The Tale of Despereaux

2008 Adventure/Family Rated G 128 Minutes

The Tale of Despereaux

In Theaters December 19, 2008
On 4K UHD Not Available
On Blu-ray April 7, 2009
On DVD April 7, 2009

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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.

Based on the heartwarming children's bestselling book and featuring the voice talents of an all-star cast, The Tale of Despereaux is a magical, modern fairytale that's destined to win the hearts of young and old alike.

Rated G.

Box office gross: $50.8 million. View box office history.

Released by Universal. See more credits.