7.3/10
840
18 user 1 critic

Runaway Brain (1995)

In an attempt to convince Minnie that he hasn't forgotten to buy her an anniversary present, Mickey Mouse ends up promising to take her to Hawaii. Funds being short, he applies for a job as... See full summary »

Director:

Chris Bailey

Writers:

Tim Hauser (story), Robin Kingsland
Reviews

On Disc

at Amazon

Nominated for 1 Oscar. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Animation | Short | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A poor boy and a prince exchange identities and lives while the villainous Captain of the Guard plots to take advantage of this.

Director: George Scribner
Stars: Wayne Allwine, Bill Farmer, Arthur Burghardt
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

The classic Disney animated characters play the roles in this animated retelling of the Charles Dickens masterpiece.

Directors: Burny Mattinson, Richard Rich
Stars: Alan Young, Wayne Allwine, Hal Smith
Get a Horse! (2013)
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Mickey, Minnie, Horace Horsecollar, and Clarabelle Cow go on a musical wagon ride until Peg-Leg Pete tries to run them off the road.

Director: Lauren MacMullan
Stars: Walt Disney, Marcellite Garner, Russi Taylor
Animation | Short | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Mickey and his friends take a vacation in his house trailer equipped with all the latest modern conveniences. Heading up a steep mountain road with Goofy driving the car, surely nothing can go wrong.

Director: Ben Sharpsteen
Stars: Pinto Colvig, Walt Disney, Clarence Nash
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Mickey Mouse, piloting a steamboat, delights his passenger, Minnie, by making musical instruments out of the menagerie on deck.

Directors: Ub Iwerks, Walt Disney
Stars: Walt Disney
Animation | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Mickey, Donald and Goofy are the French three Musketeers.

Director: Donovan Cook
Stars: Wayne Allwine, Tony Anselmo, Bill Farmer
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Four bored ghosts in a haunted house who've scared everyone away call up Ghost Hunters Mickey, Donald, and Goofy in hopes to have a little fun scaring them off.

Director: Burt Gillett
Stars: Billy Bletcher, Pinto Colvig, Walt Disney
Animation | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A Christmas themed, three-part anthology-style video. The first part, "Donald Duck: Stuck on Christmas", is essentially a retelling of Groundhog Day (1993), with Huey, Dewey, and Louie ... See full summary »

Directors: Jun Falkenstein, Alex Mann, and 3 more credits »
Stars: Kelsey Grammer, Wayne Allwine, Russi Taylor
Animation | Short | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A mysterious thief has stolen the prosperous Happy Valley's most prized possession: the musical Singing Harp. Can Mickey, Donald, and Goofy find the answer in the irritable Willie the Giant's magnificent castle up in the blue sky?

Directors: Hamilton Luske, Bill Roberts
Stars: Walt Disney, Clarence Nash, Pinto Colvig
Animation | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Mickey and all his friends hold their own Christmas party at the House of Mouse, after being snowed in.

Directors: Tony Craig, Roberts Gannaway, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Carlos Alazraqui, Wayne Allwine, Tony Anselmo
Quack Pack (1996–1997)
Animation | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

The misadventures of Donald Duck and his rebellious teenage nephews with attitude, Huey, Dewey, and Louie.

Stars: Tony Anselmo, Jeannie Elias, Elizabeth Daily
Animation | Short | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Mickey and his band are determined to perform their music despite the interferance of Donald Duck and a powerful storm.

Director: Wilfred Jackson
Stars: Clarence Nash
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
Wayne Allwine ... Mickey Mouse (voice)
Russi Taylor ... Minnie Mouse (voice)
Kelsey Grammer ... Dr. Frankenollie (voice)
Jim Cummings ... Julius (voice)
Bill Farmer ... Pluto (voice)
Edit

Storyline

In an attempt to convince Minnie that he hasn't forgotten to buy her an anniversary present, Mickey Mouse ends up promising to take her to Hawaii. Funds being short, he applies for a job as lab assistant to the sinister Dr. Frankenollie, who happens to be searching for a donor to provide his monstrous creation with a brain... Written by Ross Horsley <ics6rh@leeds.ac.uk>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

G | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 August 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Runaway Brain See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

This is Russia on Despicable Me 3 (2017). See more »

Quotes

Mickey Mouse: [He and Julius have switched brains] Uh, you monster, me Mickey. Mickey Mouse. You know, Mickey Mouse? Just look in my wallet. You'll see.
[Julius takes out Mickey's wallet; the first picture is from Steamboat Willie]
Mickey Mouse: Ah, that's old. Ha. There's me, next to my girlfriend, Minnie.
Julius: Oh, Minnie.
Mickey Mouse: Yeah. And she likes my body and my mind. In the same place, that is.
See more »

Connections

References Brazil (1985) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
This is the best Mickey Mouse ever--it's like Mickey on crack!!
8 June 2008 | by MartinHaferSee all my reviews

I've got a little confession. While I love Disney movie and the shorts with Donald and Goofy, I have never understood the world's love affair with Mickey. Generally, he is a very bland character and lacks the edge and fun of the rest of the Disney gang. I'm sorry, but that's how I've always felt.

However, when I saw RUNAWAY BRAIN, I finally saw a Mickey Mouse cartoon that I absolutely loved. Gone was the sickeningly sweet Mickey and instead this "new Mickey" was like the old one done by the folks who made Ren and Stimpy or Tex Avery!!! The art style was much more "elastic"--with lots more action and weirdness than you'd find in ten traditional Mickey shorts. The new Mickey was also part action-hero and I really liked what I saw. Plus, with a plot involving brain transplants, you know this is definitely NOT your grandpa's generation mouse!!

A wicked sense of humor, fantastic animation and more than anything else FUN--this is the type Mickey Mouse cartoon I would like to see a lot more of in the coming years!

By the way, if you want to see this film, get a copy of "Mickey Mouse in Color: Volume 2"--it's included in this nice collection of Mickey shorts.


0 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 18 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series

Stream Popular Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed