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A Grand Day Out
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Director:
Writer:
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 »
NewsDesk:
(35 articles)
How we made Wallace and Gromit
 (From The Guardian - TV News. 3 March 2014, 4:05 PM, PST)

How we made Wallace and Gromit
 (From The Guardian - Film News. 3 March 2014, 4:05 PM, PST)

The James Clayton Column: Sci-fi films ready for a remake
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

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
 
Music Department
John Philip Sousa .... music: "The Honors March " (uncredited)
 
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:
Nick Park loosely based Wallace on his own father, who was an incurable tinkerer. He once built from scratch a small trailer the family would take on trips to the beach. Park described it as a living room on wheels, complete with wallpapered interiors and wooden furniture bolted to the floor. Much like the rocket ship in A Grand Day Out.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:
[Wallace and Gromit are on their spaceship, about to leave Earth]
Wallace:No crackers Gromit! We've forgotten the crackers!
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Movie Connections:
Featured in 100 Greatest Cartoons (2005) (TV)See more »
Soundtrack:
Wallace & Gromit ThemeSee more »

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10 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
Grand, 21 July 1999
Author: Altaira from Dallas, TX

Although A Grand Day Out is arguably the weakest of the three existing Wallace and Gromit films, it's still very funny, and very entertaining. This was my first W and G experience. I heard the uncontrolled sounds of hysterical laughter from my family in the next room as a refrigerator on the moon dreamt of skiing down slopes (don't ask, watch.) Everyone, from ages 3-103 will be at least slightly amused by any W and G skit. I also recommend A Close Shave and The Wrong Trousers, which won an Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film.

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