Matilda Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 3059

Average Rating: 2.7/4

# of Ratings: 139

Theatrical Release Date: 08/02/1996

Language: English

Genre: Adventure, Comedy

MPAA Rating: PG

Director: Danny DeVito

Actors: Mara Wilson, Danny DeVito, Rhea Perlman, Embeth Davidtz, Pam Ferris, Paul Reubens

Plot: 6-year-old Matilda Wormwood immerses herself in a world of books. With so much mental stimulation, she acquires telekinetic abilities which she promptly unleashes on her self-absorbed family and odious headmistress

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Rating of
3/4

Matthew Brady - wrote on 08/17/2014

I know am stick to death of saying this but it's not as good as the book, but i still found this movie enjoyable today.

Rating of
3/4

Snoogans - wrote on 02/25/2012

A family film that is both odd and charming. As a kid, I enjoyed it for it's whimsy and moments that resembled a Grim fairy tale. As I've grown up watching it from time to time, I've gained respect for it's narrative and smart comedy. Some will call parts of this film 'dark', but I find those scenes to be more gray because I interpreted them differently at different ages. That's the unique balance that I appreciate most about this movie.

Rating of
2/4

Allison - wrote on 12/22/2007

I know it's a cliche, but it's not as good as the book.

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Ty Adkins
Ty Adkins
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Rating of
0.5/4

The wasted film from good actors

Ty Adkins - wrote on 06/21/2015

This is one of the worst movies ever. The first time I watched this rubbish movie, I felt I had wasted 1 and a half hours of my whole life. Mara Wilson is rubbish in the role. Danny DeVito was OK and the only OK thing about the film. Everything else was total rubbish. Danny DeVito and his gang of producers and actors ruined an OK book. Magic is not real and not very well interpreted in this film. The only good magic films are the Harry Potter series. Mara Wilson was too old for the role of Matilda and none of the jokes or lines or music are memorable. Not even the horrible headmistress' lines are memorable. What a waste of time and my LIFE . The film is still extremely boring 19 years later and Mara Wilson has stopped acting. This is one of the movies which will be on my Movies which …

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