The Indian in the Cupboard (1995)

PG   |    |  Drama, Family, Fantasy

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Omri, a young boy growing up in Brooklyn, receives an odd variety of presents for his birthday: a wooden cabinet from his older brother, a set of antique keys from his mother and a tiny plastic model of an Indian from his best friend Patrick.




  • David Keith in The Indian in the Cupboard (1995)
  • Rishi Bhat and Hal Scardino in The Indian in the Cupboard (1995)
  • Frank Oz in The Indian in the Cupboard (1995)
  • Litefoot in The Indian in the Cupboard (1995)
  • Tom Bewley in The Indian in the Cupboard (1995)
  • Frank Oz and Hal Scardino in The Indian in the Cupboard (1995)

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30 January 2011 | k-english
| Great Movie For Kids
Forget reviews saying this is not as good as the book. No films are are a good as the book! Watch this movie with an 8 year old child and you will see how good the film is.

Thank you Frank Oz for a wonderful film. The acting from the young children is above average and the tearful ending just right for a young audience. Interesting to note Steve Coogan plays a miniature model come to life - something he repeats later in his career in A Night At The Museum. Typecasting?

The effects are also very good. Remember this is 1995 when CGI was in it's infancy - but the miniaturisation of the cast is flawless.

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$45,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,716,278 16 July 1995

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