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      The Highway Rat

      2017 25 min. Kids & Family Adventure Animation List
      Reviews 44% Fewer than 50 Ratings Audience Score A ruthless rat bandit steals everyone's snacks. Read More Read Less Watch on Fandango at Home Premiered Aug 03 Buy Now

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      dom l Learning parables should be fun and amemorable. The Highway Rat delivers on both. Stories like this one reveal truths that children must be prepared for of they are to thrive in modern society. This film does a great job filling in the parts you can imagine while reading the book with crisp, yet, familiar animation. My kids asked to watch it over and over for days. Highly recommended! Rated 5 out of 5 stars 03/31/23 Full Review Audience Member The beginning of this movie was great and entertaining, but it got dark pretty quickly. This has been good, but not to the expectations of her other short films. Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars 02/19/23 Full Review Audience Member The latest entry into the Donaldson Christmas adaptation list and they've chosen one of the weakest books here and as a result this is the weakest entry. It feels stretched out and boring at points, my son liked it but had nothing to say afterwards which is usually a good indication. Just OK. Rated 1.5 out of 5 stars 02/04/23 Full Review Read all reviews Post a rating

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      Anna Leszkiewicz New Statesman When The Highway Rat aired, we were all The Highway Rat: which makes its grim message of anti-sugar propaganda and moralistic preaching of eating only in moderation all the more miserable. Dec 26, 2017 Full Review Danny Brogan Common Sense Media But whereas Donaldson's other tales captured the imagination with clever plot twists, here the rat's predictable journey to redemption is pedestrian and lacks any cutting edge, much like the rat's pointy sword. Rated: 3/5 Jan 11, 2023 Full Review Henry Northmore The List You can tell The Highway Rat is made with love by Magic Light Pictures. Rated: 4/5 Dec 11, 2017 Full Review Read all reviews

      Movie Info

      Synopsis A ruthless rat bandit steals everyone's snacks.
      Director
      Jeroen Jaspaert
      Screenwriter
      Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler
      Production Co
      Magic Light Pictures, Triggerfish Animation Studios
      Genre
      Kids & Family, Adventure, Animation
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date (Streaming)
      Apr 12, 2018
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