Babes In Toyland is a 1997 animated film by Toby Bluth very, very loosely based on the original operetta.The plot consists of Orphans Jack and Jill being sent to Toyland to live with their Evil Uncle Barnaby Crookedman three days before Christmas. Though initially reluctant to take the kids, he agrees once he learns that they brought money with them to help pay for their care, intending to use it to further his own plans, and tosses them in his dusty attic. In the mean time, Tom Piper returns from the North Pole with a sizable order of toy soldiers for the local toy factory to produce in very little time.Meanwhile, Tom and factory owner, Mary Lamb, are busy fulfilling the gigantic order and falling in love with each other. Barnaby, who doesn't believe in toys or Christmas spirit, plots to sabotage them by attempting to buy the factory with Jack and Jill's money and hiring mooks to vandalize the place. Jack and Jill make a couple of attempts to escape and help Tom and Mary but end up needing to be rescued when Barnaby gets fed up with them and abandons them in the Goblin Forest. With the help of said Goblins, he leads and attack on Toyland resulting in chaos. With everything crashing down around them, Tom and Mary need to work together to save their factory and town from destruction.
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