestarblack
Discuss Babes in Toyland (1997) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?