When The Secret of NIMH hit (some) big screens in 1982, it didn’t make a major splash. But the incredible story-driven animation made by a bunch of Disney rogue animators managed to become a cult classic, and fast, giving many a child nightmares about rats with glowing eyes and huge owls chowing on crunchy bones. It’s rad as hell. Read about the fascinating making of one of the best non-Disney animation films of all time.

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