An American Tail
Release: November 21, 1986
Release: November 21, 1986

One of Don Bluth's greatest movies. Fievel Mouskewitz is a young Jewish-Russian mouse who lives with his Mama and Papa, older sister Tanya, and baby sister Yasha. When their home is burned down after a chaotic attack from cats, the family choses to move to America, where its said that "there are no cats in America, and the streets are paved with cheese". During the boat ride however, a terrible storm tosses Fievel overboard, causing his parents to belive he is dead and leaving them heartbroken when they arrive in New York. However, Fievel washes up in New York Harbor where he meets Henri, a friendly French pigeon putting up the Statue of Liberty. Fievel says that he will never find his family, but Henri fills him with hope, and tells Fievel to "never say never" before arranging him to be taken to immigration, certain that his family will be there as everyone must go through immigration. However, Fievel instead meets Warren T. Rat, a suspicious character who lies to Fievel, saying he'll take him straight to his family, but instead drops him off at a sweatshop after his accountant, Digit, tells him he can be paid an extra 50 cents a day for him. But Fievel quickly escapes from the sweatshop and soon befriends Tony, an older, streetwise mouse who agrees to help him, and Bridget, a pretty mouse who wants to actively rid America of the cats who frequently attack them. Together they help Fievel search for his family...and form a coallition to take out the cat gang once and for all!

Tanya: "Why don't we -try- to find Fievel Papa, just try? I know! Play your violin, play Fievel's song! Maybe he'll hear us!"
Papa: "Tanya, you cannot find whats not there."
Bridget,Fievel, and Honest John: "Bridget: Finally, we're all getting together about the cats. Fievel: Bridget Briget: Oh, Filly. Honest John, do you by any chance know the mousekowitzes? Honest John:Hmm. Are they registered to vote? Bridget: They just got off the boat. Honest John: -Bridget,Fievel, and Honest John"
Tiger: "I like mice. (Fievel cries) Oh no, not like that. You see, I don't eat red meat at all. I'm a vegetarian. Oh, a little fish now and then, but what I really like is a nice piece of... shh... broccoli. -Tiger"
Bridget: "This is America! We have free speech! We can say "cat" here! Cat, cat, cat, and double-cat! -Bridget"
Warren T. Rat: "Disregard the nose. What's in a nose? A nose by any other name would smell as sweet. -Warren T. Rat"
Tiger: "I'm your guard, Tiger. Don't make any sudden moves, 'cause I'm crafty and I'm quick. I've got the instincts of a cat. What am I saying? I am a cat. -Tiger"
Papa Mouskewitz: "In America there are mouse holes on every wall! -Papa Mouskewitz"
Papa Mousekewitz: "My son! Now, you are a mouse. -Papa Mousekewitz"
Mama Mousekewitz Papa Mousekewitz: "Mama: It's the end of the world. Papa: No, it's worse. -Mama Mousekewitz Papa Mousekewitz"
Gussie Mausheimer: "Gussie Mausheimer: Wewease the secwet weapon. -Gussie Mausheimer"
Fievel: "Papa? ....Are you there? -Fievel"
Honest Jon and Gussie Mausheimer: "Gussie - "We must start a wawie." Jon - "A wawie? What's a wawie?" Gussie - "You know...when mice get together, and - " Jon - "Oooh...a RALLY!" Gussie - "That's what I said...a WAWIE! -Honest Jon and Gussie Mausheimer"
Fievel: "You're not a Rat, you're a CAT! -Fievel"
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