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The Little Engine That Could (1991)

A little switch engine named Tillie must help the birthday train reach a town that holds a kid's upcoming birthday party. Unfortunetly, it is past by a treacherous mountain.

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Cast

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Tillie / Missy / Little Wolf (voice)
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Farnsworth / Jebediah / Rollo / Perky / Eagle / Jeepers / Big Wolf (voice)
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Grumpella (voice)
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Doc / Tower / Panda (voice)
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Georgia (voice)
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Pete / The Cave (voice)
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Chip / Stretch (voice)
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Eric (voice)
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Jill (voice)
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A little switch engine named Tillie must help the birthday train reach a town that holds a kid's upcoming birthday party. Unfortunetly, it is past by a treacherous mountain.

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The Thrilling Animated Adaption of the Cherished Children's Classic


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1 January 1991 (UK)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

First film role for Kath Soucie. See more »

Goofs

When Pete is about to be flagged down by Rollo, his mouth goes from black to white. See more »

Quotes

Mountain Cave: Too little... too little...
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Connections

References Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988) See more »

Soundtracks

Nothing Can Stop Us Now
Lyrics and Music by Mark Mueller
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Superb childhood entertainment!
20 July 2004 | by (Mississauga, Ontario, Canada) – See all my reviews

As a father of a young boy who loved trains as a toddler, I can wholeheartedly recommend this movie to other adults with children who may happen to find themselves in similar positions; read the readily available picture book before, after or - even! - during viewing this video: 'I think I can ... I think I can ... I think I can ...' is a GREAT message to embed in young minds, ain't it? The story is about a small, blue engine asked to take over from older, more experienced engines who have somehow failed to function on a journey carrying an exceptionally important cargo: TOYS! - to the children on the other side of the mountain. Who could resist, eh?


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