The Borrowers Poster

Release Date: February 13th, 1998

DVD Release Date: August 19th, 1998

PG|1 hr 27 min

Plot Summary
Children's author Mary Norton's storybook creations, the four-inch-tall family of "borrowers" who live among humans and co-op their possessions. When a crooked lawyer (John Goodman) takes over the Lender family's house, he's got to reckon with the borrowers therein, who launch a campaign to oust the invader and restore the home to its rightful tenants.

Cast: John Goodman, Jim Broadbent, Mark Williams, Hugh Laurie, Bradley Pierce, Flora Newbigin, Tom Felton, Raymond Pickard

Director: Peter Hewitt

Genres: Family, Fantasy

Production Co: PolyGram Filmed Entertainment

Keywords: Endearing, Witty, Survival, Father, Escape, House, Mother, Son, Rise, Amusing, Family


Nominated Achievement in Special Visual Effects
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1997)
Nominated Alexander Korda Award for the Outstanding British Film of the Year
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1997)