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The Secret of NIMH 2: Timmy to the Rescue (1998)

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When Timmy is taken away to Thorn Valley, he is treated like a slave. Then, after finding a girl mouse, a mouse who's parents are captured, they set off to find the great owl. Little do ... See full summary »

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17 Year Old Tim (voice)
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When Timmy is taken away to Thorn Valley, he is treated like a slave. Then, after finding a girl mouse, a mouse who's parents are captured, they set off to find the great owl. Little do they know they will run into trouble in this family movie. Written by Cheatmaster2006@hotmail.com

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22 December 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Joia Encantada: O Segredo de Timmy  »

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$6,000,000 (estimated)
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Arthur Malet and Dom DeLuise were the only actors from the original movie to have reprised their original roles. See more »

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When Timmy is older, and singing I will show the world, a scene transitions using flowers, some of the flowers aren't colored, while others are. See more »

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10 Year Old Timmy: Wow what a shot!
[after watching the slingshot hit the acorns on the tree branches]
Young Martin: Just set your sights, concentrate on the target and let er rip. Come on Timmy you can do this, aim a little higher now, and fire!
[Timmy struggles to pull the slingshot but the sling snaps back and hits his head knocking him to the ground]
Young Martin: Ha ha ha, that's using your head hero. I know you're trying. Just remember some try Brisbys do.
[Timmy gets back up and Martin gives the slingshot back to Timmy]
10 Year Old Timmy: When I grow up, ...
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Come Make The Most Of Your Life
Music by Lee Holdridge
Lyrics by Richard Sparks
Performed by Andrew Ducote, Dom DeLuise, Arthur Malet, William H. Macy,
Ensemble
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Completely unnecessary sequel to an animated masterpiece.
25 May 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

The original Secret of Nimh is an absolute masterpiece,(I do confess I saw this and the original fairly recently) with gorgeous animation, great characters and phenomenal music by the late Jerry Goldsmith, and is regarded by a vast majority including myself as Bluth's masterpiece. However, this sequel is awful in every aspect, and makes Rock a Doodle Doo, Troll in Central Park and almost all of the Disney sequels look like masterpieces, which of course they are definitely not. Sure it is a direct to video sequel, but the cheap production values really show here.

The animation was horrid. The character animations were jarring, and the editing was very choppy. The colours made the backgrounds look extremely flat and dull, and the visual effects rarely impressed either.

One of the highlights of the original was the music by the wonderful Jerry Goldsmith, who has also done magnificent scores for Legend and Rambo:First Blood. In the sequel, the music was dreadful,(lacking the darkness and lyricalism of the original's) and it was pretty evident that Goldsmith's score is sorely missed. "Just say yes" (I think it's called)is the only half decent song in the movie. And the singing was even worse, it was as if the vocalists thought they were singing in a school end of year production.

The dialogue was pathetic, and held no correlation whatsoever to the original or the parts of the book I read. Some of it was extremely cheesy, it really was. Also it completely lacked the mystery and suspense of the first film.(sorry I'm comparing the whole time, and this is what I honestly feel) The plot was also unoriginal and unevenly paced, and inappropriately bright, compared to the darkness and sentiment of the original.

It was also a shame that the characters that made the original so memorable didn't have a bigger part to play. Timmy came across as rather whiny and annoying, a far cry from Elizabeth Hartmann's sorrowful and poignant portrayal of Mrs Brisby who you hardly see in the sequel, and Dom DeLuise was nowhere near as funny as he was in the original. Justin's voice was dubbed, and quite poorly might I add. I also thought, and I am probably the only person to think this, that the villains were rather lame. Despite some spirited voice work from Eric Idle, the villain Martin was very bland, in everything he did and said. In the original, Jenner while not the best and most complex villain ever, was very convincing, a complete juxtaposition of the villain here.

In conclusion, an awful sequel to a beautiful film. The only redeeming quality was the talented voice cast, who were given little to work with. I am truly sorry I am sounding like a broken record, and comparing the sequel to the original, but as honesty is the best policy, I'll be perfectly frank, and say I didn't like this movie at all. 1/10 (originally a 2, but it was worse when I saw it again to make sure I wasn't taking leave of my senses) Bethany Cox.


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