In Victorian London, England, a little mouse girl's toymaker father is abducted by a peglegged bat. She enlists the aid of Basil of Baker Street, the rodent world's answer to Sherlock Holmes. The case expands as Basil uncovers the crime's link to a plot against the Crown itself.
|nudity||One scene features some risque dancing and clothing in a Victorian era strip tease performance. although no nudity. Lyrics in a song appear risque; a phrase says "I'll take off all my blues," which is more significant considering the singer's costume is all blue.|
|violence||One character falls to his presumed death. Several antagonistic characters are non-graphically killed.The climax is intense for Disney and involves a harsh beating, with visible injury. Plus in the final battle, Ratigan goes completely insane and looks like it.|
|alcohol||There are several instances that involve smoking and alcohol. A few characters become intoxicated. One character is drugged while another character mentions a drug being in a drink.|
|frightening||Ratigan and his henchmen often appear as menacing. There are a couple of "scare" moments that may frighten the youngest children. Ratigan's cat ate one of his henchman for insulting ratigan. The bat looks pretty scary. Two of the main characters are put in a deathtrap waiting for it to kill them when a record player is finished playing a recording. At the last moment, one of the characters manages to snap the other out of his depression and inspire him to devise a way to escape, which is completely successful. suggestive rating BBFC - (U): very mild threat, violence, scenes of smoking.|