The Tale of Despereaux

Watch The Tale of Despereaux

"Small Mouse. Big Dreams"
  • G
  • 2008
  • 1 hr 33 min
  • 6.1  (36,937)
  • 53

In this animated adventure, an unassuming mouse is pushed to brave when his friend is kidnapped and is in need of rescuing. The film is based on a 2003 novel, but its plot on loosely follows that of the book. Matthew Broderick, Robbie Coltrane, Frances Conroy, Tony Hale, Ciarán Hinds, Dustin Hoffman, Richard Jenkins, Kevin Kline, Frank Langella, William H. Macy, Charles Shaughnessy, Stanley Tucci, Tracey Ullman, and Emma Watson star.

The Tale of Despereaux
The Tale Of Despereaux: Furlough Tells Despereaux To Eat The Books Pages
The Tale Of Despereaux: Furlough Tells Despereaux To Eat The Books Pages

Clip - 29 sec

The Tale Of Despereaux
The Tale Of Despereaux

Trailer - 2 min 30 sec

The Tale Of Despereaux: Roscuro Convinces Mig That She Is The Princess
The Tale Of Despereaux: Roscuro Convinces Mig That She Is The Princess

Clip - 34 sec

The Tale Of Despereaux: Despereaux Flies With His Ears
The Tale Of Despereaux: Despereaux Flies With His Ears

Clip - 58 sec

The Tale Of Despereaux: Botticelli Unleashes The Cat On Despereaux
The Tale Of Despereaux: Botticelli Unleashes The Cat On Despereaux

Clip - 47 sec

The Tale Of Despereaux: Roscuro And Despereaux Become Friends
The Tale Of Despereaux: Roscuro And Despereaux Become Friends

Clip - 1 min 1 sec

Description
In this animated adventure, an unassuming mouse is pushed to brave when his friend is kidnapped and is in need of rescuing. The film is based on a 2003 novel, but its plot on loosely follows that of the book. Matthew Broderick, Robbie Coltrane, Frances Conroy, Tony Hale, Ciarán Hinds, Dustin Hoffman, Richard Jenkins, Kevin Kline, Frank Langella, William H. Macy, Charles Shaughnessy, Stanley Tucci, Tracey Ullman, and Emma Watson star.

The Tale of Despereaux is a 2008 adventure movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 33 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.1 and a MetaScore of 53.

Where to Watch The Tale of Despereaux

The Tale of Despereaux is available to watch free on Peacock. It's also available to stream, download and buy on demand at Apple TV+, Amazon Prime, Hulu, The Roku Channel, Starz, Apple TV, Amazon, Google Play, YouTube VOD and Vudu. Some platforms allow you to rent The Tale of Despereaux for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

  • Release Date
    2008
  • MPAA Rating
    G
  • Runtime
    1 hr 33 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.1  (36,937)
  • Metascore
    53