Tom and Jerry's Giant Adventure

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Tom and Jerry's Giant Adventure
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Film poster
Directed by Spike Brandt
Tony Cervone
Produced bySpike Brandt
Tony Cervone
Sam Register
Written byPaul Dini
Based onTom and Jerry by William Hanna & Joseph Barbera, Tex Avery's characters and Barney Bear by Rudolf Ising & MGM cartoon studio
Starring Tom Wilson
Spike Brandt
Garrison Keillor
Paul Reubens
Kath Soucie
Richard McGonagle
Grey DeLisle
Jacob Bertrand
Joe Alaskey
Phil LaMarr
John DiMaggio
Music by Michael Tavera
Edited byKyle Stafford
Damon P. Yoches
Production
companies
Distributed by Warner Home Video
Release date
  • August 6, 2013 (2013-08-06)
Running time
57 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

Tom and Jerry's Giant Adventure is a 2013 animated fantasy comedy direct-to-video film starring Tom and Jerry, produced by Warner Bros. Animation. Tom and Jerry are the faithful servants of Jack, son of the founder of a struggling storybook amusement park that gets a much-needed boost thanks to some mysterious magical beans.

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Plot

Tom and Jerry live with Jack and his mother in Storybook Town, a fairy tale-inspired theme park. The park has been ailing since the death of its founder, Jack's father. Young Jack is desperate to save the park from the hands of a greedy billionaire who bought the park's mortgage, setting out with his loyal cat and mouse friends to sell his performing cow to make the next mortgage payment. Too late to sell it to a nearby circus, they trade the cow to a mysterious farmer for a handful of magic beans. What follows is a journey up a beanstalk to Fairyland, a magical land ruled by a greedy giant and home to all manner of fabled characters, some portrayed by classic MGM cartoon characters such as Droopy as Old King Cole and Screwy Squirrel as Simple Simon's pieman. Now, Tom and Jerry must put an end to their furry feud long enough to save both Fairyland and Storybook Town.

Cast

Reception

Chaz Lipp states the movie is "is a harmless hour of fun that should ably hold the attention of its target audiences," but confused about the lack of "fighting, chasing and general struggle between the title characters." [1]

Follow-up film

Tom and Jerry: The Lost Dragon was released on September 2, 2014.

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References

  1. Lipp, Chaz (August 4, 2013). "Blu-ray Review: Tom and Jerry's Giant Adventure". The Morton Report.