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PG| 1 hr. 33 min.

Plot Summary
This film adaptation of a Roald Dahl work tells the story of Matilda Wormwood (Mara Wilson), a gifted girl forced to put up with a crude, distant father (Danny DeVito) and mother (Rhea Perlman). Worse, Agatha Trunchbull (Pam Ferris), the evil principal at Matilda's school, is a terrifyingly strict bully. However, when Matilda realizes she has the power of telekinesis, she begins to defend her friends from Trunchbull's wrath and fight back against her unkind parents.

Cast: Mara Wilson , Danny DeVito , Rhea Perlman , Embeth Davidtz , Pam Ferris , Paul Reubens , Tracey Walter , Brian Levinson

Director: Danny DeVito

Genres: Comedy

Distributor: Columbia Tristar, TriStar Pictures, Sony Pictures Entertainment

Matilda (1996)

Release Date: August 2nd, 1996|1 hr. 33 min.

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