PG | | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Story of a wonderful little girl, who happens to be a genius, and her wonderful teacher vs. the worst parents ever and the worst school principal imaginable.
Mara Wilson later gave her stamp of approval to the musical adaptation.
Are you in this family?
Harry Wormwood: Hello?
Harry Wormwood: Are you in this family?
Harry Wormwood: Dinner time is family time. What is this trash you're reading?
Matilda: It's not trash, Daddy, it's lovely. It's called "Moby Dick", by Herman Melville.
Harry Wormwood: Moby *what*?
Harry Wormwood: This is Filth! Trash...!
The icing on Matilda's cake at "The Ritz" jumps about between shots.
$8,209,000 (USA) (4 August 1996)
$33,084,249 (USA) (1 December 1996)
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