Mouse Hunt (Mousehunt)
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Gore Verbinski, the TV-commercials director responsible for the Budweiser frogs, directed this Adam Rifkin screenplay about two brothers (Nathan Lane and Lee Evans) who inherit a string factory and a decaying country home after the death of their father (the late William Hickey, in his last role). After moving in, they learn that the house has historical architectural importance and is valued in the millions. However, they are constantly tormented by a mouse within the walls. They engage in cartoon-like combat against the rodent, but it manages to outwit the brothers in successive situations.… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 43%

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"A vivacious, clever slapstick comedy."
‑ Scott G. Mignola, Common Sense Media
"The climax is just what you'd a good way of course."
‑ Eric Lurio,
"Dickens meets Wile E. Coyote."
‑ Staci Layne Wilson,
"This Home Alone clone is genetically spliced with childhood memories of Tom and Jerry."
‑ Elias Savada, Nitrate Online
"Adam Rifkin's script sets things up brightly, with savvy detail and a wealth of amusingly mendacious, greedy characters."
‑ David Noh, Film Journal International
"A slapstick comedy that will please the tykes but will leave the rest of the family less than satisfied."
‑ Michael Dequina,
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