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The Secret of NIMH (1982)  link to The Secret of NIMH on IMDb  

Number: 277

poster The Secret of NIMH

IMDb Rating:
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7.6/10 (29082 votes)

Country: USA, 82 minutes

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Thriller, Drama, Sci-Fi, Adventure, Fantasy, Animation, Family

Director(s): Don Bluth

Mrs. Brisby, a widowed mouse, lives in a cinder block with her children on the Fitzgibbon farm. She is preparing to move her family out of the field they live in as plowing time approaches, however her son Timothy has fallen ill, and moving him could prove fatal. Mrs. Brisby visits The Great Owl, a wise creature who advises her to visit a mysterious group of rats who live beneath a rose bush on the farm. Upon visiting the rats, Brisby meets Nicodemus, the wise and mystical leader of the rats, and Justin, a friendly rat who immediately becomes attached to Mrs. Brisby. While there, she learns that her late husband, Mr. Jonathon Brisby, along with the rats, was a part of a series of experiments at a place known only as N.I.M.H. (revealed earlier in the story as the National Institute of Mental Health). The experiments performed on the mice and rats there boosted their intelligence, allowing them to read without being taught and to understand things such as complex mechanics and ...


photo Derek Jacobi (voice) Derek Jacobi (voice) Nicodemus
photo Elizabeth Hartman (voice) Elizabeth Hartman (voice) Mrs. Brisby
photo Arthur Malet (voice) Arthur Malet (voice) Mr. Ages
photo Dom DeLuise (voice) Dom DeLuise (voice) Jeremy
photo Hermione Baddeley (voice) Hermione Baddeley (voice) Auntie Shrew

Medium: Unknown,

Location: c3p5

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 1.85:1