PG | | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
A young orphan named Lewis Barnavelt aids his magical uncle in locating a clock with the power to bring about the end of the world.
In the scene where the bus pulls into town, there is a sign for Kripke Grocer, named after writer Eric Kripke.
God, I hate pumpkins.
Jonathan's last name is Barnavelt, the same as Lewis. But it's revealed that Jonathan is Lewis' maternal uncle, so Jonathan should have Lewis' mother's maiden name as his last name, not Barnavelt.
The closing credits sequence are filled with with characters and objects from the film, in the artwork of Edward Gorey (a Goth artist who collaborated on John Bellairs novels).
At the end of the closing credits, the film's cast wave goodbye.
$26,608,020 (USA) (23 September 2018)
$68,074,030 (USA) (18 November 2018)
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