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A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this movie.
Stereotypical portrayals of Eastern European Jews and Native Americans.
Violence & Scariness
Cats terrorizing mice and being terrorized by dogs.
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Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that there's a fair bit of cartoon violence in this movie, though nothing especially bad. Somewhat more troublesome are the rather stereotypical portrayals of Eastern European Jews and Native Americans. To stay in the loop on more movies like this, you can sign up for weekly Family Movie Night emails.
Is It Any Good?
AN AMERICAN TAIL: FIEVEL GOES WEST is an uneven but entertaining sequel to An American Tail. There is an annoying subplot involving Fievel's friend Tiger the cat. Although Tiger does help in the final showdown, he's generally just loud, stupid, and irritating. There are some nice musical numbers featuring Fievel's sister Tanya, but Cleese and Stewart steal the show here.
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