The Secret of NIMH

For the final film in this year's Ani-May, we review Don Bluth's first feature after leaving Disney The Secret of NIMH. Listen to find out if this step of courage stands the test of time.

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In this Episode:

  • 00:04:47 ROUNDTABLE: We play the TV spot for The Secret of NIMH and give an overview of the technical specs of this debut Don Bluth film
  • 00:08:08 LIKES: The aspects of this animated feature that rival movies of today
  • 00:23:31 SOCIALIZE: Feedback on The Secret of NIMH from our listeners via Facebook Group, Twitter, and Instagram
  • 00:32:27 DISLIKES: Elements of this rodent lead movie, that made us say "rats!"
  • 00:56:04 FINAL RATING: Nostalgic (Unanimous)
  • 01:02:26 FEEDBACK & ANNOUNCEMENTS: Show announcements, and how to contact us
  • 01:13:15 Young Indiana Jones - Ch 5

🎬 The Secret of NIMH Technicals, Cast, and Crew

  • Released: July 16, 1982
  • Runs: 1h 22min
  • Rated: G
  • Directed by: Don Bluth
  • Written by: Robert C. O'Brien (novel), Don Bluth
  • With the lead stars not being Shannen Doherty and Wil Wheaton (although they provided voices for this movie) rather people you probably never heard of like: Elizabeth Hartman, Derek Jacobi, and Arthur Malet
  • And Music composed by: Jerry Goldsmith
  • The Secret of NIMH was made for about $7 Million and earned over $10 Million at the box office.