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The Tale of Despereaux

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Animation Action & Adventure 
Rated: All (G)20081h 33mOn: Free Services Starz Tags: Adaptation Cartoon Animal Country: United Kingdom 

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.The Tale of Despereaux featuring Matthew Broderick and Dustin Hoffman is streaming on Starz, free on Peacock, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, and 4 others. It's an action & adventure and animation movie with an average IMDb audience rating of 6.1 (37,012 votes).

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Available to watch free online (Peacock).

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Available to stream on a subscription service (Starz).

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Available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz).

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Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 2 others).

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#8,138 Ranked Movie

#56 Ranked in Children Movies

#289 Ranked in Movies on Starz

#477 Ranked in Friendship Movies

The Tale of Despereaux has an average IMDb audience rating of 6.1 (37,012 votes). The movie is popular with Reelgood users lately.

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