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Thomas & Friends: The Great Discovery
Thomas Friends The Great Discovery
Actor: Pierce Brosnan
Genres: Indie & Art House, Kids & Family, Television, Animation
G     2008     1hr 7min

Thomas the Tank Engine stars in an all-new movie guest starring Pierce Brosnan as the narrator! Sodor Day is coming and all the engines are busy preparing. When Thomas gets lost in the mountains, he discovers the old tow...  more »

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Actor: Pierce Brosnan
Genres: Indie & Art House, Kids & Family, Television, Animation
Sub-Genres: Indie & Art House, Animation, Family Films, Kids & Family, Animation
Studio: Lionsgate / HIT Entertainment
Format: DVD - Color,Full Screen - Animated,Closed-captioned,Dubbed
DVD Release Date: 09/09/2008
Release Year: 2008
Run Time: 1hr 7min
Screens: Color,Full Screen
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 3
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: G (General Audience)
Languages: English, French, Spanish

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Movie Reviews

Best Thomas yet
J. Hoffman | United States | 07/20/2008
(5 out of 5 stars)

"We saw this movie in the theater (it is showing in July in various states). The screenplay was really well written and the movie was really well done. Pierce Brosnan is a superb narrator and does some really great engine voices; he is the best Thomas narrator yet. Even my husband enjoyed it, and he generally dislikes watching Thomas (I think it was partly the James Bond connection with Pierce, and partly how well the movie was done). The storyline: Thomas accidentally discovers an abandoned town on Sodor. A new engine (Stanley) is called in to do Thomas' work while Thomas supervises the restoration of the discovered town ...Stanley is a really nice, fun, hard-working engine and doesn't mean any ill will whatsoever towards Thomas....and Thomas ends up becoming very jealous of Stanley and how well he works and gets along with the other engines & characters (including Percy and Annie & Clarabel). By the end of the movie Stanley and Thomas become friends and both can see how the other engine must have felt. Great starting point for discussing jealousy and how to handle it with your preschooler."
This movie is WONDERFUL!
NicksMom04 | Georgia | 09/16/2008
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I was reluctant to buy another Thomas movie for fear that my 4 year old will make me watch it over, and over, and over...but I'm glad we got this! It's a great movie and I just LOVE the song at the end! Pierce Brosnan does a great job with all the voices. I'm VERY glad we got this and look forward to watching it again and again...(which I'm sure I'll have to!!)"
Wow! Great one!
Black Orchid | at home | 09/19/2008
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Definitely a must have for thomas the tank engine collection, Pierce Bronson does a superb narration, the stories and the direction was great, and the music was AWESOME! Whoever is singing the song at the end of the dvd has completely changed the familiar thomas the train song and gave it a catchy hip-hop tune which fits perfectly with the musical genre of today. Must buy it, you won't be disappointed. (^o^)"
A good buy for any Thomas Fan
Sand60 | 10/18/2008
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I was not that thrilled to buy yet another Thomas movie, but we are Pierce Brosnan fans and my three year old loves Thomas so I wanted to give it a try and I was not disappointed.

That said, I do think the beginning of the movie is a bit off. Mr. Brosnan sounds a bit monotone, but he seems to pick up the pace and after a while you get caught up in the story about the great discovery (finding the town of Waterton). They introduce a new engine named Stanley (so you can add that train to your growing collection) that my son has not stopped talking about since he saw the movie. Also, the Thomas Theme song at the end is updated and is pretty catchy. A good buy for any Thomas fan.