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.
Director Eli Roth's ex-wife, actress Lorenza Izzo, plays Lewis's mother in the film.
Three gongs... last time it was four. What happens when it gets down to one?
Mrs. Zimmerman: Nothing good, that's for certain.
Florence tells Lewis that the Brothers Grimm wrote Grimms' Fairy Tales in the Black Forest which is in Schwarzwald Germany. In reality they wrote the tales in Kassel Germany which at the time of the writing would have been a full day's travel away from the Black Forest.
During the animated main-on-end credits roll, the chair chases the griffin topiary with a chainsaw. Then a statement appears: "No chairs or topiary griffins were harmed in the making of this film."
$26,608,020 (USA) (23 September 2018)
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