Tall Tale: The Unbelievable Adventures of Pecos Bill
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Tall Tale: The Unbelievable Adventures of Pecos Bill
This ambitious Disney movie uses a remarkable screenplay from Steven L. Bloom and Robert Rodat to tell a rollicking tale of America's transition from a close-to-the-land culture of mythic heroes to a corporate world of real estate tycoons. The strong theme about the decline of folk culture is expressed through a series of high octane adventures experienced by 12-year-old Daniel Hackett (Nick Stahl) at the dawn of the 20th century. Daniel's father, Jonas Hackett (Stephen Lang), runs a farm in a place called Paradise Valley, but his land is coveted by a greedy developer, J.P. Stiles… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 40%

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"Excuse me, is this any lesson for kids? Hey, kids, if you dream hard enough, mythical heroes will step out of your fantasies and help defeat your enemies with fancy gunplay."
‑ Stephen Hunter, Baltimore Sun
"A good Disney fantasy adventure for kids."
‑ Robert Roten, Laramie Movie Scope
"Proves that allies are always available to those who yearn to do the right thing."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
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