PG | | Adventure, Comedy, Family
A secret family of four-inch people living inside the walls of a house must save their home from an evil real estate developer.
When Arrieti is captured, she is placed in a jar on top of a copy of the book Gulliver's Travels; a story which features a race of small people not to different in size to The Borrowers.
Ocious P. Potter:
Quick. Where's town planning I need to register a demolition.
Town Hall Clerk: What's the magic word?
Ocious P. Potter: Listen, I'm in a hurry. I got a house to demolish.
Town Hall Clerk: I'm waiting.
Ocious P. Potter: So am I. Where is it?
Town Hall Clerk: Up the stairs, take a right at the top.
Town Hall Clerk: Straight on through the door, climb ...
The elastic band across Arietty's chest disappears when she slides down the downpipe, but reappears when she meets Spud Spiller.
During the end credits, there is a scene shown where Potter tries to explain to the police about seeing the Borrowers.
DEM 640,552 (Germany) (14 December 1997)
$22,359,293 (USA) (10 May 1998)
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