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Mr. Toad's Wild Ride (1996)

The Wind in the Willows (original title)
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Mole's underground home is bought by the Weasels from wealthy landowner Mr. Toad and Mole is thrown out. He and Rat start to fight to get his home back from evil Weasels.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Mole
... Rat
... Toad
... Chief Weasel
... Badger
... Mr Toad's Lawyer
... The Judge
... The Engine Driver
... The Sun
... The Car Salesman
... The Jailer's Daughter
... The Tea Lady
... St John Weasel
Don Henderson ... The Sentry
... Geoffrey Weasel and Mole's Clock
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Mole's underground home is bought by the Weasels from wealthy landowner Mr. Toad and Mole is thrown out. He and Rat start to fight to get his home back from evil Weasels.

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weasel | mole | toad | rat | mating | See All (65) »

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Go wild in the country!


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Rated PG for fanciful villainy and gunplay | See all certifications »

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31 October 1997 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$72,844, 2 November 1997, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$72,844, 2 November 1997
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Trivia

During the film's USA release in the fall of 1997, Sony Pictures (as Columbia Pictures), the original theatrical distributor of the film, put this at porno theater in Times Square, New York City, according to Terry Jones, when he was filming a documentary, over there. He was told this by telephone and rushed to Times Square, only to find this out. See more »

Goofs

Although Badger and Rat swapped the labels round on the barrels to make sure that the explosives were delivered to the factory, the plunger would presumably have still been wired up to the ones in Toad Hall, so there shouldn't have been any explosion at all when the Chief Weasel pressed it. See more »

Quotes

Chief Weasel: [shouting at the drunk weasels] I'm blowing up this place in ten minutes whether or not you lot are out of it!
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Version of The Headless Horseman (1922) See more »

Soundtracks

Miracle Of Friends
Music by Dave Howman and André Jacquemin
Lyrics by Terry Jones
Performed by Rick Driscoll
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Colourful comedy fun
17 October 2002 | by See all my reviews

Fantastic family fun sees the Python team back on top form. Director Terry Jones (Who also writes and fantastically plays the part of Green - headed pink - cheeked fly - eating fantastically funny Toad in the film) sees the film to suit all ages. We've got a touching performance from Steve Coogan as heroic/overwimpy Mole, Overcooked portrayal of Rat from Eric Idle, and excellent performance from Nicol Williamson as Badger, and really cherrie performance from Michal Palin as the Sun. But by far the best performance was Antoney Sher's portrayal of the hissable Cheif Weasel. A real feast of cherrie popcorn fodder and tounges remain firmly in cheek throughout. Highly enjoyable.


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