Tom and Jerry's Giant Adventure
In this new original movie, Tom and Jerry are among the last animals living in Storybook Town, a fairy tale-inspired theme park, where dreams come true, if you believe. Young Jack is desperate to save the park from the hands of a greedy billionaire.
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NRNot rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Full Screen 1.33:1Subtitles
NoLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 StereoOther features
Color; interactive menus; scene access.
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Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that while Tom and Jerry's Giant Adventure has enough "rock 'em-sock 'em" cartoon action to meet Tom & Jerry fans' expectations, there's more story here and less frantic slapstick violence than usual. In fact, the usual parody and pratfalls give way to a sweet tale in which the cat and mouse help a worthy little boy and his single mom save their home, their town, and their dreams. This episode has several musical numbers, more dialogue than most Tom and Jerry entries, and relies on familiar Mother Goose characters, as well as usual T & J colleagues Spike and Droopy for its charm. The story, basically a retelling of "Jack and the Beanstalk," includes a giant who could be frightening to very young or sensitive kids. The giant threatens everyone in Storybook Town... he promises to grind them up and turn them into bread, but he's ultimately a buffoonish bully who is easily vanquished after the usual crash-and-burn pratfalls.
- Sexual Content
- The good fairy wears a skimpy outfit; she kisses the heroes to thank them for their bravery.
- The usual cartoon antics, but not as many of them as in most Tom & Jerry episodes. The heroes' primary antagonist is a fearsome, mean giant who often threatens to grind up their bones and make bread out of them. Throughout the film, characters topple through the air, hang precariously from high places, are flattened, stretched, burned, squished, and frightened. They are chased, captured, hit over the head with boards, and run over by any number of vehicles and objects.
- Social Behavior
- Story's slogan is: "Dreams come true if you believe." The tale encourages belief in oneself, teamwork to accomplish a goal, and shows that goodness wins over evil. Evil is depicted as a strip mall developer.
- Not applicable
- Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol
- Not applicable
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it