The Tale of Despereaux ( 2008 )


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.

bravery 8/10

The story centers around Despereaux's courage and determination to overcome challenges.

perseverance 8/10

Despereaux's journey showcases the importance of persevering in the face of obstacles.

friendship 7/10

The film highlights the importance of forming and maintaining friendships.

loyalty 7/10

Loyalty to friends and family is a recurring theme throughout the movie.

forgiveness 6/10

Characters learn the value of forgiving others for their mistakes.

fear 6/10

Some sequences might be frightening for younger children, including tense moments involving rats and other perilous situations.

dark 4/10

The film has a few dark and gloomy scenes, particularly in the dungeons and the city of rats.

violence 3/10

There are some mild instances of fantasy violence, including sword fights and confrontations between characters.