Category:An American Tail
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The following 11 pages are in this category, out of 11 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).
The following 11 pages are in this category, out of 11 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).
1. An American Tail – An American Tail is a 1986 American animated musical adventure family drama film directed by Don Bluth and produced by Sullivan Bluth Studios and Amblin Entertainment. It tells the story of Fievel Mousekewitz and his family as they emigrate from Russia to the United States for freedom, however, he gets lost and must find a way to reunite with them. It was released on November 21,1986, to reviews that ranged from positive to mixed and was a box office hit, the celebration is interrupted when a battery of Cossacks ride through the village square in an arson attack and their cats likewise attack the village mice. Because of this, the Moskowitz home, along with that of the Mousekewitzes, is destroyed, in Hamburg, Germany, the Mousekewitzes board a tramp steamer headed for America. The crossing proves itself long and onerous, as well as the tramp steamer being buffeted by an angry sea, during a thunderstorm, Fievel suddenly finds himself separated from his family and washed overboard. Thinking that he has died, they proceed to New York City as planned, however, Fievel floats to America in a bottle and, after a pep talk from a French pigeon named Henri, embarks on a quest to find his family. He is waylaid by conman Warren T. Rat, who gains his trust and he escapes with Tony Toponi, a street-smart Italian mouse, and they join up with Bridget, an Irish mouse trying to rouse her fellow mice to stand up to the cats. When a gang of them called the Mott Street Maulers attacks a mouse marketplace, Bridget takes Fievel and Tony to see Honest John, a drunk but reliable politician who knows all the voting mice in New York City. But, as the Mousekewitzes have not yet registered to vote, meanwhile, his older sister, Tanya, tells her gloomy parents she has a feeling that he is still alive, but they insist that it will eventually go away. Led by the rich and powerful Gussie Mausheimer, the mice hold a rally to decide what to do about the cats, Warren is extorting them all for protection that he never provides. No one knows what to do about it, until Fievel whispers a plan to Gussie, although his family also attends, they stand well in the back of the audience and cannot quite see that it is Fievel onstage with her. The mice take over an abandoned museum on Chelsea Pier and begin constructing their plan, on the day of launch, Fievel gets lost and stumbles upon Warrens lair. He discovers that he is actually a cat in disguise, and they capture and imprison him, but his guard is a reluctant member of the gang, a goofy, soft-hearted cat named Tiger, who befriends and frees him. Fievel races back to the pier with the cats chasing after him when Gussie orders the mice to release the secret weapon. A huge mechanical mouse, inspired by the bedtime tales Papa told to Fievel of the Giant Mouse of Minsk, chases the cats down the pier, a tramp steamer bound for Hong Kong picks them up on its anchor and carries them away. During the fire, Fievel is once again separated from his family, Papa overhears Bridget and Tony calling out to Fievel, but is sure that there may be another Fievel somewhere, until Mama finds his hat. Joined by Gussie, Tiger allows them to him in a final effort to find Fievel, in the end. While Fievel is the accepted spelling of his name, the opening credits spell it as Feivel
2. An American Tail: Fievel's Gold Rush – An American Tail, Fievels Gold Rush is a platform game that was first released in Europe on March 1,2002 for the Game Boy Advance, then in North America on May 2,2003. It was developed by Hokus-Pokus and published by Conspiracy Entertainment, fievel Mousekewitz, a rodent with an immigration card, is heading west in An American Tail, Fievels Gold Rush. Fievel will swing on rope, attack with his hat, ride riverboats. His family and friends were kidnapped, so he has to rescue his family. The game is a traditional side-scrolling platformer, Conspiracy Entertainment has the game aimed at a young audience who loved the films and direct-to-video sequels. The game received reviews from critics. Jeuxvideo. com stated, in French, that It takes a pleasure to play in an environment so worked. The levels are varied and different to want to continue. The characters are fine and loyal to the cartoon. You will never be hampered by a slowdown and this regardless of the number of enemies displayed particular attention was brought to the soundtrack and it is really very good quality and quite adapted to crossed levels. But there also are somewhat regretted the lack of diversity in the music, though the publication pointed out that the game will only appeal to younger players, and of the short length of the game
3. An American Tail: Fievel Goes West – An American Tail, Fievel Goes West is a 1991 American animated western film produced by Steven Spielbergs Amblimation animation studio and released by Universal Pictures. It is the sequel to An American Tail, and the last installment in the series to be released theatrically, two direct-to-video sequels were released in the late 1990s. A continuation, Fievels American Tails, aired on CBS in 1992, don Bluth, the original films director, had no involvement with this one. Instead, it was directed by Phil Nibbelink and Simon Wells, Wells went on to do Were Back. A Dinosaurs Story, Balto, and The Time Machine, while Nibbelink went on to codirect Were Back, a Dinosaurs Story and direct his own independent features. The film follows the story of the Mousekewitzes, a family of Jewish-Russian mice who emigrate to the Wild West. In it, Fievel is separated from his family as the approaches the American Old West. It performed modestly at the box office grossing $40 million and received mixed reviews from critics, Fievel spends his days thinking about the Wild West dog-sheriff Wylie Burp, while his older sister, Tanya, dreams of becoming a singer. Meanwhile, Tigers girlfriend, Miss Kitty, leaves him to find a new life out west, soon after, Cat R. Waul forces the mice into the sewers, including the Mousekewitzes, and entices them into moving yet again to a better life out