An American Tail: The Treasure of Manhattan Island

An American Tail: The Treasure of Manhattan Island
An American Tail: The Treasure of Manhattan Island
  • G
  • 1h 19m
  • 2000
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Fievel, the beloved hero with big ears and an even bigger heart, returns in this charming, full-length adventure. In the historic melting pot of New York City, the Mousekewitz family is struggling to make their American Dream come true. But when a mysterious treasure map leads Fievel and his furry friends to a secret world of mice living in an underground city, they discover riches more precious than gold. Featuring the voice talents of Dom DeLuise and Lacey Chabert, this heart-filled and captivating “tail” will have the whole family singing its three new songs and cheering for the most charming mouse in Manhattan.

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Common Sense Says
Immigrant mice tale is scarier, darker than past films.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that An American Tail: The Treasure of Manhattan Island is another adventure of Fievel the mouse and his immigrant family. This action-adventure has a strong message about tolerance and equality for all but also has quite a few suspenseful scenes and a lot of cartoon violence, including some disturbing scenes of police beating up protesters, which may be too scary for some young viewers. There also are some pretty dated ethnic stereotypes of various immigrants and Native Americans.

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Additional Info

  • Genre:Family, Fantasy
  • Release Date:February 15, 2000
  • Languages:English
  • Captions:English
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