The BFG (1989)


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Roald Dahl's beloved book about a little girl who recruits a friendly giant and the Queen of England to defeat a hungry race of man-eating giants comes to the screen in this DreamWorks production. Steven Spielberg directs from a screenplay by Melissa Mathison (The Black Stallion, E.T.: The Extra Terrestrial), with Frank Marshall producing.

Rating: G
Genre: Animation, Kids & Family
Directed By: ,
Written By: Melissa Mathison
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On DVD: Jul 25, 2006
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A giant tale of imagination with a dark side.

Full Review… | October 14, 2010
Common Sense Media

The movie is slight and unimpressive, decent enough to charm young viewers, but too rough in spots to wow the way the better Dahl-based films have.

Full Review… | August 8, 2006

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