The Indian in the Cupboard poster


A nine-year-old boy gets a plastic Indian and a cupboard for his birthday and finds himself involved in adventure when the Indian comes to life and befriends him.

MPAA Rating PG

Status Released

Release Date 1995-07-14

Runtime 96 minutes

Budget $45m


TMDB 6.4


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harvey_f_smith shared a tip "A nice film based off the book of the same name, worth watching to see what the cupboard brings out next!"

jennifer_johnston_7706 shared a tip "Very cute! And well done."

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webbix shared a tip "One of my favorite movies. Enjoyed it from the first viewing and have watched it several times."

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charles_h._piatt shared a tip "Great family movie"

candice_brenner shared a tip "Nothing like the book. Please read the book and never watch the movie"

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elena_lindstedt shared a tip "Classic"

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bryan_stoll_3319 shared a tip "I never liked it it was too boring"

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stefanie_havens shared a tip "Great movie and book"

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jean_tso shared a tip "The last time I saw it was when i was young and it was good."

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christina_harnden shared a tip "It was completely different than all the other movies during that time. Innovative & fun."

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christina_harnden shared a tip "#retro"

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madison_long_6600 shared a tip "One of my all time favorites!"

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amy_wendt shared a tip "FANTASTIC family film!! Highly recommend it. My kids loved it."

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zachary_washburn_6053 shared a tip "One of my favs"

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courtney_cave shared a tip "Loved this movie as a kid!!"

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whovian_1976 shared a tip "I've read the book and seen the movie. The book is better but the movie is still very good. That's just my opinion."

taylor_savoie shared a tip "Very cute family movie"

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bobbie_beechin shared a tip "Classic movie!"

leslie_anderson_9960 shared a tip "Great family movie!"

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ellis_sidel shared a tip "It’s something I watched in Childhood, I highly suspect it’s not a kids movie anymore, very potentially problematic"

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sarah_newton_5671 shared a tip "What makes you think that? This movie is a classic!"

hayley_wood_4423 shared a tip "Loved this as a kid - but.... Trigger warnings galore. This one hasn’t aged well."

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brandy_rossi shared a tip "Watched this so much as a kid in school that I really cant stand it."

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melissa_tyson_1195 shared a tip "Skylight"

barb_reimann shared a tip "Fantasy"

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ethan_tinklenberg shared a tip "All these comments saying “great family movie” need to gain some perspective. This is a horrifically racist and messed up movie"

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james_herring shared a tip "Very imaginitive"

jennifer_stepman shared a tip "Good Family Movie"

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eliz_mason shared a tip "Classic"

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dakota_roberts_7340 shared a tip "Classic"

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