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Nick Park (written by)
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Release Date:
18 May 1990 (USA) See more »
Tagline:
From the Oscar-winning creator of The Wrong Trousers. See more »
Plot:
Wallace and Gromit have run out of cheese and this provides an excellent excuse for the animated duo to take their holiday on the moon, where, as everyone knows, there is ample cheese. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
Nominated for Oscar. Another 3 wins See more »
User Reviews:
Wallace and Gromit rocks See more (40 total) »

Cast

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Peter Sallis ... Wallace (voice)

Directed by
Nick Park 
 
Writing credits
Nick Park (written by)

Produced by
Rob Copeland .... producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Julian Nott 
 
Cinematography by
Nick Park (photographed by)
 
Film Editing by
Rob Copeland 
 
Sound Department
Danny Hambrook .... sound editing
Danny Hambrook .... sound effects
Adrian Rhodes .... sound editing
Adrian Rhodes .... sound effects
 
Visual Effects by
Andrew Davies .... additional modelmaking
Michael Hort .... additional modelmaking
Jan Sanger .... additional modelmaking (as Janet Sanger)
Michael Wright .... additional modelmaking
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Danny Boon .... rostrum camera
Jeremy Moorshead .... rostrum camera
 
Animation Department
Nick Park .... animator
 
Other crew
Joan Ashworth .... b/w dream sequence
Martin Greaves .... b/w dream sequence
Andy Staveley .... b/w dream sequence
 
Thanks
Peter Bath .... thanks
Chris Billing .... thanks
Jeremy Clarke .... thanks
Melanie Cole .... special thanks
David Fine .... thanks
Alan Gardner .... special thanks
Andrea Gardner .... thanks
Richard Goleszowski .... special thanks
Glenn Hall .... special thanks (as Glen Hall)
Stephen Lawrence .... thanks
Darren Long .... thanks
Peter Lord .... special thanks
Lesley Manning .... thanks
Sara Mullock .... special thanks
Charles Patey .... thanks
Steve Rushton .... thanks (as Steven Rushton)
Alison Snowden .... thanks
David Sproxton .... special thanks
Roy Swift .... thanks
Cliff Thorne .... thanks
 

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23 min
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Trivia:
The creators made Wallace say "Wensleydale" because it made his face look nice and toothy. What they did not realize was that the cheese factory where Wensleydale cheese is made was on its last legs and was about to declare bankruptcy. Happily, this film's success brought the factory back from the brink.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When rushing to get in the ship the first time, Wallace kicks away the paint-stained ladder, which falls to the ground as they take off. Yet when they land on the moon, they use the same paint-stained ladder to get in and out of the ship.See more »
Quotes:
[a machine malfunctions]
Wallace:Well, what's wrong with this stupid...?
[it breaks down]
Wallace:[stunned slightly] Oh
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in Open Season (2006)See more »
Soundtrack:
Wallace & Gromit ThemeSee more »

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3 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
Wallace and Gromit rocks, 22 August 2000
Author: Mr.Killer from Arendal, Norway

"A Grand Day Out" was the first animation movie with Wallace and Gromit,it is not the best but still very cool.

One day when Wallace and Gromit run out of cheese they get this crazy idea,they want to travel to the moon to get cheese(because the moon is made of cheese and I hope everyone knows that) they build a moon rocket and travel to the moon.Well on the moon they set off to get cheese but get in trouble.

"A Grand Day Out" is a very cool animation-flick,it is very short though,only about 25 minutes.The animation can sometimes be very funny-looking(especially when Wallace talks).If you liked "A Grand Day Out" I will recommend you to see the two others Wallace and Gromit movies,they are better and longer.

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