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An American Tail: The Mystery of the Night Monster (1999)

Follow the clues to fun and excitement as the beloved little mouse takes on a big monster in this charming, full-length adventure. When a ferocious, mouse-nabbing creature puts fear into ... See full summary »

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Fievel Mousekewitz (voice)
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Tanya Mousekewitz (voice)
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Nellie Brie (voice)
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Reed Daley (voice)
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Tony Toponi (voice)
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Tiger (voice)
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Slug (voice) (as Jeff Glen Bennett)
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Lone Woof (voice)
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Follow the clues to fun and excitement as the beloved little mouse takes on a big monster in this charming, full-length adventure. When a ferocious, mouse-nabbing creature puts fear into the hearts of New York City's rodents, Fievel and his friends team up with a reporter to chase after the scoop of the century and -- just maybe -- get a close-up look at the bad guy himself! Featuring three original songs and the voice talents of Dom DeLuise, Lacey Chabert and Robert Hays, An American Tail: The Mystery of the Night Monster is a mischievous, musical good time that the whole family will enjoy! Written by Anonymous

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25 July 2000 (USA)  »

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American Story 4  »

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Lacey Chabert is the first actress to play Tanya for more than one instalment of 'An American Tail'. The first 2 films each had different actresses. See more »

Quotes

Tony Toponi: [lethargically] Paper, hey! Get yer paper...
[mouse walks by]
Tony Toponi: Fine! So stay ignorant!
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Music by James Horner Barry Mann
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Wholly disposable kid fodder.
24 August 2000 | by See all my reviews

While this film is not as teeth gratingly bad as "The Treasure of Manhattan Island", this straight to video story hopefully marks the end of the Fieval franchise. Without the luxurious artwork or star vocals of the cinema films, the blandness of the regulars is all too obvious. There's a small respite for older viewers in the newspaper office scenes because they are based on films such as "His Girl Friday" but the wit isn't sharp enough to cut mozzorella. Oh yes, most of the characters are named after cheeses (ho ho!) As with all video sequels to cartoons, the songs are hopeless pastiches of the Disney formula and I was forgetting them mid-song. The mystery of the title manages to be sub Scooby Doo in its simplicity. In short, only watch this film if its a choice between this or its predecessor.


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