icon Film Profile: Matilda - (1996)
IMDb Score
Matilda (1996) on IMDb
NextFilm Score:
6.8/10 Stars
theMovieDB Score:
3.5/10 Stars
Share This Film:

"A little magic goes a long way."


  • Director: Danny DeVito
  • Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Family
  • Studio: Jersey Films
  • Duration: 120 Mins

Director Danny DeVito revels in the black comedy of this typically dark Roald Dahl story, in which monstrous adults consider children as inconvenient accessories as they devote themselves to their own pleasures. DeVito - who also stars as Matilda's boorish dad - cleverly emphasises the point by shooting much of the film from a child's-eye view, making people and buildings alike look forbidding and cold. Miracle on 34th Street's Mara Wilson is excellent in the lead, while Embeth Davidtz prevents beloved teacher Miss Honey from being too sickly sweet. Stealing the acting honours, however, is Pam Ferris, who brings vicious headmistress Miss Trunchbull to terrifying life. The result is classic entertainment for children.
The MovieDB Overview   (Click to view)
Cast List:
Matilda : Mara Wilson
Harry Wormwood : Danny DeVito
Zinnia Wormwood : Rhea Perlman
Miss Honey : Embeth Davidtz
Agatha Trunchbull : Pam Ferris
FBI agent : Paul Reubens
FBI agent : Tracey Walter
Michael : Brian Levinson

icon Matilda - Trailer:

icon Matilda - Upcoming Showings:

Sorry, No showings coming up in the next 10 days.

email Alert Me - we'll send you an email when this film next appears on the schedule.

icon Similar Movies:

Wild Child (2008)

The Legend of Drunken... (1994)

Biker Boyz (2003)

High Crimes (2002)

Mean Girls (2004)

alert Showing soon on
Sky Movies Comedy

Snow Dogs (2002)

Bambi II (2006)

Sleepwalkers (1992)

icon This movie on other sites:

IMDb Logo http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0117008/


This product uses the TMDb API but is not endorsed or certified by TMDb.