Once upon a time...in the far away kingdom of Dor...lived a brave and virtuous mouse with comically oversized ears who dreamt of becoming a knight. Banished from his home for having such lofty ambitions, Despereaux sets off on an amazing adventure with his good-hearted rat friend Roscuro, who leads him, at long last, on a very noble quest to rescue an endangered princess and save an entire kingdom from darkness. Based on the heartwarming children's bestselling book and featuring the voice talents of an all-star cast, The Tale of Despereaux is a magical, modern fairytale that's destined to win the hearts of young and old alike.

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3.5 out of 5
371 Ratings

371 Ratings

57% TOMATOMETER

Critics Consensus: Despite its striking visuals, The Tale of Despereaux as a story feels familiar and unimaginative.

6+ COMMON SENSE

Touching, beautiful tale is an excellent family film.

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