The Secret Adventures of Tom Thumb (1993) IMDb

The Secret Adventures of Tom Thumb

01:00:00 | Adventure, Animation | IMDb rating: 7.5

Keywords: Assisted Suicide, Birth Of Son, Blow Dart, Bowling, Bugs, Character Name In Title, Child Abduction, Clay Animation, Claymation, Creature, Cult Favorite, Death Of Wife, Dismembered Body, Drunkard, Dystopia, Eating Insect, Father Son Relationship, Fist Fight, Flies, Genetic Anomaly, Grief, Hostage, Human Experiment, Independent Film, Infiltration, Insect, Insemination, Kidnapped Child, Lab Experiment, Laboratory, Little People, Live Action, Love, Marginalized, Monster, Murder Of Father, Murder Of Mother, Murder Of Wife, Mutation, One Night Stand, Organ, Parenthood, Pixelation, Pub, Rat, Research Laboratory, Reunited With Parent, Sabotage, Skull, Stop Motion, Stop Motion Animation, Surrealism, Surveillance Camera, Test Lab, Toy Store, Unlikely Hero, Very Little Dialogue, Waste Dump.


A boy born the size of a small doll is kidnapped by a genetic lab and must find a way back to his father in this inventive adventure filmed using stop motion animation techniques. Tom meets a variety of strange creatures and eventually discovers a race of miniature humans like himself.

Director(s): Dave Borthwick,

Writer(s): Dave Borthwick.
Producer(s): Richard 'Hutch' Hutchison. Hengameh Panahi. Colin Rose.


Studio: BBC Bristol, Bolex Brothers, La Sept, Lumen Films, Manga Entertainment, BBC Bristol.

Origin: UK

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