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An American Tail


Nov 21, 1986

Latest Home Video

Mar 04, 2014

MPAA Rating



Don Bluth


Christopher Plummer
Madeline Kahn
Dom DeLuise


1986 Universal Pictures

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Fievel Mousekewitz and his mouse family set sail for America in the delightfully animated film about Russian immigrants.

Content Details

Why Is An American Tail Rated G?

An American Tail is rated G

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A mouse family leaves Russia to immigrate to America where they learn to rely on each other and their fellow refugees to overcome their challenges.

Violence: B-
Homes are burned and destroyed by soldiers, mouse family has to leave home, cats chase and try to eat mice, violent ocean storm washes mouse overboard, mouse is lost from family, mouse is kidnapped by male character, mouse nearly injured in accident with train and with horse, mouse falls in machine, objects are thrown at mouse who falls out of a window, mouse chased by alley cats and captured, object falls and almost hits mouse, mouse enters scary neighborhood, mouse hits assailants with object, male character hit with slingshot, cats chase mice on pier, fireworks shoot at cats, gasoline spills and starts fire, mouse is hurt in fire.

Sexual Content: B+
At least two scenes of kissing between a young unmarried couple (of mice), scene with male mouse in tub, kissing between married mouse couple.

Language: A-
Mild name calling.

Alcohol / Drug Use: C+
Character in bar is drunk and on at least one other occasion, male character offers female character a drink, male character burps alcohol in face of young mouse, secondary character smokes cigars and drinks alcohol, other character comments about ill effects of smoking.

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Canadian Movie Ratings

Not Rated
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Not Rated

Canadian Home Video Rating: G

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Details on home video releases of An American Tail...

Home Video Notes:  An American Tail

Release Date: 4 March 2014

An American Tail release to home video (Blu-ray/Ultraviolet Digital Copy) with the following extras:

- Somewhere Out There Sing-Along

- Theatrical Trailer

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