A widowed field mouse must move her family -- including an ailing son -- to escape a farmer's plow. Aided by a crow and a pack of superintelligent, escaped lab rats, the brave mother struggles to transplant her home to firmer ground.

  1. Don Bluth

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Robert C. O'Brien


  3. Will Finn


  4. John Pomeroy


  5. Gary Goldman


Top Billed Cast

  1. Derek Jacobi

    Derek Jacobi

    Nicodemus (voice)

  2. Elizabeth Hartman

    Elizabeth Hartman

    Mrs. Brisby (voice)

  3. Arthur Malet

    Arthur Malet

    Mr. Ages (voice)

  4. Dom DeLuise

    Dom DeLuise

    Jeremy (voice)

  5. Hermione Baddeley

    Hermione Baddeley

    Auntie Shrew (voice)

Full Cast & Crew

The Secret of NIMH
The Secret of NIMH



Status Released

Release Information

  • July 2, 1982


    All ages admitted. There is no content that would be objectionable to most parents. This is one of only two ratings dating back to 1968 that still exists today.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 22m

Budget $7,000,000.00

Revenue $14,665,733.00



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