A young boy whose dreams transcend reality is sucked into his own fantasy, which is everything he has dreamed of until he unleashes a century old secret that may not only destroy this ... See full summary »
William T. Hurtz
A group of dated appliances that find themselves stranded in a summer home that their family had just sold, decide to, á la "The Incredible Journey", seek their young 8 year old "master". Children's film which on the surface is a frivolous fantasy, but with a dark subtext of abandonment, obsolescence, and loneliness.Written by
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The first theatrically released animated film for experienced voice actor Jim Cummings. Later he'd go onto voice Ed the Hyena in The Lion King (1994), Hernán Cortés in The Road to El Dorado (2000), Chowquin in Titan A.E. (2000), The Captain of the Guards in Shrek (2001), Mission Control in Jimmy Neutron Boy Genius (2001), Kaa in The Jungle Book 2 (2003), Luca in Sinbad Legend of the Seven Seas (2003), The Narrator in Bee Movie (2007), Featherstone in Gnomeo & Juliet (2011), the title character of Winnie the Pooh (2011), and the Bears in Sing (2016). See more »
After the rats bite the picture of the "master" it appears without the bite mark, when the appliances are overlooking the city. Then in the junk yard the bite mark reappears. See more »
The original version features the TV announcer pulling photos out of a file cabinet; one brief glimpse is seen of a woman from the waist up, wearing only large stars on her breasts. This has been edited so she is wearing a bikini top (the inside corners of which actually match the stars in shape). This affects at least the US 2003 DVD and c. 1998 VHS releases, but not the c. 1991 laserdisc. See more »
I have not watched this movie in over ten years but I still remember almost every scene with great accuracy. This movie entertained me till no end. It's hard to find one person who did not watch this movie as a child and even harder to find one that disliked it.
This is a wonderful movie.
I still get the song "Tooty Fruity" stuck in my head and think of the little toaster sliding down the rail. I hope to find my old copy and watch it again. Its movies like this one that make my childhood seem so fun and innocent.
This movie gets a ten out of ten for originality and for its obvious impact. If I were to name my favorite movie from my childhood this would be it.
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