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The Secret of Nimh 2: Timmy To the Rescue

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The Secret of NIMH 2: Timmy to the Rescue

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
Unrated
distributor:
MGM
genre:
Animation, Kids and Family, Sci-fi and Fantasy

We gave it a C-

I never thought I’d miss animator Don Bluth, especially after Rock-a-Doodle. But under his direction, 1982’s The Secret of NIMH was a brooding neo-Arthurian fable about a mother mouse’s desire to protect her children. Alas, this Bluth-less direct-to-tape sequel, The Secret of Nimh 2: Timmy To the Rescue, about a mouse’s transformation from misfit to hero, has none of the original’s heart or craft, and all of the sappy songwriting and patchwork plotting common to further adventures. C-

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