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The Nutcracker (1993)




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A magician with secrets, an enchanted gift, a guiding angel and a visit through the Land of Snow to the Kingdom of Sweets: it must be the holiday favorite, The Nutcracker. This now-classic Royal Ballet production creates the world of the 19th-century onstage, with a Christmas tree that magically grows and toy soldiers that come to life! Starring Roberta Marquez and Steven McRae.more
Rating: PG
Genre: Animation, Kids & Family, Musical & Performing Arts, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Directed By:
Written By: Susan Cooper
In Theaters:
On DVD: Nov 18, 1997
Warner Bros. Pictures - Official Site

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Macaulay Culkin
as The Nutcracker
Bart Robinson Cook
as Herr Drosselmeier
Darci Kistler
as Sugarplum Fairy
Kyra Nichols
as Dewdrop
Kevin Kline
as Narrator
Tom Gold
as Candy Cane
Lourdes Lopez
as Hot Chocolate
Nilas Martins
as Hot Chocolate
William Otto
as Mother Ginger
Edward Bigelow
as Grandfather
Robert LaFosse
as Dr. Stahlbaum
Heather Watts
as Frau Stahlbaum
Roma Sosenko
as Columbine
Robert Lyon
as Mouse King
Katrina Killian
as Harlequin
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Critic Reviews for The Nutcracker

All Critics (14) | Top Critics (7)

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
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Full Review… | January 26, 2006
Time Out
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Full Review… | August 30, 2004
New York Times
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Washington Post
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Audience Reviews for The Nutcracker


I saw this live when I was little. I wonder if Macaulay Culkin was the Nutcracker Prince then? It is a really good ballet and brings back good memories.

Dannielle Albert

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We used to see this in elementary school in music class and, like the stage ballet, has boring parts and parts that are just amazing.

Sunil Jawahir

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Very nice and a very young Macaulay is very surreal to look at knowing he's famous for "Home Alone".

Melissa Thomas

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