This exciting, fun-filled Disney classic adventure pits legendary mouse super sleuth, Basil, against Professor Ratigan, the world's greatest criminal mind. With the help of Dawson and a sweet little mouse named Olivia, Basil must outwit the ruthless rodent to save all of Mousedom. Features the voices of Vincent Price, Barrie Ingham, Val Bettin, Susanne Pollatschek, Candy Candido, Eve Brenner, Alan Young and Melissa Manchester.
Theatrical release: July 2, 1986. Rereleased 1992. THE GREAT MOUSE DETECTIVE is the 26th full-length animated feature from Walt Disney Pictures.
"...The Disney people have gone back to the basics that have delighted children and their parents for half a century....The villains have that special Disney flair..." - 07/02/1986 New York Times, p.C24
"...The animation is rich, the characters memorable and the story equally as entertaining for adults as for children..." - 07/09/1986 Variety
"...THE GREAT MOUSE DETECTIVE reflects the energy and enthusiasm of a talented group of young artists stretching their wings for the first time..." - 02/14/1992 Los Angeles Times, p.F12
"...The film's kidnapper villain has the voice of Vincent Price; Vince's perennial hamminess is perfectly suited to a mouse so vain that he's not really a mouse at all, but a rat palming himself off as a mouse..." - 07/17/1992 USA Today, p.3D