An American Tail

Movie review by Nell Minow, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 5+

Heartwarming tale of immigrant mouse has some peril.

G 1986 81 minutes

Parents say

age 7+

Based on 9 reviews

Kids say

age 5+

Based on 17 reviews

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age 6+
age 6+

It's a Bluth film but...

I really love all of Don Bluth's films but I got burnt out on this movie decades ago and I'm still burnt out on it. Also I find it to be one of the stupidest Bluth films and I have seen every Bluth film. I would rather watch Rock a Doodle or A Troll in Central Park than this because it is easier to believe in a country singing rooster raising the sun and a flower loving troll than mice believing that there's "no cats in America". It also has the most sappiest love ballad between siblings. What the heck with the furry incest being implied? I still give it 3 stars because it is a Don Bluth film so it's going to be bizarre and like I said I got burnt out on this one as a kid and still remember it.

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