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A Grand Day Out
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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... See more » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
Nominated for Oscar. Another 3 wins See more »
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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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According to the book The World of Wallace and Gromit, the film was originally 40 minutes in length, including a sequence where Wallace and Gromit discover a Fast-food restaurant on the Moon. Nick Park remarked: "Originally, Wallace and Gromit go to the Moon, and there's a whole lot of characters there. One was a parking meter attendant, and the only one that remained - the robot cooker character, but there were also aliens and all sorts. There was even a McDonalds on the Moon, and it was going to be a spoof on Star Wars. Wallace would get thrown in prison and Gromit had to get him out. By the time I came to Aardman, I had just started the Moon sequence and somebody told me, it will take another nine years to do that. I had a reality check and cut the scene. Somehow, I had to tie up the story on the Moon and finish the film."See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: Wallace paints the same part of the rocket twice.See more »
Quotes:
Wallace:Gromit, that's it! Cheese! We'll go somewhere where there's cheese!
[Looks at "Cheese Holidays" magazine, then out window]
Wallace:Everybody knows the moon is made of cheese...
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The Honors MarchSee 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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