Ratatouille

Ratatouille

DVD - 2007
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A rat named Remy dreams of becoming a great chef despite his family's wishes and the obvious problem of being a rat in a decidedly rodent-phobic profession. When fate places Remy in Paris, he finds himself ideally situated beneath a restaurant made famous by his culinary hero. Despite the apparent dangers of being an unwanted visitor in the kitchen of one of Paris' most exclusive restaurants, Remy forms an unlikely partnership with Linguini, the garbage boy, who inadvertently discovers Remy's amazing talents. They strike a deal, ultimately setting into motion a chain of extraordinary events that turns the culinary world of Paris upside down.
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Walt Disney Home Entertainment : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, c2007
Edition: Widescreen ed
ISBN: 9780788875472
0788875477
Branch Call Number: DVDJ RATAT
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 111 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Alternative Title: Ratatouille (Motion picture)

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TEENREVIEWBOARD
Sep 10, 2017

Ratatouille is about a rat named Remy who loves food and dreams of becoming a chef, however, his dream is opposed by those around him and most importantly his father. Remy lives in the sewers along with his family but, one day when Remy decides to go to the world above, he has a chance encounter with a human named Alfredo Linguini. I think the main message of this film is to follow your dreams and also in regard to cooking specifically, as one of the characters in the film known as Gusteau would say “Anyone can cook”. Overall, this film was pretty good, it had a good story and good comedic elements. This film would probably be a good watch with family or friends. I would give this movie a rating of 4.5/5.
- @Grimvar of the Teen Review Board of the Hamilton Public Library

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TEENREVIEWBOARD
Aug 27, 2016

***SPOILERS***
Remy, who is voiced by Patton Oswalt, has always felt like an outsider. Within his community, he is the only one that cooks, doesn’t walk on all fours, and likes to explore the kitchen since he'd rather not eat garbage. Why is this unusual? Perhaps because he is a rat. After being chased out of his longtime nest in the attic of an old lady’s house, he is separated and sent to Paris. There, he stays under a young man’s hat and explores his love of food and kitchen in one of the finest restaurants in all of Paris. Released in 2007 and directed by Brad Bird and Jan Pinkava, this animated dramatic fantasy film will invoke joy in the hearts of all.
- @Moviecritquer01 of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

Remy is fascinated by the art of cooking; he has a good sense of taste and smell; and he also happens to live in Paris, the place where the best food is served they say. In a parallel universe, Remy’s life would’ve been heaven for him, but unfortunately, he’s a rat. As everyone knows, nobody likes rats, which makes it a little harder for Remy to do what he really wants to do; to make things. An encounter—and later on, a friendship—with a human Linguini changes everything. Realization hit those around them that, “Not everyone can become a great artist; but a great artist can come from anywhere”. A movie with a great message behind; a movie that inspires us, humans, to go out and create things, and at the same time, makes us crave good food; a Pixar classic that answers the question, “what if rats have feelings”. 5/5
- @jackbittle of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

This is an okay movie. Maybe pretty boring -- I'm not sure how to describe it. It didn't amaze me... because I was almost sleeping while watching it! All the animation movies have the same formula: sadness, happiness then sadness, then happiness. That's how the things works. In the beginning there is an awful chef (sadness), then he meets the mouse (happiness), then the mouse leaves him because he's selfish (sadness), then the mouse comes back to him (happiness). I give this movie 3.5/10.
- @rahmamawlood of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

Remy is one of the main characters in this movie. Remy wants to be a famous chef, but there’s just one problem with that – Remy is a rat. However, one day he stumbles upon a young man named Linguini, who messes up his soup he was supposed to make. However, Remy comes to the rescue and fixes the soup, and saves Linguini’s from embarrassment. Together, Linguini and Remy continue to work in the restaurant’s kitchen. I have to admit that the ratatouille (a type of food in the movie) in the movie looks delicious and makes me want to have some!
- @JuiceboxZ of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

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bitsysmom
Jun 09, 2016

Don't you just love the rat.

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ANABELLE H. PORTER
Apr 19, 2016

I love this movie! Always inspires me to cook something up! Very great movie, with some comedy! WARNING: DON'T WATCH THIS MOVIE ON AN EMPTY STOMACH! :)

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JihadiConservative
Apr 19, 2016

This is one of my favorite movies. Everytime I watch it it makes me so happy. The food all looks delicious ^_^

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SUNSHINEANGELBABY
Dec 30, 2015

VIOLENT scene when female cook stabs Linguini's sleeve with several knives to "hold" him to the counter. This is way too violent for a kid's film. Definitely NOT appropriate for children under 11 or 12 years old, who will hopefully not copy this act of violence. Parents who actually care about what their children watch, will be careful not to let them watch this scene or at least explain this is way too violent. Watch with caution...

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black_squirrel_34
Jul 08, 2015

This is one of my favorite movies of all time

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gage2010
Feb 14, 2015

When I first saw the trailer for this I was unimpressed, but then out of the blue one day I decided to try it and was I surprised. Even though it's a bit of a weird story, it's fun, smart, and appetizing (yes, even though there are rats, this movie makes me hungry.) Every time I watch this I get the urge to go to France and cook up a storm. :)

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czekirda
Jul 05, 2014

i watched this at my high school at cooking class in gr.11 cooking class and gr.12 cooking class i liked the way the rat had put the cooking man's hands up like he is a pupet and he was teaching him how too cook everyone was subprised how fast he can cook my whole class was just langthing i'm not that into this movie but i had to watch it IT was for my cooking class so we know what we have to do when where cooking evan if it is a cooking class after we finished this movie witch is we had to finish it the next day in class cause we had to go to another class .

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Isley
Jun 12, 2014

A pleasant enough diversion though the storyline was quite ludicrous (yes, I know, but still, hair doesn’t work that way). To be fair to this review I only got halfway through before the kid I was babysitting lost interest, but I also am not really worrying about finishing it either.

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BookNerd1989
Jan 02, 2015

"Anyone can cook."

deadpoollover Apr 22, 2014

Linguine: LET'S DO THIS THING!

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pie
Jun 24, 2008

If you are what you eat, then I only want to eat the good stuff.

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pie
Jun 24, 2008

I hate to be rude, but we're French!

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goldensunshine
Oct 07, 2009

Remy is a french rat living in the countryside who ends up in Paris. There he forms a partnership with a kitchen boy, Linguini, and cooks to his heart's delight. The sous chef is skeptical of Linguini's newfound ability to cook and is set on making life in the culinary world difficult. Remy is scorned by his family from his human-like actions and interactions with humans. Caught between worlds Remy has to choose which one to live in.

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