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An American Tail: The Mystery of the Night Monster (1999)

Follow the clues to fun and excitement as the beloved little mouse takes on a big monster in this charming, full-length adventure. When a ferocious, mouse-nabbing creature puts fear into ... See full summary »

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Larry Latham

Writers:

David Kirschner (characters), Len Uhley (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Thomas Dekker ... Fievel (voice)
Lacey Chabert ... Tanya (voice)
Jane Singer Jane Singer ... Mama (voice)
Nehemiah Persoff ... Papa (voice)
Susan Boyd ... Nellie Brie (voice)
Robert Hays ... Reed Daley (voice)
Pat Musick Pat Musick ... Tony (voice)
Dom DeLuise ... Tiger (voice)
Candi Milo ... Madame Mousey (voice)
Jeff Bennett ... Slug (voice) (as Jeff Glen Bennett)
John Mariano ... Twitch (voice)
Joe Lala Joe Lala ... Bootlick (voice)
Sherman Howard ... Haggis (voice)
John Garry John Garry ... Lone Woof (voice)
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Follow the clues to fun and excitement as the beloved little mouse takes on a big monster in this charming, full-length adventure. When a ferocious, mouse-nabbing creature puts fear into the hearts of New York City's rodents, Fievel and his friends team up with a reporter to chase after the scoop of the century and -- just maybe -- get a close-up look at the bad guy himself! Featuring three original songs and the voice talents of Dom DeLuise, Lacey Chabert and Robert Hays, An American Tail: The Mystery of the Night Monster is a mischievous, musical good time that the whole family will enjoy! Written by Anonymous

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 July 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

American Story 4 See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Universal Cartoon Studios See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Lacey Chabert is the first actress to play Tanya for more than one instalment of 'An American Tail'. The first 2 films each had different actresses. See more »

Quotes

Tony Toponi: [lethargically] Paper, hey! Get yer paper...
[mouse walks by]
Tony Toponi: Fine! So stay ignorant!
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Connections

References South Pacific (1958) See more »

Soundtracks

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Written by Michele Brourman & Amanda McBroom
Performed by Thomas Dekker Susan Boyd
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Wholly disposable kid fodder.
24 August 2000 | by GazHackSee all my reviews

While this film is not as teeth gratingly bad as "The Treasure of Manhattan Island", this straight to video story hopefully marks the end of the Fieval franchise. Without the luxurious artwork or star vocals of the cinema films, the blandness of the regulars is all too obvious. There's a small respite for older viewers in the newspaper office scenes because they are based on films such as "His Girl Friday" but the wit isn't sharp enough to cut mozzorella. Oh yes, most of the characters are named after cheeses (ho ho!) As with all video sequels to cartoons, the songs are hopeless pastiches of the Disney formula and I was forgetting them mid-song. The mystery of the title manages to be sub Scooby Doo in its simplicity. In short, only watch this film if its a choice between this or its predecessor.


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