Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story (2001)





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Wealthy businessman Jack Robinson (Matthew Modine) is building a new casino on the site of the family castle in England when the construction crew makes a startling discovery: They find the skeleton of a gigantic human being. Soon, foul weather and natural disasters occur at an unnatural rate. Countess Wilhelmina (Vanessa Redgrave) tells Jack that he's related to young Jack (J.J. Feild) who, 400 years ago, climbed a vine into the sky and came back with a goose that lays golden eggs and a harp that can play itself. Disbelieving, Jack encounters the lovely Ondine (Mia Sara), a mysterious woman who says she's 10,000 years old and that the evil weather can be stopped -- in fact, the world can be saved -- if Jack goes to the land in the sky with her to stand trial for his ancestor.
Kids & Family , Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Matthew Modine
as Jack Robinson
Vanessa Redgrave
as Wilhelmina
Jon Voight
as Siggy
Mia Sara
as Ondine
Daryl Hannah
as Thespee
Bill Barretta
as Thunderdell
Jim Carter
as Odin
J.J. Feild
as Young Jack
Jonathan Hyde
as Dussan
Julia McKenzie
as Jack's Mom
Mel Cobb
as Journalist
Roger Blake
as Giant Thors
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Critic Reviews for Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story

All Critics (3)

There's a great deal of opportunity in this film for scholarly approaches: the choices that the picture makes are that worthy of note.

Full Review… | March 29, 2002
Film Freak Central

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August 22, 2005

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January 13, 2003

Audience Reviews for Jack and the Beanstalk: The Real Story


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Wheeler's Mike & Alicia
Wheeler's Mike & Alicia

This was such a good movie. It's filled with fantasy with a twist of realism. I would definitely want to see this again.

Emily Hudson
Emily Hudson

I've been looking for this movie for years now, it was my favourite movie when I was younger, I hope I will be able to see it again

Andreia Cordeiro
Andreia Cordeiro

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