• James and the Giant Peach (1996)

James and the Giant Peach

Release Date: 1996

DVD Release Date: October 3rd, 2000

PG |1 hr 20 min

Plot Summary

Featuring stop-motion animation and live action, this inventive adaptation of Roald Dahl's beloved children's tale follows the adventures of James (Paul Terry), an orphaned young British boy. Forced to live with his cruel aunts (Joanna Lumley, Miriam Margolyes), James finds a way out of his bleak existence when he discovers an enormous enchanted peach. After rolling into the sea inside the buoyant fruit, James, accompanied by a crew of friendly talking insects, sets sail for New York City.

Cast: Paul Terry, Joanna Lumley, Miriam Margolyes, Pete Postlethwaite, Simon Callow, Richard Dreyfuss, Jane Leeves, Susan Sarandon

Director: Henry Selick

Genres: Children , Animated , Fantasy

Production Co: Walt Disney Pictures, Skellington Productions

Keywords: Charming, Quest, New York City, Friendship, England, Endearing, Escape, 1960s, Amusing


Nominated Music (Original Music or Comedy Score)