The Rugrats Movie (video game)

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The Rugrats Movie Game
The Rugrats Movie
Cover art
Developer(s) Software Creations
Publisher(s) THQ
Programmer(s) Mike Ager
Brian Beuken
Engine Proprietary
Platform(s) Game Boy, Game Boy Color
Release date(s) Game Boy
  • NA December 1998
Game Boy Color
  • NA February 28, 1999
  • EU 1999
Genre(s) Adventure, Platform
Mode(s) Single-player, multiplayer

The Rugrats Movie, also known as Rugrats: The Movie, is a traditional 8-bit 2D platform video game based on the movie of the same name from the Nickelodeon animated series, Rugrats. It was released for Game Boy in December 1998 and for Game Boy Color in 1999.


Tommy Pickles' little brother (Dil) has vanished without a trace and it is up to the Rugrats to find a replacement baby for Dil Pickles. The game features eight levels including Pickles house, the hospital, woods, and ancient ruins. There are two levels in which you drive the Reptar Wagon in a top-down perspective, but the rest features standard side-scrolling platform gameplay. In each level the player has to collect specific items and get to the exit before time runs out.


Review scores
Publication Score
Game Boy GBC
AllGame 3/5 stars[1]
GameSpot 7.3/10[2]
IGN 5/10[3]
Nintendo Power 6.9/10[4]
Aggregate scores
GameRankings 55%[5] 61.75%[6]

The game was met with mixed reviews upon release, as GameRankings gave it a score of 55% for the Game Boy version[5] and 61.75% for the Game Boy Color version.[6]


  1. ^ Marriott, Scott Alan. "The Rugrats Movie (GBC) - Review". AllGame. Archived from the original on 2014-11-15. Retrieved 2014-12-13. 
  2. ^ Davis, Cameron (2000-01-28). "Rugrats: The Movie Review (GBC)". GameSpot. Retrieved 2014-03-17. 
  3. ^ Schneider, Peer (1999-07-14). "Rugrats: The Movie (GBC)". IGN. Retrieved 2014-03-17. 
  4. ^ "The Rugrats Movie (GBC)". Nintendo Power 116. January 1999. 
  5. ^ a b "The Rugrats Movie for Game Boy". GameRankings. Retrieved 2014-03-17. 
  6. ^ a b "The Rugrats Movie for Game Boy Color". GameRankings. Retrieved 2014-03-17. 

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