An American Tail Reviews

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February 21, 2019
I love the music, the animation is beautiful throughout.
May 16, 2016
An intimate and entertaining animated epic...
December 21, 2010
Adorable, heartwarming tale of immigrant mouse.
November 24, 2009
Its sappiness is unmissably sincere, and such aching, embarrassing sincerity is never an evil thing in a movie.
September 10, 2008
There's nothing particularly special about An American Tail, save for Bluth's slick animation.
September 10, 2008
Cartoons with ambitions even this noble are as rare as Steven Spielberg films that lose money, but every character and every situation presented herein have been seen a thousand times before.
September 10, 2008
The story is moving, and the animation includes some powerful images, although some of the early scenes depicting the suffering of the mice in Russia may be too frightening for younger viewers.
September 10, 2008
The overall quality of the animation -- baroquely executed if rather conventionally conceived -- makes it worth a look
December 23, 2006
June 24, 2006
For all its state-of-the-art animation techniques, Spielberg's production remains resolutely conservative: visually it's virtually indistinguishable from Walt at his wimpiest.
February 18, 2006
Like other Spielberg-produced features, this one pays homage to old movie traditions (live-action Westerns) and icons, but the film has been made mechanically.
January 28, 2005
December 31, 2004
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December 18, 2004
Can't resist any film with singing mice. Truly Bluth's best film.
November 1, 2004
Ethnic mice plus fascist cats in groundbreaking animation.
August 30, 2004
Witless if well-meaning.
February 27, 2004
I liked it as a kid, and have liked it less and less every year since.
December 19, 2003
No Mickey, but a nice mouse.
September 2, 2003
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