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Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland (1989)

Little Nemo (original title)
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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 »

Directors:

Masami Hata, William T. Hurtz (as William Hurtz)

Writers:

Chris Columbus (screenplay), Richard Outten (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gabriel Damon ... Nemo (voice)
Mickey Rooney ... Flip (voice)
Rene Auberjonois ... Professor Genius (voice)
Danny Mann Danny Mann ... Icarus (voice)
Laura Mooney Laura Mooney ... Princess Camille (voice)
Bernard Erhard Bernard Erhard ... King Morpheus (voice)
Bill Martin ... Nightmare King (voice) (as William E. Martin)
Alan Oppenheimer ... Oomp (voice)
Michael Bell ... Oompy (voice)
Sidney Miller ... Oompe (voice)
Neil Ross ... Oompa (voice)
John Stephenson ... Oompo / Dirigible Captain (voice)
Greg Burson Greg Burson ... Nemo's Father / Flap (voice)
Jennifer Darling ... Nemo's Mother (voice)
Sherry Lynn ... Bon Bon (voice)
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Storyline

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 perfect dream world but reality itself. Written by Kadi Lynnith

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Taglines:

Take Off On A Wonderful Adventure With "Little Nemo"...


Certificate:

G | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

Japan | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 August 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$407,695, 21 August 1992

Gross USA:

$1,368,210
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Company Credits

Production Co:

TMS Entertainment See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (Japanese DVD box-set)

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The Imp was the only character from the original comic strip to not make an appearance in this movie due to his racial caricature. See more »

Quotes

Princess Camille: I believe the invitation was for you alone, and not your little rat.
Nemo: My little rat?
Icarus, the squirrel: Hey, I'm not a rat!
Princess Camille: Yes, your little rat.
Nemo: Icarus is not a rat! So I am in my pajamas, so what? You invited me here in the middle of the night! And princess or not, this is no way to treat a guest.
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Alternate Versions

The film was originally 94 minutes. When the film was released in the US in 1992, some intense sequences and additional material was cut to obtain a G rating and to make the film shorter. The Japanese DVD box-set and 2004 US DVD restored these sequences. See more »


Soundtracks

Little Nemo
Music and Lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman
Performed by Melissa Manchester
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It's nice to relive your childhood every now and then
9 January 2005 | by abum190See all my reviews

My sister and I used to go to this daycare where we watched a movie a day. We watched a lot of movies more than once and this was one of them, because everyone loved it so much. About a month ago, I remembered so little about the movie that I thought I had dreamed about it (kinda ironic, don't you think?). Then I looked it up on IMDb and realized it was a real movie. I got it for my sister for Christmas and having just watched it, I'm glad I did.

Nemo is a fun-loving boy who dreams that he goes to Slumberland, a magical kingdom that contains everything any kid would ever love. This place becomes a sort of reality for Nemo and he is entrusted as King Morpheus's heir and given a key to every door in the kingdom- however, he is asked to not open the door that has the key's symbol on it. Of course, he ends up opening it (with a little encouragement from a troublemaker named Flip) and the Nightmare King ends up kidnapping the king.

The movie is not an intricate masterpiece storywise, but the plot and characters are so much fun it really doesn't matter! The real joy here is the animated backgrounds and effects- this movie is a visual stunner.


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