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The Secret of NIMH 2: Timmy to the Rescue (1998)

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When Timmy Brisby arrives to thorn valley, where he meets Jenny McBride to adventure of Secret Laboratory will be mystery for Evil Martin Brisby.

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Dick Sebast
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Cast

Credited cast:
Darleen Carr ... Helen (voice)
Jamie Cronin Jamie Cronin ... Teresa (voice)
Dom DeLuise ... Jeremy (voice)
Andrew Ducote Andrew Ducote ... 10 Year Old Timmy (voice)
Phillip Glasser ... Reformed 19 Year Old Martin (voice)
Eric Idle ... Evil Martin (voice)
Whitney Claire Kaufman Whitney Claire Kaufman ... Cynthia (voice)
Harvey Korman ... Floyd (voice)
Ralph Macchio ... 17 Year Old Tim (voice)
Steve Mackall ... Dr. Valentine (voice)
Peter MacNicol ... Narrator (voice)
William H. Macy ... Justin (voice)
Arthur Malet ... Mr. Ages (voice)
Andrea Martin ... Muriel (voice)
Jameson Parker ... Troy (voice)
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Storyline

Timothy Brisby, now Timmy, leaves his family to train with the rats of NIMH in Thorn Valley. He meets Jenny, a mouse about the same age as he, who reveals her family are part of "The Lost Six" who did not escape NIMH. Timmy suspects his missing brother is also being held at NIMH and embarks on a rescue mission with Jenny while encountering old and new friends along the way.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 December 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Joia Encantada: O Segredo de Timmy See more »

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Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Don Bluth and his animators were originally chosen to be involved with the sequel as early as 1995. However, due to scheduling conflicts with Anastasia (1997), MGM opted to have its in-house animation crew take care of the project. See more »

Goofs

When Timmy is older, and singing I will show the world, a scene transitions using flowers, some of the flowers aren't colored, while others are. See more »

Quotes

10 Year Old Timmy: Wow what a shot!
[after watching the slingshot hit the acorns on the tree branches]
Young Martin: Just set your sights, concentrate on the target and let er rip. Come on Timmy you can do this, aim a little higher now, and fire!
[Timmy struggles to pull the slingshot but the sling snaps back and hits his head knocking him to the ground]
Young Martin: Ha ha ha, that's using your head hero. I know you're trying. Just remember some try Brisbys do.
[Timmy gets back up and Martin gives the slingshot back to Timmy]
10 Year Old Timmy: When I grow up, ...
[...]
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Featured in Animation Lookback: Don Bluth Part 1 (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

I Will Show The World
Music by Lee Holdridge
Lyrics by Richard Sparks
Performed by Andrew Ducote, Alex Strange, and Ralph Macchio
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Never in my life...
21 March 1999 | by LinnardSee all my reviews

Never in my entire existence have I been so entirely disappointed in one single streak. Honestly. My heart falls when I think that an entire generation is likely to remember THIS travesty as the only NIHM movie.

This is little more than a piece of Direct-to-Video drivel, moulded right from the formula that Disney has, as of late, ironed out and pushed down our throats. Maybe I'm jaded, but I still cannot accept this as a NIHM movie.

I was a child when Bluth unveiled the original Secret Of NIHM, over a decade ago now; re-releases, video versions, and all the rest have never dulled the fantasy and wonder of it. This 'sequel', as it sees fit to call itself, has none of that life. The plot is weak, formulamatic; the voice acting is merely marginal; music is used where unnecessary, simply because it can be (The Great Disney Fallacy, in action again); the story of the original is scattered like so much debris...but that's not the worst.

The worst is that there is no wonder here. No grand adventure, no superheroes and magic and characters that make you want to dream with them. None whatsoever.

If this is the new trend of children's movies, my kids are going to watch an awful lot of ratty, worn-out, videos.


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