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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.

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David Jason
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A giant tale of imagination with a dark side.

October 14, 2010 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

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.

August 8, 2006 | Rating: 2.5/5 | Full Review…

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