James and the Giant Peach (1996)

PG  |   |  Animation, Adventure, Family


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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.


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Trivia

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... ...


Quotes

James: We'll always be together, right?
Centipede: Kid, you're stuck with us, for life.


Goofs

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.


Crazy Credits

Spider Wrangler - Steven Kutcher

Storyline

Plot Summary


Genres

Animation | Adventure | Family | Fantasy | Musical

Details

Release Date:

12 April 1996

Language

English


Country of Origin

UK, USA

Box Office

Budget:

$38,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$135,378 (USA) (26 July 1996)

Gross:

$28,934,758 (USA)

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