The Indian in the Cupboard
The Indian in the Cupboard (1995)

This magical family film is based on a popular children's novel of the same name and tells the story of a little boy who receives a very special gift on his ninth birthday--it is a wooden cupboard that can bring his inanimate dolls to… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: July 14, 1995
DVD Release Date: July 3, 2001
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Classic, heartwarming fantasy will rivet kids.

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Daniel M. Kimmel
Worcester Telegram & Gazette

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Douglas Pratt

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,

Fred Topel

Wonderful adaptation of classic book

Steve Crum

Inventive children's yarn with good special effects.

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Flixster Audience Score: 40% Flixster User Reviews
Alex roy
This is a pretty good kid's film that has some wonderful special effects and an interesting story to boot. The film is entertaining and fun. The cast do a… More
Candy Rose
Children's movie about a boy who finds a real life Indian in the cupboard.
Luke Baldock
Underrated and highly involving movie for kids. A young boy finds out that his cupboard has magical powers and can turn plastic into reality. He first turns a… More
Conner Rainwater
An unintentionally weird and bizarre kid's movie. I really do wish I had this cupboard, but Omri had no idea how to control or take advantage of this… More
Aj V
I didn't like this movie when I was a kid, but I haven't seen it since, so I don't remember why really... I should see it again sometime.
Tim Salmons
Pretty bad.