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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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Did You Know?

Trivia

This film includes several references to Winsor McCay's other work. For instance, Gertie the Dinosaur is seen holding up a bandstand cover, and Nemo's mother asks him if he has been "sneaking pies again," in reference to "Dreams of the Rarebit Fiend." See more »

Quotes

Professor Genius: Have nothing but fun!
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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 »

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Referenced in Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: The Last Unicorn (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

Little Nemo
Music and Lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman
Performed by Melissa Manchester
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A Lovely Masterpiece
9 January 2005 | by gracegibsonSee all my reviews

Ever since Walt Disney created the first animated cartoon, some have been great, OK, and truly bad. Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland, in my opinion, is one of those great animated movies. The plot, a young boy named Nemo having adventures in a magical place called Slumberland, will surely enchant its viewers and you will always remember the fun, whimsical music. Not to mention the animation is as magical as Slumberland itself (the work of millions of dollars). I'm surprised it did very poorly in the American box office. I heard that the reason for the huge flop was because it was "un-Disneylike". So what? Have you seen the crap Disney has been making lately? (with the exception of Pirates of the Caribbean). Little Nemo is one of the greatest kid movies ever made and if you have toddlers, I thoroughly recommend this movie.


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