PG | | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
An orphan little girl befriends a benevolent giant who takes her to Giant Country, where they attempt to stop the man-eating giants that are invading the human world.
When reading Roald Dahl's book, the screenwriter was drawn to the bond between Sophie and the BFG. "It is a very sweet relationship," she said, "But they actually start off a little combative and are suspicious of one another and even have their own little ... ...
Dreams are so quick!
The BFG: Yeah, on the outside. They's long on the inside.
When the Queen is in residence, the Royal Standard is the flag that should be flying above Buckingham Palace. In this film, it is the Union Flag. This should only fly when the Queen isn't at home. It used to be the case that the Royal Standard should be the only flag above the palace and when the Queen was away, there would be nothing. However, there was an uproar following the death of Princess Diana as Queen Elizabeth II wasn't home so there was no flag to put at half mast. Since then, it's the Royal Standard when she's in, and the Union Flag when she's away.
The Amblin Entertainment logo has the rare theme in it.
$19,584,969 (USA) (1 July 2016)
$55,472,665 (USA) (7 October 2016)
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