The Secret of Nimh 2: Timmy To the Rescue (1998) 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…
Video Review

The Secret of Nimh 2: Timmy To the Rescue (1998)

MPAA Rating: Unrated
EW's GRADE
C-

Details Release Date: Dec 22, 1998; Movie Rated: Unrated; Genres: Animation, Kids and Family, Sci-fi and Fantasy; Distributor: MGM

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-

Originally posted Dec 18, 1998 Published in issue #463 Dec 18, 1998 Order article reprints