west. Tiger chases the train, trying to catch up with his friends, while on the train, Fievel wanders into the livestock car, where he overhears the cats revealing their plot to turn them into mouse burgers. After being discovered, he is thrown from the train by Cat R. s hench-spider, T. R. Chula and his family is devastated once again over his loss and arrive in Green River, Utah with heavy hearts. Upon arrival at Green River, Chula blocks up the water tower, Cat R. approaches the mice and proposes to build a new saloon together, although intending to trick the mice into doing the bulk of the work and then eat them afterwards. Meanwhile, Fievel is wandering aimlessly through the desert, as is Tiger, who has found his way out west as well, however, they each figure that the other is a mirage and continue on their separate ways. Tiger is captured by mouse Indians and hailed as a god, Fievel is picked up by a hawk, dropped over the mouse Indian village and reunites with Tiger. Tiger chooses to stay in while Fievel catches a passing tumbleweed, as soon as he makes his arrival, he quickly reunites with his family but is unable to convince them of Cat R. s plans to kill them. However, Cat R. hears Tanya singing and is enchanted by her voice and he sends Tanya to Miss Kitty, who is now a saloon-girl cat, and she reveals that she came at Cat R. s request. He tells Miss Kitty to put her on stage, with a little encouragement from Miss Kitty, she pulls off a performance for the cats. Meanwhile, Fievel is chased by Chula and briefly taken prisoner, while walking out of town, Fievel stops to talk with an elderly bloodhound sleeping outside the jail, discovering that he is actually Wylie Burp
4. An American Tail: The Mystery of the Night Monster – It is set after the events of third film, but before second one. This film was animated in Japan by Tama Production Co, ltd and it was released on December 9,1999 in Germany and July 25,2000 in the USA. Throughout the film, Tanya tries to win Reeds heart, while Tony tries to get noticed by Reed and promoted to a reporter. Nellie gets a chance when she is assigned to report mice who disappear overnight into holes that open up on their floor all over New York City, the night monster creates fears among the readers, as could be expected. When, through Tanya, he is assigned the job of following Nellie and drawing up interperatations of what the monster looks like based on witness testimony, this makes his insomnia all the worse. A particularly suspicious miniature French poodle named Madame Mousey, who has started living among the mice about this time, appears at every crime scene, the heroes finally decide to investigate her by means of the dog council that meets at Central Park. They also search down one of the holes, which leads directly to a group of known as the infamous Outlaw Cats hiding in the sewers. Also, all the mice that had disappeared are being held in cages there, to be sold off to other cats. A great chase scene takes place both the mouse and the human newspaper offices. Reed reveals that he was in love with Nellie all along, leaving Tanya intensely disheartened, when all the cats seem to be under control, the dog council appears just as theyre regaining consciousness and chase them all away, taking Madame Mousey with them. The last scene takes place at the beach, where the audience is told that the dog council had chosen for the French poodle a punishment worse than prison, returning her to her owner, Mrs. Abernathy. Thomas Dekker as Fievel Mousekewitz Dom DeLuise as Tiger Susan Boyd as Nellie Brie Pat Musick as Tony Toponi/Mrs
5. An American Tail: The Treasure of Manhattan Island – The film is interquel, set between the first two movies. It was the film in the An American Tail series. The film first premiered in the United Kingdom in 1998 before being released in the United States two years later. Thomas Dekker took over the role of Fievel Mousekewitz from Phillip Glasser, the original actor, four actors from the original film reprised their roles. Dithering, along with fighting five villains as well, the movie focuses on the relationship between the over-exploited workers of a sweatshop and the factorys rich owners, Mr. Grasping, Mr. Toplofty and Mr. OBloat. It also focuses on the plight of the Native Americans in the United States, an emotional scene ensues when Fievel must struggle with how cruel his own people the Europeans were to the natives of America. The sachem, Chief Wulisso, decides to send his daughter Cholena, upon their return, Scuttlebutt reports to the villains unbeknownst to the rest of the members of the expedition, who then decide to use this to their advantage. They lie to all the workers of the sweatshop about Cholena, the mouse NYPD Chief, McBrusque and Scuttlebutt engage in a bout of police brutality, scavenging every nook and cranny until they find her. After the angry mouse mob try to capture Cholena and anyone involved with her, Fievel and his friends decide to take Cholena back underground. Meanwhile, everyone finds out about Dr. Ditherings friendship with the Indian, papa tells everyone about how madness like this is why they all left for America and should work together to become friends with those different from them as the fellow Americans they are. Tiger saves Dr. Dithering from the villains, who escape and order McBrusque and his men to find, upon returning Cholena to her home, they tell the chief what is happening. McBrusque, Scuttlebutt, and the police officers show up to the village, but the Chief. The chief gives them a bomb to collapse the tunnel connecting the Native Americans to the outside world. This floods the tunnel, together with McBrusque and Scuttlebutt as they fall into the chasm to their deaths, Tony and Tanya managed to reach higher ground, but Fievel is seemingly carried off by the current. When the water recedes Tanya and Tony desperately search through the mud to find him, but just then, Fievel breaks through the surface, and they all three share a muddy group hug, thankful that everyone survived. The last scene is Fievel seeing, through a telescope, Cholena and her father disappearing into a hidden door at the foot of a statue. Dithering Elaine Bilstad & Leeza Miller as Cholena, daughter of the chief David Carradine as Chief Wulisso Ron Perlman as Mr. Grasping Tony Jay as Mr. Toplofty Richard Karron as Mr