Nutcracker: The Motion Picture (1986)

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The colorful holiday classic is finally brought to the big screen, designed by famed children's story author and artist Maurice Sendak, and written for the first time to be as close as possible to the original story. A lavish, exciting and heart-warming celebration of dance, of music, and of life. Based upon the Pacific Northwest Ballet's original production.

Rotten Tomatoes: No critic reviews / Audience 72%

Rated G,  1 hr 22 mins

GENRES
Family • Fantasy • Music
DIRECTION
Carroll Ballard
CAST
Hugh Bigney  •  Patricia Barker  •  Vanessa Sharp  •  Wade Walthall

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CAST & CHARACTERS
Hugh Bigney Herr Drosselmeier / The Pasha
Patricia Barker Clara (after the battle) / Ballerina Doll
Vanessa Sharp Clara (Christmas party; battle scene)
Wade Walthall Nutcracker Prince
Russell Burnett Fritz
Laura Schwenk Snowflake
Benjamin Houk Father / Mouse King
Beatrice Bassett Grandparent
Benjamin Bassett Grandparent