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The Secret Of NIMH

Alternate Title: The Secret of N.I.M.H.

The Secret Of NIMH (The Secret of N.I.M.H. , Mrs. Brisby and the Rats of NIMH) (1982) Feature Length Theatrical Animated Film The Secret Of NIMH

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  • Feature Length Animated Film
  • Distributed by: MGM-UA
  • Cartoon Characters: Mrs. Brisby, Jeremy, Teresa, Timmy, Nicodemus, Great Owl, Auntie Shrew, Farmer Fitzgibbons, Mrs. Fitzgibbons, Cynthia, Billy Fitzgibbons, Mr. Ages, Miss Right, Sullivan, Jenner, Justin, Martin.
  • Originally Released in 1982.
  • Color
  • Running Time: 82 minutes.
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.
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A group of animals are injected with a potion in the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) which make them as intelligent as humans. They easily escape and set themselves up in a barn, freeloading from the humans around. They begin to consider leaving the barn for the wilderness and going it alone.

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I saw this movie 4 times in the theater. I went out and bought the book. I even watched the completely irrelevant sequel. This movie is so awesome that my friend named her son Nicodemus after a character from this film. It's quite a bit darker...  (read more)

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This 1982 Don Bluth Production is one of his best animated movie since he left Walt Disney studios and went on his own.

'The Secret of N-I-M-H' is truely a timeless tale of a widowed female mouse named Mrs. Brisby and her love, courage...  (read more)

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This movie stands as one of my all time favorites. The characters are wonderful and the story, while it takes a few leaps of logic, flows beautifully. Mrs. Brisby is one of the trully great animated characters, and it's a shame that she was so badly served...  (read more)

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something i dont agree with is "that fool" refering to walt disney disney him self was awesome.
The real fool is isner he is the one who ruined disney.
Ive never seen a movie like nimh in my life in animated films done in the usa it was...  (read more)

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Goodness gracious. If you haven't seen this move, do so - right now! Drop what you're doing and pick up the DVD and watch it. This is easily one of the few best...no - it is *the* best animated film ever made. The voice acting is superb, the music is...  (read more)

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