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Parents' Guide to

Tom and Jerry: The Movie

By Renee Longstreet, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 5+

Misfire with talking characters, forgettable musical score.

Movie G 1992 84 minutes
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age 3+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 2+


age 5+

It´s Tom & Jerry, in 90s

No IMDB best of top 100 but some classic Tom & Jerry hi jinks, and now they talk and are friends in this cartoon musical that can put some off. The next Tom & Jerry movie should had been out next month but moved to the start of the spring. Lots of cartoon mayhem and the money meme.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much consumerism

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (3 ):
Kids say (5 ):

Someone had a very bad idea. The cherished mystique of the almost-silent cat-and-mouse cartoon antics of Tom and Jerry is shattered here by the startling addition of the characters' voices. Whatever kids (grown-ups, too) have imagined them to sound like can't possibly be anticipated, can't possibly be duplicated, and is bound to fail. And, somehow, the guys have managed to express themselves very well without words. Coupled with a derivative, forgettable musical score (with the exception of "Friends to the End" and, perhaps, "I Miss You") and a plot that goes in several directions at the same time with so many peripheral characters you'd need index cards to keep them all straight, this is a barely passable effort. It's interesting to note that this was a one-time-only endeavor; neither the voices nor the pairing of Mancini-Bricusse with Tom and Jerry ever appeared again.

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