Sign up for your 2 week free trial

Matilda


Rent 'Matilda' today with Screenclick
Login to rate this movie
Genres:

Languages:
English

Reviews:

Format:
DVD

Ex-rental:
€0.00

Director


Write review

4 out of 10 Great Adaptation of Roald Dahl's classic
Beverly from Dublin, 05 Mar 2009
In Roald Dahl's book 'Matilda', the story was set in England. Danny De vito has transfired it to America, and happily the story's universal themes still work. Matilda is the unwanted daughter of a dodgy car salesman dad and bingo addict mum. To survive her unpleasant family Matilda disapears into her imagination and books. She absorbs books at an alarming rate for a child of her age and is far more intelligent at 7, than her parents! Then they send her to school and the adventures begin! Great
Was this review helpful to you? 
1 people out of 3 found this review helpful
0 Comments...      leave a comment
  

What's it about....
Unfortunately for Matilda her father Harry (Danny DeVito) is a used car salesman who bamboozles innocent customers and her mother Zinnia (Rhea Perlman) lives for bingo and soap operas. Far from noticing what a special child Matilda is, they barely notice her at all! They bundle Matilda off to Cruncham Hall, a bleak school where students cower before the whip hand and fist of a hulking monster, headmistress Miss Trunchball (Pam Ferris). But amid Crunchem's darkness,...

(read more)






CUSTOMER ALSO RENTED
  • View Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban
  • View Bone Collector, The
  • View The Final Cut
  • View Pi
  • View Frozen (Blu-ray)
  • View X-Men: First Class (Blu-ray)
  • View The Dreamers
  • View Maybe Baby
  • View Frost/Nixon
  • View An Education
  • View Deer Hunter Special Edition, The
  • View Grabbers (Blu-ray)
  • View Mississippi Burning
  • View The Rebound (Blu-ray)
  • View Escape From New York
  • View Rio
  • View The Lucky One (Blu-ray)
  • View Barbarella (1968)
  • View Song For A Raggy Boy
  • View The Smurfs
  • View Dexter Season 7
  • View Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa (Blu-ray)
  • View Fifth Element, The
  • View Crossing Over (Blu-ray)
  • View This is Spinal Tap
  • View 300: Rise Of An Empire (Blu-ray)
  • View The Alamo
  • View A Serious Man
  • View Halo Legends
  • View Out Of The Furnace
  • View Constantine
  • View The Reader
  • View Thin Red Line, The
  • View Enough Said (Blu-ray)
  • View The Hangover
  • View Midnight In Paris
  • View Tales From the Golden Age
  • View A Little Bit Of Heaven
  • View This Must Be The Place
  • View Curb Your Enthusiasm Series 6