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 was so self-conscious about dancing for the "Little Bitty Pretty One" sequence, that Danny DeVito had the entire cast and crew dance along with her on set.
Oh my. My father's portrait used to hang there.
Matilda: Whoever painted The Trunchbull must have had a strong stomach. A really strong stomach.
While Matilda intimidates the Trunchbull with her magic powers at her house, she gets the Trunchbull's mantle clock to chime 9, 10, and 12, but not 11. However, it is quite likely that Matilda decided to skip 11 and head straight for 12.
$8,209,000 (USA) (4 August 1996)
$33,084,249 (USA) (1 December 1996)
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