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The Tale of Despereaux (2008)

93 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

An unusually brave mouse helps to restore happiness to a forlorn kingdom after making friends with a gentleman rat.
Sam Fell | Robert Stevenhagen (as Rob Stevenhagen)
Kate DiCamillo (book) | Will McRobb (screen story) | Gary Ross | Chris Viscardi (screen story)
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Dec 19, 2008 (United States)


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26 cast members
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Matthew Broderick
Despereaux (voice) Despereaux (voice)   See fewer
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Dustin Hoffman
Roscuro (voice) Roscuro (voice)   See fewer
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Emma Watson
Princess Pea (voice) Princess Pea (voice)   See fewer
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Tracey Ullman
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Kevin Kline
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William H. Macy
Lester (voice) Lester (voice)   See fewer
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Stanley Tucci
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Ciarán Hinds
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Robbie Coltrane
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Tony Hale
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Frances Conroy
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Frank Langella
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Richard Jenkins
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Christopher Lloyd
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Charles Shaughnessy
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Sigourney Weaver
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Patricia Cullen
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Sam Fell
Ned / Smudge (voice) Ned / Smudge (voice)   See fewer
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Jane Karen
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Bronson Pinchot
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McNally Sagal
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Gary Dunn
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Georgie Kidder
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Pea (voice) (uncredited) Pea (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robin Atkin Downes
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Daniel Riordan
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6.1 / 10 | 35,623 votes