The Secret of NIMH 40 years old

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The Secret of NIMH

A widowed field mouse must move her family -- including an ailing son -- to escape a farmer's plow. Aided by a crow and a pack of superintelligent, escaped lab rats, the brave mother struggles to transplant her home to firmer ground.

Credits

The Secret of NIMH Cast

Name Character
Wil Wheaton He was 9, now 49 years old as Martin (voice)
Shannen Doherty She was 11, now 51 years old as Teresa (voice)
John Carradine He was 76, 82 years old when he died as Great Owl (voice)
Paul Shenar He was 46, 53 years old when he died as Jenner (voice)
Peter Strauss He was 35, now 75 years old as Justin (voice)
Derek Jacobi He was 43, now 83 years old as Nicodemus (voice)
Arthur Malet He was 54, 85 years old when he died as Mr. Ages (voice)
Hermione Baddeley She was 75, 79 years old when she died as Auntie Shrew (voice)
Dom DeLuise He was 48, 75 years old when he died as Jeremy (voice)
Elizabeth Hartman She was 38, 43 years old when she died as Mrs. Brisby (voice)
Ian Fried He was 7, now 47 years old as Timothy (voice)

The Secret of NIMH Crew

Name Department
Gary Goldman as Producer. He was 37 (now 77) years old Production
Gary Goldman as Screenplay. He was 37 (now 77) years old Writing
John Pomeroy as Producer. He was 31 (28) years old when He died Production
John Pomeroy as Screenplay. He was 31 (28) years old when He died Writing
Robert C. O'Brien as Novel. He was 16 (now 56) years old Writing
Rich Irvine as Executive Producer. Production
Jeffrey C. Patch as Editor. Editing
Bill Butler as Director of Photography. He was 61 (now 101) years old Camera
Will Finn as Screenplay. He was 24 (now 64) years old Writing
James L. Stewart as Executive Producer. Production
Don Bluth as Director. He was 44 (now 84) years old Directing
Don Bluth as Producer. He was 44 (now 84) years old Production
Don Bluth as Screenplay. He was 44 (now 84) years old Writing
Diann Landau as Animation. Visual Effects
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The Secret of NIMH (40 years)

Right before your eyes and beyond your wildest dreams.

  • Release day: Thursday, June 17, 1982
  • Runtime: 82 minutes
  • Budget: 7000000.00
  • Revenue: 14665733.00