The Borrowers
The Borrowers (1998)

Mary Norton's children's books about a family of four-inch-tall people who share accommodations with giant "beans" (as in "human bein's") are brought to the screen in beautifully scaled detail, but neither… More

Rated: PG
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Release Date: August 19, 1998
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Critic Score: 73% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Charming screen adaptation of cute book.

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Elias Savada
Nitrate Online

a touch of Dickens, a spritz of Rube Goldberg, and a dash of Monty Python

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Maria Garcia
Film Journal International

A cut above most family entertainment.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Shows that courtesy not only keeps civilization humming but benefits all who practice it.

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Flixster Audience Score: 49% Flixster User Reviews
Anthony Lawrie
I've always quite liked the idea and the story of The Borrowers and as much as I liked the cast and performances of this film, I was constantly confused… More
AJ Verser
The whole story about these tiny people may appeal to kids for a second or two, but overall it's not that interesting.
Manu Gino
Little People. Big Trouble. Lots of fun. Good movie! It was fun to view how these "borrowers" moved about, using ordinary household items to propel… More
Michael Edwards
great effects, and a great and interesting plot
Melvin White
Pod Clock: We're not vermin. We're not creeps. And we're not pests. We're Borrowers.  "Little People... Big Adventure" The… More
Jennifer D
Cutest film ever. Tom Felton is in it too.

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