The Indian in the Cupboard
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Based on the popular children's book by Lynne Reid Banks, this fantasy concerns a young boy who discovers that his toys are developing lives of their own -- which presents him with unexpected responsibilities. Omri (Hal Scardino), a young boy growing up in Brooklyn, receives an odd variety of presents for his birthday: a wooden cabinet from his older brother, a set of antique keys from his mother Jane (Linsday Crouse), and a tiny plastic model of an Indian from his best friend Patrick (Rishi Bhat). Putting them all together, Omri locks the Indian inside the cabinet, only to be awoken by a… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 70%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Classic, heartwarming fantasy will rivet kids."
‑ Common Sense Media Editors, Common Sense Media
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‑ Daniel M. Kimmel, Worcester Telegram & Gazette
"The 98 minute drama takes good advantage of the premise, however, to provide some simple intelligent lessons about tolerance. cultural diversity and the nature of life, utilizing the magic of filmmaking to ignite the imagination and stir some excitement,"
‑ Douglas Pratt, DVDLaser
"Wonderful adaptation of classic book"
‑ Fred Topel,
"Inventive children's yarn with good special effects."
‑ Steve Crum,
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