• The Rescuers (1977)

The Rescuers

Release Date: 1977

DVD Release Date: May 20th, 2003

G |1 hr 16 min

Plot Summary

Bernard (Bob Newhart) and Miss Bianca (Eva Gabor), two New York City mice, are members of the Rescue Aid Society, an international team that operates beneath the United Nations and comes to the aid of those in need. After receiving word that Penny (Michelle Stacy), a young orphan, has been abducted by Madame Medusa (Geraldine Page), an evil woman seeking a precious diamond, the two set out to bring her back home, with help from other animal friends.

Cast: Bob Newhart, Eva Gabor, Geraldine Page, Joe Flynn, Jeanette Nolan, Pat Buttram, Jim Jordan, John McIntire

Director: John Lounsbery , Wolfgang Reitherman , Art Stevens

Genres: Adventure , Children , Animated

Production Co: Walt Disney Pictures

Keywords: Rescue, Quest, Amusing, 1970s, New York City, Tense, Underdog, Friendship, Heartwarming

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Time Out London

    There is one lovely character, though - Orville the albatross, who runs an airline service armed with goggles, scarf, and a sardine tin for his passengers to sit in. show more

  • 80
    Vincent CanbyThe New York Times

    Efficiently short, charming, mildly scary in unimportant ways, and occasionally very funny. It's a perfect show for the very, very young who take their cartoons seriously. show more

  • 60
    Angie ErrigoEmpire

    A solid, child-friendly work which will keep little ones content, if not mesmerised. show more

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Awards

Nominated Music (Original Song)