Matilda

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Sony/Columbia Released 1996

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Director:
Danny DeVito
Released:
1996
Rating:
PG

Matilda is a 1996 American fantasy film by director Danny DeVito, based on the popular Roald Dahl children's novel of the same name. Matilda Wormwood (Mara Wilson) is a precocious little girl with a very unpleasant family, a very unpleasant life, and a very powerful mind. Her mind is so powerful, in fact, that when she becomes upset she can move things with her mind! Excited her new-found gift, Matilda turns to the only good grown up in her life, her teacher Miss Jennifer Honey (Embeth Davidtz), to share the good new. Miss Honey is first unnerved by the gift, but soon comes to appreciate it. With these kinds of powers, Matilda is going to make some things change in her life! With the soft-spoken Miss Honey by her side, Matilda takes on some big advenutres, gets into some sticky situations, and might just change things for good. Matilda is a family favorite that audiences will come back to, over and over again.

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Danny DeVito

Danny DeVito

Mr. Wormwood

Tracey Walter

Tracey Walter

FBI Agent

Jon Lovitz

Jon Lovitz

Million $ Sticky Host (uncredited)

Paul Reubens

Paul Reubens

FBI Agent

Rhea Perlman

Rhea Perlman

Mrs. Wormwood

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90s, Classics, Pre-Teens, Tweens, Family Dramas