Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - The Movie PG

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - The Movie
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item number:  353CR
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: PG
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 35 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released: November 18, 1997
  • Originally Released: 1990
  • Label: New Line Home Video
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Packaging: Snap Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Aspect Ratio: Letterbox - 1.85
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.85
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 5.1 - English
    • Dolby Digital Stereo - French
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Original 'Sewer Maze' Interactive Game
    • Trailers: Original Theatrical Trailer
  • Text/Photo Galleries:
    • "The T. Files" and Turtle and Character Biographies

Performers, Cast and Crew:

Starring &
Directed by
Edited by , &
Composition by
Director of Photography:
Voice: , , , &

Entertainment Reviews:


Total Count: 50


User Ratings: 251,975
The one subplot that could have been milked, about a young friend of O'Neil's who falls in with the gang, is handled indifferently and fails to supply much in the way of a youthful identification figure. Full Review
Hollywood Reporter
May 29, 2015
A movie that displays two traits nobody would ever associate with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: It is grim and it is no fun. Full Review
People Magazine
Aug 6, 2014
Rating: 3/4 -- The results are lively and funny enough to keep adults enthralled as well as kids. Full Review
Chicago Tribune
Aug 6, 2014
Despite brisk direction by Steve Barron, plus unbridled energy and fine special effects, an overt glorification of violence is still at the crux of this stunt film. Full Review
South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Aug 6, 2014
Rating: 1/5 -- What troubles me about Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is that it's basically an exploitation movie aimed at young children. Full Review
Orlando Sentinel
Aug 6, 2014
Rating: 2/4 -- Ninja Turtles is cluttered and flashy. In terms of plot, there's not much flesh on its bones. Full Review
Philadelphia Inquirer
Aug 6, 2014
Rating: 1.5/4 -- ...an uneven, needlessly episodic adaptation that simply isn't able to justify its feature-length running time. Full Review
Reel Film Reviews
May 3, 2011

Product Description:

Splinter, the rat ninja master is kidnapped by the evil Shredder and his gang of hoodlums. The green teens with the help of an ambitious reporter embark on a perilous journey through the city streets and sewers to save him.

Description by Warner Home Video:

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Movie is the live-action, feature film adaptation of the cult comic book and the popular animated television show. After prolonged exposure to radiation, four teenage turtles--Michelangelo, Raphael, Leonardo, and Donatello--have mutated into ninjas and have begun living in the sewers of a large city. Under the guidance of a ninja master Splinter the Rat and television reporter April, the Turtles embark on a mission to run crime out of the city and battle the warlord Shredder.

Plot Synopsis:

A live-action version of the popular animated TV series for kids. Due to radiation exposure, the four turtles have mutated into teenagers; now, they live in the New York City sewers, where they eat pizza, talk jive, and learn the tricks of a ninja from their guru, Splinter the Rat.
When a group of juvenile delinquents called the Foot Gang start wreaking havoc in the city, our heroes on the half-shell join forces with an intrepid girl reporter to put an end to the gang's evil ways.


Production Notes:

  • Estimated budget of $12.5 million to $15 million.
  • Filmed at the DeLaurentiis Studio in North Carolina, shot in Technicolor; prints by DeLuxe.
  • Began shooting July 10, 1989; completed shooting September 9, 1989. Released on video October 4, 1990.
  • Additional credits: animatronic character creation, special effects and costumes by Jim Henson's Creature Shop.
  • Based on the comic book characters created by Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird which spawned a hit TV cartoon series, as well as a video game, and numerous tie-ins ranging from books to stuffed toys. The appearance of "Mutant Turtle" breakfast cereal on American supermarket shelves coincided with the film's USA release.
  • This was the highest-grossing independent film of all time, "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" made over $133 million in domestic box office.
  • Rated BBFC 18 by the British Board of Film Censors.

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