PG | | Animation, Adventure, Family
An orphan, who lives with his two cruel aunts, befriends anthropomorphic bugs who live inside a giant peach, and they embark on a journey to New York City.
Andy Partridge, of the British pop group XTC, was originally tapped to write the songs for this film. When Partridge backed out over the compensation he was offered, the producers called on Randy Newman instead after Toy Story (1995) became a hit. Partridge eventually released demo versions... ...
I look and smell, I do declare, as lovely as a rose. Just feast your eyes upon my face, observe my shapely nose. Behold my heavenly silky locks, and if I take off both my socks, you'll see my dainty toes.
Aunt Spiker: But don't forget, my dearest Sponge, how ...
When they finally realize they can eat the peach, when Spider tosses her peach juice up and backward at Centipede, you can briefly see the wire the animators used to guide the splash.
After the credits, there is some footage of a carnival game based on the story being played.
$135,378 (USA) (26 July 1996)
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